Why high porosity hair tangles easily and what to do from a professional
“It works like Velcro; If your cuticles start to rub against each other, that’s one of the reasons for tangles,” says professional hairstylist Adam Reed, founder of Arkive Headcare.
“Of course, it depends on the hair type and how the cuticles are,” he notes, so no each one tangle-prone will have high-porosity hair, and vice versa, but this is definitely a common cause.
Some people just have high porosity hair as it is, while others have strands that become more porous when exposed to harmful factors such as UV rays, hair lightening, chemical relaxers, etc.
So, if your hair tangles easily, it may be due to a very porous cuticle; so you should take additional be careful when stacking it as it may break even more.
Here are some expert-approved tips for healthier locks and less tangles: