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Here are some of the questions I get asked the most, and what my answers have been. This way you can get your answers immediately, without having to wait on me. And you never know, you might find answers to a few questions you didn't even know you had yet.

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Do I need to worry about maintaining a proper protein-to-mositure balance in my hair to retain length?
About maintaining a protein balance in your hair...proteins can help strengthen your hair slightly, but that's it. I don't bother with proteins. I use good conditioners and am very gentle with my hair, and my hair is now down to my hips and I haven't once used a protein treatment. What counts is no longer damaging your hair. The rest of the stuff (in my opinion, experience, and research) is just gimmicks to get people to buy products they don't need).

If you want more information (probably way more information than you ever wanted on proteins), you can click on: proteins or, for a bit more information on using protein in our hair, you can check out the answer to What about using proteins in my hair?".

However, what really counts is you doing what feels right for you. So long as you care for your hair, using a little protein sure won't hurt (so long as you don't use damaging things such as high heat of flat irons to apply it). But it simply isn't even close to being anywhere near as important as caring for your hair without damaging it all the rest of the time.

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