Looking for input on starting a hair bio thread.
I was thinking of starting a hair bio thread similar to this one.
I was actually thinking it would be best to start 3 threads. Porous and fine, Porous and medium, and Porous and Coarse. With 3 separate threads, it would be easier to search? Thoughts on this?
I'm looking for any and all input. Important questions I'm missing. Ways to state things more clearly. I especially need input from people with coarse hair and tighter curl patterns. I don't know all the concerns with tighter curl patterns or coarse/porous hair, so I might not even have the right questions for those hair types?
Here is what I was thinking:
Curl Pattern: 2a, 3c,4b, etc.
Porosity: low, med, high
Density: thin, medium, thick
Elasticity: low, normal, high
Characteristics: flat top/no root curl, easily weighed down, etc.
CG/ModCG/not CG: If modified, state how you modified the method.
Hard water or soft water:
Average climate/dew points:
Do you PT? If so how often?
How long? 10 mintutes, 1 hour, etc.
PT with heat or steam?
Favorite products that contain protein? Conditioners, leave-ins, styling products, etc.
Proteins your hair likes? Wheat protein, collagen, keratin protein, etc.
Proteins your hair dislikes?
Do you DT? If so, how often?
How long? 15 minutes, 1 hour, etc.
DT with heat or steam?
Favorite products to moisturize your hair: Conditioners, leave in conditioners, styling products, etc.
Ingredient likes: behentrimonium methosulfate, glycerin, jojoba oil, etc.
Ingredient dislikes: shea butter, oils, cetrimonium chloride, etc.
Do you seal? If so, what do you use to seal?
Do you avoid humectants? If so, which humectants do you avoid? Do you avoid them at all dew points or only certain dew points?
Low dew point combos:
Normal dew point combos:
High dew point combos:
HG/Go-to Products: up to 5 products that are constantly in your rotation
Name the methods, techniques, and tricks that work for your porous hair? Spritz and condish, prewash treatments, etc.
Looks good. Post it!
I'm for it, but I won't be much help as I'm still trying to figure out my hair and I fell of the cg band wagon, again, for the fourth time.
It would be nice to read what other porous curlies are doing and loving.
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