“It’s important to remember that oil is not a moisturizer,” she adds. “People will apply coconut oil to their hair and it won’t work [but] as an ingredient in [a product], it’s fantastic. You wouldn’t eat a bag of salt but adding it to your food as an ingredient works wonderfully well.”

How does having low porosity hair affect curly, kinky hair types?

Low porosity hair has a tough time absorbing moisture, and people with low porosity may struggle to get enough hydration. “If your hair is of low porosity, you’ll probably notice that it takes longer to dry naturally and feels thick.

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