Protein is an important nutrient for the hair. That’s because it strengthens hair strands, and helps promote hair growth. It’s no wonder many hair loss treatments have protein as one of their ingredients. If you constantly subject your hair to chemical treatments in the salon, protein can also help in the repair and recovery of damaged hair. Eating protein-rich foods such as flaxseed and salmon is one way to care for your hair.
You can also make use of hair treatment recipes like this one featured at Savvy Brown. All you need to make this protein deep conditioner are olive oil, mayonnaise and honey.