Porosity hair if not properly maintained. Porous types of hair may be a genetic heritage, i.e., natural look of healthy hair.

For this type of hair is characterized by: the dullness and lifelessness, lack of elasticity, dryness, especially at the tips. The culprit loosely attached to the hair shaft scales. Through them washed natural keratin. Due to the open structure of porous hair is lighter colored, the pigment they bear faster and brighter. However, it also quickly washed out of hair, so it's as porous hair cannot be considered an advantage.

The primary task to solve – to create the conditions under which the scales of the hair will fit snugly to the barrel and does not "burst open" under the influence of moisture, high ambient temperature and many other factors.


The winner of the hair must remember that the care of their tresses require special care.

First and foremost, you should pay serious attention to the shampoos. Porous hair do not respond well to aggressive agents, especially sulfates found in most shampoos. The best option is to wash your hair without sulfates or baby shampoos. However, at least once a week still clogged, rinse the cuticle of the hair a deep cleansing shampoo. So from the structure of the hair are derived accumulating silicones that are contained in the styling products and leave-in balms. Despite the fact that the funds silicones give the appearance of smoothness, the accumulation of these substances in the hair structure inevitably leads to brittle and dry at the ends.

After shampooing it is recommended to rinse the hair with cold water. Contrast this procedure to close the scales of hair.

As for leave-in conditioners, sprays and fluids, the best for porous hair are oil-based. You need to use them carefully so as not to burden the hair, and it is desirable not to apply them at the roots, not to create the effect of a dirty head.

Popular recipes

In addition to daily care, porous hair needs regular masks. To "seal in" the structure of the hair are often used masks on the basis of gelatin. To prepare one serving of the tools you will need sachet of instant gelatin and a glass of cold water. The substance should be placed in the water and allow to steep for half an hour. During this time the gelatin granules swell.

The resulting composition is melted in a water bath. Water is added to a small amount of any hair balm and after mixing, the composition is applied to the hair.

It is best to wrap the head with plastic cap. Gelatin is washed off the mask after half an hour. This mask can be applied once in two weeks.

In addition, porous hair perfectly react to the masks based on different oils: burdock, olive, coconut, macadami.

Professional treatments

Salon treatments for porous hair is available, but often expensive way to quick and long-term giving smoothness to hair. Such procedures include ceratinine hair.

This salon treatment has several varieties. So, certanovo straightening, Brazilian ceratinine and Asian ceratinine combines the use of compositions containing granules of keratin. After deep cleansing of hair with a special shampoo, enriched with keratin composition under high temperature literally sealed into the hair structure, hard sapaeva scales. And as a result – smooth and silky hair for a period of several months.

A similar result gives the procedure lamination hair, which is carried out according to a similar pattern, but with a different composition. Lamination creates a "breathable" thick shell of each hair, which allows the use of medical masks and conditioners, and also as an additional effect, thickens the hair structure.