It's possible, but there are other ways to determine if your hair is highly porous:
1. Does it tangle easily?
2. Does it get wet easily?
3. Does it completely dry within 8 hours or less?
4. Do you use a moisturizing spritz every couple of days or so otherwise your hair becomes very dry?
Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
This list is not exhaustive...
Pre-treatment: Creamed Coconut
Leave-in: Nairobi Soft Finish, LP Nourishing Oil
Spritz/Sealant:Nu-Gro spray w/moisturizer
*experimenting and loving it!