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Caring for curls while growing them longer

{ Wednesday, 26 August 2015 }

Although curly hair comes with certain challenges like its inherent fragility, which makes it more prone to breakage and harder to grow longer, growing it is possible if you follow these simple rules: Don’t over-wash your hair. Unless your hair is oily, washing your hair daily is a big don’t because it strips it of […]

How to get the Perfect Air Dry

{ Saturday, 22 August 2015 }

On a hot summer day, ditch the sweltering heat that comes from a hard hat salon dryer and do the air-dry thing. But air drying is more complicated than just stepping out of the shower and waiting patiently for your tresses to respond, consider these tips before your next air drying session: Product Ingredients Your […]

Ouidad Curl Tip: Time for a Trim?

{ Wednesday, 19 August 2015 }

When the perfect spirals you once enjoyed now look a bit fuzzy, it’s time to get a much-needed trim to protect the overall health of your hair. While the need for a trim doesn’t always seem necessary for curly hair because split-ends aren’t readily seen, ignoring this important hair-maintenance step could make the difference between […]

Ouidad Curl Tip – Product Layering

{ Wednesday, 5 August 2015 }

Layering — the practice of progressively adding products to seal in moisture and define curls — is the best way to optimize finished styling results when summer heat and humidity hit. The trick to achieving bounce-iful curls without weighing them down is to limit your layering process to just three products. Some layering do’s and […]

OUIDAD CURL TIP: KEEP YOUR CURLY STYLE LONGER

{ Thursday, 30 July 2015 }

The next best thing to beautiful, flawless bouncy curls is, well, beautiful, flawless bouncy curls that last all day! Your best bet to getting long-lasting curls is to follow these tips and tricks: Curl Last Tip #1 Start with the right haircut for your curl type. Whether your curl is Loose, Classic, Tight or Kinky, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]