These Curls Move

{ Tuesday, 31 January 2017 }

  As an instructor at boutique fitness chain AKT, Megan Niles is an inspiration to her clients—and she does it all while maintaining some seriously great curls. We asked her to share her best tips and tricks. What’s a workout like at AKT? At AKT we try to use full spectrum of fitness, so it’s […]

Why We’re Thankful For Curls

{ Monday, 21 November 2016 }

Gone are the days of pining for straight hair and flat ironing to fit the mold. Now we know our vibrant, vivacious curls make each us one of a kind, and we wouldn’t trade them for the world. With this sentiment in mind, Ouidad asked four curly women we admire why they give thanks for their […]

Get The Look: The 5-Minute Side Bun

{ Tuesday, 6 September 2016 }

You hit the snooze button a few too many times, and now you’re in a hurry to get out the door. No problem: with its face-framing curl, this side bun is a step beyond your basic chignon—but just as effortless to pull off. Time needed: 5 min Difficulty level: Quick & Easy Ideal curl type: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rake & Shake for Effortless Summer Curls

{ Friday, 5 June 2015 }

The arrival of summer calls for an unfussy, effortless style that looks as good on the beach as it does at the office. Below, learn step-by-step how to Rake & Shake ― Ouidad’s signature styling technique – and achieve your perfect summer curl. step 1 After cleansing, divide hair into 4 sections, starting at the […]