Define Your Curls With Hair Slugging

Hair Slugging At Simone Thomas Hair Salon In Westbourne

Define your curls with the hair slugging hair care technique as explained by the hair experts at Simone Thomas Hair Salon in Bournemouth. Hair slugging is a hair care trend that has developed from the popular beauty trend which involves 'slugging' your skin with skin care products overnight (typically Vaseline).

Slugging works to provide the treated area with optimal moisturising and conditioning benefits. When it comes to hair, this is beneficial as it can help to define your curls, reduce frizz and leave your hair moisturised, conditioned and shiny. Keep reading to find out more about hair slugging and the best hair care products to use for this top hair care trend.

What Is Hair Slugging?

Hair slugging involves coating the hair in a hydrating product and leaving it on the hair overnight. The hair is wrapped in material to keep the product in place while you sleep. This works to lock the moisture in and provide conditioning benefits for dry, frizzy hair. This helps to define your curls as it keeps them hydrated and helps add structure to your curl pattern.


How To Hair Slug

To start off the hair slugging technique, you will need to have freshly washed, clean hair. Then, you will need to apply a quality oil, serum or leave-in conditioner to the hair. Massage the hydrating product into the scalp and strands of hair from roots to ends to ensure the entirety of your hair is coated. It can help to do this in sections! You will need to apply a generous amount to your hair until it is shiny (like a slug!).

Once you have finished applying the product, you will need to wrap your hair in a sock, scarf, bonnet, shower cap or plastic wrap to keep the product on your hair overnight. In the morning, rinse the product off with lukewarm water. When the product has been all rinsed off, apply a burst of cold water to seal the hair cuticle and lock the product in.


Top Tips For Hair Slugging

  1. The frizzier and dryer the hair type, the heavier the hair product is can handle during hair slugging overnight.
  2. Fuzzy socks as a wrap works to add bounce and texture to your curls whilst reducing friction while sleeping.
  3. Covering up the hairline with a bonnet, cap or plastic wrap works to provide benefits to your hair and scalp.
  4. You should only use the hair slugging technique once a week!

Curly Hair at Simone Thomas Hair Salon in Westbourne

Best Products For Hair Slugging

At Simone Thomas Hairdressing Salon in Bournemouth, we offer the best hair care products for hair slugging that you can purchase on our online shop! These products include:

  • LOVE CURL Shampoo, Conditioner and Mask - the perfect trio for a balanced scalp and conditioned curls.
  • OI Oil - a lightweight oil that's ideal for all hair types (yes, slugging can be done on all hair types!).
  • OI All In One Milk - a multi-benefit spray treatment enriched with roucou oil.
  • OI Hair Butter - heavier product that nourishes and moisturises hair for a gorgeous effect.
  • Nourishing Keratin Sealer - ideal for damaged, dry hair as it works to transform frizz for ultimate shine.

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Book An Appointment At Top Bournemouth Hairdressers

For fabulous curls and moisturised hair, visit the hair care experts at Simone Thomas Hairdressing Salon in Westbourne. To book your hair appointment, please call us on 01202 760003 or book online using the pop-up button.

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