Moisture overload?

I'm kind of new to the natural hair scene. I've been natural all my life but it's only been a month since I've cut out flat ironing and actually trying to take care of my hair.
I believe i have low porosity hair, high density, 4a/3c,

Lately my hair has been feeling REALLY soft. The top of my head (like an inch from my scalp) will not hold a twist at all and is super frizzy. On one hand my hair is easy to detangle and doesn't feel bad but I don't think this is normal.

My hair doesn't stretch and stretch and there is also no breakage but I don't know if that is going to come later or not.

My hair routine is:

Wash day:
-Pre-poo with oil
-Wash with shea moisture coconut & hibiscus
-deep condition with shea moisture african black soap hair mask
-Occasional hot six protein treatment (i've used it twice in the last month)
-Detangle with kinky curly knot today
-Moisturize with Dark and lovely moisturizer
-Seal with coconut oil or shea butter

Co-Wash day:
-Cowash with herbal essence naked in white bottle
-do everything from the previous list from detangle on town.

I do often use the baggy method (GHE) and I don't know if that contributes to this problem. I usually wake up with damp hair.
If your hair is overmoisturized it will feel mushy lifeless.. I can't baggy or my hair gets like that.
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I'm kind of new to the natural hair scene. I've been natural all my life but it's only been a month since I've cut out flat ironing and actually trying to take care of my hair.
I believe i have low porosity hair, high density, 4a/3c,

Lately my hair has been feeling REALLY soft. The top of my head (like an inch from my scalp) will not hold a twist at all and is super frizzy. On one hand my hair is easy to detangle and doesn't feel bad but I don't think this is normal.

My hair doesn't stretch and stretch and there is also no breakage but I don't know if that is going to come later or not.

My hair routine is:

Wash day:
-Pre-poo with oil
-Wash with shea moisture coconut & hibiscus
-deep condition with shea moisture african black soap hair mask
-Occasional hot six protein treatment (i've used it twice in the last month)
-Detangle with kinky curly knot today
-Moisturize with Dark and lovely moisturizer
-Seal with coconut oil or shea butter

Co-Wash day:
-Cowash with herbal essence naked in white bottle
-do everything from the previous list from detangle on town.

I do often use the baggy method (GHE) and I don't know if that contributes to this problem. I usually wake up with damp hair.
Originally Posted by NicoleW95
Hi!

When it comes to your hair styling routine, your hair is being fed a lot of moisture (definite moisture overload), which is why it is feeling extra soft, however, the current combo of products that you are currently using to style your hair with is what is also either contributing to possibly contributing to the frizz your seeing or not aiding in eliminating your hair from becoming frizzy at all. Plus, with Shea butter, you are putting a butter that can be quite heavy for a lot of curlies to use in their hair, plus it does nothing for curl elongating, or making one's curls look more stretched out either. I would certainly recommend switching up the hairstyling portion of your regimen and incorporating either a styling cream or gel into your hair regimen, and eliminating some of the other products currently being used towards styling your hair with. Because, what your haircare regimen is desperately lacking is the usage of a true styling product within it. Now, you, can of course continue to use a leave in ( Kinky Curly Knot Today), under the styler you choose, (if needed). Leave ins are optional, but if needed, then I certainly recommended usage of such underneath your curl styler.

I also recommend only doing protein treatments or using conditioners that contain contain a high level of protein in them, at least once a month, if ones hair is relatively healthy. The only time that I would recommend using such any more than that is if ones hair is in a damaged state and needs repairing. Then you would use such on a weekly basis until your hair is repaired, and then you would go back to using such once a month. And, I would recommend doing a clarifying wash of your hair once a month as well.

I have tried the baggy method before and all that it did was leave my hair super moist. It's designed to get one's hair to retain greater moisture, and aid with length retention, however, the overly moist feeling to my hair that I continued to have while bagging, just wasn't something that I felt was essentially needed for my hair. Because, I have found that when one's hair is overloaded with too much moisture, it becomes overly soft and moist (sort of mushy like), and it doesn't hold a curl well or other styles well either.

In order to successfully manage naturally textured hair, you actually don't need a whole lot of products to do so, only the right combo of products.
3b Hair- low density, high porosity, scalp eczema suffer

Ketocanozole 2% Shampoo
Aveda BeCurly Co-Wash
Elucence Moisture Benefits Shampoo
DB Daily Conditioning Cleansing Cream

DB Pumpkin Conditioner
GVP Matrix Biolage Conditioning Balm

Kenalog Topical Spray
Clocortolone Pivalate Cream 0.1%

CRN Almond Jai Twisting Butter
DB Sweet Cocoa Bean Moisturizing Hair Whip
DB Sweet Cocoa Bean Curl Smoothing Cream

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