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Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam

Ouidad

PlayCurl Volumizing Foam

8.0 oz Item 2238669

Ouidad's moisture-rich foaming liquid that builds body and boosts the volume of fine, thin curls. PlayCurl Volumizing Foam blends arnica flower extract and pro-vitamin B5 with volumizing polymers to create a moisturizing and lifting aid that provides long-lasting volume, shine, and manageability. It fights flyaways while giving you full bodied curl styling control, pumping up the volume of fine, limp curls to help create glamorous luxurious looks.
 
Apply using Ouidad's Rake & Shake technique. When hair is still damp, divide into 4-6 sections. Spread 2-3 pumps of foam through each section, with your fingers seprated like a rake. Rake section from scalp to ends, then holding the ends, shake hair back and forth to create curls. Repeat process for each section. Let hair dry naturally or blow-dry with a diffuser.
Water, Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate, Steareth-100, Glycerin, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Polysorbate 20, Butylene Glycol, Fragrance, Disodium EDTA, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate.

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OuidadPlayCurl Volumizing Foam
 
3.6

(based on 99 reviews)

66%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (68)
  • Lightweight (48)
  • Non-greasy (33)
  • Smells great (32)
  • Controls frizz (25)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (15)
  • Strong odor (15)
  • Dries-out hair (9)
  • Strong smell (5)
  • Sticky (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (43)
  • Fine hair (22)
  • Daily use (21)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (14)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (49), Very curly hair (42), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (38), Survivalist / minimalist (30), Product junkie (20)

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4.0

Light, not crunchy

By Teri

from Hebron, KY

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

    I like this product because it is light and does not create a crunchy effect like the heat and humidity gel can. I found it didn't control frizz as well though so I will try using more than my usual to control the frizz in my thick, coarse hair.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    1.0

    Smells terrible

    By Tamara

    from Chicago

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

      Cons

      • Doesn't Work
      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

        If you want your hair to smell like a man and not hold a curl or wave, buy this product. I am so disappointed, I bought the travel kit with shampoo, conditioner, foam, and spray - all 4 in this line, sMell terrible and do not work. Now I'm walking around Europe smelling like a man with no wave/curl to my hair.

         
        5.0

        Fabulous

        By Barbara

        from Ohio

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

          This product enhances your wavy hair into full blown curls.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          4.0

          Finally great curls

          By SG

          from Williamson, NY

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Strong Hold

          Cons

          • Strong Odor

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

          Love my curls now

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Love it!

          By MG

          from Hawthorne

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

            I use it after cleansing and conditioning my hair. It works great to give me the volume that I want when styling

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Definitely, the BEST!

            By BeautyJunky

            from Missouri

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                Having wavy hair, I have always been on the lookout for a product that enhances the waves and is not sticky. A product that is able to leave my hair soft and not "crunchy". This is it! I love that it is in a pump form. The foam is not overwhelming in its scent. It is not sticky on your hair. While someone might hesitate to purchase this due to its price, it is definitely worth every penny. Not to mention that it lasts quite a while.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                I WILL buy this again

                By MD

                from Flowood, MS

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                  I have been using this daily since I got it. It's lightweight and adds much needed volume to my root area. I have no issue with the smell. I wouldn't necessarily say that it has cut down on frizziness, but I'm pleased enough that I will be buying this again.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  1.0

                  Disappointed

                  By Jessica

                  from Pasadena, California

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Dries-Out Hair
                  • Left my thick hair frizzy
                  • Strong Odor

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                    I've used other products from this company to give definition to my loose waves and have liked them. This was my first time trying this foam and I was disappointed. It left my hair frizzy. I also did not care for the smal of it when applied to wet hair. If it didn't have the smell I might of tried applying the Botanical spray they have to calm the frizz it creates. But at this price point I'd rather purchase something with a pleasant smell.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    1.0

                    Not worth it

                    By Mv

                    from New York

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Work
                    • Dries-Out Hair

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                      It dried out my hair. Curls not defined

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      4.0

                      Yes I would purchase it again

                      By Lorrie

                      from Clinton, CT

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight
                      • Non-Greasy
                      • Smells Great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly Hair

                        Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                        The product is easy to use.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Wavy Hair

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                        • Q:

                          Is this product protein-free?
                          Asked on 7/8/2016 by Leslie from Chicago, IL

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                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            A blend of Wheat Proteins, Wheat Amino Acids and Glycerin is found within the PalyCurl Volumizing Foam.

                            Answered on 9/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • Q:

                          What is the rake and shake technique?
                          Asked on 6/23/2014 by crabby girl

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This is Ouidad's Rake & Shake Technique:

                            When hair is still damp, divide into 4-6 sections.
                            Spread 2-3 pumps of foam through each section, with your fingers separated like a rake.
                            Rake section from scalp to ends, then holding the ends, shake hair back and forth to create curls.
                            Repeat process for each section.
                            Let hair dry naturally or blow-dry with a diffuser.

                            Answered on 6/25/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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