Curly Hair Unmanageable and Limp????


In the last 5 months, my curly hair has become completely unmanageable! It is very thin but used to look full if i just added some mousse and diffused it. Hairspray would give it extra (crunchy) hold. Now, no matter how much hairspray i use, my hair is soft, the curl almost falls out, and it looks so thin. I can't stand it!

I believe they changed our water, and the water is extremely soft. I have tried using only a spray product, not conditioning, and a Brocato peppermint 3-step deep cleansing system. I am going to try to use my sulfate-free shampoo again (stopped using it in hard water because it didn't work).

Anyone else experience this or know what to do to get my hair back?!

I very much appreciate it!
You may want to start incorporating protein treatments into your routine. I would recommend the "Repair Me" from Curl Junkie. Unlike most drugstore brands (Aphogee/Joico K-Pac) this one doesn't have mineral oil.
Hair: 3a, normal porosity and elasticity
My hair loves: Vatika and Bhringraj oils, adores henna.
My HGs: Bobeam's shampoo bars, CJAO, CJRM, Original Moxie's Hair Bling, Terressentials,

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Yes, PT! I do about 2 a week & I don't need to follow with a DT. I can use the Kpac though. My hair loves mineral oil. I just received Repair Me today, so I'm excited to try that out.

My hair is fine & I can't even cowash or my roots go limp.
properties-3 a\b, very fine, medium density, normal porosity, normal elasticity
low poo- GTT, 50\50 or whatever I have at hand
RO- CJBCS, TNVC, Suave Coco
Stylers-FSG & BRHG
PT (twice a week)-CJRM, Ion Reconstructor, SSPT
I agree with the protein!!! I would also definitely do some low-poos as well and see if that helps. You might even need to add in a sulfate wash every once in a while. I have (I'm pretty sure) hard water too and I can't co-wash at all with it. I strictly low-poo and do a sulfate wash a couple times a month.
2a, fine-med. text, normal porosity (I think)

[FONT=Going back and forth between Herbal Essence Don't Fade On Me shampoo and condish and L'oreal Sulfate Free shampoo

- Not Your Mother's Curl Cream, La Bella Sports Gel, Aussie Sprunch Spray

[/COLOR][/FONT] [I][B]My waves are finally getting stronger thanks to weekly PTs and longer hair in general. Still trying to grow it out though!

mod-CG since December '10

I have Celiac's Disease so no gluten please!

My hair is basically my hobby!!
Thanks I will try the protein! Sadly, i get a lot of confidence from my hair and lately it's been so frustrating! I don't know why they added water softener

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