Welcome to the Sound of Science. I’m Kate Powers – And I’m Mackenzie Thompson.
M: Kate, this week we have a burning question that comes to mind during the hot summer months. What is it about humidity that makes your hair so frizzy and curly?
K: As a curly hair girl, Pati, this question is close to my heart. And the basic answer to the question is simply: chemistry.
M: Chemistry? Are there chemical reactions between humid air and your hair?