3 Types Of Conditioners & Their Uses

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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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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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Hydration VS Moisture

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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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