Hair Care Basics
How to work with your hair’s porosity: Low porosity hair
Introduction At the beginning of this series on hair porosity, I discussed what hair porosity is and how to determine your hair porosity. If you are interested, you can read those posts first before proceeding. How to work with your hair’s porosity: What is hair porosity? How to work with your hair’s porosity: determining your hair porosity What is low porosity hair? Low porosity hair doesn’t absorb water very readily and therefore has a tendency to feel dry. This feeling of dryness might make people with low porosity hair toRead More
How to work with your hair’s porosity: determining your porosity
In my last post, I defined what hair porosity is. Please click HERE to read it. You should know your hair porosity because it will really help you understand how to take better care of your hair. What works for high porosity hair will probably not work for low porosity and vice versa. Today’s topic will center on determining your hair porosity. Hair porosity can be genetic or acquired. Genetic: This means that you might be born with low, normal or high porosity hair. It doesn’t matter if you have thick orRead More
How to work with your hair’s porosity: What is hair porosity?
One of my lovely readers recently asked me how she could manage her low porosity hair. To be honest, I haven’t really paid much attention to low porosity hair because I think my hair is high porosity. I decided to do a little bit more reading on hair porosity. First up, a brief definition. Hair porosity is a measure of how easy it is for your hair to absorb and retain moisture. Hair porosity is usually classified into 3 categories: high, medium/normal and low porosities. High porosity hair: This type of hairRead More