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New Year, New You: Salon Pros on Reinventing Your Curls

{ Tuesday, 5 January 2016 }

New Year, New You: The hottest curl tips to reinvent your look in 2016 If you’re anything like us here at Ouidad, you consider changing your curl style about 20 times a week. You may feel that the length is dragging your curls down or noticed a lot of shorter, curlier styles on the red […]

Real Curls: Tips and Advice from Ouidad’s NY Office

{ Wednesday, 23 December 2015 }

One of the coolest things about being the AVP of Education for Ouidad is all the tips I’ve picked up from different curl experts in the industry. I love picking their brains for new and fun techniques, then testing them out on my own curls. A good hair day often leads to a good day […]

2015: The Year in Curls

{ Wednesday, 23 December 2015 }

In this year’s 2015 year-end round-up, Ouidad takes a look back at the Top 10 curl trends, looks and product choices for curls, waves and texture – including inspiration and tips to help you take your curls to the next level. Coming in at Number Ten… #10: The Wash and Wear “Curls to go” were […]

Prep Your Curls for Winter

{ Friday, 18 December 2015 }

Winter’s Here: Prep Your Curls for the Season While it may have felt like it for some time already, winter is now officially here — and with it, the curl-challenging effects of snow and sleet, drying indoor heat and static-inducing hats and scarves. A change of seasons is a great reason to update your look, […]

All Night Long: 6 Secrets to Perfect Holiday Curls

{ Thursday, 17 December 2015 }

Hair is like architecture: without the perfect foundation it will ultimately weaken and fall. When prepping curls for a holiday event, use a really good primer and high-quality styling products to lay the foundation of the curl and assist in its preservation. Toast the season with stylish curls using our Curl Expert tips: Curl Expert […]

ADD SPARKLE & SHINE TO YOUR HOLIDAY ‘DO

{ Tuesday, 15 December 2015 }

This holiday season, add glamour and glitz to your everyday style with a sparkling hair accessory. These eye-catchers are great for adding a hint of fun sophistication to curls – whether loose, classic, tight or kinky. A few simple accessories can transform your wear-to-work look into a bold evening statement. CHOOSING AN ACCESSORY Whether your […]

Whip Curls into Winter Shape

{ Tuesday, 8 December 2015 }

With winter fast approaching, wardrobes are changing, and coats and snow boots are dusted off and ready to wear. Take this time to prime your curls for the harsh months ahead. We know that not every curl is created equal, and Ouidad is best known for identifying 4 specific curl types and a prescriptive regime […]

Quick Change Curls: How to Take Your A.M. Hair to P.M. Hair

{ Friday, 4 December 2015 }

Change Curls and Go! Let’s face it. The most wonderful time of the year, is also the busiest. It’s the season full of holiday parties and gatherings with friends and family. To help you dance through the season with ease, we’ve gathered the best tips and tricks that will take your curls from work to […]

5 Rules For Cutting Curly Hair

{ Monday, 23 November 2015 }

Whether it’s conservative or edgy, nothing complements great curls more than an even greater cut. To ensure that you get the cut you want, follow our five rules for a winning snip every time. #1. Interview your stylist You don’t have to become best friends, but if it’s your first time with a stylist, take […]

8 Things Women with Curls Are Most Thankful For

{ Monday, 23 November 2015 }

It’s that time of year again, where we all reflect on the things that give us the greatest joy. With an attitude of gratitude, we asked eight stylish go-getters what they are most thankful for when it comes to their hair. Below, they dish on what they love best about their loose, classic, tight or […]

Get Glam and Celebrate!

{ Thursday, 19 November 2015 }

Elegant, festive hair that’s perfect for your holiday get-together doesn’t have to take hours to pull off. Check out these gorgeous styles—one for every curl type—that take just minutes to make. Stunning Side Sweep for Loose Curls Give your loose curls a touch of volume and glam with this sultry sophisticated side sweep. STEP 1: […]

Seven Real Reasons Your Curls Dry Out

{ Friday, 13 November 2015 }

Keep your curls hydrated to the hilt by addressing these seven major moisture zappers. #1 Shampoos with high pH levels Did you know that curly hair is naturally low on the pH scale, making it slightly acidic? That acidity plays a key role in keeping the hair cuticle smooth and strands shiny. However, if the […]