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Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir

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Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir

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Texturizing gel with medium hold that delivers lasting curl control and tames frizzy hair. Creates natural movement and shine without stiffness or weight. Blue agave nectar acts as a hair treatment, strengthening and repairing damaged hair in harsh conditions by retaining moisture and nourishment. Conditioning and healing for split ends and hair damage, this anti-frizz styling product is best in class for texturizing every style, from long hair to short hair.

Shape, sculpt, finish with the Biolage collection of stylers that infuse body, control and shine. Each is enriched with its own unique blend of botanicals and styling agents. Ranging from light to firm hold, stylers can be mixed, blended and layered for the ultimate finish - enjoy salon results with these professional products.
To style, work evenly through clean, damp hair. To texturize, apply a small amount with fingertips to areas where texture and definition are desired.
Aqua / Water / Eau, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Vp/Va Copolymer, Polyquaternium-4, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Parfum / Fragrance, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium Edta, Citric Acid, Limonene, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Agave Tequilana Leaf Extract, Hexyl Cinnamal, Coumarin, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Benzyl Alcohol, Hydroxycitronellal, Amyl Cinnamal, Geraniol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Isoeugenol.

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MatrixBiolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir
 
4.8

(based on 60 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (53)
  • Lightweight (42)
  • Smells great (32)
  • Non-greasy (27)
  • Controls frizz (24)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (38)
  • Curly hair (27)
  • Fine hair (14)
  • Thick hair (11)
  • Travel (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (17), Wavy hair (14), Straight hair (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (10), 30 minutes (10), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (19), Brand buyer (14), Beauty conscious (9), Budget shopper (8), Product junkie (5)

Reviewed by 60 customers

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5.0

Great product I have natural wave hair puts nice soft curls

By Kathleen

from Kirkland WA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair
    • Thinner Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

    Great product

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Momma Jill

    from Jensen Beach, FL

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Non-Greasy
    • Once dried, scrunch and it's soft and controlled
    • Strong Hold

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • I would hate for this to be discounted
      • Thicker Hair
      • Travel

      Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

      I have tried tons of different products over many decades. This product is my go to everyday for finished look. It's great on very curly hair.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      The Best I've Found

      By J_Allgood

      from Austin, TX

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

        I've been looking for a styling product to control my curls on days I don't straighten my hair. Products are always too sticky, leave my hair feeling crunchy, weigh down the waves, and don't do anything to control the frizz. I live in Austin, so the humidity is terrible. I decided to give this product a try because of the 5-star rating. I'm so glad I did; this is absolutely the best product I've found because it's lightweight, while still controlling the unruly curls and frizz. You won't be disappointed!! It's well worth the price.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Ive been using for years!!

        By Gina

        from Savannah tn

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

          Perfect for naturally curly hair!!

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          The only curl gel I use

          By CLK

          from Blue Springs Mo

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

            I have tried every product for curly hair but none compare. Hair feels soft & not sticky, but adds control & shape

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Love This Product

            By Sandi

            from Madison, WI

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Thinner Hair
              • Wavy hair

              Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

              I have thin wavy hair. This product holds the curls I scrunch in and controls frizz. It's lightweight though, so I can run my fingers through my hair to loosen the curls for a softer, natural look.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Smells amazing! Perfect for touchable curls!

              By Miss Fudd

              from Winston Salem, NC

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair

                Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                Works wonderfully on my curls! I am bi-racial (black/white) and my curls can be a challenge, but I have never had a bad hair day with this gel. I love that it doesn't make my hair crunchy, stiff, or flakey. My only complaint is the size - they're pretty small for the price. My hair is lower-back length and I use these up quickly but I take advantage of the buy 2 get 1 whenever I can.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                i have been buying this again and again, love it!!

                By Grif

                from Rockwall, TX

                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
                  • Thinner Hair
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                  Use this every morning after shampooing. Holds well and can be reset with just a little water. Definitely not a heavy, weigh down product.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Just right. Will buy again.

                  By Suggester

                  from Pa.

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Straight Hair
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                    After my hair is curled, I take a small amount, run between my fingers and then run through my hair and style my hair with my fingers. Holds well with minimal hair spray.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    I love this product

                    By Cindi

                    from Yardley, PA

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair

                      Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                      To control my frizz

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

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                      8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Is this product better for fine or thick hair?
                        Asked on 5/20/2017 by moleepa from Pennsylvania

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir has a medium hold that delivers lasting curl control for any hair type. It would be suggested to start with a smaller amount and add more if needed.

                          Answered on 5/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                      • Q:

                        How does the Elixir differ from Biolage Styling Gelee? My wavy, slightly dry, graying hair becomes straight, flat, and too slippery to hold in a ponytail under dry conditions -- particularly indoors during winter. While each strand is fine in texture, I have lots of them, so I can only use lightweight products. My hairstyle is medium length and layered, which I just scrunch and air-dry. I like the Gelee but am wondering if the Elixir would achieve the same results while providing more consistent wave enhancement and retention. I really don't care if humidity frizzes my hair; in fact, I quite appreciate the body it creates! Thanks for your product advice.
                        Asked on 4/9/2017 by A person with hair from Massachusetts

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir offers a medium hold and frizz free curl definition.
                          Biolage Gelee offers a firm hold with body adding body, shine and control.

                          Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • Q:

                        I have very sensitive skin that is prone to breakouts, is this product ok for someone with sensitive skin?
                        Asked on 2/10/2017 by tinamarie

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We take reactions very seriously at Matrix. However, since individuals exhibit a wide range of sensitivities to products, if you have any questions or concerns you should discuss with your medical care provider.

                          If you do develop a sensitivity to a Matrix product, we would like to assist you. Please call us at 888-777-6396 M-F, 9am - 7pm ET. Please provide your personal reference # 2117976 and have the product with you when you call.

                          Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                      • Q:

                        Is this product good for permed curly hair?
                        Asked on 1/20/2017 by Mary from Lawton, ok

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Biolage Curl Defining Elixir provides frizz-free definition and texture for beautiful shiny curls to permed hair or natural curls.

                          Answered on 1/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                      • Q:

                        Hi, I have very fine straight to a little wavy hair. I am looking for a product to hold curls if I use a curling iron. Would your product do the job?
                        Asked on 1/14/2017 by skuzen from Plano, TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir is designed to enhance the natural wave in your hair. If you have fine straight hair and are using a curling iron, then we recommend using a heat protector such as Matrix Biolage Thermal-Active Repair Gloss. We also recommend using a product such as Matrix Biolage Gelee to provide a strong hold, body, shine and control for your curly styles. Both of these products are available at Ulta and Ulta.com

                          Answered on 1/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                      • Q:

                        Can I use this product on dry hair as well?
                        Asked on 10/24/2016 by Shawna from Utah

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend that you apply Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir to damp hair. We do not encourage applying this product to dry hair. We find that after curly hair dries, disturbing those curls can cause frizz. Spritz your hair with a water bottle first, then apply Curl Defining Elixir.

                          Answered on 10/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                      • Q:

                        Do you have available for sale the medium hold level?
                        Asked on 10/8/2016 by U2 from san juan, P.R.

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir offers a medium hold that delivers lasting curl control to create beautiful, shiny curls.

                          Answered on 10/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                      • Q:

                        is this product good for scrunching wavy hair??
                        Asked on 7/20/2016 by missy from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir will provide frizz-free natural movement and shine without stiffness or weight. You can use it to scrunch, but will not leave the hair stiff.

                          Answered on 7/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
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