Before any hair treatment, scalp and hair analysis is very important. This help to understand the hair problems and scalp condition. It is through hair analysis that we learn about the characteristics of hair as listed below.

  1. Porosity - Is the measure of the hairs’ capacity to absorb moisture. It can be smooth and glassy, slightly rough, rough to very rough, brittle and dry.

  2. Texture - Three types of texture - very fine and thin hair, medium hair, and coarse hair.

  3. Elasticity - It is the capacity to stretch and return to its original size.

  4. Density - It is the amount of hair per inch on the scalp - it can be thick, medium or thin.

  5. Condition of scalp and hair - It can be healthy, dandruff and disease free or may have some problem.