Consistent not great hair days after protein treatment?

Ok so I did my first protein treatment this past Saturday followed by a deep treatment and my hair looked awesome!! I didn't even diffuse or anything. Here's what it looked like ImageUploadedByCurlTalk1367500944.590228.jpg
No diffusing, just scrunch products in and air dry. But my last 2 washes have been consistently bad! My first wash after the protein treatment (Monday) I tried to air dry it and it didnt fully dry so I diffused a little and then pineappled and when I woke up in the morning it was an absolute wreck!! All curls flattened and s shaped and tons of frizz, here's another pic ImageUploadedByCurlTalk1367501153.040994.jpg so I had to bun it cuz it was just so awful!

My 2nd wash I just did last night and I diffused, I thought to myself, I'm so sick of air drying but after diffusing it got all kinds of frizzies all over my head!!! And my bangs are all weird so I had to pin them back. I'm going to clarify during my next wash and see what happens.

Why is this happening?!?! What could be causing this?
CG since: 2/9/2013
HAIR: 2a/b with nearly straight hair at neck, flat on top, low porosity, medium density, fine, medium length
Currently using:
Low Poo/No Poo: SM YB, Malibu C Hardwater Wellness (every other day)
Rinse Out: Malibu C Hardwater Wellness Conditioner
Leave In: SM Coconut Hibiscus Curl and Style Milk
Gel: Volumax (Sally's)
PT: gelatin!
DT: Curls Unleashed NR

Love diffusing.
Always learning!
Takes me a couple of washes to get the excess protein out of my hair and the condition back in, maybe try another deep treatment or CO-wash more thoroughly?
I use sulfate free shampoo the loreal one, do you think I should just be co washing
CG since: 2/9/2013
HAIR: 2a/b with nearly straight hair at neck, flat on top, low porosity, medium density, fine, medium length
Currently using:
Low Poo/No Poo: SM YB, Malibu C Hardwater Wellness (every other day)
Rinse Out: Malibu C Hardwater Wellness Conditioner
Leave In: SM Coconut Hibiscus Curl and Style Milk
Gel: Volumax (Sally's)
PT: gelatin!
DT: Curls Unleashed NR

Love diffusing.
Always learning!
Takes me a couple of washes to get the excess protein out of my hair and the condition back in, maybe try another deep treatment or CO-wash more thoroughly?
Originally Posted by Firefox7275
Or, do you think I should clarify for my next wash?
CG since: 2/9/2013
HAIR: 2a/b with nearly straight hair at neck, flat on top, low porosity, medium density, fine, medium length
Currently using:
Low Poo/No Poo: SM YB, Malibu C Hardwater Wellness (every other day)
Rinse Out: Malibu C Hardwater Wellness Conditioner
Leave In: SM Coconut Hibiscus Curl and Style Milk
Gel: Volumax (Sally's)
PT: gelatin!
DT: Curls Unleashed NR

Love diffusing.
Always learning!
What else are you using?

3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea Clarifying, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: DevaCare One Condition, SS Caitlin's Conditioner, Mop Top Daily Conditioner
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier and Strong Hold Mousse, Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
Well on a regular wash I use loreal ever curl sulfate free shampoo, suave coconut rinse out conditioner, then style with sm yucca and baobab hair milk (my leave in) and volumax gel from Sally's, then diffuse, oh and jojoba oil as sealer. I dry with a pillow case while scrunching.

Other products are sm yucca and baobab shampoo, I don't use it that often, still trying to figure out when to use products. Also as I am curl clarifying shampoo. That not that often either, trying to figure it out.

I still have itchy scalp but that's cuz I haven't gotten a tea tree cowash yet
My own fault tbh.
CG since: 2/9/2013
HAIR: 2a/b with nearly straight hair at neck, flat on top, low porosity, medium density, fine, medium length
Currently using:
Low Poo/No Poo: SM YB, Malibu C Hardwater Wellness (every other day)
Rinse Out: Malibu C Hardwater Wellness Conditioner
Leave In: SM Coconut Hibiscus Curl and Style Milk
Gel: Volumax (Sally's)
PT: gelatin!
DT: Curls Unleashed NR

Love diffusing.
Always learning!
I'd try a deep condition.
I'd try a deep condition.
Originally Posted by chupie
Another one?

What do you think of clarifying and then a deep condition do you think that would help?
CG since: 2/9/2013
HAIR: 2a/b with nearly straight hair at neck, flat on top, low porosity, medium density, fine, medium length
Currently using:
Low Poo/No Poo: SM YB, Malibu C Hardwater Wellness (every other day)
Rinse Out: Malibu C Hardwater Wellness Conditioner
Leave In: SM Coconut Hibiscus Curl and Style Milk
Gel: Volumax (Sally's)
PT: gelatin!
DT: Curls Unleashed NR

Love diffusing.
Always learning!
I'm having the same problem! I was having great look with my routine and now my hair just seems frizzy and the waves don't last. So frustrating! It's like my hair likes something for a few times and then gets tired of it. Im sure the crazy humidity the last few days doesn't help either.

Sorry I don't have any advice, I just wanted you to know you are not alone
Fine texture
Low/ Med porosity
Med density

Wash: SM MR, GTTT
RO: SM MR, GTTT
LI: SM CSM or SM MR
Styling:AVG, KCCC, Volumax MEGA (HG), Joico Curl Definer
If your fine hair is anything like my fine hair, it requires weekly PT to keep the wave pattern going. I also use protein in nearly every product I use. It could be that your hair just needs protein to have the curl pattern you desire.

I know that the SMYB milk has silk proteins in there, but there are also LOTS of butters and oils in it as well that might cause your hair to droop if you use too many of them. I was only using a dime-sized dollop in my mid-back length hair. Now that I am at shoulder length, I have to super soak it to get it at the right level of moisture without weighing my hair down.

A lighter leave-in might help you, too.
CG Journey Start Date: 08.21.12 Now modified CG
F/M texture, Med Density, Low/Normal Porosity, Hennindigo

Current Routine (Still working out the kinks):

Sulfate wash: CHSTS
Low-Poo: OMAO
CO-Wash: IEC, VO5VMT, TNRV
Rinse Out: YTCarrots, DLOO, Renpure Red, GVPCB
LI: YTCarrots, CCC
PT: NPF
Styler: AG:RC, KCCC, LALNC, FSG
Gel: BRHG+Biotera
I'm having the same problem! I was having great look with my routine and now my hair just seems frizzy and the waves don't last. So frustrating! It's like my hair likes something for a few times and then gets tired of it. Im sure the crazy humidity the last few days doesn't help either.

Sorry I don't have any advice, I just wanted you to know you are not alone
Originally Posted by New_to_Curlz
So glad I'm not alone!!!!
CG since: 2/9/2013
HAIR: 2a/b with nearly straight hair at neck, flat on top, low porosity, medium density, fine, medium length
Currently using:
Low Poo/No Poo: SM YB, Malibu C Hardwater Wellness (every other day)
Rinse Out: Malibu C Hardwater Wellness Conditioner
Leave In: SM Coconut Hibiscus Curl and Style Milk
Gel: Volumax (Sally's)
PT: gelatin!
DT: Curls Unleashed NR

Love diffusing.
Always learning!
If your fine hair is anything like my fine hair, it requires weekly PT to keep the wave pattern going. I also use protein in nearly every product I use. It could be that your hair just needs protein to have the curl pattern you desire.

I know that the SMYB milk has silk proteins in there, but there are also LOTS of butters and oils in it as well that might cause your hair to droop if you use too many of them. I was only using a dime-sized dollop in my mid-back length hair. Now that I am at shoulder length, I have to super soak it to get it at the right level of moisture without weighing my hair down.

A lighter leave-in might help you, too.
Originally Posted by tambalina
The crazy thing is that I had my best hair days consistently before I did the protein treatment and now it seems limper and curls don't hold as well.

Omg thanks for the tip on the sm leave in!! I was using a ton so maybe that's why!!! Ahhh
CG since: 2/9/2013
HAIR: 2a/b with nearly straight hair at neck, flat on top, low porosity, medium density, fine, medium length
Currently using:
Low Poo/No Poo: SM YB, Malibu C Hardwater Wellness (every other day)
Rinse Out: Malibu C Hardwater Wellness Conditioner
Leave In: SM Coconut Hibiscus Curl and Style Milk
Gel: Volumax (Sally's)
PT: gelatin!
DT: Curls Unleashed NR

Love diffusing.
Always learning!

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