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How Can I Test my Hair Porosity?

By Curly Nikki 16 Comments

via The Beauty Brains Amma asks…Is there a way to test porosity of your hair? The Left Brain responds: Amma, thanks for taking time to comment on our blog. Before I tell you how to test porosity, let me explain why it’s an important concept in hair care. Why should you care about porous hair? Porosity is an indicator of…

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How Does Hair Porosity Affect Your Curls?

By Curly Nikki 8 Comments

by Karen Mcintosh via; When it comes to porosity and its effects on curly hair styling, naturally curly consumers are well ahead of the curve. In the past few years, natural curlies have evolved home-grown styling techniques beyond those that only emphasize curl type to ones that include porosity and its impact on curly hair wearability. Porosity – Its…

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Highly Porous Natural Hair: Roll Call!

By Curly Nikki 13 Comments

source I saw this on Naturallycurly in the General Discussion and thought it’d be fun (and informative) to do here! Below, the overly porous ladies will check in and share their hair biographies and next week, we’ll check in with the low porosity divas. Hopefully the responses of others may help YOU and give you a starting place for a…

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SO FINE: Natural Hair Part 3

By Curly Nikki 33 Comments

SO FINE: Porosity and Why it Mattersby Cassidy of Natural Selection Blog “Great, I’ve got fine hair too!! So. Whatproductsdoyouusewhatshouldiuse howshouldistylewhereshouldibuyhowmuchshouldiusecanyou pleasetellmeeverythingineedtoknowaboutfinehairnowwwwww???” This has been an extremely popular question I’ve been getting in comments and emails since jumping into the So Fine Series to which I can only respond with one thing: HOLD YOUR HORSES, YOU FINE THANGS YOU! We’ve…

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The Curl Whisperer on Porosity

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

There are a lot of myths out there about hair porosity and how it relates to curly hair care and maintenance. Let’s see if we can’t set some of the record straight. Porosity is, simply put, the hair’s ability to absorb and retain moisture. Porosity is a critically important factor in determining one’s curly hair care. Since moisture is what…

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