Dealing with low porosity hair can be a little tricky especially when you do not have a tried-and-tested hair moisturizing routine. You can start by doing a simple hair porosity test to determine your hair’s porosity. This will help you when moisturizing your hair using the LOC or LCO methods. When I was dealing with … Read more Best butters for low porosity hair
One of the keys that unlocked the solution to my perpetually dry hair was incorporating creams in my moisturizing routine. A lot of ladies with type 4 hair really struggle to keep their hair moisturized. I sailed in that boat not too long ago. I’m just glad I got to learn about the best creams … Read more Amazing creams for low porosity hair
Honey isn’t just tasty; it has an enormous number of uses and benefits. It can help with everything from sore throats to hay fever. You’ll also find ladies adding honey to deep conditioner in a bid to infuse moisture into their hair strands. Deep conditioning is a hair care procedure that helps to keep your … Read more Why you should consider adding honey to deep conditioner
In a recent article, we talked about humectants – the ingredients in our hair products that attract water and help bring in moisture. While humectants are important for helping dry hair, there is another ingredient that is just as important. I’m talking about emollients. So, what are emollients in hair care? What are emollients? Emollients … Read more What are emollients in hair care?
Ever since I did the hair porosity test a few years ago, I’ve been eager to learn as much as I can about humectants for low porosity hair. For the longest time, I had to deal with extremely dry hair because I had no clue that my hair strands could not easily absorb moisture. I … Read more Humectants for low porosity hair
A few years ago, I was surprised to learn that coconut oil doesn’t work for everyone. This was when I learned that different types of oils work for different types of hair porosity. Since my hair strands are not really porous, I quickly familiarized myself with some of the light oils for low porosity hair … Read more Top 10 light oils for low porosity hair
I had never deep conditioned my hair with heat until last year. In fact, I wasn’t very keen on deep conditioning regularly until I discovered it was the solution to my perpetual hair dryness. When I learned the benefits of deep conditioning with heat, I started a new hair wash day routine that focused on … Read more Benefits of deep conditioning with heat
I started using vegetable glycerin as a leave-in moisturizer seven months ago. At around the same time, someone from the natural hair community told me that glycerin thickens hair. I honestly didn’t believe her. The thing is, I naturally have very thick hair and I couldn’t imagine having to deal with added thickness. So I … Read more Is it true that glycerin thickens hair?