I have low porosity hair, and I actually rinse in hot water. I wash my hair, rinse in hot, apply conditioner and detangle, rinse in hot, and then I apply my leave-in. When I rinse in cold, my hair doesn't absorb my leave-in. Hot water opens it up to absorb the moisture. HTH!
2c/2b with some 2a, coarse, dense, thick, low porosity
Growing out a CL bob. Currently at APL.
CG again as of 7/20/12

Cleanser: BRÖÖ Smoothing I.P.A. Shampoo
RO: Trader Joe's Nourish Spa Conditioner
LI: Kinky-Curly Knot Today
Styler: Beautiful Curls Gel for Wavy to Curly Hair

all-natural products, light moisture, humectants, argan oil
silk protein, synthetic ingredients, heavy oils/products, cowashing