The original curl experts

with one iconic idea: “Let Curls, Be Curls”

2-Day Hands-On Certification

Sunday 9-5pm & Monday 8-4pm

During this intense 2-day hands on cutting and styling experience, the Ouidad Artistic Team will guide the licensed stylist through the defining qualities of becoming a Ouidad Certified Stylist, including our exclusive proprietary Carving and Slicing techniques. Our unique approach to working with curls allows stylists to set themselves apart through their expanded skill set and express passion for curly hair.


As follow-up to your 2 Day Certification you are invited to participate in a virtual business building workshop.

This workshop will introduce you to simple, practical business building skills that you can apply in your work and daily life. Experience the Six Steps to Greater Financial Success Behind Your Chair & Six Steps to Gaining and Retaining a Clientele.


In order to qualify you must meet all of the following prerequisites:

  • 3+ years of professional industry experience
  • Must work for a Ouidad retail salon (use at backbar & retail)
  • Perform Rake & Shake Styling regularly
  • Must have taken both Curl Lab & Curl Confidence prerequisite classes
  • Take the on-line prerequisite quiz

Don't meet all of the listed prerequisites?

Click here for more information on how to qualify for #roadmap to certification.

*Please keep in mind that this is a Certification program and attendees will be assessed on product knowledge, skills, and hands-on activities throughout the 2 days. Not all pass on the 1st try but know that you will walk away with an action plan to receive Certification. ($99 & up depending on needs)

2024 Dates

 February 25-26 

New York City, NY* 

March 24-25  

Austin, TX

 April 28-29 

Ft. Lauderdale, FL* 

May 19-20

Toronto, ON, CosmoProf

June 23-24

London, UK

July 28-29

Santa Monica, CA 

September 29-30

New York City, NY*

October 27-28

Tampa, FL, Salon Centric

November 3-4

Ft. Lauderdale, FL*

*Ouidad Flagship Salon Location


    Inquire about our Private In-Salon Certification Program for 4 or more qualifying stylists.

    Click here to connect with our team and get more info.