When to do a heavy protein treatment like Dudley's DRC 28

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  1. caribeandiva

    caribeandiva I am enough

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    I got asked this a lot in my other DRC thread.

    You should do a hard protein treatment:

    -After a relaxer

    -After hair color application

    -Every 4-6 weeks to maintain healthy hair

    Don't forget to always follow the protein treatment with a moisturizing deep conditioner for at least 15 minutes.

    I like DRC because it's the strongest protein treatment on the market right now. Yes it's stronger than Aphogee 2 step.
     
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    lamaria211 Well-Known Member

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    what about creme protein by dudleys have u tried that one?
     
  3. caribeandiva

    caribeandiva I am enough

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    i haven't tried that one. That one is a mild protein (I think) very similar to Dudley's hair rebuilder or Nexxus Keraphix (which I loved and used religiously!).
     
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    demlew Well-Known Member

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    How does the DRC 28 smell? I used the Ghee 2 step, but I've been looking for another hard protein because the smell of it makes me want to :barf:.
     
  5. caribeandiva

    caribeandiva I am enough

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    Yeah i heard Ghee smells bad. The DRC smells a little shampooey and sudsy if that makes sense. It's not a great smell either (think of Aphogee 2 step) but I do like the scent that lingers after I wash it off.
     
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    I do a hard protein also one week before my relaxer :)
     
  7. caribeandiva

    caribeandiva I am enough

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    me too if i go to the salon. if i don't then i do it the same time as the relaxer.
     
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    Was the question ever answered in the other thread regarding using this protein treatment on natural hair? Protein treatments tend to make my newgrowth tangle and matt like the dickens! What have naturals/transitioners' experience been with the DRC 28?
     
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    Yeah me too, it seems to be a good preventative measure to me.
     
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    I've been thinking about adding this step to my routine when I start pressing my hair later this year. Thanks for the info OP!
     
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    I do a heavy protein treatment a week before my relaxer, I have fine hair so it really helps.
     
  12. caribeandiva

    caribeandiva I am enough

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    yep I answered it.
     

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