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.
(a blog to help new wavies, go to the how do I get started page)
2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
Cowash: Tresemme naturals
Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
Curl enhancer: FSG
Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers