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Old 05-19-2013, 10:36 PM   #1
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Default Miss Jessie's deep conditioners/light protein deep conditioners?

I have fine (but not thin) heavily highlighted and bleached damaged 2a hair thats maybe 2b when completely healthy. Enhancing the curl isn't really a big deal to me though, I just want soft, shiny hair. Anyway, I have and LOVE Miss Jessie's Super Sweetback treatment. I use it once a week, especially when straightening my hair, and yeah it's just delish. But, I feel that my damaged hair should be getting protein. My hair can be really picky with protein though. I don't want to say it completely hates it but a lot of times it leaves my hair dry and unmanageable, especially anything really heavy on protein. I'm pretty sure soy protein is a no-no, but wheat protein and collagen seem to be pretty good sometimes. So, I was thinking Miss Jessie's Rapid Repair might be a good fit? Especially since I already love the SSB one. Any thoughts on this or my hair situation in general? Thanks!
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:16 PM   #2
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I don't like Miss Jessie's products at all. I think they are crap, so I'm not much of a help there, but it sounds like you might like Curl Junkie Repair Me!

It's very lotion-ey and it more moisturizing than most PTs. My hair almost tolerated it and that's saying something because I'm protein sensitive. I don't use it now, I sampled it, but I don't use protein treatments at all anymore. PTs don't really boost my hair, they just dry it out and add frizz/wiryness.

My daily RO conditioner has some oat protein in it and it's been very gentle to my hair.
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:23 PM   #3
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I actually have tried Repair me before, and it was really nice, but it was too much of a "process" for me if that makes sense. What I'm looking for is more of a moisturizing deep treatment that has some additional protein. Protein doesn't seem to make my hair look any better either, but what it does seem to do is prevent breakage, which is huge. Even just a minimal amount seems to help.
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:24 AM   #4
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I'd skip a treatment than. Treatments are always going to be heavy on the protein. I'd find a good RO with protein to use as a PT.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:47 AM   #5
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TBH the best thing you can do is stop straightening your hair, or start practising a heatless method. Research suggests coconut oil can be absorbed into the hair shaft and can help protect the hair from protein loss when washing, dying, UV light etc. My damaged hair absolutely loves it with sugar syrup (can use honey) which is a humectant so attracts water.

Both the Miss Jessie products you mention are loaded with silicones, these impart faux shine and slip and some are useful in heat protection products. However you are not actually improving the health of your hair longer term. Not even sure whether the silicones would block some of the protein from entering the hair since they are water soluble. There is little in the ingredients of either Miss Jessie product that impresses me, just looks like a standard commercial deep conditioners intended to give instant gratification.
Komaza Care do some nice protein products, the Matani repair treatment is a leave in spray which also contains ceramides (lipids lost from the cuticle of chemically processed and damaged hair) and other beneficial ingredients.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG, growing out mechanical and chemical damage = breakage and very high porosity. Past armpit length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut
Treatments: Komaza Matani, coconut oil, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss ultimate volume, Inecto argan
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Boots Essentials gel
Experimenting with: going back to basics
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:36 AM   #6
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My ultimate favorite conditioner is Regis Design Line olive oil....I purchased it at the Regis salon inside Walmart. It has protein and smells divine. You could leave it on longer to get more of a protein kick. I even use it now as a leave in. Absolutely love this stuff!

2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Transitioning to gray
Cleanse: CJ Daily Fix, JC Cleansing Cream, TJ Tea Tree Condish
Condish: JC Too Shea, CJ Curl Rehab (both as RO & LI)
Stylers: UFD CM, CJ PP, JC Spiralicious, Darcy's Cream Gel & Cocoa bean whip
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