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ouidad1Curly-haired girls can have a hard time in the hair department. Frizz, knotting, flat spots, unmanageable curls, limp spirals. Straight-haired girls have no idea what we have to go through. That's why there are a slew of curly-haired products on the market, but finding the "right" one for your hair type can be as annoying as trying to spring life into your flat curls. That's where lines like Ouidad come in. Called, "The Curl Experts," Ouidad is a New York and Santa Monica based salon that specializes in cutting and styling curly haired girls. The salon, spearheaded by its master hairstylist, Ouidad, also offers myriad products for every curly hair type out there. In my case, my hair falls somewhere between "wavy" and "curly." (The other options are "tight curly" and "kinky.")

My biggest hair concern is that my curls fall flat, so I've been trying the PlayCurl line of products and I love them. I use the PlayCurl Volumizing Shampoo and conditioner, as well as the Volumizing Foam and Setting & Holiding Spray. After applying the products, I diffuse my hair while putting in Curl Clips to keep the curls in place. When I'm done, I have beautiful curls that are bouncy, fresh, and perfectly defined. There's no turning back.

For more information, visit ouidad.com. To contact Obsessive Beauty, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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written by Seriously , December 31, 2011
boo hoo hoo. The homeless and uninsured (to mention a couple of sectors of the population) would love to have your :problem."

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