How do you take care of two porosities??

CurlyArtistCurlyArtist Registered Users Posts: 22 Curl Connoisseur
edited December 2017 in Transitioning
I am transitioning from chemically damaged hair from dying and stretching to natural. My hair has been high porosity since the damage, but my new growth has a much lower porosity now. I don't want to mess up this time (I've transitioned before and accidentally stretched my hair almost straight with protective buns that were too tight). I want to make sure I don't lose moisture in the roots without weighing down the damaged parts if that is at all possible.
Shampoo: Renpure Originals Argan Oil Luxurious Shampoo
Clarifying Shampoo: EDEN Bodyworks Peppermint Tea Tree Shampoo
Conditioner: Maui Moisture Coconut Curly Conditioner
Deep Conditioner: Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Moisture Masque
Protein Treatment: Palmer's Coconut Oil Formula Deep Conditioning Protein Pack
Cream: SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl Enhancing Milk
              or Palmers Hair Milk Smoothie Coconut Oil Formula
Oil: Olive Oil
Gel: Schwartzkopf Smooth N' Shine Curl Defining Mousse

Transitioning type 2c/3a naturally ash brown. Transitioning from chemical dye damage.

Best Answer

  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Posts: 20,731 Curl Virtuoso
    Accepted Answer
    I'm probably not going to be of great help, even tho I have 2-3 porosities. My roots are low porosity, my middle is normal porosity, my ends are high porosity. My hair is long and grows slowly so by the time it gets to the ends it is quite damaged from sun, wind, tangling, etc.  I really don't fuss with it too much. I use my regular conditioners and gel, do a deep treatment once in awhile, do vinegar and honey rinses once in awhile, and the only thing I do special for the ends is add some coconut oil once in awhile. 
    --I'm located in Western PA.   --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, joined the forums in May 2005, started going grey in late 2005.   --My hair is 3B with some 3A, currently at mid back length when dry,  texture-medium/fine, porosity-top is low, middle is medium, ends are porous, elasticity-normal.   --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, coconut oil, honey, vinegar.   
    --My CG and grey hair progress -   
    --My article at NaturallyCurly about going grey -

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