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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
 
3.7

(based on 80 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (55)
  • Lightweight (34)
  • Smells great (28)
  • Non-greasy (23)
  • Effective (20)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Strong odor (9)
  • Dries-out hair (5)
  • Strong smell (5)
  • Sticky (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (31)
  • Daily use (18)
  • Fine hair (18)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (14)
  • Limpness/lifelessness (14)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (38), Very curly hair (36), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (28), Survivalist / minimalist (28), Product junkie (16)

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4.0

Love this for my thin curly hair!

By Love ya lana

from Greeley

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

    I juse on my wet hair for a light hold and pair it with one other product for friz, and a light hairspray

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Love this product!!!

    By Curly hair

    from Grand Ledge,

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

      Lasts a long time.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      1.0

      Disappointed -- packaging failure

      By Love my classic curls

      from Colorado

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

        Cons

        • Doesn't Work

        Best Uses

          Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

          My hairdresser introduced me to this product three years ago and I loved it. But something changed.

          The product starts out great, but then gets not so great. I think it's a packaging issue. The pump starts not returning to its original position -- you push it down to release the foam and it stays down. I didn't notice it at first, but saw leakage inside the plastic cover after I shook the bottle.

          Ouidad replaced one for me. But now the replacement is doing the same thing.

          After the product leaks, it does not hold as well. It is disappointing to spend a fair amount of money and then the product fails you.

          When I complained to Ouidad, I was told they never heard of such a problem before. Perhaps more people have complained and this is why the product is not available right now.

          I found a similar product on clearance from Suave that does really well for me. But because it was on clearance, it will probably disappear I like dependability in my hair products. Ouidad's PlayCurl's voluminizing foam is not dependable.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          A curly girls helper

          By Ann

          from Omaha

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

            Love how this product helps to define and refresh my curls.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            1.0

            Did not work for me!

            By Deb

            from Coatesville, Pa

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Doesn't Work

              Best Uses

                Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                Made my hair flat, no curls at all!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                My curly hair loves this!

                By Never2late

                from Peoria, IL

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                  Use this on damp hair before the curl amplifying foam.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  1.0

                  Smells bad

                  By SH

                  from Charlotte, NC

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Strong Odor

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                      I'm not sure if this works or not because it smells really bad, like an airplane bathroom.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      2.0

                      Not impressed

                      By CurlyKat

                      from Alabama

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Doesn't Work

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Thicker Hair

                      Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                      After getting a great cut at Ulta, I decided to spend some money on my curls and try Ouidad. I got the Curl Immersion travel kit and a bottle of the volumizing foam. After using the shampoo and conditioner, I applied the foam as directed and diffused. I was disappointed that it did not give my hair much volume and didn't make my hair look shiny. I'll try it layered with the creme and gel that came in the kit, but I am not impressed and won't buy this again.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair
                       
                      1.0

                      Disappointed

                      By Tammy

                      from York, PA

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                        • Doesn't Work

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly Hair

                        Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                        Did not work on hair as salesperson recommended. Will be returning to store for credit.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Very Curly Hair
                         
                        5.0

                        Love it

                        By Geri

                        from Albuquerque, NM

                        About Me Minimalist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Curly Hair
                          • Daily Use
                          • Thinner Hair

                          Comments about Ouidad PlayCurl Volumizing Foam:

                          Helps my hair & its curls

                          • 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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