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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]