What is hair porosity and what does it mean when you have high hair porosity or low hair porosity?
Here hair expert Sheenon Olson explains what it means and how you can improve your hair texture and condition.
“The difference between low and high porosity hair
“Low porosity means that your hair doesn’t absorb moisture easily,” Olson says. “This is usually due to a tight hair cuticle, so the hair doesn’t loose moisture easily either.” High porosity, Oslon adds, is the exact opposite—hair that absorbs and loses moisture quickly.”