Because highly porous hair can also lose moisture easily, it's important to use leave-in conditioners, moisturizers, and sealers. Layering these products will help your hair hold on to the moisture you're giving it. You can even follow up with a heavy hair butter to help fill the gaps in your damaged cuticles and further protect your hair from losing too much moisture.
Some curlies who use chemicals (color, texturizers) can attest that your hair can take a beating from it. It’s time to get our hair back in shape and smooth out the rough edges so we can get back to gorgeous tresses. Don’t get all tangled up in worry on what to do because there are several products and DIY remedies to keep that cuticle down and help those damaged strands.MORE: Take a Porosity Test
Top 15 Products for Low Porosity Hair
The name says it all. This porosity control corrector will equalize your porous, chemically treated hair and leave it healthy looking and smoother as it closes the hair cuticle. It will also moisturize, detangle, and give your tresses luster for days.
Olive oil has been proclaimed “liquid gold” for years and most naturals already know of its amazing healing properties and its ability to restore life into your strands. This deep penetrating conditioner will restore the much needed moisture in your dry, damaged tresses and will help to rebuild it.
SheaMoisture has been successfully pushing out hair products that aid in natural hair hydration on a maximum level. This smoothie is all about fighting frizz and adding moisture and shine without sulfates. Coconut oil, silk proteins, and neem oil all add a sleek shine.
If you have dry, damaged tresses, then this is the shampoo for you. It gently cleans with a formula created for your overworked and damaged hair to give it maximum moisture. After using this shampoo, you are left with softer and more manageable tresses.
Another product great for chemically treated hair, this intensive conditioner is enriched with silk proteins that will give your strands strength and elasticity. Fortified to repair your dry, brittle hair with maximum moisture, this conditioner is great for all hair types.
Another NaturallyCurly Best of the Best for 2013 and Editor’s Choice for 2014, Knot Today is a winner all the way around. A leave-in conditioner with the slip of all slips, it’s designed to smooth your hair’s cuticle and remove knots like a champ.
Being a NaturallyCurly Best of the Best for 2013 and Editor’s Choice for 2014, this is a fabulous product to try. It’s a creamy leave-in conditioner that also functions as a second-day styler. This hair dew is a refresher to dry hair and will give your strands a shot of moisture before sealing it all in. Your hair will feel invigorated and reborn.
Sometimes you need a powerhouse to nourish your strands and moisturize like a pro. This oil blend is a mixture of Moroccan argan oil, camellia seed oil, sweet almond, jojoba oil, and a host of others just ready to get your hair smoother than it’s ever been.
With no mineral oil, parabens, or sulfates, this moisture conditioner does the job with only the good stuff. It conditions and strengthens the hair shaft while also preventing breakage. There is a blend of wheat protein, keratin, and a cocktail of oils like avocado, castor, coconut, and shea that help smooth your hair cuticle.
Great for over-processed, dry, and damaged hair, this deep conditioner is fortified to balance your hair’s moisture and leave it stronger. It is fantastic for all hair types.
A moisture and shine booster, this leave-in isn’t too heavy despite the heavy-hitting ingredients. Packed with coconut oil and vitamin E, it delivers antioxidants that will bring your tresses back to life and smooth out those stubburn dry strands.
This is for the extremely dry, frizzy, and damaged hair. It restores moisture with its natural humectants and rich botanical conditioners. With sea botanicals and honey, your hair is hydrated, smoother, and silkier.
Made for dry and lifeless hair, this restorative conditioner is sulfate-free and color-safe. With sea kelp it soothes and seals your hair’s cuticle while the argan oil will give it shine and help with elasticity. The shea butter moisturizes your strands and scalp.
We’ve got a vegan on the list and it’s full of everything good. A hair milk for smoother hair strands, this hydrating spritz is what your thirsty hair needs to combat dryness, tangles, and a raised cuticle. Your frizzy hair days are over.