What is protein overload?
Having dry, brittle hair doesn’t necessarily mean that you are suffering from protein overload. It could be a myriad of reasons, however, protein overload is a common reason for hair dryness.
The hair is made up the protein Keratin, and at some point in time you will need to add protein back into the hair to combat breakage and daily manipulation. However, too much protein can wreak havoc on your curls. Protein overload happens when the protein/moisture balance has been breached, and the scale is tipping more toward the protein end. [Read more…]