Someone in the "hair business," who used to live in Brooklyn told me that the water in NYC is "soft" water--no minerals. I don't know if it's "softened" water. Our vacation home has a water softener, my hair prefers the water at "home," which is moderately hard--a 3 of 4 when I set up the espresso machine. Maybe it's just what one is used to that's the issue??
Originally Posted by kathymack
you know, that is what i was thinking instinctively because when i've been places that have soft water, my hair is not good. it's almost as tho it needs some minerals to give it 'backbone.' LOL
Originally Posted by rbb
I think it's the salts that you put in the water softener that my hair doesn't like.
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