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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ouidad Curl Tip: Curl Resurrection

{ Friday, 5 June 2015 }

Hair’s lipid barrier is the natural layer of protection that is critical to maintaining curl health. Damaged, chemically treated hair has a compromised lipid barrier. Once damaged, the lipid barrier must be rebuilt, or damage will increase. Ouidad’s with Curl Recovery Meltdown Extreme Repair Mask restores hair’s natural lipid barrier to promote curl health and […]