Beautiful, a feeling rather than a look : a Bouclème manifesto on beauty

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“You, Socrates, pray how do you know what things are beautiful and what are ugly? Come now, can you tell me what beauty is?”* Centuries ago, Socrates was discussing “what is beauty itself” with his sophist peer Hippias and Plato’s account allowed us to further the discussion. What have we learned about it since then? Decades and centuries later how would we answer this question? Would we follow Hippias in providing a list of what we consider as beautiful things ?  Would we go with a never-ending list of criteria? Is “beauty itself” defined by a list of arbitrary and...

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5 Tips on the benefits of coconut oil for protein sensitive curlies !

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In recent years, coconut oil has been presented as a miracle product for body, skin and hair care, especially in the curly hair community. It smells good, is light and non- greasy, so as a natural curly it’s very easy to love. But is it ok to use on curls that are protein sensitive? Protein sensitivity is the overreaction of hair when in comes into contact with proteins. It’s normal for hair to become a little harder after using proteins, but if it becomes dry and brittle it is possible your hair is protein sensitive. Don’t panic, it is still...

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Bouclème launch event at Planet Organic

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By Margo Steeden [Article first published on Lindsey Hughes' website]UK curl brand Bouclème launched their fantastic new Curl Cream recently at Planet Organic's Flagship store and I was delighted when Michele Scott-Lynch, the founder of Bouclème, asked me along to the event. It was a joyful moment when I discovered that Bouclème's latest product was a curl cream. I love a curl cream and it is one of the staple products in my curl-styling arsenal because it's so versatile. It can be used on wet hair for awesome, curl-boosting moisture; for hydration, smoothness and definition when doing twist-outs and braids;...

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Meet the UK's first Advanced DevaCurl Stylist Lindsey Hughes, Curl Whisperer – Part 2

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By Margo Steeden Read Part-1 here.Margo – Before we move on to your exciting adventure over in the States and your DevaCurl training, I wanted to ask you about the 'Simply Business Building Britain' campaign and video that you were featured in last month. How did that come about? Lindsey – Ah yes, that was fun! Basically a UK company was running a campaign on British businesses and they wanted to feature businesses from different areas around Britain and I was chosen for the Birmingham area. It was fun but scary as I had never done anything like it before...

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Lindsey Hughes, Curl Whisperer is now an Advanced DevaCurl Stylist!

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There's only one stylist that I trust to let loose on my curls and that is Lindsey Hughes, Curl Whisperer. Lindsey has now become the UK's first Advanced DevaCurl Stylist and she talks to Margo Steeden about the training and how her love of curls was born.

 

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