Float test for measuring porosity
I tought I would have high porosity hair, because my hair does very good on CJ repair me (lot's of protein in that one!), is totally dry in 3 hours (when I use a little help from my microfiber towel), lost is shine in the painted/bleached parts, it frizz very easy (I have to moisturize my hair at least once a day, and use a leave-in, oil and gel after co-washing) and I can't imagine how hair could not be highly porous with my history of washing with sulfates and bleaching every 4 weeks for 1.5 year.
Just for check, I did the floating test. I dropped a couple of clean (so, without leave-in/oil/gel) shedded strands in a bowl of water... But they didn't sink! I waited for at least 10 minutes, but they just floated. How can that be? Is my hair not porous???
thanks for your reaction!
Bleached-damaged 3a hair. Fine, porous&dry, medium to high density. Goal: growing the painted hair out (I only do some highlights in the out grow every 3-4 months), and have long healthy hair till at least BSL when curly.
loves: CJ products, jessicurl rocking ringlets, prote´n, co-washing, leave-in conditioner, diffusing, air-drying, pineapple method.
hates: glycerin in low dews, bleaching too much
Experimenting with MSM&biotin on the moment
CG since june 25, 2012