The Difference Between Curl Cream & Curl Defining Gel

Posted by Leal Alexander at

Before going natural, I had zero concept of ‘cream.... for hair’ and gel was this thick gelatinous stuff my mum would use to slick my hair back before school. Now as a ~fully fledged CG~ cream, gel and I? We’re like the three musketeers. Us modern curlies have defining gels and creams, frizz defense, edge control, curl activators.. custards, jelly’s, gelee’s, even cream and gel combined! But, it can be a lot to digest when deciphering what to use, when, how and why.   So what is a cream? A cream is an emulsification of oil and water. It is...

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Achieve A Fluffy & Defined Twist Out

Posted by Beulah Davina at

Twistouts are a great way to create definition, reduce shrinkage and they tend to help you retain more moisture than wash and gos. The only problem with twistouts is that they can be difficult to get right. A successful twistout depends on the products you use, the way you apply the products, how long you keep the twists in and the number of twists you create. Here's how I successfully create a defined and fluffy twistout using Bouclème's Curl Cream: I always start with freshly washed and deep conditioned hair. Whilst I want my twistout to be full and fluffy,...

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

Posted by Réjane Pacquit at

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

Posted by Margo Steeden at

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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