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 - coarse - normal-high porosity - high density - growing out to donate
NP/LP: KMF Whenever Cond./ YTCucs, Giovanni TTTT
RO/LI: Sevi Pumpkin Seed DC / CJ Argan & Olive Oil, KCKT, YTBbs
DT: Coconut Oil + scalp massage
OIL/STYLER: SM Elixir / KCCC, SS CEJ
COLOR: henna, amla & indigo