If your curls perk up, and you're soft and not dry, the protein definitely did its job! I like to do protein and deep condition all in one for balance, works great. Have not had a problem yet, and I use significant protein everyday. However, I don't get a whole lot of protein in my diet.
2c-3a - med-coarse - normal-high porosity - high density
NP/LP: CJ Daily Fix, KMF Whenever Cond./ Giovanni TTTT
RO/LI: CJ Argan & Olive Oil, JC Too Shea / Aussie Moist
DT: Coconut Oil + scalp massage
OIL/STYLER: JC Rockin' Ringlets, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly, KCCC
COLOR: henna, amla & indigo
: glycerin in high/low dews, polyquats, parabens