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Should crochet hook maintenance be done on dry or damp hair?

Crochet hook maintenance should be done on dry hair only. Dry hair is less susceptible to breakage because keratin protein — the stuff hair and nails are made of — is more durable when dry. Keratin chains are held together with hydrogen bonds. Water (which is hydrogen + oxygen, H2O) breaks those hydrogen bonds apart when hair gets wet. The disjointed, unlinked protein chains in dampened hair make it really easy to snap each strand until your hair is dry again. […]