HOW WELL DOES YOUR HAIR RETAIN MOISTURE?
Porosity measures hairs' ability to adequately take in colour, moisture and any other topical liquid. Porosity levels are usually measured on a low, normal or high scale with most of us labelling ourselves either low or high. Over-bleaching, straightening and over-use of hot iron tools can quickly take your hair from high porosity to low porosity in an instant.
I know, hard to believe! While some people enjoy automatic gloss and hydration after deep conditioning and applying our preferred must-have hair products, others cannot seem to get their hair to hold any moisture, and their hair lengths can be left brittle, dry, and in need of hydro-resuscitation minutes after washing.
People with low porosity hair typically notice that hair products appear to rest on top of the hair or scalp, taking a significantly longer time to absorb - for example: going to bed after washing your hair and waking up to find that it is still damp in the morning.
Determining your hair's porosity level can be the key to saving yourself time and energy on products that are not effective, it will also help to determine what protective styling techniques are best to use if you are presently on a #longhairhourney.
APHOGEE KERATIN 2 MINUTE RECONSTRUCTOR
Do you have 2 minutes in your wash day to spare? Try this deeply penetrating reconstructor to hydrate while reversing any damage. This concentrated blend of keratin amino acids, botanical oils, and vitamins restores strength and softness to hair that requires a deep penetrating treatment. Outstanding on tinted, bleached or relaxed hair. Helps repair damage caused by chlorine and hard water. Soothes the scalp and may be applied following each shampooing until the condition of the hair is restored.
QUEEN HELENE CHOLESTEROL HAIR CONDITIONING CREME
This intense moisture treatment is great for stay-with-you hydration. Lock in luster all week long. Your hair works hard for you all week and it's time to return the favor with Queen Helene Cholesterol Hair Conditioning Cream. This deep conditioning treatment is formulated with key ingredients to provide critical hydration by penetrating the hair shaft and tripling the strength of damaged hair. Featuring cholesterol, an innovative cuticle smoothing agent that acts as cuticle glue to seal and strengthen each cuticle, this conditioning creme prevents split ends and breakage, making hair smooth, shiny, and manageable for up to seven days. When used weekly, Queen Helene Cholesterol Hair Conditioning Cream is your secret weapon to visibly younger hair.
KERATINFIXX 20-in-1 LEAVE IN
This inexpensive bottle of Keratherapy Keratinfixx will help with locking in hydration and restoring your hair's natural sheen. Protect, restore and seal the ends of your hair; reduce frizz and give your hair and instant boost of shine.
HI LIFT LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER SPRAY TREATMENT
If you have over-processed hair, split ends, and always have hair breaking away onto your hair brush or ponytail holder, your hair could likely be crying out for emergency treatment.
Hi Lift Leave-In Conditioner is a 100% vegan, sulphate and paraben free, spray treatment that detangles and protects. This lightweight leave-in conditioning spray treatment, moisturies, strengthens and repairs the hair cuticle. instantly detangles and controls frizz leaving hair manageable, shiny and smooth. It contains a special UV filter that protects hair againts colourfading chemical damage and themal styling tools. Most significantly it acts as a porosity equalizer to ensures uniform colour penetration from roots to ends and restore to perfect health quickly.
Lastly, we would be remiss if we failed to convey just how important it can be to sleep on Satin Caps. Such unassuming beauty tools protect your hair against the harsh efects of the fibers from our bedding. If you are interested in growing longer, healthier hair and preventing breakage a silk pillow case or a satin cap is a must-have item. If you use a cotton pillowcase or cotton bedsheets your hair is highly likely to rub against the cotton material, creating friction. This may cause weak strands to break off, essentially causing a laddering effect or breakage which runs all the way up the hair strand. You may begin to notice that your hair does not appear to be growing very fast and as you undoubtedly know hair breakage is one of the major causes that prevents healthy hair growth. Be kinder to your hair and prevent breakage by making it your healthy hair resolution to sleep on satin or silk.