Step By Step – How To Squish To Condish Curly Hair

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This step by step squish to condish curly hair guide will help you to improve the hydration and health of your hair. So, whether you have wavy hair (2a, 2b, 2c hair) or curly hair (3a, 3b, 3c hair) you can benefit from this super easy curly girl technique.

What Is The Squish To Condish Method

Squish to condish is a method of deeply moisturizing your curly or wavy hair while you’re conditioning it.

This is done by applying a generous amount of conditioner to dripping wet hair and then scrunching or squishing them into your curls to encourage deeper penetration of your preferred curly girl conditioner.

3 benefits of This Method

  • intensifies hydration in curls and waves
  • reduces frizz
  • encourages maximum curl definition

Step By Step Squish To Condish

Here’s how to squish to condish

  1. Cleanse your hair with your preferred shampoo or co wash
  2. Rinse shampoo thoroughly from hair
  3. Apply conditioner generously to your dripping wet hair
  4. Detangle your hair
  5. Flip your head upside down
  6. Gently scrunching your curls from root to scalp
  7. Flip your head to the right side
  8. Gently scrunching your curls from root to scalp
  9. Flip your head to the left side
  10. Gently scrunching your curls from root to scalp
  11. Rinse throughly while gently scrunch your hair from root to scalp
step by step how to squish to condish curly hair 2a 2b 2c 3a 3b 3c hair
step by step how to squish to condish curly hair 2a 2b 2c 3a 3b 3c hair
step by step how to squish to condish curly hair 2a 2b 2c 3a 3b 3c hair

Key tips for success

  • Ensure that your hair is dripping wet
  • Apply enough conditioner so that your hair is very slippery and feels like seaweed
  • When you scrunch with the water and conditioner in your hair, you want to hear a squishing sound
  • Big defined curl clumps should form

How Long Does It Take

The length of time you take to complete this method on wash day depends on the health of your hair and your personal preference.

It may also take a few tries to figure out what works best for your hair.

However, for starters, you can rinse when excess water is no longer dripping out when you scrunch your curls.

Do You Rinse Your Hair After Squish To Condish

Always follow the directions on your curly girl conditioner. All conditioners will recommend thoroughly rinsing the product out of your hair.

Rinsing conditioner from your curls or waves is extremely important. Leaving conditioner in your hair can lead to an imbalance of moisture vs protein in your hair and cause hygral fatigue.

Squish To Condish With Leave In Conditioner

Instead, when you’re styling your hair you can scrunch your preferred curly girl leave in conditioner into your hair – following the steps outlined above.

This will allow you to benefit from the squish to condish technique with a product that is designed to stay in your hair.

Continue with your styling routine as usual.

What Do You Do After Squish To Condish

After rinsing, style your hair as usual. Try these posts if you’re looking for a curly hair routine or wavy hair routine.

I hope this post helps you get the curls or waves that you’ve been after. Let me know how it works out for you in the comments below.

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