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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 […]

Get The Look: The Quick-And-Easy Cascading Pony

{ Tuesday, 6 September 2016 }

Looking for a quick way to change up your curl look? This high ponytail puts your hair’s texture front and center, while giving you all the face-framing benefits of bangs (minus the commitment). And best of all, it’s super easy to do. Time needed: 5 min Difficulty level: Quick & Easy Ideal curl type: Classic […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIDEO: How to Refresh Second Day Curls

{ Thursday, 21 July 2016 }

  Your curls go through a lot in 24 hours. Everything from the weather to working out to resting your head on the pillow at night can cause your perfectly defined curls to flatten or frizz. Luckily, it’s easy to revive second (or third!) day curls when you’re armed with the right tools. Watch and […]

How to Create Beach Waves on Loose Curls

{ Friday, 15 July 2016 }

The most effortless way to get beachy waves is, of course, to spend the day with your toes in the sand and the sea breeze in your hair. But even when a beach day isn’t an option, you can get the same undone, windswept texture in just a few easy steps. Read on and learn […]

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. […]

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 […]