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Is Prepoo Good For Low Porosity Hair?

Written by Suresh

A pre poo for low porosity hair may sound excessive because it works better for people with high porosity hair. But there are situations when the pre poo method can benefit hair with low porosity and actually save you time on wash days!

Also, Do You Know Is a Prepoo necessary?

A pre poo may not be needed every wash day, but it needs to play a part when hair is fragile and in need of some extra care. Not every oil is ideal for an effective pre poo.

Generally Does low porosity hair need clarifying shampoo? Low porosity natural hair is prone to product build-up. The hair strands tend to get crammed together. Due to the absence of space between the cuticles, it gets difficult for conditioners to penetrate and deliver moisture to the hair shaft. Hence, it is better to use a clarifying shampoo.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Is coconut oil a good pre-poo for low porosity hair?

There are a few oils that work well for pre-pooing low porosity hair. These oils are all good at penetrating the hair shaft and adding moisture to the hair. Coconut oil is especially good at pre-pooing as it has a lot of fatty acids that can help to nourish and condition the hair.

Do you pre-poo on wet or dry hair?

I prefer to apply anything water based 15-60 minutes before I wash my hair. A pre-poo is usually applied to dry hair. However, you can lightly mist your hair with some warm water before applying, if you prefer. You may find this works better if you have low porosity hair.

Can you Prepoo without heat?

You can opt to use no heat or use a steamer or heat cap to help infuse the oils and/or conditioner into the hair. This is especially helpful for naturals with ‘low porosity’ hair. The heat helps to lift the cuticle and properly infuse moisture.

How do you soften low porosity hair?

6 Tips For Moisturizing Your Low Porosity Hair

  1. Use a pre-poo treatment. A pre-poo treatment simply means a pre-shampoo.
  2. Use heat when deep conditioning.
  3. Use light products that penetrate easily.
  4. Use water-based styling products.
  5. Use the greenhouse approach.
  6. Make satin your best friend.

How do you pre-poo high porosity hair?

Pre-Poo Recipe for High Porosity Hair No need to incorporate heat with high porosity hair. Castor oil is a great sealant and coupled with shea butter will do a great job of minimizing loss of moisture and nutrients. Avocado oil is great for repairing as well as strengthening your hair.

What is the purpose of pre-poo?

Pre-pooing is the process of applying a treatment to your hair before the actual shampoo process. The treatment provides your hair with a protective layer. This is helpful because shampooing can strip moisture from the hair. And applying a conditioner after shampooing isn’t always enough to restore lost moisture.

When should you pre-poo your hair?

Incorporate the pre-poo step in your hair care regimen as often as needed. It might be every time you wash your hair or once every two weeks depending on your hair type.

Should I use sulfate shampoo on low porosity?

You can definitely use sulphate shampoos on low porosity hair. Sulphates are great at removing the type of debris that other cleansers leave behind.

How often should you use clarifying shampoo on low porosity hair?

Use a clarifying shampoo once or twice a month to remove old, lingering products from your strands. Follow with a protein-free rinse-out conditioner. Bentonite clay is a great natural deep cleanser for low porosity hair.

What type of shampoo should low porosity hair use?

Best Shampoos and Conditioners for Low Porosity Hair

  • Be Care Love SuperFoods Frizz Control Shampoo & Conditioner Duo.
  • Carol’s Daughter Monoi Repairing Conditioner.
  • Giovanni 50:50 Balanced Hydrating Calming Conditioner.
  • Camille Rose Curl Love Moisture Milk.
  • Aunt Jackie’s Quench Moisture Intensive Leave-in Conditioner.

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