curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

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 […]

Perfect Your Morning Curl Routine in 2 Easy Steps!

{ Friday, 11 September 2015 }

Hit the snooze button one too many times this morning? Don’t throw in the towel and whip your hair into a ponytail. Instead, try these genius, curl-friendly hair hacks that boost hair definition, softness, and shine in just two easy steps. If you have Loose Curls… They’ll need a specific balance of nourishment and lightweight […]

Fresh Curls for Fall: Four Tips For Every Curl Concern

{ Thursday, 10 September 2015 }

Summer is coming to an end, but fall may be the best season ever for your curls. With the right products and know-how, you can bypass the change-of-season pitfalls your curls may experience. Below Melanie Fahey, Ouidad’s vice president of education, provides autumn-centric tips to repair and revive summer-weary strands. 1. Summer Concern: Dry, Itchy Scalp Fall Curl […]

Ouidad Curl Tip: deep conditioning do’s & don’ts

{ Wednesday, 2 September 2015 }

Deep conditioning is key to keeping curls hydrated and fortified with moisture and protein. When your hair feels dry and brittle, or you experience breakage or split ends, a deep conditioning treatment will go a long way to remedying the damage and quenching curl thirst. And incorporating deep conditioning into your regular hair care routine […]

Summer Curl Rehab

{ Monday, 31 August 2015 }

As the last days of summer draw near, it’s time to evaluate the condition of your hair. After spending hours at the beach, at parks and in pools, it’s likely you didn’t adequately protect your hair from the wind, sun, chlorine, salt water and other environmental stressors that cause curls to appear dry, brittle, brassy […]