I would start with finding a protein free conditioner. You may need some protein but may be getting too much at the moment.

And determine your hair's properties: Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics

Knowing your hair properties will help you select products more successfully.
Originally Posted by Ml001

Yeah, I think it's a protein issue. You might be protein sensitive, or simply getting more protein than you need. Try a protein-free conditioner for awhile. HTH!
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