Best protein treatments & deep conditioning treatments?

What are your favorite ones? I'm looking to try new ones. Anyone make their own?

3a (
with 3b)
Fine texture/
Normal porosity/Medium density
Low Poo
(Aveda's damage remedy); Styling: Aveda's: Color Conserve Daily leave in+ Be Curly Style Prep+ Phomollient (mixed w/ Defining Whip)
Finishing: Aveda's Texturizing Creme or Defining Whip; Eufora Pure Polish Drops
Color
Maintenance:
Aveda's Madder Root condish+Clove condish
Hey Slivola!
Good to talk to you again! I ended up having glycerin overload from the new nature's gate cond. I was using for a week and KathyMack advised me to do a PT. The ones she recommended were from Curl Junkie and Spiral Solutions, but I ended up getting the Nexxus PT at Walgreens and it seemed to work o.k. nothing spectacular ( KM knew they wouldn't work as well ) Then I purchase the Aubrey GPB cond. as a PT and the AOHR as a DT for the follow up as many users here recommended and have used once a week since then and they seem to work fine and pop up my curls, I just think I had more of a glycerin issue going on. I assume the best ones are probably the ones KM told me about but I had never mail ordered anything until today in which I ordered the Spiral Solutions sample size styling products, hope they work! HTH!
Curly in AZ-2c-3a/Cherub/fine-med. texture/high porosity/normal elasticity/highlighted
Wash-Giovanni 3-in1 tropical, Everyday shea vanilla mint, Desert essence italian red grape & coconut
Cond.- Yes to Carrots, Tresemme Nat., Desert essence italian red grape
Leave In- Conditioner pea size
Stylers-Bioterra gel, condition 3-in-1 mousse, AOMM with Shaper hairspray for extra hold.
DT's
CJ HB Deep Fix
KBB luscious Locks Hair Mask
BrownButterBeauty Babassu DC
SS Deeply Decadent

PT's
CJ Repair me
Mozeke's Carrot Protein Masque (a light one, but I love it)
Joico KPak Reconstructor

Type: 3c with some 4a highlighted
Low porosity thick/coarse texture. nml elasticity
Routine: No rules, just happy hair

Cleanse: CJDF, Prell, LUSH Curly Wurly, Bobeam
LI/RO:BBB, CJ, SheaM, HEHIS, Garnier, KBN Shealoe, CD Chocolat, Oyin HH
Styling: CJ, CR, UFD, Zuresh, Ecostyler,MJ
PT/DT: BBB, CJ, Lather, MJSSB

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Thanks so much, Beebob and Naturalista! I live in a warmer, dryer part of the States but lately it's been cold, rainy and humid and I've had hair challenges- kind of limp and lacking in curl, so I'm not sure if I'm using too much leave in that typically is good for dryer days, or if I just need a treatment!

3a (
with 3b)
Fine texture/
Normal porosity/Medium density
Low Poo
(Aveda's damage remedy); Styling: Aveda's: Color Conserve Daily leave in+ Be Curly Style Prep+ Phomollient (mixed w/ Defining Whip)
Finishing: Aveda's Texturizing Creme or Defining Whip; Eufora Pure Polish Drops
Color
Maintenance:
Aveda's Madder Root condish+Clove condish
I find that whenever my hair is getting limp its a protein issue.
Type: 3c with some 4a highlighted
Low porosity thick/coarse texture. nml elasticity
Routine: No rules, just happy hair

Cleanse: CJDF, Prell, LUSH Curly Wurly, Bobeam
LI/RO:BBB, CJ, SheaM, HEHIS, Garnier, KBN Shealoe, CD Chocolat, Oyin HH
Styling: CJ, CR, UFD, Zuresh, Ecostyler,MJ
PT/DT: BBB, CJ, Lather, MJSSB

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Naturalista- very good point. I looked at my products and many have wheat protein in them, especially one that I have been wondering about dropping. So today I used less leave in on my longer layers that were feeling almost too soft, and then I used the two products that do not contain wheat protein. I had great, full curls today. Thanks for the suggestion!

3a (
with 3b)
Fine texture/
Normal porosity/Medium density
Low Poo
(Aveda's damage remedy); Styling: Aveda's: Color Conserve Daily leave in+ Be Curly Style Prep+ Phomollient (mixed w/ Defining Whip)
Finishing: Aveda's Texturizing Creme or Defining Whip; Eufora Pure Polish Drops
Color
Maintenance:
Aveda's Madder Root condish+Clove condish
PT:
SS Repairing Protein Treatment
CJ Curl Fix (but smells awful!)
CJ Repair Me

DT:
SS Deeply Decadent
CJ Curl Rehab
Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix

rinse out: GVP Conditioning Balm, CJ Repair Me, CJ Smoothing

jellies/creams: CR Curl Maker, KCCC, UFD Curly Magic
gels: CJ CQ, BRHG

PT:
SS Repairing Protein Treatment
CJ Curl Fix (but smells awful!)
CJ Repair Me

DT:
SS Deeply Decadent
CJ Curl Rehab
Originally Posted by asianrunner
Awwww, i love the smell of the Deep Fix! Reminds me a bit of Miss Jessie's Rapid Recovery Treatment.
Unlike everybody here, my hair doesn't care much for the Curl Rehab.


PT:
CJ Repair me (BEST PT out there)
CJ Banana & Hibiscus DF
Mop Top DC
Curls Curl Ecstasy
Darcy's Botanicals Pumpkin Seed Conditioner
ORS replenishing Pak (not CG)

(don't know if all of these qualify as a PT but they do contain protein, which my hair loves!)

DT:
KBB Luscious Locks
I have yet to find the perfect DT....
Last Relaxer: 2000
Shampoo: Curls Cleansing Cream, CJ Curl Assurance & Daily Fix
Conditioner & DC: Curls Coconut Sublime & Curl Ecstasy, DB Pumpkin Seed Conditioner, CJ Hibiscus & Banana Deep Fix, Crown Pride Tucuma Curl Moisture Mask
Leave-In: Curl Ectasy
Moisturizer: Darcy's Shea Butter Moisturizing Cream, Oyin Whipped Pudding & Hair Dew
Oil: JBCO, Argan oil
Gel: Oyin Shine & Define
Hair Type: 3C / 4A / high porosity / fine

Pray for Japan / 頑張れ日本!
I like (all protein):

Elucence Extended Moisture Repair Treatment

John Masters Honey & Hibiscus reconstructor

Mop Top Deep
4a/b Texlaxed hair w/ highlights. Medium texture & high porosity.

HG's: CJ Daily Fix, Bobeam Cheris Hibiscus shampoo bar, KC Spiral Spritz, Knot Today, CJ Rehab, KBB LL Hair Mask, Cassia, KCCC, oil blend of Avocado, Camellia, Jojoba, & Meadowfoam oils

SL APL BSL MBL

Last edited by afrosheenqueen; 03-24-2011 at 10:39 AM.
Aubrey Organics GPB is really good I just started using it on my daughter's hair and it always feels amazing afterwards
Komaza Intense Moisture Therapy is lovely - and actually quite good value for a 16 oz tub! It is a big moisture hit, but also does have some proteins for balance.
we've been gone on vacation the past week and I did the GPB and AOHR and noticed I had stringy unclumped curls for a few days, I don't know if they were really considered crunchy and dry but just didn't have the bounce and clumping until about 3 days post PT and DT. Do you all think I'm protein sensitive or too much AOHR? Since I noticed it with the new Nature's Gate cond. as well, it kind of acted the same. Just when I thought the Aubrey stuff would work well!
Curly in AZ-2c-3a/Cherub/fine-med. texture/high porosity/normal elasticity/highlighted
Wash-Giovanni 3-in1 tropical, Everyday shea vanilla mint, Desert essence italian red grape & coconut
Cond.- Yes to Carrots, Tresemme Nat., Desert essence italian red grape
Leave In- Conditioner pea size
Stylers-Bioterra gel, condition 3-in-1 mousse, AOMM with Shaper hairspray for extra hold.
naturalista~where do you get that babassu dc? i love babassu oil, how does a butter compare?
Hair type: 3a, fine, porous (too much hair dye on lengths), hennaed
Products i love so far: devacare low-poo, gftn, yes to tomatoes, yes to carrots, burt's bees shea and grapefruit DT, oc, millcreek botanicals biotin conditioner aveda be curly style prep and curl enhancer, cjdf, ciab, bb fsg, bb styling mud, angel, cccclite
PT:
SS Repairing Protein Treatment
CJ Curl Fix (but smells awful!)
CJ Repair Me

DT:
SS Deeply Decadent
CJ Curl Rehab
Originally Posted by asianrunner
Awwww, i love the smell of the Deep Fix! Reminds me a bit of Miss Jessie's Rapid Recovery Treatment.
Unlike everybody here, my hair doesn't care much for the Curl Rehab.
Originally Posted by agirlcanmack
LOL I just couldn't stand the smell of it! It is just so floraly and the smell totally lingers. It does remind me of the AOHR scent quite a bit as well.
Coarse texture, normal-high porosity, normal elasticity (Komaza Care), very weak waves
cleanser: Redken Fresh Curls Shampoo, CJ Daily Fix

rinse out: GVP Conditioning Balm, CJ Repair Me, CJ Smoothing

jellies/creams: CR Curl Maker, KCCC, UFD Curly Magic
gels: CJ CQ, BRHG

PT:
CJ Repair Me

DT:
CJ Curl Rehab

But, DT's tend to weigh me down easily. So, I don't do much in the way of DT's. PT's on the other hand - I do those all the time because my hair LOVES them. CJRM is the best PT I've found, hands down.
Janet ~ Northern NJ
Properties: Dense, Fine, Low Porosity, Low Elasticity
My Picasa Album
What I used in this photo:
Cleansing: Suave Tropical Coconut Condish
Conditioner: CJ Smoothing Condish
Styling: CJCQ
PT:
CJ Repair Me

DT:
CJ Curl Rehab

But, DT's tend to weigh me down easily. So, I don't do much in the way of DT's. PT's on the other hand - I do those all the time because my hair LOVES them. CJRM is the best PT I've found, hands down.
Originally Posted by RacerWife7
Im the same really. I never feel the need for the DT. Whenever I do one, my hair's ok, but I do loose root curl. Thats why I love Repair Me so much, because it moisturizes even though it gives a great dose of protein. So I rarely need to bother with a DT (I certainly never follow up with one).

I've never tried Rehab - what's it like? I've used Hibiscus and Banana deep fix, and wasn't overwhelmed - I think its probably just too much. I just don't feel my hair needs it. Plus I do not like the smell of that one.
PT:
CJ Repair Me

DT:
CJ Curl Rehab

But, DT's tend to weigh me down easily. So, I don't do much in the way of DT's. PT's on the other hand - I do those all the time because my hair LOVES them. CJRM is the best PT I've found, hands down.
Originally Posted by RacerWife7
Im the same really. I never feel the need for the DT. Whenever I do one, my hair's ok, but I do loose root curl. Thats why I love Repair Me so much, because it moisturizes even though it gives a great dose of protein. So I rarely need to bother with a DT (I certainly never follow up with one).

I've never tried Rehab - what's it like? I've used Hibiscus and Banana deep fix, and wasn't overwhelmed - I think its probably just too much. I just don't feel my hair needs it. Plus I do not like the smell of that one.
Originally Posted by kat180
Curl Rehab is one of those that's too heavy for me to use after my PT. I used to do it. But, it seems to just weigh me down. So, I don't do that anymore. IF my hair seems to want a good dose of moisture, I'll do a little CJCR. But, I only need a SMALL amount of it and I don't leave it on long (like I do with my regular conditioners). I just get it applied and rinse it out. It's very moisturizing. So, using it sparingly is the best bet for me. HTH!
Janet ~ Northern NJ
Properties: Dense, Fine, Low Porosity, Low Elasticity
My Picasa Album
What I used in this photo:
Cleansing: Suave Tropical Coconut Condish
Conditioner: CJ Smoothing Condish
Styling: CJCQ
Does anyone know what the difference is between a hair masque and a protein treatment, etc?

3a (
with 3b)
Fine texture/
Normal porosity/Medium density
Low Poo
(Aveda's damage remedy); Styling: Aveda's: Color Conserve Daily leave in+ Be Curly Style Prep+ Phomollient (mixed w/ Defining Whip)
Finishing: Aveda's Texturizing Creme or Defining Whip; Eufora Pure Polish Drops
Color
Maintenance:
Aveda's Madder Root condish+Clove condish

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