Did the test, here are the results, what do you think?

Curl Pattern- 2a/2b few 2c underneath

Porosity-
after 4 min floated- low porosity but how I fell mine is high due to damage of chem. processing, frizz so much.

Density- med

Length- med/long almost touches my back bra (so very close now)

I posted a few pics along w/new profile pics but I will add them again. Please anyone this this is right and anyone have the same...having alot of problems finding what works. I also have hard water where I leave.
Thanks so much.

pic are few days ago, bed hair day (which is normal now) co wash and one might have coconut oil and or spray gel in it.
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I've heard that the float test is unreliable. I can totally relate to the confusion with hair properties. I figured mine completely wrong to begin with. After I ordered a hair analysis and started treating my hair based on correct properties my curls started looking better.

The biggest ingredients that are impacted by properties are protein and oils/butters. Most of the rest are more individual or based on humidity/dew points. *In general* hair that is finer in texture and/or higher in porosity do well with protein. Hair that is coarser in texture and/or lower in porosity can be much more sensitive to protein. Finer textured hair also usually does better with lighter products, not in terms of hold, but in terms of ingredients. Heavy oils and butters should usually be used sparingly with fine hair, although I've seen from personal experience that density can also be a factor- my hair is fine in texture but thick in density and I find I have much more flexibility with heavy products than some people with thinner density.

I know this is all very vague and generalized, but hopefully it can help get you started

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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
So in the past 2 weeks I guess I have used bs/acv once and used reg shampoo twice and use co wash only.
I hair just doesnt feel good at all. Dry , straw string feeling. greasy and limp on top. I seen a few flakes today and it itched just a few times.
I have hard water here, I have a filter but it still seems very hard. I live out in the middle of no where.
So I took a pic of today, I water washed only then use my tress as a RO and then took out the water added la looked plooped for 20 then let air dry. This is the pic, I have many after pics of when I decrunched my hair but they keep saying they are to large which I dont understand why.
I am still wondering if I should get a sulfate free shampoo for just every so often, like loreal or something, I dont want to spend alot and walmart is really the only store we have unless I travel a bit more.
So tired of the way it feels, lots of waves, curls here and there and then stright pcs here and there where ever so it looks just awful
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The best test for porosity is to run your fingers from ends to root. If it's smooth (and possible squeaky) it's low porosity. If it's really bumpy, it's high porosity. If it's in between, it's normal porosity.

My hair hates baking soda. Even 1/4 t added to conditioner will make it "hard" and tangly--and my hair doesn't tangle unless I use an ingredient it doesn't like.

Sounds like you need moisture and possibly a routine that includes a chelating agent for the minerals from the hard water. You could try CJ Daily Fix, it's called a cleansing conditioner. It has a mild sulfactant and a chelating agent. I use it every few weeks because my water at home in on the hard side (3 of 4 when I set up the espresso machine) and our vacation home has a softener (my hair doesn't love the salts.)
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

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HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC
wow love to try that but its more than I want to spend at this time. Is there anything at walmart or sallys that would do the same?
There are only two cleansing conditioners that I've seen available at drugstores. The first is the Curls Cleansing Conditioner (Target). I had a horrible experience with this one. Really wanted to like because it smells yummy, but my roots felt awful. The other is L'Oreal's EverCreme Cleansing Conditioner, which has gotten some very good reviews. I don't have ingredients in front of me to do a comparison, but it might be worth considering.

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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
I wonder if I need a shampoo low-poo every so often w/the everything. I will look into but I think I am going to go walk around target and sallys next week and see.
I have been looking on here for HOURS lol I think today I am going to use my daughter sal shampoo its vo5 creamy milk but just use a little bit w/my tress. I think I need something today and I have to go get ready for work before my twins come home. I am not sure what walmart has they are open when I am done w/work. but i see loreal is not really good cuz it has stuff in it that they dont state

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