curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

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 […]

Ouidad Curl Tip: Summer Hair Protection

{ Wednesday, 17 June 2015 }

Help your hair survive the harshness of the sun’s rays all summer long by using products that contain color-protectant factors such as SPF. To maintain the perfect curl & color this season, heed these tips: The first step in protecting your hair is with Ouidad Color Sense Color-Preserving Shampoo  and Conditioner, which contains a Color […]

Top Summer Color Trends for Curls

{ Thursday, 11 June 2015 }

Summer is synonymous with a no muss, no fuss attitude and the hue of your hair during the warmest season should reflect this mood. Let your fears of being in the spotlight fall by the wayside, as you commit to the summertime plunge – going lighter or darker. Can’t decide what shade is right for […]

Ouidad Curl Tip: Second-Day Style

{ Thursday, 11 June 2015 }

Summer has arrived and with it, long weekends and late nights – so sleeping in is a must. Go ahead and hit the snooze button, and give your curls a day (or two, or three) off from washing. We’ve got what you need to save time in the morning and make the most of second-day […]

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 […]

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 […]

One Ouidad Executive’s Curl Epiphany

{ Wednesday, 3 June 2015 }

Who among the curly-headed hasn’t at some point struggled with her hair ― hasn’t spent hours at a time trying to tame unruly locks, or even chopped them off altogether? Below, our very own Creative & Education AVP, Melanie J. Fahey, tells of her own troubles (and triumphs) over her naturally classic curls. melanie’s story, […]

Summer Hair: Climatic Aggressors & Your Curls

{ Tuesday, 26 May 2015 }

These days everyone is aware of the damaging effects that pollutants can have on our physical and mental health. The scary fact is, no matter where we live, it is almost impossible to avoid environmental toxins. They’re in our air, food and water, nowhere more so than in urban environments. One of the less well-known […]

curl definition & softness: you can have both

{ Tuesday, 19 May 2015 }

curl definition & curl softness: how to have both Would you rather your curls be luxuriously soft – but look a little frizzy? Or gorgeously defined – but a feel a bit stiff and crunchy to the touch? Used to be those were a curly-haired person’s only options. But there’s no reason you can’t have […]