I think I'm protein sensitive!!!!

Everything I've tried from the store has made my hair stiff and straw like!!!! Is there any products I can find at the store that is protein free?? Thanks!!
Type- 2a
Texture- Fine
Porosity- Normal
Elastisity- Normal
Density- Medium


CO- Vo5 kiwi lime squeeze, various sauve conditioners, loreal evercurl cleansing co.
Style- beautiful curls wave enhancing leave-in, pure and clean gel, Shea moisture smoothie
Techniques- plopping
CG since- Jan. 15th 2013
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Type- 2a
Texture- Fine
Porosity- Normal
Elastisity- Normal
Density- Medium


CO- Vo5 kiwi lime squeeze, various sauve conditioners, loreal evercurl cleansing co.
Style- beautiful curls wave enhancing leave-in, pure and clean gel, Shea moisture smoothie
Techniques- plopping
CG since- Jan. 15th 2013
I hate to be the grumpy old troll here, but I'm going to offer housekeeping advice.
1. Don't bump your thirty minute old thread. Someone will get to it and you will get help, but may take some time. Chill.
2. I've seen a lot of your posts recently, and every one of them seems extremely urgent and frantic. I click on your profile and see that you've been here less than two weeks and have almost 100 posts. Relax. You will find the information you need sooner or later, and right now you're just irritating people.
3. Learn to use the search function. This isn't the first post of yours that asks questions we've seen umpteen times. Protein sensitivity is common; there are numerous threads talking about what it feels like and how to deal with it. Heck, there's a protein sensitive section of the board full of great information.
4. This particular post is way too vague for anyone to be able to offer you any real help. You think you're protein sensitive. But why. What products did you use? How did your hair react? We can't help if we don't know what's going on.

/soapbox

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Medium-coarse, super high density, normal porosity, low elasticity.
I'm currently trying out various Curl Junkie and Devacurl products.


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Alright I feel stupid now, I'm almost in tears. I'll try to lay off on the posts I'm prob annoying the crap out of everyone. Gosh I feel like a idiot.
Type- 2a
Texture- Fine
Porosity- Normal
Elastisity- Normal
Density- Medium


CO- Vo5 kiwi lime squeeze, various sauve conditioners, loreal evercurl cleansing co.
Style- beautiful curls wave enhancing leave-in, pure and clean gel, Shea moisture smoothie
Techniques- plopping
CG since- Jan. 15th 2013
That's not what I meant at all. Just lay off the excess punctuation (!!!!!!/?????) and use the search function before you create a brand new thread that's a repeat. Welcome to the board, btw.


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Roll Tide!
I was at the 2009 and 2011 BCS National Championship Games



Medium-coarse, super high density, normal porosity, low elasticity.
I'm currently trying out various Curl Junkie and Devacurl products.


Fotki: fotki.com/rolltidegal
password is 'rolltide'
Thanks :-) I wish I didn't get my feelings hurt so easily!!! And I do have a problem with repeating myself it's my ADHD coming out :-D
Type- 2a
Texture- Fine
Porosity- Normal
Elastisity- Normal
Density- Medium


CO- Vo5 kiwi lime squeeze, various sauve conditioners, loreal evercurl cleansing co.
Style- beautiful curls wave enhancing leave-in, pure and clean gel, Shea moisture smoothie
Techniques- plopping
CG since- Jan. 15th 2013
Don't be so hard on yourself! I am new to this as well and recently realized I am protein sensitive.

I have to say one thing that has really helped my hair is the flaxseed gel which you make on your own. I watched the youtube video on it and then went out to purchase the needed ingredients. I got the flaxseed at Target and the essential oils at a organic/herbal store.

The kneehighs didn't work for me (they ripped) so for my next batch I will use a metal strainer with very small holes.

Go to recipes section and you will find out information about making flaxseed gel.

Laurie
coarse/medium porosity/very dense

Wash: CJDF
Conditioner: JCDT, KCKT
Styler: FSG

dislikes: protein, humectants, polyquats, jojoba oil, aloe vera
Sulfate, Protein & Silicone-Free Products | Healthy Curls

This if my alltime favorite link. Hope it helps. Along with my signature products which are all protein free, besides the suave coconut cond.
3A, Protein Senitive, Low Porosity,
Med-Course
Wash: Suave Naturals Conds (excluding Coconut), CVSB
Rinse out/Leave In: GVP Cond. Balm, KCKT,
Style: Naturelle Gel(winter HG), KCCC (summer HG), Flaxseed gel
SOTC: JCNS
Love your hair: Love yourself!
GG - you are the one who inspired me to make the flaxseed gel!
coarse/medium porosity/very dense

Wash: CJDF
Conditioner: JCDT, KCKT
Styler: FSG

dislikes: protein, humectants, polyquats, jojoba oil, aloe vera
Yay! I inspired you. I find that I like it thicker and after straining I put it back on the burner and boil it down more.

Have you tried both color seeds? There is a slight difference in the gel.
3A, Protein Senitive, Low Porosity,
Med-Course
Wash: Suave Naturals Conds (excluding Coconut), CVSB
Rinse out/Leave In: GVP Cond. Balm, KCKT,
Style: Naturelle Gel(winter HG), KCCC (summer HG), Flaxseed gel
SOTC: JCNS
Love your hair: Love yourself!
Thanks!!!!!!! I just bought some okra mudd on etsy. I hope it works!!! I've read rave reviews on it!! :-)
Type- 2a
Texture- Fine
Porosity- Normal
Elastisity- Normal
Density- Medium


CO- Vo5 kiwi lime squeeze, various sauve conditioners, loreal evercurl cleansing co.
Style- beautiful curls wave enhancing leave-in, pure and clean gel, Shea moisture smoothie
Techniques- plopping
CG since- Jan. 15th 2013
My first batch came out pretty thick - which my hair likes! I didn't know about the different color seeds. The ones I have are dark brown made by Bob's Red Mill.

I use the gel over Kinky Curly products - I think you do too, right?
coarse/medium porosity/very dense

Wash: CJDF
Conditioner: JCDT, KCKT
Styler: FSG

dislikes: protein, humectants, polyquats, jojoba oil, aloe vera
My first batch came out pretty thick - which my hair likes! I didn't know about the different color seeds. The ones I have are dark brown made by Bob's Red Mill.

I use the gel over Kinky Curly products - I think you do too, right?
Originally Posted by LaurieS
I'm using the golden seeds now. I got to tell you I think I like the brown better. Either that or the damn weather changed on me and I can't get my hair right. Ah!
I use the FSG over a leave in condish. Other days I use the KCCC over the KCKT.
3A, Protein Senitive, Low Porosity,
Med-Course
Wash: Suave Naturals Conds (excluding Coconut), CVSB
Rinse out/Leave In: GVP Cond. Balm, KCKT,
Style: Naturelle Gel(winter HG), KCCC (summer HG), Flaxseed gel
SOTC: JCNS
Love your hair: Love yourself!
I just picked up some suave apple for my co wash I was using the coconut suave which has protein in it. And I was also using a giovanni co for my leave in that also had protein in it. I was wondering why my hair was so crispy and crunchy stiff! I glad I know now what was causing it :-)
I'm using beautiful curls enhancing leave in co does it have protein? Here's the ingredients Full Ingredients: Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) Extract (aqueous), Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) Extract (aqueous), Certified Fair Trade Shea Butter (Butyrospermum parkii), Virgin Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera), Cetearyl Alcohol (and) Behentrimonium Chloride, Emulsifying Wax, Panthenol, Potassium Sorbate, Magnesium Sulfate, Choline Chloride, Coconut Oil (and) Apricot Fruit Extract (and) Ylang Ylang Flower Extract , Citric Acid
Hot, humid, and steamy here in Florida as always. I just looked at the recipe again (this time on wiki) and it does say the golden seeds. I didn't even pay attention to that at all, as I didn't have a clue about flaxseeds. I just picked up the package at Target and off I went.
coarse/medium porosity/very dense

Wash: CJDF
Conditioner: JCDT, KCKT
Styler: FSG

dislikes: protein, humectants, polyquats, jojoba oil, aloe vera
I am not an expert yet on reading the ingredients, but I am trying to figure out if coconut oil is good or bad for me. I did some reading about coconut oil this morning before showering to decide if I should use the conditioner with it or not. I ended up using it (curls sublime) and still not sure about it.
coarse/medium porosity/very dense

Wash: CJDF
Conditioner: JCDT, KCKT
Styler: FSG

dislikes: protein, humectants, polyquats, jojoba oil, aloe vera
I am not an expert yet on reading the ingredients, but I am trying to figure out if coconut oil is good or bad for me. I did some reading about coconut oil this morning before showering to decide if I should use the conditioner with it or not. I ended up using it (curls sublime) and still not sure about it.
Originally Posted by LaurieS
I'm not sure about it either!! My hair just doesn't feel right! It can be so frustrating finding things that work!
Type- 2a
Texture- Fine
Porosity- Normal
Elastisity- Normal
Density- Medium


CO- Vo5 kiwi lime squeeze, various sauve conditioners, loreal evercurl cleansing co.
Style- beautiful curls wave enhancing leave-in, pure and clean gel, Shea moisture smoothie
Techniques- plopping
CG since- Jan. 15th 2013
Just saw your other post with your picture - you hair looks so healthy!
coarse/medium porosity/very dense

Wash: CJDF
Conditioner: JCDT, KCKT
Styler: FSG

dislikes: protein, humectants, polyquats, jojoba oil, aloe vera
Just saw your other post with your picture - you hair looks so healthy!
Originally Posted by LaurieS
Thanks!!! I'm still working on growing out all the damage from getting it colored too much :-/ It's going to be a long process but totally worth it!!!!!

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