Laymans terms? Porosity refers to how well your hair absorbs water or any other form of moisture or molecule.
Low Porosity Hair - The cuticle of your hair is much tighter and you may have difficulty getting your hair wet.
Normal Porosity Hair - The cuticle of the hair slightly lifted just enough to allow normal amounts of moisture in and out.
High Porosity Hair - The cuticle of the hair is very raised and has difficulty staying moisturized.
- Grab a strand and drop it into a glass of water.
- If the strand immediately sinks to the bottom, then your hair is of high porosity.
- If it floats somewhere in the middle with ease, then it’s of normal porosity.
- If it seems to stay at the top, taking forever to sink downward, then your strands are of low porosity.
Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse
**Note - If you use the rinse and your hair gets really tangled, you've used too much apple cider vinegar in the rinse. Simply decrease the amount you use, next time you clarify your hair. You only need to do a rinse about once every couple of months, unless you're a complete hair product junkie.
Do you know if your hair is porous or not? let us know in the comment section below.
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