Looking for a Protein DC

It was suggested from a NC.com member I should try protein deep conditioner for my 3B heat damaged hair.
Anyone have favorites that are CG?
"Moisturize->Seal->Style-> SOTC"
Moisturize-> Cowash:GFTN, RO:GVP CB, LI:KCKT
Seal-> EVCO
Style-> KCCC
SOTC-> KCGP
3B, Normal Porosity, Protein Sens, CG Jun 2011
see a couple of threads above this one about the Neutral Protein filler from Sally's. I think it consistently gets rave reviews.
shoulder length inverted bob; fine; 3A-3B; med-thick density; normal porosity; normal elasticity- my hair loves keratin, ACV, silk protein ,Curlkeeper and AG:Recoil ; seems to hate moisturizing products and oils except mineral oil; CG- Jan/'09-mod CG Sept/'09;CG again Jan/'10/mod CG from Mar'10

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A lot of people like Spiral Solutions' Repairing Protein Conditioner. Check for reviews of it in the Reviews thread. Also, I've seen Curl Junkie's deeper conditioning products mentioned a lot, so you could look for reviews of those too.
Knightess Firmus Aurum, Maid of the Mitten, Slayer of Dissertation Dragons in the Order of the Curly Crusaders
2b/medium; CG 5/20/09
Wash, co-wash, co: Queen Helene Royal Curl Shampoo / Conditioner, Kiehl's Amino Acid Shampoo / Conditioner, Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix,
Tigi MM
Stylers: Sally's Neutral Protein Filler as spray, Queen Helene Royal Curl Creme, LALSG
Techniques: Plop and Diffuse
Hair bio: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlta...4&postcount=97

I like Curl Junkie's treatments...less work than something like Aphogee or Nexxus.
Hair characteristics: 4a/b, thick, coarse, low porosity

poo- ACV rinse and Rhassoul clay
cowash/leave-in- AO conditioners, KCKT, and TJ conditioners
dc- BASK conditioners
moisture- BASK Honey Latte
styler- flaxseed gel
I add Neutral Protein Filler from Sally's to Jessicurl Weekly Deep Treatment.
Peace,
Morgan

Baby Fine 3B, low porosity, normal density and elasticity
CGing since July 2008
Personally, I think the best protein treatment is IAgirls. I get consistently great results from it and it's cheap. I keep it in the fridge in a flip top tube I got from walmart. One batch fits in the tube and I warm it up in the microwave before I use it. And I literally use it almost every day!

I have very soft water and I've found if I don't use serious protein every day my hair is a droopy mess. So I'm kinda late in my gratitude but Thank you so much IAgirl my hair and I love you!

IAgirl's Protein Treatment recipe thread!
2c/3a/3b Fine/med texture, normal porosity, normal elasticity
I bought a few sample packs of protein DT's from Sally's a while back but I haven't used them yet and I don't have the items handy.

One that I do love from Sally's is the GVP Joico K-Pak Reconstructor. My hair liked the Joico, but not the price. The GVP is good stuff, and inexpensive with the Sally club card.
Location: Texas
Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Salon Care Honey Almond, Devacurl OC, Acure Argan Stem Cell+Argan Oil, Mill Creek Botanicals Keratin Repair
Leave-ins: BWC, KCKT, cno overnight
Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG
DT: Kiehl's Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Pak, Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!
Thanks for all the helpful resources! I will be giving a few of these a try now I really can't wait for Payday on Friday.
"Moisturize->Seal->Style-> SOTC"
Moisturize-> Cowash:GFTN, RO:GVP CB, LI:KCKT
Seal-> EVCO
Style-> KCCC
SOTC-> KCGP
3B, Normal Porosity, Protein Sens, CG Jun 2011
I like Curl Junkie's treatments...less work than something like Aphogee or Nexxus.
Originally Posted by karasposa
....and the curl junkie one doesn't have mineral oil as opposed to the other 2.
Hair: 3a, normal porosity and elasticity
My hair loves: Vatika and Bhringraj oils, adores henna.
My HGs: Bobeam's shampoo bars, CJAO, CJRM, Original Moxie's Hair Bling, Terressentials,

Let's hear it for beautiful curls!!!
Aubrey Organics GPB.. its not a super heavy duty protein treatment but it works GREAT as a deep conditioner on its own (no moisturizing treatment needed after)
I forgot about AO GPB. I love the Lavender Ylang Ylang version sold at Whole Foods. I can't deal with the scent of the regular formula. Smells like athlete's foot powder to me.
Location: Texas
Type: 3b/3c (i), below shoulder length.
CO wash: A-O GPB LYY, Salon Care Honey Almond, Devacurl OC, Acure Argan Stem Cell+Argan Oil, Mill Creek Botanicals Keratin Repair
Leave-ins: BWC, KCKT, cno overnight
Styling: BRHG, MGA Sculpting Gel, A-O Mandarin Magic Gel, LOTD AVG, LALSG
DT: Kiehl's Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Pak, Curl Junkie Deep Fix, Briogeo Don't Despair Repair!
I like Curl Junkie's treatments...less work than something like Aphogee or Nexxus.
Originally Posted by karasposa
....and the curl junkie one doesn't have mineral oil as opposed to the other 2.
Originally Posted by Rusycurly
I love the CJ PT's, too. I know Joico K-Pak has mineral oil, Nexxus Emergencee does not. Don't know about the Aphogee.

I haven't used the Neutral Protein Filler from Sally's in two + years. I guess I'll be the first to give the Neutral Protein Filler from Sally's a "bad" review. It wasn't special enough for me to buy it a second time. I may have to retry it--because it's really cheap. But, I don't remember it doing much of anything.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

SE PA

HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Marie Dean Leave Ins and Curl Creams
Aphogee has a 2 minute reconstructor that isn't as intense as the 2 step.. I use a a DC in between hardcore treatments not sure if its CG (=

Last edited by MiiSS kECiia; 06-20-2011 at 09:26 PM.
I'll be doing an Aphogee 2 step very soon. Does anyone have any tips on what to do with long hair under the hard hat dryer?

Do you pile your hair on top of your head and let it dry helmet style? or should you just let it hang down your back and let it dry as best as possible? My hard had doesn't dry the last 6-8 inches of my hair....
shoulder length inverted bob; fine; 3A-3B; med-thick density; normal porosity; normal elasticity- my hair loves keratin, ACV, silk protein ,Curlkeeper and AG:Recoil ; seems to hate moisturizing products and oils except mineral oil; CG- Jan/'09-mod CG Sept/'09;CG again Jan/'10/mod CG from Mar'10

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I can do the Sally's knock-off Kpac twice a week. My hair loves it & I don't need to follow up with a DT. Mineral oil doesn't bother my hair as it does for many curlies though.

I also have a huge pump bottle of the Ion Reconstructor from Sally's. If I don't do a full blown PT with it, I always mix it with my regular conditioner. My hair loves this as well.

I just received CJ Repair Me & Curl Fix, so I'm looking forward to trying them. I will keep you posted with results.

I finally found a LI my hair can use-Giovanni DLI is giving me awesome clumps (I believe this has lots of protein). I've been using it under HESMU & shelved the CCCClite for a little (started giving me frizz).
properties-3 a\b, very fine, medium density, normal porosity, normal elasticity
low poo- GTT, 50\50 or whatever I have at hand
RO- CJBCS, TNVC, Suave Coco
Stylers-FSG & BRHG
PT (twice a week)-CJRM, Ion Reconstructor, SSPT
When doing a hair treatment (PT or DT), I pile my hair on top of my head, put a plastic processing cap over it (a shower cap or plastic bag work fine as alternatives), and get under the dryer for 20-30 minutes on medium.
Peace,
Morgan

Baby Fine 3B, low porosity, normal density and elasticity
CGing since July 2008
If you're strapped for cash make your own. one cup of plain yogurt, one egg, and some honey. I love it!

Otherwise, I like aubrey organics honey suckle rose.
I really like the Colorful Neutral Protein Filler - works as well as SS for me. And though I've never tried this - I've read many posts about being able to add this to any DT to give it extra protein punch.

I just purchased this and haven't tried it yet but it had great reviews on drugstore.com and amazon - DermOrganic Intensive Masque. I like the option to use it as a regular RO. I know I can do that with Colorful but this is quicker than mixing... but it is a bit pricey (same range as SS, Jessicurl).
3B curls
Medium texture
Normal elasticity
High porosity
When doing a hair treatment (PT or DT), I pile my hair on top of my head, put a plastic processing cap over it (a shower cap or plastic bag work fine as alternatives), and get under the dryer for 20-30 minutes on medium.
Originally Posted by Morgan_Adcock
thanks, I'll do the same.
shoulder length inverted bob; fine; 3A-3B; med-thick density; normal porosity; normal elasticity- my hair loves keratin, ACV, silk protein ,Curlkeeper and AG:Recoil ; seems to hate moisturizing products and oils except mineral oil; CG- Jan/'09-mod CG Sept/'09;CG again Jan/'10/mod CG from Mar'10

receive $10 off 1st order of $40 & up, or $5 off on smaller orders, when using iHERB code: GIK909
Curl Junkie Repair Me is the bomb.com! I love it for many reason but one reason is because up dont hv to follow up with a moisturizing DC.
Its a little pricey but SO worth it!!

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