curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

ALL ABOUT POROSITY

{ Tuesday, 28 July 2015 }

As no two curl patterns are alike, it’s necessary to know the porosity level of your own to get the most out of your curl routine. In other words, understanding the porosity of your hair is the first step in managing your specific curl type with the proper product regimen, so you get beautiful styling […]

Video: Frizz Control How-to

{ Saturday, 25 July 2015 }

Summer’s here which means, frizz alert! When humidity reaches its highest levels during the warmer months, it causes perfectly good hair to go bad. But don’t give into frizz, manage it. While there is no one product that can forever eliminate the frizzies, there are steps you can take to improve the appearance of your […]

Ouidad Curl Tip: Gentle Detangling

{ Tuesday, 21 July 2015 }

Those with curls know that if not cared for properly, this hair type – which easily tangles and knots up – can quickly end up frizzy, dry and unruly. And while you’ve embraced your beautiful curls, what remains a struggle is learning how to detangle it safely, i.e., not ripping a brush with harsh bristles […]

From Parched to Lustrous: Silky Summer Curls

{ Friday, 17 July 2015 }

The summer months pose a special set of problems for all hair types, especially curly tresses that need constant hydration. But worry not, because Ouidad has the prescription for beautiful hair during this transitional time. Maintain your glossy, bouncy curls in high temperatures in just a few simple steps: Step 1: Make sure your hair […]

The Rake and Shake, Explained

{ Wednesday, 15 July 2015 }

Rake and Shake, Ouidad’s signature styling method, creates perfectly-defined curls for every curl type. To achieve your optimal curl formation, follow these simple steps – and click the video links below for a live-action demo. Step 1: First, apply the appropriate foundation product for your specific curl type: Loose, Classic, Tight or Kinky. Step 2: […]

Ingredient Story #2 – Superfruit Clarifying Shampoo

{ Friday, 10 July 2015 }

For part two of our ingredient story, we’re highlighting Superfruit Renewal Clarifying Cream Shampoo – a chelating shampoo that is blended with non-stripping, detoxifying superfruit acids that deliver the perfect level of deep clean for curls, and removes dulling residue build-up without depleting hair of necessary moisture and nutrients. What does “chelating” mean? Chelating means […]

Ouidad Curl Tip – Curl Maintenance While You Sleep

{ Wednesday, 8 July 2015 }

Yes, sleeping to recharge is important, but treating your hair with care by following these tips during your overnight slumber will help you avoid those dreaded bad hair days. Clip your hair up or as it is more commonly referred, “pineapple” it, making sure your curls are piled on top of your head either with […]

Botanical Boost – An Ingredient Story

{ Monday, 6 July 2015 }

This post is designed to answer the “what” and the “how”  Botanical Boost Curl Energizing & Refreshing Spray improves the look of your curls. The combination of natural ingredients in Botanical Boost like Anti-oxidants (Pro-Vitamin B5 and Ginseng), Nourishing Botanicals (Rose Hip and Centella) and Conditioning Aloe, all work together to create magic on your […]

Product Cocktailing

{ Thursday, 2 July 2015 }

Cocktailing isn’t just for liquor anymore; this method of mixing and matching hair products to suit the needs of your curly mane is the new normal. Curious about what Ouidad stylists use to create the perfect curl pattern, we asked one of our style experts, Jason Hallman from the Ouidad flagship salon, to lets us […]

Free Your Curls

{ Monday, 29 June 2015 }

Think you know the real truth about curly hair? Not! It’s time to trade in your mythical beliefs about your strands for the real truth and unfurl your full curl potential. Truth: Curls come in all shapes, sizes, texture and density, which ultimately determines its level of bounce. As this hair type has special needs, […]

Ouidad Curl Tip: Fight the Frizz

{ Wednesday, 24 June 2015 }

Frizz is no longer a dirty word if you have the right tools. To control tresses that react badly to humidity, first add Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo to your hair care cleansing and conditioning routine. This contains an exclusive Humidity Shield Complex, which combines a unique blend of moisturizers that encapsulates the hair shaft and […]

Get the Look – Sophisticated Soft Curls

{ Monday, 22 June 2015 }

Let Carlotta’s sophisticated soft curls serve as your inspiration this summer – think Cool Casual or Office Chic. Follow these steps to get the look: Cleansing: Start with PlayCurl Curl Amplifying Shampoo to nourish deep within the cuticle so you get beautiful curl definition and hair that feels weightless. PlayCurl gently cleanses your hair while […]