All You Need To Know About Protein Treatment

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Caring for your hair requires knowing your hair and committing to its care with a hair care regimen. One way of doing so is incorporating protein treatment in your regimen. Before we get into the 'why', let's first explore what protein treatment is.

Protein Treatment - What Is It?

From its name, this a type of hair treatment with proteins. Oftentimes, we lose proteins from the hair whilst caring for it. Protein Treatment thus adds proteins to the hair for healthier and stronger hair strands. This makes the hair less likely to experience breakage.  

Why Do You Need Protein Treatment? 

Unlike other hair treatments, Protein Treatment needs to be done just right in terms of the frequency and duration. When this is done, it nourishes and strengthens your hair, leaving little to no room for damaged hair.  

When To Go In For Protein Treatment?

This kind of treatment should be done at least once every 6 weeks. Ideally, you do not need to wait to see these signs before opting for Protein Treatment. However, if you do see these signs, it is your cue to go in for Protein Treatment. 


Does your hair fall off when you detangle or comb? You fall into this category if you are experiencing post-partum breakage as well. You're better off incorporating Protein Treatment in your hair care regimen. 

Highly Porous Hair

This generally means your hair isn't able to absorb water quickly. Whenever water is applied on your hair, it forms water bubbles and takes longer to penetrate the hair shaft. This happens to a lot of people. It's nothing to worry about.  Protein Treatment will not 'correct' this. It'll just make it easier to moisturize your hair.  

Damaged Hair

How do we even define what damaged hair is? On the lighter side, you'd know when your hair is damaged, right? Probably your hair is thinning out from excessive blow drying or mishandling or maybe you over-manipulate it way too much. You might not fall under these categories but we're pretty sure you'll know your hair is damaged when it is. Once you notice your hair is damaged or on its path to getting damaged, get a protein treatment done and most importantly, stop these bad hair practices.

Coloured Hair

Hair loses its natural oils and proteins when coloured. How do you correct this? Yes, you guessed right - protein treatment! This is even more important if you use very harsh dye or bleach. Don't wait till your hair starts falling off before you treat it. Take action now!

How often should Protein Treatment be done?

This is very essential. Although Protein Treatment as part of your hair regimen is important, too much of it isn't good. Ideally, get one done once every 4-6 weeks depending on how damaged your hair is. Overdoing it would likely damage your hair. 

How Do I Get It Done?

First off, get one from a trusted brand. Eya Naturals to the rescue!! After shampooing, apply Eya Naturals Protein Treatment from roots to ends, paying attention to the ends. You can use medium heat to quicken the process. Leave it in your hair for 10-15 minutes and thoroughly rinse out. 

For further hair consultation, please do not hesitate to contact Eya Naturals on +233 204 600 464 or +233 59 237 7008 @eyanaturals on Facebook and Instagram

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