How to tell…

SammykinsSammykins Registered Users Posts: 6
How do you all tell the porosity of your hair?


  • Therese1Therese1 Registered Users Posts: 2,563 Curl Virtuoso
    Most of the people on the forum simply go by how long their hair takes to dry without product in it. My hair will be dry in under two hours with no product, so I consider myself to have high porosity. Others may find that their hair takes 4-6 hours to dry, or even longer, which is low porosity. Anything in the middle would be normal porosity. (These are just guesstimates.)

    If you want a more scientific way, I think the only way to know for sure is to get a hair anaylsis from GooseFootprints.
    Low poo: Intelligent Nutrients (IN) Harmonic; Oribe Cleansing Creme
    RO: IN Harmonic
    LI: CJ Beauticurls; Jessicurl (JC) Gelebration Spray
    DC: JC Deep Conditioning Treatment; Weleda Rosemary Conditioning Oil
    Stylers: JC Confident Coils; IN Volumizing Spray; IN Perfect Hold Hairspray; John Masters Sea Mist; Bumble Bb. Gel; Kenra Firm-Hold Gel; Sevi Blue Yarrow Sea Salt Spray
    Low-porosity 2a/b baby-fine hair
  • Rcourtney100Rcourtney100 Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Posts: 0 Curl Neophyte
    I blow dry my hair regularly, and it takes at least 10 minutes to get it dry enough to not wet my shirt. Would this be considered low porosity?

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