curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

4 Reasons Your Curls Need an Oil

{ Monday, 13 March 2017 }

Where exactly does a hair oil fit into your routine? The short answer is, anywhere and everywhere. But if you’ve never used one before, get started with these tips from the star stylists on Ouidad’s Curl Advisory Board—all of whom count our Mongongo Oil Multi-Use Curl Treatment among their favorite multitaskers. Here’s why your curls […]

Meet Ouidad’s Curl Advisory Board

{ Thursday, 23 February 2017 }

What happens when you gather 11 curl experts in a Manhattan penthouse to talk about their favorite topic? We found out when we hosted our first-ever summit with the Ouidad Curl Advisory Board, our expert panel that includes celebrity stylists, educators, salon owners, and veteran curl specialists. After a curl-focused think tank session, the board […]

Date Night Looks

{ Wednesday, 8 February 2017 }

Whether it’s with a first date, old flame, or best friend, a special night out calls for just the right look. These ultra-flattering styles are perfect for making the most of your curls. 1. SIDE TWIST: HOW-TO Add a romantic detail to take your curl look up a notch. Time needed: 10 min | Level: […]

Workout Tips For Curls

{ Wednesday, 1 February 2017 }

Have you ever skipped a workout to preserve your curls? We sure have. But staying active doesn’t have to mean sacrificing great hair days, according to Ouidad Curl Advisory Board stylist September Sirico, resident curl specialist at Greg & Tony Salon in Westport, CT. “As a Crossfit athlete, I train 5 days a week. I […]

These Curls Move

{ Tuesday, 31 January 2017 }

  As an instructor at boutique fitness chain AKT, Megan Niles is an inspiration to her clients—and she does it all while maintaining some seriously great curls. We asked her to share her best tips and tricks. What’s a workout like at AKT? At AKT we try to use full spectrum of fitness, so it’s […]

Style, Sweat, Refresh: Gym Hair Made Easy

{ Friday, 20 January 2017 }

Working out doesn’t have to mean ruining your curly hair. Learn this trick to flawless post-sweat session curls, plus 3 moves to master from trainer Rose Ann Serpico. Caring for your curls while caring for your body is a delicate balance, especially when working up a sweat is part of your job. We asked Rose […]

5 CURLY HAIR TRENDS TO KNOW FOR 2017

{ Tuesday, 27 December 2016 }

Lately it seems like curls are everywhere you look. Whether it’s models in fashion magazines or cool girls on the subway, the stylish set is embracing texture of all shapes and sizes, from loose waves to voluminous coils. With this in mind, we’re crowning 2017 the Year of the Curl. And to get ready, we […]

Vibrant Color? Yes, Please.

{ Monday, 19 December 2016 }

Who doesn’t love experimenting with color? It can add dimension to curls or give you an entirely new look. But it can also fade and sometimes cause dryness and damage. Recently, self-proclaimed curly hair enthusiast Jenny Borrego (@makeupbyjennyfro) visited Ouidad’s FL flagship, where lead colorist Igor offered tips for keeping color-treated curls vibrant and shiny, […]

How To Refresh Curls With Botanical Boost

{ Wednesday, 14 December 2016 }

Your curls go through a lot in 24 hours. Everything from the weather to working out to resting your head on the pillow at night can cause your perfectly defined curls to flatten or frizz. Luckily, it’s easy to revive second (or third!) day curls when you’re armed with the right tools. Watch and learn […]

5 Essential Travel Tips For Curls

{ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 }

Packing is never simple when you have curly hair. Forget piecing together a week’s worth of outfits—it’s downsizing your expertly curated, highly personalized haircare routine that’s the real challenge (at least until the TSA starts allowing liter sizes through airport security). Throw an unfamiliar climate into the mix, and traveling can truly test your (and […]

Curls’ Night Out: Get The Look(s)

{ Tuesday, 29 November 2016 }

The biggest celebration of the year calls for a look that’s ready to party. These standout styles will keep your curls looking gorgeous through midnight—and beyond. LOOK 1: PARTY PONYTAIL Sleek at the crown with serious volume in the back, this style’s contrasting proportions make an ultra-glam statement. Time needed: 15 min | Level: Quick […]

Why We’re Thankful For Curls

{ Monday, 21 November 2016 }

Gone are the days of pining for straight hair and flat ironing to fit the mold. Now we know our vibrant, vivacious curls make each us one of a kind, and we wouldn’t trade them for the world. With this sentiment in mind, Ouidad asked four curly women we admire why they give thanks for their […]