5 Rules For Cutting Curly Hair

{ Monday, 23 November 2015 }

Whether it’s conservative or edgy, nothing complements great curls more than an even greater cut. To ensure that you get the cut you want, follow our five rules for a winning snip every time. #1. Interview your stylist You don’t have to become best friends, but if it’s your first time with a stylist, take […]

8 Things Women with Curls Are Most Thankful For

{ Monday, 23 November 2015 }

It’s that time of year again, where we all reflect on the things that give us the greatest joy. With an attitude of gratitude, we asked eight stylish go-getters what they are most thankful for when it comes to their hair. Below, they dish on what they love best about their loose, classic, tight or […]

Seven Real Reasons Your Curls Dry Out

{ Friday, 13 November 2015 }

Keep your curls hydrated to the hilt by addressing these seven major moisture zappers. #1 Shampoos with high pH levels Did you know that curly hair is naturally low on the pH scale, making it slightly acidic? That acidity plays a key role in keeping the hair cuticle smooth and strands shiny. However, if the […]

5 Ways to Repair and Prevent Damaged Curls

{ Thursday, 12 November 2015 }

Damage happens. But how you handle it can make or (literally) break your curls. Luckily, Ouidad Educator Chad Pendley has five expert tips that will help reverse the course (or prevent it completely) and put your hair on the road to recovery. Pro Tip #1: Minimize direct contact with heat On days you decide to […]

Is Humidity a Curl’s Friend or Foe?

{ Friday, 6 November 2015 }

During the cooler months, it’s not unusual to deal with more moisture in the air. But is humidity in the fall a curly girl’s friend or foe? Below is a go-to guide for what each curl type needs and how to handle your hair in wavering weather. LOOSE What it needs: Moisture balance from deep […]

Curl Cleanse 101

{ Wednesday, 4 November 2015 }

Here’s the scoop: the key to bouncy, tangle-free curls starts with a four-star cleanse. It’s the foundation that sets your curls up to shine 24-7. When done to perfection, a good shampoo halts dryness and snagging (two of the biggest wash-day complaints) in their tracks. How do you make your next wash a winning one? […]

Curl Cocktail Recipes for You!

{ Friday, 23 October 2015 }

No two curls are ever the same. That’s a part of their beauty—and why the regimens created to care and style them aren’t either. As the Curl Expert, Ouidad has perfected the art of curl prescriptions with products that cater to loose, classic, tight and kinky curl types. Don’t know where your curls fall? First, […]

Caring for Curls After Chemo

{ Monday, 19 October 2015 }

The fight against cancer takes a toll on mind, body and soul. Yet, one of the most emotional is the toll it takes on your curls. Treatments such as chemotherapy can cause extreme hair loss. This is because chemotherapy destroys cells at the hair shaft, causing the hair to fall out. Whether the loss occurs […]

Does Your Hair Reflect Your Health?

{ Friday, 9 October 2015 }

When your hair speaks, you should listen. Stress, disease, nutritional deficiencies and toxins can adversely affect the condition of your hair. The first person to realize this may not be you, but your hairstylist. She or he is intimately connected to your strands and can alert you that something is amiss internally. What is your […]

S.O.S.: Save Our (Curl) Style on Days 2, 3 and 4!

{ Tuesday, 22 September 2015 }

Your first style day is certifiably a great hair day—especially if you visited a salon. And if you’re like the rest of us, you’ll easily lose that loving feeling in the days that follow. Your curl life, however, has just been made easier. Follow these pro DIY coil care tips for Loose, Classic, Tight and […]

Ouidad’s Primetime Beauty Hair Hacks

{ Friday, 18 September 2015 }

Television is showing more diverse texture these days. Thanks to an influx of naturally spiral-haired actresses snagging leading lady roles on some of our favorite shows, we now have even more curly hair inspiration. Here’s how you can be your own glam squad and achieve similar camera-ready coils using our expert tips and product picks. […]

School Hair Rocks: How to Get Picture Perfect Curly Hair

{ Wednesday, 16 September 2015 }

Clothes picked out? Check. Lunch packed? Check. Hair done? If the answer to the last question is typically, “Not so fast!” we’ve got you—and your little one—covered. A busy school morning, especially on photo day, calls for a simple yet stylish hairstyle that lasts. So we asked Melanie Fahey, Ouidad’s vice president of education, to provide […]