curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

Why Do I Need a Leave-In Conditioner?

{ Wednesday, 22 April 2015 }

To Leave or Not to Leave It In, that is the burning question – Understanding the benefits of a leave-in conditioner: Leave-in conditioners are designed to bring manageability to your hair by making it smoother, more flexible, and to strengthen the core structure. They act as protective barriers between cleansing and conditioning the hair before […]

Changing Your Curl Regimen for Spring: Part 2

{ Monday, 20 April 2015 }

We’re thrilled to be retiring our coats and gloves to storage for the season, and welcoming some warm weather, sun on our skin, and cute Spring dresses. That all said, our wardrobes aren’t the only things that command a change-over—show your curls some springtime love, too! This is the second installment of a three-part series on Changing Your […]

Changing Your Curl Regimen for Spring: Part 1

{ Tuesday, 14 April 2015 }

With winter on its way out and spring about to bestow upon us, just like our wardrobe changes, so must our curly hair regimen. Sun, heat, humidity, salty air and spring hair is definitely in the air. In this three-part series, we’ll walk you through the Tips & Tricks you’ll need to change over your […]

Healthy Color Care for Your Curls

{ Friday, 20 March 2015 }

Spring has sprung, so we know that has many of you clamoring to book appointments to lighten your locks. There’s nothing wrong with some curl color – as long as it’s done correctly and you take proper care of your curls to minimize the damage. Morgan breaks down the basics for healthy color care for […]

Fight the Frizz

{ Monday, 16 March 2015 }

If you ask a woman with curly hair what her biggest gripe is, chances are you can easily predict the answer: frizz. We all know that unwanted frizz leads to unnecessary volume and dryness, but what can we do to avoid it – especially considering that all curl types are susceptible? Nourish Curls from the […]

Watch Now: How-to Videos for Your Curl Type

{ Monday, 9 March 2015 }

How many times have you read or watched a review of a product, but the model’s hair is a completely different type or texture? It’s difficult to know how a technique or product will work on your unique curls, which is why we teamed up with our Artistic Director, Morgan, for a series of exclusive […]

Get the Look: Fashion Week Trends

{ Friday, 20 February 2015 }

The runway was alive with new looks this Fashion Week, but we couldn’t keep our eyes off of the hair. We love the exaggerated looks and insane texture, but we also know they may not be right for the everyday gal. Here, we take inspiration from the runway to let you in on how you […]

Get the Look: Award Season Curls

{ Monday, 16 February 2015 }

Red carpet season is in full swing, and our favorite stars are turning heads with textured tresses and soft curls. Your version of a red carpet might be the walkway between your office cubicles, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take some inspiration from award-winning looks and turn heads every day. Here are some of […]

Love is in the Hair! Instagram Giveaway

{ Thursday, 12 February 2015 }

You may have your sweetheart, but what about the curl of your dreams? This Valentine’s Day, we’re celebrating your beautiful curls – and we want you to share that love with everyone else! Now through February 15th, share an Instagram selfie of you rocking your gorgeous curls and tell us why you love them! Be […]

Treat Your Curls This Valentine’s Day

{ Thursday, 29 January 2015 }

February is the month of love, so why not treat yourself – and your curls – to some TLC? Starting February 1st, you can receive a complimentary conditioning treatment (valued at $75) when you get a haircut at the Ouidad Flagship Salon! All you have to do is mention code VDAY* when booking your appointment. […]

Curl Resolution #4: I Will Be More Accepting

{ Wednesday, 28 January 2015 }

You’ve heard us say it before – no two curls are created equal. When you have curls, you know that 1) curls are not simply a variation on straight hair, and 2) curls vary immensely. Your friend with loose, elongated curls certainly doesn’t labor through the same daily routine or regimen as your co-worker with […]

Curl Resolution #3: I Will Cut the Extra Baggage

{ Monday, 19 January 2015 }

When was the last time you got a haircut? Go on, we’ll wait. As we covered in our first Curl Resolution, far too many of us put off going to the salon for fear of getting a bad haircut and losing too much length, not to mention being reprimanded by our stylist for all of […]