Protein is my Ace boon coon, remember when Shanice did that? Well if you are too young to know what Ace boon coon means, I will shorten it for you. Protein is my Ace, my ride or die, my everything when it comes to keeping my hair shiny, healthy and strong.
My strands are fine, and they get damaged pretty easily even with the slightest manipulation, like detangling. Still regardless of what my hair thinks, I have to have detangle my strands regularly but I won’t stand for that poppin, and snappin. So what’s a girl to do?
Incorporating a good protein treatment to your regimen can be your saving grace if you have, fine strands, weak strands, protein deficient strands, heat damaged strands or relaxed strands.
In this post we want to help you a bit by offering two great DIY protein treatments you can try on the week you decide to do a protein treatment.
I promise you these treatments are everything your little heart will desire so with that said, here is the first one.
1. The Egg, Honey* and Oil Protein conditioner – We need a fancy name for this one but for now we will call it by it’s main ingredients. The cool thing about this conditioner is you have some moisturizing agents in it as well, the honey is the ultimate humectant that will attract moisture to your hair.
The olive oil* when mixed with your cheap moisture based conditioner enhances the properties of the conditioner making your mix even better.
The eggs are the main ingredient, they ass strength to the outer areas of the strand adding shine to your hair that no sheen spray can ever duplicate.
What you will need
1. One egg, two if you have a large brain like mine
3. Olive oil*
4. Cheap conditioner
How to mix
Notice I did not add any measurements, when you become a mixtress you have to learn to get in the habit of adding your ingredients according to what your hair needs. The eggs are pretty runny so you want to add enough honey and conditioner to make the mix pliable. The oil will make the mix even more ‘liquid’ so you do not need a lot to accomplish what you need.
Mix your ingredients very well and add it to your hair root to tip, cover with a plastic cap and sit under a dryer or use your steam cap for deep conditioning*.
Condition for at least 20 minutes before washing out your mix. You can deep condition your hair dry, meaning before you shampoo because you will need a bit of shampoo to get the mix completely out of your hair.
We do not suggest leaving any remnants of eggs in your hair. Use a gentle shampoo to cleanse and a great conditioner to condition after your shampoo.
You will have stronger shinier hair almost immediately, but if you make this a staple you will really see the difference in your hair.
Annie Fofanah says
Lol did an egg conditioning treatment, and even though i rinsed with cold water, it still left eggs whites in my hair! Yea definitely don’t rinse with warm/hot water it will scrabble on your head, found that out the first time i tried it. LOL
Phoenix McGee says
I’ve been doing the raw egg for years but rinsing simply won’t get that stuff out lol. The gentlest shampoo you can find.
Fee Guity says
I do the egg and olive oil with cholesterol conditioner and main & tail. It works great and haven’t had a problem getting the egg out.
The egg, honey, oil, conditioner one is my go-to. Weekly with 30 min under dryer. One time I ran out of eggs and substituted mayonnaise adding the honey, evoo, and conditioner to that. My hair was soft and strong, I LOVED it. I used Dukes Mayonnaise being a southern girl it’s a fridge staple. It’s made with eggs, oil, and vinegar only all great things for the hair that can take it. Now I alternate between the two and love the results.
I shaved my head last May and started over from 20 years of micro-sized locs. I knew nothing about taking care of my hair other than washing it and twisting with beeswax. Using the weekly deep conditioner has contributed to my hair growing out very healthy and strong….and it’s sooooo simple.
Alanna Miller says
Hey, can u tell me if coconut oil is an alternative of or the olive? I’m currently out of olive at the moment lol
Yazmyne Bright says
I love my egg treatments I never thought about putting Olive oil in it will try next time