3 Types Of Conditioners & Their Uses

Posted by Leal Alexander at

Oh the simpler days.. remember them? I look back to when a bottle of off-the-shelf conditioner would last me months and that was IT for my poor hair! But how ~un-conditionally~ blind I was to the potential of my run down locks living a luscious curly life! People ask me for advise on going natural every week and I can’t stress enough just how important it is to ditch ALL that you once believed about general rinse out conditioner and opt for the big three CG versions - leave in, deep and rinse out. It is non-debatable in my opinion,...

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Rekayla's Curly Journey

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Hi! I’m Rekayla, otherwise known as Rekayla Curls on Instagram. I’m so happy to be the newest Columnist at Boucléme! I will be sharing my tips and tricks on achieving and maintaining healthy curly hair!  I haven’t always had healthy hair, so wanted to give a little background on my hair journey! Like so many other women and girls, I was in love with the straightener and would flat iron my hair after every wash day. I know, so bad! My hair was so dry and it could not retain any length or thickness. I would see broken ends everywhere;...

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4 Ways To Use Bouclème's Curl Defining Gel

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Hi guys! Today I’m going to show you just how versatile the Bouclème Curl Defining Gel can be with 4 cool ways that I personally use it!   1. CURL ENHANCER FOR FLAWLESS WASH & GOS The Curl Defining Gel is the final product I use for my Wash-and-Go hairstyle. After washing and conditioning, I apply the Curl Cream and then take a few pumps of gel and smooth it over my hair whilst it’s still quite wet using the praying hands method. This smooths down the cuticles of your hair reducing frizz whilst drying. Your hair should feel quite slimy. Gross feeling but it works...

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The Importance Of A Clean Scalp

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Maybe you know what it’s like, starting out your transition and one of the first things your research tells you is that shampooing is bad. And so, because you’re starting this whole new chapter you say ‘okay! No more shampoo for me!’ Understandably, you avoid it.  However, it is important to know that you can still clean your curly hair safely without ~slipping up~! That’s where ‘cleansing’ comes in. How and what’s the difference? So as I’m sure you’re aware there’s this whole no sulfates (sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate) thing which is totally validated. Shampoo is like the harsh sister that...

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How To Get Glossy Curls

Posted by Aliya Riyaad at

Shine and curly hair was unheard of to me for years and years. I was used to dry matte looking curls and envied women with silky straight hair that shone like in the Pantene adverts. Fear not though. I've figured out a way to get yourself glossy curls. Squish to Condish Squish to condish is a method I use to partly rinse out the conditioner from my curls instead of rinsing out all of the conditioner. Method: - After applying the Curl Conditioner to your soaking wet hair and leaving the conditioner in for a few minutes, I cup my hands together and use...

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