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Which Ouidad products will work best for me?

The key to discovering the best products for your individual curls is understanding your curl type and condition. Visit the Curl Types on our site to learn why curls are different, to identify your curl type, and for guidance on finding the best prod

What is the shelf life of your products?

Our products have a shelf life of 3-4 years and remain usable for 5 years.

What is a clarifying shampoo?

Clarifying shampoos deliver a deeper cleanse than regular shampoos, using ingredients such as fruit acids to wash away residue from styling products and other build-up that can leave hair looking dull. Clarifying formulas help to create a fresh canva

How often should a clarifying shampoo be used?

Use a clarifying shampoo once a week in place of your regular shampoo to rejuvenate your curls. Follow with your favorite moisturizing conditioner.

Are your products color safe?

All of our products are safe on color treated hair. Our only advice is to not use any our clarifying shampoo directly after coloring. For great color results, do a Deep Treatment about 3 days before your color process. If you have just gotten fresh

What is a cleansing conditioner?

“cleansing conditioning,” is a no-shampoo method that cleanses, balances moisture-levels, refreshes curls without stripping away necessary nutrients and leaves hair free of tangles.

What is the difference between the low-lather conditioning cleanser and the no-lather conditioning cleanser?

The low-lather coconut cleansing conditioner formula is a gentle sulfate free formula that removes build-up without stripping natural oils and provides a bit of lather. The no-lather coconut cleansing conditioner is rich and specially formulated for

Do you have any protein treatments?

Our Deep Treatment Curl Restoration Therapy is a protein based treatment.How often: 1-2 times per monthWhat it does: Replenishes the essential amino acids and proteins that curls need for optimal health and to form an even curl pattern.Tip: This trea

Can I use Deep Treatment if I color my hair?

If you color-treat your hair there are a few things you should know. First, Ouidad generally recommends using semi-permanent colors for curly hair because they are gentler than other coloring options. You will find that regular use of the Deep Treatm

Will Deep Treatment weigh down thin hair?

Ouidad's Deep Treatment will not weigh down hair. Because Deep Treatment works from the inside out to restore the proteins and amino acids critical for moisture retention and a healthy moisture balance, it does not coat the outside of hair or weigh i

How can I heat Ouidad's Deep Treatment without a salon type hood dryer?

Your hair needs to heat thoroughly to relax the cuticle edge and allow the absorption of key ingredients. Hood dryers are best because they evenly distribute the heat all over the hair at once. Using a hood dryer, you should be able to warm your hair

What is your strongest holding gel?

Our strongest holding gel is the Advanced Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel - Stronger Hold. It's ideal for extreme humidity or for curls that require more structure.

What is the difference between the Ultra-Nourishing Intense Hydrating Mask and the Curl Recovery™ Melt Down Extreme Repair Mask?

The Curl Recovery™ Melt Down Extreme Repair Mask strengthens and repairs Benefits:Strengthens, reconstructs and nourish curls.   The Ultra-Nourishing Intense Hydrating Mask detangles and nourishes.  Benefits: Detangles and replenishes essential moist

Do you test on animals?

At Ouidad we use the finest ingredients that insure we achieve curl performance.  We do not test on animals and consider our formulas to be cruelty free.