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Old 12-11-2010, 08:10 AM   #126
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I need some help figuring out my porosity so i can hopefully find a hair twin. I read Live Curly and it talked about feeling your hair and if it's very slick it's low porosity and then as I was reading these posts someone said something about hair floating and sinking. Can someone please tell me what that's about? I think my porosity is low, but I'm interested in the floating/sinking hair theory.

Thanks and sorry this is so long.
Feeling the strand of hair and the float test were not helpful for me. I found this link helpful.
Porosity and Curly Hair | NaturallyCurly.com
Livecurlylivefree.com now has a service where you can send in your hair and they tell you your porosity, texture, and elasticity. Your stylist may be able to help you figure out porosity as well. Porosity can be tricky to figure out.
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