Thanks Kathymack for your insight. I am thankful that there are ladies on here who have wisdom (and have been on this journey for longer). My hair could very well be a higher porosity, I just didn't have any idea..other than the floating strand test that I did at home.

Many thanks!!!
Originally Posted by NocurlB4babies
Floating strand is notoriously unreliable. You're better off running your fingers up and down the hair shaft. Low porosity hair will feel smooth in both directions. If you feel "bumps," it means your hair is porous. CJ Marsha's blog Curl Junkie - Natural Hair Care for all types of Curly Hair!: My 2 cents on Protein/Texture/Porosity/Moisture Balance! :-) is helpful if you can't figure it out from the information on Live Curly Live Free - Home
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity

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