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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 91 reviews)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (62)
  • Lightweight (41)
  • Smells great (31)
  • Non-greasy (28)
  • Controls frizz (21)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (14)
  • Strong odor (12)
  • Dries-out hair (8)
  • 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 (44), Very curly hair (40), Straight hair (4)

Reviewed by 91 customers

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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
             
            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
                 
                5.0

                Awesome

                By Pc

                from Vacaville

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair

                  Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                  Easy to use and works great

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly 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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