curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

All Night Long: 6 Secrets to Perfect Holiday Curls

{ Thursday, 17 December 2015 }

Hair is like architecture: without the perfect foundation it will ultimately weaken and fall. When prepping curls for a holiday event, use a really good primer and high-quality styling products to lay the foundation of the curl and assist in its preservation. Toast the season with stylish curls using our Curl Expert tips: Curl Expert […]

ADD SPARKLE & SHINE TO YOUR HOLIDAY ‘DO

{ Tuesday, 15 December 2015 }

This holiday season, add glamour and glitz to your everyday style with a sparkling hair accessory. These eye-catchers are great for adding a hint of fun sophistication to curls – whether loose, classic, tight or kinky. A few simple accessories can transform your wear-to-work look into a bold evening statement. CHOOSING AN ACCESSORY Whether your […]

Whip Curls into Winter Shape

{ Tuesday, 8 December 2015 }

With winter fast approaching, wardrobes are changing, and coats and snow boots are dusted off and ready to wear. Take this time to prime your curls for the harsh months ahead. We know that not every curl is created equal, and Ouidad is best known for identifying 4 specific curl types and a prescriptive regime […]

Quick Change Curls: How to Take Your A.M. Hair to P.M. Hair

{ Friday, 4 December 2015 }

Change Curls and Go! Let’s face it. The most wonderful time of the year, is also the busiest. It’s the season full of holiday parties and gatherings with friends and family. To help you dance through the season with ease, we’ve gathered the best tips and tricks that will take your curls from work to […]

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 […]

Get Glam and Celebrate!

{ Thursday, 19 November 2015 }

Elegant, festive hair that’s perfect for your holiday get-together doesn’t have to take hours to pull off. Check out these gorgeous styles—one for every curl type—that take just minutes to make. Stunning Side Sweep for Loose Curls Give your loose curls a touch of volume and glam with this sultry sophisticated side sweep. STEP 1: […]

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, […]