Protein Treatment Question

So occasionally I use a keratin deep treatment just so I know my hair is getting adequate protein since I usually just use moisture. However, the protein conditioner leaves my hair a little dry sometimes. I was wondering if I mixed a little coconut oil with the conditioner if it would help prevent the dryness?
2a/2b, Medium Porosity, Medium Density, Lower Back Length, Growing out highlights.
Shampoo: SMMR Conditioner: SMMR or Organix Keratin Oil Leave In: Organix Shea Butter DC: Coconut oil, Olive Oil, Jojoba oil mixed all together with v05 conditioner.
“Imperfection is beauty.”
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I can't really speak for the coconut oil, since I've never tried it... but I would suggest diluting it with a protein free deep conditioner, or go longer in between protein treatments.
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
The protein-moisture balance is nonsense, since hydrolysed protein is a weak humectant so potentially moisturising (add or increase water). A better name would be protein-conditioning balance or protein-emollience balance.

Don't randomly do intensive hydrolysed protein treatments; work with your hair properties and dew points/ humidity. Many coarse hairs don't need protein, fine hairs generally do, even those who are protein craving often need a whole lot less protein in winter than summer.

The feeling if dryness is not necessarily lack of water or lack if oil but may be build up or that you simply didn't need the protein treatment in the first place. One option is to clarify, another is to follow with a regular deep conditioner.

Coconut oil is not moisturising, it is anhydrous (contains no water) and acts as an anti humectant/ sealant/ occlusive. It reduces porosity, increases elasticity and helps the hair hold structural proteins when washing. whether that also applies to retaining added hydrolysed proteins is not known. But it's not the obvious choice for 'counteracting' any negative effects of protein.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
Wow, there is so much I don't know. My hair has just been feeling like it is lacking something lately. The ends are kind of dry, I have just been using moisturizing deep conditioners but nothing seems to work. I don't have split ends or anything, they are just dry. I was originally thinking maybe it needed protein but now I am thinking that I might be needing something else instead?
2a/2b, Medium Porosity, Medium Density, Lower Back Length, Growing out highlights.
Shampoo: SMMR Conditioner: SMMR or Organix Keratin Oil Leave In: Organix Shea Butter DC: Coconut oil, Olive Oil, Jojoba oil mixed all together with v05 conditioner.
“Imperfection is beauty.”
― Marilyn Monroe

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