curl talk THE OUIDAD BLOG

Shh… Can You Keep a Secret?

{ Monday, 29 December 2014 }

You know your curl regimen like the back of your hand, right? We’re positive you know what you’re doing, but you may not be allowing your products to reach their full potential! Often, products you’re convinced can only do one job (albeit, a great job!) can actually work double-duty. Here, we’re letting you in on […]

How to Become a Ouidad Hair Model

{ Sunday, 28 December 2014 }

In addition to our Ouidad Flagship Salons in New York and Santa Monica, we’re continuously building our network of Certified Salons specially trained in our practices. If you follow us on Instagram, you’ve probably seen our #OuidadModelSearch posts, in which we search for naturally curly hair models for training sessions in the Ouidad curl cutting […]

Perfect Pair: Your Curls + Winter Accessories

{ Monday, 22 December 2014 }

Scarves, hats and ear muffs don’t have to mean the end of style. Curls are anything but boring, so why should you settle for drab looks during the winter? How to Wear a Scarf with Curly Hair Wearing a scarf around longer curls can dry out your ends and cause dread-inducing frizz, a fear for […]

Curl-friendly Holiday Wishlist

{ Tuesday, 16 December 2014 }

You’re making your list, but have you included everything a curly girl needs? From products to must-have accessories, we’re breaking down everything you should be adding to your holiday wishlist. The Curl Essentials When it comes to products, there are so many to choose from to meet the needs of your curls. While all curls […]

Meet Barbara, Our New Master Colorist

{ Wednesday, 10 December 2014 }

There’s a new face at the Ouidad Salon in New York City! We’re thrilled to welcome Master Colorist Barbara Mancuso to the team. Barbara joins the team with over 15 years of experience as a stylist – meaning she has seen it all when it comes to strands, from the bone straight to the kinkiest […]

Travel Tips for the Curly Girl

{ Tuesday, 25 November 2014 }

The year has flown by and Thanksgiving is upon us! If you’ve traveled for the holiday in previous years, you know that this is perhaps the busiest travel season in the US. As you’re packing for your holiday travel, consider these tips so you can simplify while still rocking fabulous curls the whole trip through! Load […]

What to Eat for Healthy Curls

{ Saturday, 8 November 2014 }

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away? You know that old saying, “We are what we eat.” So, shouldn’t we pay attention to what goes into our curls – not just what goes on them? As you prepare for your T-day feast, we break down the superfoods that will give you […]

Cold Weather Curls

{ Thursday, 6 November 2014 }

It’s that time of year again – temperatures are dropping and you’re hearing “Winter is coming” everywhere you turn. As you start prepping for cooler temperatures, consider adding more curl care into the mix. Regularly Deep Condition Your Curls We’ve said it time and time again: feeding your curly hair is the best way to […]

How to Prep for Your Salon Visit

{ Monday, 3 November 2014 }

So, you’ve made your first appointment with a Curl Specialist at a Ouidad Salon. How should you prepare? Here are a few things you can do to get the most out of your salon experience! Use a Deep Treatment It’s imperative to build up the structure and health of your hair, especially if you’re getting a service […]

Your Hair’s New Best Friend: Curl Primers

{ Thursday, 30 October 2014 }

When you apply your makeup in the morning – that is, when you’re not already running 10 minutes late – you may start with a primer before applying the rest of your “face.” You minimize pores and create a smooth and even surface for your makeup to enhance or highlight your natural beauty. Given our […]

Our Favorite #CurlsForACure Pink Curl Selfies

{ Monday, 27 October 2014 }

To bring attention to our Curls for a Cure program in a big way, we introduced the limited edition Pink Curl Extension this year. We tasked you with getting involved and sharing your selfies to help raise funding and awareness for breast cancer research so that we can eradicate this terrible disease in our lifetime. […]

Allies in Our Fight to Find a Cure

{ Thursday, 23 October 2014 }

Not only are we joined with NaturallyCurly in the fight against breast cancer, but we’ve also partnered with some of the best in the blogosphere through Curls for a Cure! See the creative ways that these top bloggers showcased their support and helped raise awareness (and funding!) for breast cancer research. Dallas Shaw Go-to fashion […]