curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

Video: Easy Headband Braid

{ Monday, 15 August 2016 }

  WHY WE LOVE IT This easy, feminine braid shows off your curls and keeps hair off your face. PRODUCTS USED Ouidad Finishing Mist Setting & Holding Spray STEPS 1. Create a side part, and prep curls with Ouidad Finishing Mist Setting & Holding Spray to add texture. 2. On the side of your part […]

Deep Conditioning Do’s and Don’ts

{ Monday, 8 August 2016 }

A few days ago we explored the types of treatments that are best for curls. You’ve identified the right deep conditioner for your curl’s unique needs — now how can you get the most out of it? Folow Ouidad’s Do’s and Don’ts for deep conditioning, for your softest, shiniest, healthiest curls ever. DO start with […]

Treat Your Curls: Deep Conditioning

{ Wednesday, 3 August 2016 }

Think about how great you feel after a spa day. Completely reinvigorated, right? Curls are the same way—they need to be treated to extra TLC every so often. A few extra minutes of pampering can work wonders for your hair’s texture, helping to reset and re-define the curl pattern and counteract damage from styling or […]

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 […]

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 […]

Salon Spotlight: Gene Juarez Salons & Spas

{ Wednesday, 30 March 2016 }

  In the Seattle area, there’s one name that’s synonymous with beautiful hair—and now, with gorgeous curls, too. Gene Juarez Salons & Spas, the award-winning industry icon that has served the Washington market for over 45 years, has partnered with Ouidad to bring cutting edge curl expertise to the Pacific Northwest. The Gene Juarez portfolio […]

Spring Ahead: 3 Curl Must-Haves to Start the Season

{ Friday, 11 March 2016 }

  It’s time to start rehabilitating stressed hair from the winter’s damaging weather. Just like your skin and nails, your hair feels the impact of the cold winter months. Your curls are even more prone than usual to moisture loss and can become brittle from being exposed to indoor heat and climate aggressors. Here are […]

Meet Our Curl Stylists: Pia Vivas and Jason Hallman

{ Thursday, 3 March 2016 }

You won’t find many stylists who know curls better than the specialists at our Ouidad flagship salons in New York and Santa Monica. This month, get to know two of our experts – Pia Vivas and Jason Hallman – and learn more about their approach to taking curls to the next level. Pia Vivas, Stylist […]

SALON SPOTLIGHT: Ouidad’s NYC Flagship

{ Wednesday, 17 February 2016 }

There is a haven on 57th street in New York City for curly girls. Inside a sleek gold building, on the 4th floor, is a warm entrance where THE curl experts will greet you and treat your curls the way they deserve. THE Ouidad Flagship. The first salon dedicated to curl. Olga Plitt, the Director of Ouidad […]

7 Tips for Getting Your Best Cut

{ Friday, 22 January 2016 }

Bad haircuts are mortifying no matter your hair texture.  A bad cut on curly hair can take several months, sometime years, to correct and grow out. To make the most of your curls—and to avoid any freak-outs, meltdowns or OMG salon moments—use these expert tips for getting your best cut. Tip #1: Select a stylist […]

Curl Master: Our Q&A with Lauren Moser

{ Monday, 11 January 2016 }

Lauren Moser has established herself as a leading force in the field of creative hair design. Her professional portfolio ranges from runway shows, editorial photo shoots and ad campaigns, to the commercial looks her clients love at her trendy Hair Lab Detroit the Salon. Her head-turning signature hair fashion looks have won top national honors […]