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porosity help?

curlyQcutie22curlyQcutie22 Posts: 151Registered Users
Sooo...I tried the strand test where you run your fingers along the hair and didnt really notice anything =/

I'm going to try the water test later today, but when I shower my hair gets soaking wet. When I get out I usually squeeze some of the water out of my hair and it just sticks to my head. Its a bit past my shoulders (growing out) but it will stick to my neck and shoulders when wet. I have to flip upside down to get it to come away from my head.

Can anyone help with my porosity?


  • Touch.of.inkTouch.of.ink Posts: 297Registered Users
    Sooo...I tried the strand test where you run your fingers along the hair and didnt really notice anything =/

    The water test is ok, but not very accurate. (Plus you have to make sure the harvested hair is totally naked, with no product on it, and that it still has the root ball attached.)

    When you ran your fingers along your hair, did you do it in both directions? Or just one? Did you have any product (conditioner, whatever) on your hair at the time?
    Hair: Very fine, normal porous (Finally! Yay!), normal elasticity, loves high dew points.
    Daily: Nature's Gate Tea Tree shampoo, GVP CB, Cure Care conditioner, aloe vera gel, Jessicurls products, Spiral Solutions products.
    Monthly: Henna
    As needed: John Masters Organics Sea Mist
    HG Product: BioSilk Rock Hard Gelee (aka BRHG. It even has HG in the name!)
    Last perm: 12/10/10
    CG since: 3/9/12
    Last haircut: 4/17/12
    Gossamer Fringe (my blog)
  • GreatcurlsGreatcurls Posts: 1,782Registered Users
    If your hair easily tangles, even after detangling, that's a sign of highly porous hair.
    Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
    This list is not exhaustive...:happy3:
    CoWash: various
    DT: various

    : CR L/I Collection, various
    Stylers:MC Leave-in, Gorilla Snot
    Spritz/Sealant:Nu-Gro spray w/moisturizer
    *experimenting and loving it!

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