High Porosity Hair Tips To Achieve The Best Results
In our previous porosity blog post, we talked all about low porosity hair and the ways to properly take care of it. This time, we want to discuss all things high porosity, and what you can do to care for your high porosity hair!
Now, low porosity simply means your hair structure doesn’t allow moisture to be absorbed as easily. But with high porosity, the cuticles have gaps in the hair shaft and are raised which makes it way easier to absorb moisture, yet it leaves just as easily as you get it, so high porosity hair tends to be a bit drier. With that being said, here are five ways to care for your high porosity hair!
Seal Your Ends
Sealants are perfect for holding in the moisture within your hair strands. They’re applied usually after you apply a leave-in conditioner and followed by a cream — aka the LOC method! The best types of sealants for high porosity hair are:
- Shea Butter
- Avocado Oil
- Castor Oil
It’s suggested to do protein treatments often because of how beneficial they are for high porosity hair. They help to:
- Improve your hair’s elasticity
- Reduce the breakage
- Overall provide thicker hair
Deep Condition Often
Along with protein treatments; the more you deep condition, the better! Not only does deep conditioning replenish moisture and strength back to your hair, but it also smoothes down the hair cuticle which helps high porosity hair hold moisture a little easier.
Detangle With Conditioner
Using a conditioner while detangling your hair is necessary, because high porosity hair is more prone to tangles, and adding some slip to your will make this process a lot easier!
Use A Sulfate-Free Shampoo
Using a sulfate-free shampoo doesn’t strip your hair of its natural oils, providing a much less harsh cleanse, leaving your natural hair feeling great.
Recommended Hair Care Products for your High Porosity Hair
Aphogee Two-step Protein Treatment
Jamaican Black Castor Oil
Why We Love It
This Jamaican Black Castor Oil works as a great sealant to help seal & protect your ends for better moisture!
100% Pure & Natural Grapeseed Oil
Why We Love It
This multipurpose, 100% pure and natural premium grapeseed oil works as a natural sealant to hold moisture in your hair. It can be used for many hair recipes that help with moisture! Also great for aromatherapy, massages, and moisturizing skin.
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