There are so many things to learn about your hair in order to properly give it what it needs. And although that can feel like kind of a headache, once you find your perfect routine, the results are all worth it. Knowing that your hair is happy, healthy AND cute is super satisfying. But if you find yourself trying product after product and mixing up countless all-natural recipes with no sign of a holy-grail result in sight, your problem might be that you’re not being considerate of your hair’s porosity.

What is porosity?

The porosity of your hair can be displayed through how your hair takes in and holds moisture. There’s no “good” or “bad” porosity, but each type requires a different set of ingredients and steps to make the most of your strands.

What’s my porosity?

There are a few ways to determine your hair porosity. Watch this video to learn more!

Now what?

Now that you’ve determined your hair type, you can tailor your hair routine to make sure you’re getting maximum moisture for the longest time possible in your strands. Low porosity naturals look here, and high porosity naturals look here. Now enjoy your happy, healthy hair!