How Protein Softens Hair Infographic

How protein softens your hair Infographic

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Whether you have curls, kinks or relaxed hair you will know just how vital moisture is in your regimen. Protein is just as important and can actually make your hair softer.

Hair Facts

• Protein makes up approximately 88% of hair.

• Protein deprived hair can often feel dry and brittle.

• The small amount of moisture in your hair is the main difference between your hair and your nails!

How Protein Helps

New hair grows and is structurally sound with cuticles intact.

Through combing, styling or excessive heat usage, the hair fiber gets damaged and loses strength.

Even with frequent washes, moisture is lost from the hair very quickly and the strand is likely to break.

Oils slow down the evaporation but moisture is still lost and the hair is left feeling weak.

Treating with a protein conditioner improves the structure of the hair and less moisture is lost leaving hair feeling softer.

Top Sources Of Topically Applied Hair Protein

• Protein Conditioners

• Protein Treatments

• Eggs, Yogurt, Gelatine etc

Note

Severe structural hair damage cannot be rectified by protein conditioners and treatments. They only work for minor damage.

About Alma


I’m Alma Ruddock, the founder and editor-in-chief of Blackhairinformation.com. I stumbled on a hair care forum back in 2008 frustrated with my breaking relaxed hair and the information that I found there changed the fate of my hair, and quite possibly my life, forever! I immediately started to transition to natural hair and started BlackHairInformation.com as a way to help both myself and other women of color achieve their dreams of long healthy hair. I have now achieved my goal length and I continue to help others achieve their dreams too. My three passions are hair, art and entrepreneurship and I love to be able to bring my unique view on hair growth and successful hair journeys to our readers. I am an eternal optimist and workaholic. In addition to BHI I have founded quite a few other websites and businesses including Elongtress Hair Vitamins and Urban Gyal which all fall under the umbrella of my company Coils Media Ltd.

About Alma


I’m Alma Ruddock, the founder and editor-in-chief of Blackhairinformation.com. I stumbled on a hair care forum back in 2008 frustrated with my breaking relaxed hair and the information that I found there changed the fate of my hair, and quite possibly my life, forever! I immediately started to transition to natural hair and started BlackHairInformation.com as a way to help both myself and other women of color achieve their dreams of long healthy hair. I have now achieved my goal length and I continue to help others achieve their dreams too. My three passions are hair, art and entrepreneurship and I love to be able to bring my unique view on hair growth and successful hair journeys to our readers. I am an eternal optimist and workaholic. In addition to BHI I have founded quite a few other websites and businesses including Elongtress Hair Vitamins and Urban Gyal which all fall under the umbrella of my company Coils Media Ltd.


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  • ✔︎ Discover the truth about black hair growth
  • ✔︎ Identify tips that you can start using today
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