ApHogee 2-step Protein Treatment for Damaged Hair . This unique treatment is formulated with magnesium and modified proteins which fuse into the hair with the application of heat. The result is that breakage is drastically reduced. ApHogee Two-Step Protein Treatment is a salon service product unlike any product available for at-home use. During the process, ApHogee treatment hardens into the hair, dramatic evidence that something special is occurring. For best results a hooded dryer is required. After rinsing and moisturizing with ApHogee Balancing Moisturizer, clients are astounded with the results. ApHogee Two-Step Protein Treatment can help improve other salon services as well. This remedial process is highly recommended for hair that: Is too weak or fine to take a perm or relaxer. (use the week PRIOR to service) Is over-bleached. Will not hold color. (use PRIOR to color application) Breaks when combed or brushed. Is mushy when wet and brittle after drying.