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Ouidad Curl Tip: Summer Hair Protection

{ Wednesday, 17 June 2015 }

Help your hair survive the harshness of the sun’s rays all summer long by using products that contain color-protectant factors such as SPF. To maintain the perfect curl & color this season, heed these tips: The first step in protecting your hair is with Ouidad Color Sense Color-Preserving Shampoo  and Conditioner, which contains a Color […]

Top Summer Color Trends for Curls

{ Thursday, 11 June 2015 }

Summer is synonymous with a no muss, no fuss attitude and the hue of your hair during the warmest season should reflect this mood. Let your fears of being in the spotlight fall by the wayside, as you commit to the summertime plunge – going lighter or darker. Can’t decide what shade is right for […]

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 […]

One Ouidad Executive’s Curl Epiphany

{ Wednesday, 3 June 2015 }

Who among the curly-headed hasn’t at some point struggled with her hair ― hasn’t spent hours at a time trying to tame unruly locks, or even chopped them off altogether? Below, our very own Creative & Education AVP, Melanie J. Fahey, tells of her own troubles (and triumphs) over her naturally classic curls. melanie’s story, […]

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 […]

Travel Bag Breakdown – Part One

{ Wednesday, 13 May 2015 }

   Travel Bag – Curl Kit Musts Let’s be honest – there is nothing worse than checking luggage if you don’t have to.  The long wait time at baggage claim, the fear or lost luggage at the end of a tedious flight can be taxing and cause your frazzled curls to frizz. These days with […]

How to Handle Frizzy Curly Hair on Vacation (Part Two)

{ Thursday, 7 May 2015 }

Travel Bag Essentials Part Two Tip 6 – Sleeping Beauty It’s important to preserve your curls through the night whilst asleep. One tip that can assist in this preservation is to use a good curl preserver such as Curl Quencher Hydrafusion Intense Curl Cream. Curls need intense, healing moisture at every stage to prepare them […]

How to Handle Frizzy Curly Hair on Vacation (Part One)

{ Wednesday, 6 May 2015 }

Many of the world’s best travel spots are prone to high humidity, so if you’re heading to a place known for swampy air, pack appropriate hair-care products. Extra effort spent taming your curls will pay off when you look back at your vacation photos and admire your cool style. Here are a few Tips & […]