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Does your fine, porous hair get weighed down?

pedahehpedaheh Posts: 4,812Registered Users
It takes a lot to weigh my hair down. I was wondering if it is because it is fine and porous, or if it is totally unrelated. What is your experience with fine porous hair and it getting weighed down?
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2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
Cowash: Tresemme naturals
Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
Curl enhancer: FSG
Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers

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  • curlyhairmichukcurlyhairmichuk Posts: 860Registered Users
    mine does a lot - if it even sniffs a too heavy conditioner. I virtually keep mine on the edge of dryness as the minute I give it too much co/cream anything like that its floppy, flat & heavy looking.
    UK curly

    fine to medium strands, porous, medium density
    CG May 2009 - low poo occasionally
    Co-wash: Tresemme Naturals
    Styling -Naked Curl Defining Cream, BRHG, Mop Top, FSG
    Product for a good hair day: FSG or Mop Top
    Hair loves protein!
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  • dernhelmdernhelm Posts: 84Registered Users
    My hair gets weighed down easily. I can use some heavier products in moderation on wet hair, but using those same heavy products on dry hair will leave me flat.
    very fine/dense/high porosity
    No heat styling

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  • pedahehpedaheh Posts: 4,812Registered Users
    After I asked this question, I realized that I know a few people on the forum and in real life that are fine, porous and get weighed down.
    Yet another one of my crackpot theories that turns out to be wrong. I'm gunna have a crack pot theory that gets proven right one day. Just wait and see. :happy9:
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    2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
    Cowash: Tresemme naturals
    Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
    Curl enhancer: FSG
    Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
    PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
    Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers
  • aislinaislin Posts: 864Registered Users
    I don't think I get weighed down easily at all, even when my hair is a little less porous than now, and I have thin hair on top of it being fine and porous! Stylists never use enough product in my hair, and when I first started CG, I was afraid to use as much gel and creams and whatnot as I do now.

    The only time I seem to get weighed down is using extremely extremely heavy products in excess. I can use heavy conditioners and gels, no problem. So I guess it kind of depends on what type of product it is? A butter or oil, and I can only take those things in small amounts if I don't want to get weighed down.
    Wurly, fine, thin, moderately to heavily porous. Mod CG.

  • ReekyReeky Posts: 1,323Registered Users
    It depends on the product.. it does take more than I thought to get weighed down.. It happens more when my hair is straight, my natural oils will kill all chances of volume by day 3. With it curly its a different case. I think you are partially right.
    I saturate my hair with coconut oil and let it set overnight and its only slightly greasy when I wake up. By the end of the day my hair sucks it up completely!
    Lately to seal in more moisture ive been running butters through the length of my dry hair, it does not weigh down my fro at all, unless I go overboard. I never thought id be able to do that before!
    dense, fine & porous curls |

    Poo/Cowash| Bobeam, V05 Shea Cashmere
    DC| AOGPB, CJ Repair Me, BrownButterBeauty
    RinseOut| Mill Creek Keratin Conditioner, Ology Moisturizing Conditioner
    Leave In| Curl Rehab, Bee Mine Luscious Balanced Moisturizer, CJ Smoothing Lotion
    Moisturize|Oyin Hair Dew, CR Moisture Milk
    Gel| Kiss My Face UMG, Trader Joes Aloe Vera, KCCC
    Sealants| Aloe Juice, Whipped Shea, Cocoa & Mango Butters, Castor, & my Peanut Oil Blend =)
  • oddityofwingsoddityofwings Posts: 1,261Registered Users
    My fine hair never gets weighed down. Once in a while I can overdo the oils and just end up with oily hair, but never heavy or lank - my spirals are rather resilient!
    3b/c. Fine, med-high porosity, normal elasticity. Hair loves oils in summer, protein in winter. Constantly battling the hard water monster.

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    CJ Curl Theory, Curl Rehab, Smoothing, Curl Fix, Daily Fix, CCCC, CIAB, CQ, SSCC, MC shampoo, Inecto Pure Coconut Oil, CP luscious curl creme (summer), DB Pumpkin Seed (summer), FD/MT, JCWDT, JCTS

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  • sleepyjesssleepyjess Posts: 297Registered Users
    I can definitely get weighed down - it's super hard to find a conditioner that is moisturizing enough and light enough. Blerg.

    But I've been experimenting with a diffuser lately - unfortunately, while I can get killer volume with it, I also get some renegade flyaways all over the place.

    My hair is so finicky. Like a picky toddler.
    Come to think of it, like me as a toddler.
    Oregon curly!
    Fine hair; weighed down easily; high porosity; prone to flyaways & The Bedhead Look
    2b? (or not 2b? Heehee.)
    Mod-CG since Nov '10
    Cowash: VO5 Calming Chamomile
    RO: Desert Essences Coconut
    Gel: Pantene Curls Gel, LALSG
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