I also have very porous hair and I only avoid humectants when the it's very dry (the dewpoint is low) or when it's extremely high (like over 60 or 70). I'm also watching how much I use when it gets over 55 because I don't like my hair looking wet.
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Fine, Thick, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity

Countess Balashi of Divi Beach in the Order of the Curly Crusaders

If I'm Going To Have A Bad Hair Day, It Might As Well Be In Aruba!