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Breakage; UGH!

I’m trying to figure out what to do to combat this breakage that I have. I really want to just use protein based products but I’m nervous to get protein overload. I try to keep a protein/moisture balanced regimen but it doesn’t seem to be working out. When I deep condition I alter between a moisturizing conditioner one week and a protein based the following week. I was thinking that maybe I should purchase the Aphogee shampoo for damaged hair. My hair is colored treated so I think my hair needs all the protein it can get, but its also natural and from my knowledge natural hair doesn’t need protein that much. I just hope my hair is not protein sensitive and I don’t get protein overload if I start to use all a lot of it. I was thinking about trying a hard protein before I start using all protein based products. Maybe that can reduce the breakage dramatically and I do own the Aphogee 2 step and Nexxus Emergence. I tried the Nexxus once before but that really didn’t reduce much and that’s consider and heavy protein. Today is my wash day and I’m going to use all protein based products aside from my shampoo. Lets see how my hair feels at the end. Who knows though maybe I can be wrong about this whole protein thing, maybe I need more moisture. Ugh I don’t even know anymore. Its very difficult to understand what my hair needs but I’m trying by researching and trail and error. Anyway I will post the results later also an update on my rollerset and how its been coming along.

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As I Am Coconut CoWash Cleansing Conditioner | Product Review

Price: $7.99 for 16oz Tub @ Target

Product Claims: 
"This light creamy conditioning lotion spreads easily throughout to cleanse your hair and scalp. Detangling is wonderfully easy and rinsing is too."

"Helps maintains moisture, adds more moisture and retains moisture - vital to the health and happiness of your coils and curls."

"Plus! Contains organic ingredients that help promote healthy hair growth."  
Ingredients:Aqueous (Water, Aqua Purificada, Purified) Extracts: Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) and Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine)¹, Cetyl Alcohol², Cetrimonium Chloride, Cetearyl Alcohol², PEG-40 Castor Oil, Stearlkonium chloride, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil², Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil¹, Phytosterols¹, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract¹, Quaternium-18, Potassium Sorbate, Fragrance/Parfum, Limonene, Methylisothiazolinone.
Source: 1-Natural, 2-Coconut

My Thoughts:  My first time using the product I did not like it. I mainly focused on the word Cowash & went o…