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3 Ways To Determine Your Hair Porosity

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Photo Credit: @simplybiancaalexa by  Mary Wolff When it comes to your curls, the more you know, the better. Knowing the hair type and porosity of your hair can lead to a better understanding of what products to use, what styles to try, and overall care techniques for your best head of curls. When determining your hair porosity, there are a few…

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The 5 Best Oils for Low Porosity Natural Hair

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IG @ericamuse  by Sabrina Perkins of SeriouslyNatural.org Hair porosity is how well hair is able to absorb and hold onto moisture. There is low, medium and high and all three affect your hair more than knowing your hair’s type. As hair porosity becomes more relevant to naturals, the desire to not only know what type one has but what products…

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Hair Porosity: Does it Matter?

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  by Kanisha of BlackNaps.org Hair porosity is a huge topic when it comes to natural hair. You may know that it deals with your hair’s ability to absorb moisture, but there’s a lot more to it than that. The science of hair can get deep real quick, so many naturals choose to focus on the look and feel of…

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Hair Porosity 101- Natural Hair Care

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glam idol, Natasha by Amanda Porosity is moving to the forefront of the hair typing conversation, and rightfully so. With the focus of healthy hair being moisture, understanding your hair’s porosity and the products that will cater to its needs are important. There are three porosity levels: low, medium (normal), and high. Low porosity hair has a cuticle that is…

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This Is Way More Important Than Your Curl Type…

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   by Amanda When people inquire about their hair type, they usually want to identify their curl pattern, which is probably the least important means of learning how to care for your hair. More hair care enthusiasts are switching the conversation to focus on porosity rather than curl pattern. Your hair’s porosity is determined by how quickly or slowly your…

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How to Condition High Porosity Natural Hair

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 by Sabrina Perkins Hair porosity does not get the same attention as hair length or curl pattern but it is essential to truly understand your texture. Porosity is your hair’s ability to absorb and retain moisture, oils, or chemicals like color. Low, medium, and high are different degrees of porosity. Due to damaging habits such as mechanical manipulation and color…

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How to Dry Low and High Porosity Natural Hair

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  by NaturallyChelsea Before we delve into anything let’s do some quick educating for any new naturals out there. Hair porosity is the hairs ability to absorb water and hold onto it and is affected by the cuticle of the hair. However, since there are a number of articles about this you can visit this page about hair porosity that…

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