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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
 
3.8

(based on 70 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (49)
  • Lightweight (29)
  • Smells great (25)
  • Effective (20)
  • Non-greasy (20)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (8)
  • Strong odor (8)
  • Dries-out hair (5)
  • Strong smell (5)
  • Sticky (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (24)
  • Fine hair (16)
  • Daily use (14)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (14)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (34), Very curly hair (30), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (26), Survivalist / minimalist (21), Product junkie (16)

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2.0

Not what I was hoping for

By greenjade789

from Lake Charles, LA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Doesn't Work
  • Dries-Out Hair
  • Strong Odor

Best Uses

    Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

    I was looking for something that would help encourage my fine yet thick, semi-straight/wavy Asian hair to hold a loose curls style. This product is said to "encourage curls," so I thought I'd give it a try. The foam is very light and does have a mild chemical-like odor. The smell wasn't as overwhelming as some other reviews have said but it wasn't something I cared for since it overpowered the scent of my pleasant shampoo. After blow-drying my hair, it gave some volume but it didn't last and my hair did seem to feel more dry and frizzy. It didn't do a good job in holding the style of my loose flat-iron-made curls compared to other products I've tried which were more of hair lotions or creams. Needless to say, this product was returned. For the price, it just didn't do what I hoped it would.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    3.0

    Fewer curls

    By J

    from Michigan

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Didn't control frizz
    • Doesn't hold

    Best Uses

    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

    I was hoping for a new product for my 3B curly hair. My hair, while curly, is rather fine and could use volume. This product made my curls straighter and did not control the frizz. It didn't have much hold either. After a few hours, the curls I did have were falling. I tried it with the usual amount of product and then the next day with extra extra product. Neither way worked for me. It might be good for someone with thick curly hair if they want it to relax a little. Maybe it would work for wavy hair.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    4.0

    Love it

    By Lee

    from Ohio

    About Me Product Junkie

    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:

      Holds. Curls pattern without feeling crunchy. My daughter has very wavy hair and so uses very little product. I would of gave 5 stars if it wasn't so expensive

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      I'm hooked

      By Ruby

      from Nm

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

        I love the this product. My curls stay soft.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again.

        By Carla

        from Billings MT

        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:

          I use every time I was my hair. It takes the frizz out of my hair and defines my curls.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          I will buy this product again

          By schamp

          from covington, la

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

          I use it to control curls

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          I will be purchasing again!

          By Yoli

          from Virginia Beach, VA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle
          • Good Value
          • Smells great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Dry/Damaged Hair
            • Frizziness/Flyaways
            • Limpness/Lifelessness

            Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

            Realized needed to change style product, bonus, found the right one!! Now my wavy curls are awesome!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Excellent product

            By Jay

            from Miami fl

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Limpness/Lifelessness

              Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

              I've tried a lot of products to give my curls some life. This product did exactly what I wanted it to.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              Good, but worth the money?

              By Cc

              from Denver

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Smells great

              Cons

              • Expensive

              Best Uses

              • Wavy hair

              Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

              I haven't used it long enough to say I love it, and I need a haircut, but so far I do love how it accents what curl I have and leaves my hair very soft. A bit spendy, though.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best volumizing product for loose curls!

              By The Haze

              from Everett, WA

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                  My hair has loose curls and is rather fine. This product is perfect.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

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

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                      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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