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Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam

Ouidad

PlayCurl Volumizing Foam

Item #: 2238669 Size: 8.0 oz

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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 92 reviews)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (62)
  • Lightweight (42)
  • Smells great (31)
  • Non-greasy (28)
  • Controls frizz (21)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (14)
  • Strong odor (13)
  • Dries-out hair (9)
  • Strong smell (5)
  • Sticky (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (38)
  • Fine hair (21)
  • Daily use (19)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (14)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (35), Survivalist / minimalist (30), Product junkie (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (45), Very curly hair (40), Straight hair (4)

Reviewed by 92 customers

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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
         
        5.0

        holy grail for my curls

        By jmcook

        from Iowa

        Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

        Cannot live without this product! It works perfectly for my classic, fine curls. Love that it gives good volume and soft curls. No wet looking or crunchy curls.

         
        4.0

        Great addition to my hair product routine

        By Colleen

        from Knoxville

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

          I use the Botanical Spray first, then this volumizing mousse on my roots, and finally the gel. The combo of these three has given me the best results.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Tucuxi

          from San Bernardino, Ca

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

            I have spiral curls and classic curls. The big thing is my hair is fine in texture. So when my stylist introduced me to the foam it was an answer to my hair issues. It is light weight where it allows my curls to form. Provides hold enough where I only have to do minimal refreshing for day 2 and sometimes day 3 hair. I haven't had issues with product build up and it smells good to.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Great Product

            By NikkiG

            from Hemet

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

              Love it. Does not make your hair crunchy. It is soft yet controlled.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Love the look-hate the smell

              By Betjekel

              from Sarnia, Ontario

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

              I read various reviews on this product so decided to try it out. I love love love the volume and curl it gave my hair-however the smell is terrible. It smells like a bathroom cleaner and actually gave me a headache. The next day the smell had lessened-so I am not sure exactly what I am going to do-keep it or return it. There have been enough complaints about the smell I am really not sure why the manufacturer hasn't changed it-there must be something they can do to make their customers more satisfied.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              2.0

              Crunchy hair :(

              By CalTex Gal

              from Mountain Home, TX

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Dries-Out Hair
                • Strong Odor

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                  I was hoping the product would work as I'm trying to get away from using gel type products for a softer curl and feel to hair. This was very strong in fragrance, and using a minimal amount, when it dried, my hair felt very crunchy/dry. I went back to the Ouidad cream style product for now.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  2.0

                  Smells When Wet

                  By Patty

                  from Maine

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't control frizz very well
                  • Strong Odor

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair

                  Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                  I like that this product is not sticky and is light weight on my hair.
                  I don't like the smell of the product at all and will likely not use this product again as it's pricey for something I don't like the smell of.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  • Q:

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

                    1 answer

                    • 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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