{ 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Travel Bag Breakdown – Part Two

{ Friday, 15 May 2015 }

  humidity & curls on the go Humid air has more water molecules in it than dry air, and therefore more hydrogen atoms. Hair is made up of keratin proteins held together by two specific bonds. One of these is the permanent disulfide bond, which gives hair its strength. The other is a weaker, more […]