Non Toxic, Holistic Beauty Advice — hair porosity

How to Maintain High Porosity Hair

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By Alexa Santory   If you’ve been keeping up with this week’s Beauty School lesson, you’ve noticed that low and high porosity hair have one common enemy: dryness. Today, we’re breaking down high porosity hair and way to close that pesky hair cuticle just enough to keep moisture locked in and stayed put. So if low porosity hair doesn’t let moisture in, what does that mean for high porosity hair? They are basically polar opposites! Low porosity hair has a closed cuticle that won’t let moisture budge in or out. High porosity hair has hair cuticles that are so open,...

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Hair Porosity's Highs and Lows: A Recap

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By Alexa Santory   Because we care about your hair living it’s best life, we’re here today to close out this week’s Beauty School lesson with a quick recap!    Hair porosity is the hair’s ability to absorb and retain moisture. The hair cuticle is what allows moisture to pass in and out of your strands. If the cuticle is closed or too open, it can be difficult for your hair to absorb and retain any moisture.   There are three types of hair porosity: high, medium, and low. Medium porosity is the goal; it’s the perfect balance between the...

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What Does Hair Porosity Even Mean?

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By Alexa Santory   Ahh hydration. We all know that drinking water is an essential part of keeping our insides and outsides hydrated and healthy. But have you ever washed your hair, and after all the conditioners and creams and oils, your hair is still...dry? Did you know that your hair, like your skin has pores, and sometimes those pores barely let anything penetrate them? Yes, ladies and germs, your hair, like your skin, can be dry AF even after layering a ton of products to help moisturize it. Disappointing, I know, because hair care is expensive. However, because we love...

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