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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 94 reviews)

66%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (64)
  • Lightweight (44)
  • Smells great (32)
  • Non-greasy (30)
  • Controls frizz (22)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (39)
  • Fine hair (21)
  • Daily use (20)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (14)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (47), Very curly hair (40), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (36), Survivalist / minimalist (30), Product junkie (17)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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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

      (0 of 1 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
               
              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

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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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