Though protein is essential for hair to remain strong and resilient, too much of it can have the opposite effect on your hair, making it fragile and stiff. Protein overload is often the culprit when your hair is acting up but you can’t quite figure out why. If you’ve been giving your hair lots of attention with new shampoo, moisturising masks, or treatments, but your hair STILL feels straw-like, chances are you have too much protein buildup.
So, if your hair just doesn’t feel the way it use to, but you can’t find a solution, you could be dealing with excess protein. Here’s how to identify protein buildup and how to treat it!