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 […]

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 […]

Curl Inspiration: Our Q&A with Ouidad

{ Thursday, 3 March 2016 }

Ouidad, Founder and Entrepreneur, shares her unique curl story and what inspires her after 30 years in the curl business. When did you know you wanted to be a hairdresser? I’m curly…a free spirit! I did not know what I wanted to do. I started playing with hair at a very young age and women […]

Steal the Look: Red Carpet Curls

{ Friday, 19 February 2016 }

The 2016 awards season kicked off with the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards and a red carpet to remember. Set off by dazzling jewelry and low-plunging necklines, A-list hairstyles featured structured, polished curls; soft waves with high shine; and seductively simple low-set chignons. We loved the looks of Regina King, Amy Adams and Lily James, […]

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 […]

Get the Look: Romantic Side-Swept Curls in 5 Steps

{ Friday, 5 February 2016 }

Whether your plans are for a grand event or intimate occasion, a romantic side-swept style will win the day (or night). Consider this beautiful curl inspiration when you want something a little bit different from a traditional up-do, and a whole lot romantic. This versatile style can be adapted to any curl type and easily […]

The 6-Step Melt-Down Mask Makeover

{ Friday, 29 January 2016 }

Curls require internal moisture and nutrients to hold and form their shape. The natural arcs and angles of a curl leave the cuticle layer exposed, allowing natural moisture and nutrients to escape and climatic aggressors, chemicals and heavy ingredients to be absorbed. Damaged, chemically treated hair often experiences a compromised lipid barrier – the natural […]

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 […]

Ouidad makeover: “Make me look like this!”

{ Friday, 15 January 2016 }

Our model Kesha is our Tight Curl inspiration, and we were excited she agreed to share her curls for our makeover demonstration.  Check out how we transformed Kesha’s already amazing curls into spectacular! Consultation / Cleanse & Condition After our initial consultation with Kesha, we started off by cleansing and conditioner her hair with Ouidad’s […]

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 […]