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DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel Maximum Hold No-Crunch Styler

DevaCurl

Arc Angel Gel Maximum Hold No-Crunch Styler

32.0 oz

Item #: 2307909

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DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel Maximum Hold No-Crunch Styler is a maximum hold, extra- moisturizing formula that sends frizz packing and defines your curl shape. The unique formula, made with chamomile, lemongrass and orange peel extract, keeps curls smooth and soft for the long haul. The effervescent Orange Blossom fragrance creates a happy citrus sensation. Great for wavy, curly, and super curly hair!
Rub gel between palms. Tilt head forward then scrunch gel all over very wet curls in an upward motion. Use the DevaTowel to soak up excess water and speed up air-drying time. Now hands off! Once curls are completely dry, shake at the root and gently scrunch upward again to soften the firm cast. You'll get touchable, crunch-free curls that look and feel moisturized.
Water, VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Peptide, Avena Sativa (Oat) Protein, Glycine Soja (Soy) Peptide, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract, Humulus Lupulas (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Citrarus (Lemongrass) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, DMDM Hydantoin, Amino Methyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance, Red 33 (CI 17200), Yellow 5 Lake.

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DevaCurlArc Angel Gel
 
4.4

(based on 192 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (157)
  • Controls frizz (133)
  • Lightweight (131)
  • Smells great (116)
  • Non-greasy (113)

Cons

  • Dries-out hair (17)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Sticky (7)
  • Heavy (4)
  • Strong odor (3)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (148)
  • Daily use (89)
  • Thick hair (37)
  • Travel (27)
  • Fine hair (22)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (125), Wavy hair (60)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (71), Beauty conscious (67), Product junkie (42)

Reviewed by 192 customers

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4.0

Curls fleeky

By Avy jay

from Orange County

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Dry hair
    • Thicker Hair
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

    Love this product, but it is expensive I feel.... should be a bit more affordable.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Deva Gel

    By kac

    from FL

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

      I like the gel for my curly hair. I do add another product with it as I need more hold than the gel gives. I would like it if the gel had more hold for my big, curly hair.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      2.0

      Probably won't get again

      By Twalt

      from Muncie Indiana

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Doesn't Work

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use

      Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

      It's light and a nice scent. However, I had to use several other products like mouse and hairspray to get a good curl. Alone it did not tame my frizz well or make my curls tighter

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      still the best

      By goodshopper

      from phoenix

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

        A great product for thick, curly hair. Makes my hair look shiny and hang in ringlets instead of being a huger ball of fluff. Miraculous!

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        4.0

        Great product for wavy hair

        By Tricia

        from Berwyn PA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Strong Hold

        Cons

        • Dries-Out Hair

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

        I apply to my hair before diffusing it

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Was impressed with results

        By Koolcatkim

        from Fort Smith AR

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

          I rub a good amount of gel between palms while hair flipped upside down distributing evenly throughout hair. Flip hair back and add a little bit to ends. I scrunch water from hair using microfiber towel and then I use a diffuser carefully on damp hair as to not disturb the curls. When completely dry I scrunch curls to break gel cast and lift up at roots. Result is beautiful frizz free curls. If I get bed head the next day I wet down the ends of hair and any curl sticking up, add a little gel by rubbing into palms and scrunching onto wet spots. Scrunch with microfiber towel and let air dry. This Arc Angel gel works wonders! I had used Devacurl ultra defining gel before this and it didn't give me the results I desired so I was a little leary about trying Arc Angel, but I was not disappointed!

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Love this!

          By Kate

          from Seattle, WA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

            I have been looking for the perfect product for my naturally curly hair for a long time. At last, I have found it. This gel is lightweight and brings good bounce and control to my curls!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Love it !

            By Curleeeee

            from Los Angeles

            About Me Product Junkie

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

              I have extremely thick/curly (3B curl) and have tried almost every type of curly hair product to try to tame my curls! Thank the curly hair gods that I finally found a gel that actually holds my curls without making them crunchy or flakey ! This product is definitely worth the $$ , the 32 oz bottle has lasted me almost 3 months ( with washing my hair every other day) ! I'm very greatful for the Deva curl products!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              4.0

              Super volume weird feel

              By Curl Girl

              from Fort Wayne, IN

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Non-Greasy
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

              • Weird feel

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use

              Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

              I used the product as directed on bottle. I have long naturally curly hair (thin but with great texture)and it had incredible volume and curl after drying naturally. Seriously more than normal. Even the under layers were in beautiful spiral curls. The orange smell is ok. Not terrible but not fabulous. I don't like the feel of my hair after using though. It's not crunchy, but not soft either. Kind of in between sticky and firm, But I liked the way it Looked so much I will keep using it. It's a better value than ouidad, which I was using. It has more volume, less shine than ouidad's classic curl gel.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              Love it!

              By Ktn

              from Sacramento

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about DevaCurl Arc Angel Gel:

                Love it! Great smell, great hold

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                16 Questions | 16 Answers
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                • Q:

                  hi. so i have 3c, 4a and 4b hair and it's low porosity. the ultra defining gel works fine for my twist outs and it's okay when i do a wash and go, do you think that the arc angel gel will work!
                  Asked on 12/14/2016 by blkchunli from Severn, MD

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, Arc AnGEL is a firm-hold gel that contains UV absorbers and anti-oxidants to protect the longevity of hair color and provide additional protection from sun damage.

                    Answered on 1/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  I don't know if I should buy the light defining gel or the strong hold. I used the light defining gel but i pt a lot of it on and It holds good enough but I have to put a lot of it on. Does the maximum hold leave your hair crunchy.
                  Asked on 12/6/2016 by Valeria from Chula Vista

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    All of our gels create a moisture-protective barrier (we call it the Curl Cast) that sets the curls' shape during the drying process and prevents frizz while the hair dries. While the hold is strong, the hair is left soft, supple and defined, and will not leave a crunchy or wet look once the Curl Cast is scrunched and released.

                    Answered on 1/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  I have 2c 3a hair and I don't know what one is the best. ARC Gel or light gel one.
                  Asked on 11/28/2016 by Lee

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Arc AnGel for Firm Hold and UV protection – Great for long lasting definition and great for chemically treated curls. Light Defining Gel for weightless hold – if you have wavy or fine hair, it gives you just enough hold without weighing your curls down.

                    Answered on 11/30/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  I use low poo and the conditioner for my 3c natural curls and style with Arc gel and soft hold cream. I leave a bit of the conditioner in my hair from the midlrngth to the ends as a leave in. What order should I use the soft styling cream and the arc gel in? The gel seems to dry my hair out and I use the cream after? Should I use the cream more like a leave in conditioner?
                  Asked on 10/31/2016 by Redhead walking from Seattle, WA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For best results, apply cream first then gel into soaking wet hair.

                    Answered on 11/1/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  If i want more hold and moisture with the arc ,what would be better the spray gel or the set it free?
                  Asked on 10/14/2016 by Molly from Wisconsin

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Set It Free Moisture Lock Spray. It adds nourishment, shine and bounce to thirsty curls. It locks in moisture for those that need extra hydration, and fights frizz. It's great to use a finishing spray to seal in moisture or a second day refresher. You can also use it before the Arc AnGel for added nourishment.

                    Answered on 10/14/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  I currently use the no poo and one condition which sometimes weighs my hair down, but if I use the low poo with the one condition it seems dryer. What should I do?
                  Asked on 8/28/2016 by Doodle from Lexington NC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For best results, cleanse your hair with DevaCurl No-Poo two to three times a week. Use DevaCurl Low Poo once or twice a month for a more clarifying cleanse.

                    Answered on 9/6/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  Which of the gels are best for medium coarse hair that forms ringlet curls on the top layer and softer curls underneath. I'd like to get the underneath layer to form a tighter curl. Thanks!
                  Asked on 6/11/2016 by Soygirl from Fort Mill, SC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Our gels are based on hold rather than curl type. Light Defining Gel for light hold. Ultra or Arc for firm hold. So in the end, it depends on your styling goals. Hope this helps!

                    Answered on 6/20/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  Which Devacurl gel is best for fine, wavy hair?
                  Asked on 6/8/2016 by Hummingbird from Madison, WI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You will want a firm hold gel such as Arc or Ultra. Remember to apply in soaking wet hair for best results. Once completely dry, scrunch to release the gel cast.

                    Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  A while back I purchased a 12 ounce bottle of DevaCurl Arc Angel and really liked how it left my tightly curled hair manageable and fizz free. I was so impressed with the product I recently purchased a 32 ounce pump bottle of Arc Angel. The product I bought in the pump bottle is totally different. It is darker in color and is of a much thicker, almost glue like consistency. It is also difficult to apply to my hair. Why would there be such a difference in these two bottles if they are labeled as the same product? Thank you for your help.
                  Asked on 1/15/2016 by Curly Haired Lady from DeKalb, il

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi CHL! The product should be exactly the same. This would be a great question for Customer Service for the website/stores from which you purchased. When you chat with them, be sure to let them know the dates you purchased both products. Hope this helps.

                    Answered on 1/19/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  Does the Devacare Arc Gel have more hold than the Ulta defining gel, I have around 3c-4b hair ?
                  Asked on 1/7/2016 by Jay Jay

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Jay Jay, in the hierarchy of our DevaCurl Gels, both Arc AnGEL and Ultra Defining Gel are firm-hold gels and are quite comparable in hold. What is different is the shape of the curl you get, which is different for everyone. People who use Arc develop a super-loyalty to Arc as do UDG users become superfans of UDG. It's a preference thing, in other words. See which one you love. Try one, then the next.

                    Answered on 1/8/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
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