curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

VIDEO: How to Refresh Second Day Curls

{ Thursday, 21 July 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 […]

How to Create Beach Waves on Loose Curls

{ Friday, 15 July 2016 }

The most effortless way to get beachy waves is, of course, to spend the day with your toes in the sand and the sea breeze in your hair. But even when a beach day isn’t an option, you can get the same undone, windswept texture in just a few easy steps. Read on and learn […]

VIDEO: How to Style Frizz-Free Curls with Climate Control Gel

{ Thursday, 23 June 2016 }

Summer may be peak frizz season, but that doesn’t mean you’re doomed to wearing your curls in a ponytail until fall. For smooth, defined, frizz-free curls, all you need are the right tools. Watch and learn how to protect your curls from frizz using the “rake and shake” method and our bestselling Climate Control® Heat […]

Learning To Love My Curls

{ Wednesday, 22 June 2016 }

Remember the day when you finally stopped trying to brush your curls straight, or decided to unplug your flat iron for good? Many of us can recall an “aha” moment when we stopped fighting our hair’s natural texture and began to embrace it. We may even have found ourselves in the process! To celebrate the launch […]

Kinky Curl Styling How-To: The Romantic Headband Braid

{ Friday, 13 May 2016 }

Whether it’s a wedding, prom, graduation, or party, you most likely have at least one big event on your calendar this spring or summer. Once you’ve chosen the perfect outfit and RSVP’d, only one question remains: How will you wear your curls? We’ve created four gorgeous styles for every occasion, designed for each curl type. […]

Tight Curl Styling How-To: The Curly Faux-Bob

{ Friday, 13 May 2016 }

Whether it’s a wedding, prom, graduation, or party, you most likely have at least one big event on your calendar this spring or summer. Once you’ve chosen the perfect outfit and RSVP’d, only one question remains: How will you wear your curls? We’ve created four gorgeous styles for every occasion, designed for each curl type. […]

Classic Curl Styling How-To: Major Volume

{ Friday, 13 May 2016 }

Whether it’s a wedding, prom, graduation, or party, you most likely have at least one big event on your calendar this spring or summer. Once you’ve chosen the perfect outfit and RSVP’d, only one question remains: How will you wear your curls? We’ve created four gorgeous styles for every occasion, designed for each curl type. […]

Loose Curl Styling How-To: Cascading Waves

{ Friday, 13 May 2016 }

  Whether it’s a wedding, prom, graduation, or party, you most likely have at least one big event on your calendar this spring or summer. Once you’ve chosen the perfect outfit and RSVP’d, only one question remains: How will you wear your curls? We’ve created four gorgeous styles for every occasion, designed for each curl […]

Curly Genes: Meet Two Moms Who Embrace Their Kids’ Curls

{ Tuesday, 3 May 2016 }

If you inherited your curly hair genes from Mom, there’s a chance the two of you approach your hair in very different ways. Attitudes about natural curls have changed over generations, and today more advanced products, resources, and inspiration exist for curly hair than ever before (hey, those awkward old photos might not have been […]

Time-Saving Tips to Speed Up Your Curl Routine

{ Friday, 15 April 2016 }

We wouldn’t trade our curls for anything—not even 20 extra minutes of sleep in the morning. In a pinch, it’s often easier to throw curls into a bun than to deal with frizz, hours-long drying times, or spirals that fall flat. But there are ways to shave time off your curl routine, all while having […]

Celebrity Stylist Advice: How to Keep Your Curls Healthy

{ Wednesday, 13 April 2016 }

When hairstylist Tiffany Daugherty isn’t prepping her celebrity clients for photo shoots and red carpet appearances, she’s helping to define the future of curly hair as part of Ouidad’s Curl Advisory Board. We asked the L.A.-based stylist to share her advice on keeping curls springy, shiny, and damage-free—plus her must-have essential products for bringing out […]

Meet the Stylist Behind the Red Carpet’s Best Curls

{ Friday, 8 April 2016 }

  “In the past it was sort of taboo to wear your curls natural,” says Tiffany Daugherty. Lucky for the Los Angeles—based celebrity hairstylist, times have changed—and her work, which can be seen in the pages of Essence and InStyle and on curly girls like Jerrika Hinton, Kelly McCreary, and Dascha Polanco—has been a big […]