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Old 09-02-2013, 12:49 PM   #1
 
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Default My hair is high AND low porosity?or normal?Help!

So, I've been reading about LCO and LOC the last few days, and REALLY want to try them, so I did the water float test to see whether my hair was low or high porosity, with about 4 different hairs..THEY ALL DID DIFFERENT THINGS. Two floated, one sunk all the way to the bottom, and one sunk about halfway..WHAT?! Are there any other factors I can check to see what hair type I am? I'm trying LCO today, because I thought I ahd low porosity..Guess if that doesn't work I'll try LOC when I wash my hair later this week. Help?
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Old 09-02-2013, 01:49 PM   #2
 
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Your best bet is to pay attention to how your hair acts--does it dry quickly or slowly? Is your hair majorly affected by humidity? Do richer products feel like they sit on top of your hair or absorb into it? The at home tests are notoriously unreliable.
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