Child with protein sensitive, low porosity hair! Help please!
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Join Date: Jun 2013
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 08:59PM
Hey there! I don't know if Jessiebanana is around but she is low-porosity and protein sensitive (but has fine hair). You may want to look in her siggy I think she uses Darcy's Botanicals Pumpkin rinseout and CJ Smoothing Lotion (?) leave-in. I think those could definitely work for your daughter. I'd recommend using a leave-in if her hair is super dry.
Darcy's Botanicals Pumpkin Seed Moisturizing Conditioner - CurlMart
Natural Curl Care | Curl Junkie | Curly Hair Products | Hair Conditioner | Curl Assurance Smoothing Lotion
Oils and butters don't really moisturize or condition, rather lock in the moisture. If she's low-porosity, I wouldn't really pick products that are oil/butter heavy as they won't absorb (as is happening). Oils/butter heavy products are more beneficial for high-porosity hair, but not as much for low-porosity hair. My hair is on the low end of the porosity spectrum and I avoid products with butters or oils in the first few ingredients.
2bc/ f / ii. low porosity roots + normal-high porosity shaft where bleached. normal elasticity.
Earthbath Oatmeal & Aloe
V05 Kiwi Lime
CJ Smoothing Lotion
UFD CM, CJ PP
CJ Repair Me
hydrolized protein, jelly stylers
guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, sulfates, jojoba oil
Neutral on cones.