4 Ways To Use Bouclème's Curl Defining Gel

Posted by Aliya Riyaad at

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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Hydration VS Moisture

Posted by Leal Alexander at

What do they *actually* mean? By Leal Alexander @curlygallal    If you’re thinking.. “Wait: this is a ~thing~? I didn’t know about this… WHY DIDN’T I KNOW ABOUT THIS?! You’re not alone, it’s a thing! According to my research, many people in the curly community are baffled about the difference between the two [as I once was]. As curlies, especially in the social media realm ,we see the terms “hydrated” and “moisturised” thrown around, often being used interchangeably as one in the same. But, who knew that they actually are quite different. It’s a common and easy misconception, so if...

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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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Grey & Glamorous

Posted by Michele Scott-Lynch at

We're constantly bombarded with images of young girls with flawless skin and lustrous hair in magazines and billboards that it can be hard to see ageing and turning grey as beautiful and desirable. But with age comes wisdom, acceptance, self love and contentment - what's not to love about that! Going grey is inevitable, it can happen as early as our mid 20s. If this is your stage of life then you face a choice - embrace it or spend years, heaps of money and time dyeing your hair. Ageing with confidence is totally possible - embracing the grey doesn't...

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Do You Judge A Conditioner By Its Slip?

Posted by Michele Scott-Lynch at

Slip basically refers to how well a product detangles curls. Some curly folks place a lot of importance on the slip a product gives their hair, believing that the more slippery a product feels on the hair, the better it is. Ingredients like Behentrimonium Chloride or Behentrimonium Methosulfate give a product great slip -  they accumulate and form a film on the surface of the hair. They thicken and emulsify formulations making them feel creamy and therefore easier to detangle your curls. However, being film-formers they sit on the shaft and often don’t penetrate. However, just because a product has...

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