It's possible, but there are other ways to determine if your hair is highly porous:

1. Does it tangle easily?
2. Does it get wet easily?
3. Does it completely dry within 8 hours or less?
4. Do you use a moisturizing spritz every couple of days or so otherwise your hair becomes very dry?
Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
This list is not exhaustive...
Winter Regimen
Pre-treatment: Hempseed oil
Cowash: various
Shampoo/Clarifier: Not now
PT:Not for a while...
DT:
various
Rinse: Living Proof Curl Detangling Rinse
LI/Detangler: CURLS Cashmere Curls leave-in
Moisturizer: Miss Jessie's Baby Buttermilk
Stylers: various
Sealers: Tamanu oil, OH BSP

*experimenting and loving it!