Hair Porosity Test

Hello, I am not sure if this post goes in this thread or another one, but this one seems to have the highest traffic so...here goes.

I am focusing on my daughter's hair porosity to determine why some products work the way they do in her hair. I did the porosity test, but I am unsure if I did it correctly because I get drastically different results. The first time I did the test I just set her hair on top and didn't touch it. It stayed on top and didn't absorb any water. Next I placed in on top of the water and pushed it gently into the water, just on the surface, to let the whole strand soak up the water. When I did that her hair sunk immediately to the bottom. Now I don't know what end of the spectrum her hair is...is she low porous or high porous??? Which test is right? Strange... HELP!!. Also on a side note..she seems to be protein sensitive. I read on an article that high porosity hair needs protein, but her hair can't handle a high dose of it. I used the Shea Moisture Curl Style Milk which has Silk Protein, but not a high dose of it. She tolerated it for a while, but eventually hair hair started rejecting it.
The porosity is supposed to be done without any assistance from your hands. So the first test was right.

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Hello, I am not sure if this post goes in this thread or another one, but this one seems to have the highest traffic so...here goes.

I am focusing on my daughter's hair porosity to determine why some products work the way they do in her hair. I did the porosity test, but I am unsure if I did it correctly because I get drastically different results. The first time I did the test I just set her hair on top and didn't touch it. It stayed on top and didn't absorb any water. Next I placed in on top of the water and pushed it gently into the water, just on the surface, to let the whole strand soak up the water. When I did that her hair sunk immediately to the bottom. Now I don't know what end of the spectrum her hair is...is she low porous or high porous??? Which test is right? Strange... HELP!!. Also on a side note..she seems to be protein sensitive. I read on an article that high porosity hair needs protein, but her hair can't handle a high dose of it. I used the Shea Moisture Curl Style Milk which has Silk Protein, but not a high dose of it. She tolerated it for a while, but eventually hair hair started rejecting it.
Originally Posted by Stinalee1120
Are you sure the protein is the problem? Some SM products give me buildup very quickly because they are heavy on the oils.

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