curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

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, […]

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 […]

Grow Longer, Stronger Curly Hair

{ Tuesday, 18 October 2016 }

If you’ve ever spent months—or years—growing out bangs or a pixie cut, then you know the struggle. On average, hair grows half an inch per month, or about six inches per year – but with curls, it can feel like a much slower process. “Curly hair grows at the same rate as straight hair,” says […]

7 Ways to Use Mongongo Oil — from The Curl Experts

{ Friday, 16 September 2016 }

With so many ways to use our new Mongongo Oil Multi-Use Curl Treatment, we asked the texture experts on Ouidad’s Curl Advisory Board (CAB) to share their best tips and tricks. Scroll through our slideshow or jump below for the tips!     1. To Control Frizz “I use Mongongo Oil to calm frizz after […]

Mongongo Oil: Before & After

{ Wednesday, 14 September 2016 }

Seeing is believing. Ouidad’s Mongongo Oil Multi-Use Curl Treatment leaves every type of curl softer, more manageable and illuminated with healthy shine. Read on to see what our new liquid gold elixir can do for YOUR curls. 1. LOOSE CURLS Mongongo Oil benefits Loose Curls by sealing split ends and providing a lightweight heat protectant […]

Caring for Kids’ Curls: Back to School and Beyond

{ Friday, 26 August 2016 }

  Curl confidence begins at an early age. Whether you grew up with curly hair yourself or you’re raising a curly kid, you likely know it’s not just important for young people to learn how to manage their curls, but to feel great about them, too. The biggest challenge of raising a curly kid is […]

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? Follow Ouidad’s Do’s and Don’ts for deep conditioning, for your softest, shiniest, healthiest curls ever. DO start with […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Growing Up Curly: How I Learned to Love My Curls

{ Monday, 7 March 2016 }

Growing up with curly hair and learning to love and embrace being a ‘curly girl’ – is not as easy at it looks. We asked four women to share their personal curl stories and how their curls have shaped who they have become today. Brooke Wise, Founder, Wise Matchmaking Growing up, I always wondered why […]