Got highlights and now can’t brush my hair when wet. Protein or moisture?

I had a couple rounds of highlights at the salon and my hair took some damage. Now when it’s wet and with a leave in I can’t even brush it. It’s basically a tangled rats nest. Does my hair need protein or moisture? I’ve never experienced this before. I tried doing the strand test to see how it snaps and what not... show more I had a couple rounds of highlights at the salon and my hair took some damage. Now when it’s wet and with a leave in I can’t even brush it. It’s basically a tangled rats nest. Does my hair need protein or moisture? I’ve never experienced this before. I tried doing the strand test to see how it snaps and what not but am still unsure. Also tried the glass of water test for hair porosity but half of it sinks and half floats so no idea.
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