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Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir

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Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir

Item #: 2206844 Size: 4.2 oz

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Natural texture-enhancing gel with medium hold that delivers lasting curl control to create beautiful, shiny curls. Provides frizz-free natural movement and shine without stiffness or weight. Blue agave nectar thrives in harsh conditions by retaining moisture and nourishment.

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.
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
 
4.7

(based on 52 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (46)
  • Lightweight (36)
  • Smells great (26)
  • Effective (22)
  • Non-greasy (20)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (31)
  • Curly hair (20)
  • Fine hair (9)
  • Thick hair (8)
  • Women (7)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (13), Wavy hair (10), Straight hair (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (10), 30 minutes (10), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (16), Brand buyer (14), Budget shopper (8), Beauty conscious (5), Product junkie (4)

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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
       
      5.0

      I would buy again and have for years

      By none

      from Los Angeles

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

        Use it almost everyday after the shower.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Can't Live Without It!!!

        By Mimi P.

        from Ridge, NY

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • No cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thicker Hair
        • Travel

        Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

        I've been using this product for over 25 years. They have never changed the formula. I have thick curly hair and wash it twice a week. After washing hair I use a leave in conditioner and finish with the Elixir. After doing this I let my hair thoroughly air dry without touching it. The curls dry without frizz. You can then gently scrunch your curls and your curls will stay defined and be very soft . The next day I wake up the Elixir by wetting my hands and gently scrunching again. You can also add a little bit of Elixir in your hands at this time, if needed.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Love!

        By Ame

        from Southeast, MA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

          I have wavy hair that gets frizzy if I don't straighten it (which I don't want to do every day). This product controls the frizz on my waves but doesn't get stiff and still lets my hair look natural. Love it!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Big Surprise!

          By Andi

          from Corpus Christi, Tx

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

            My mother had this in her bathroom for months and I kept over looking it. One day I ran out of my own gel and decided to take a chance with this one. IT IS HEAVEN SENT! It's very light weight almost like a serum but it holds my curls all day with almost no frizz.

            **ALSO ive never been able to master second day hair but with this it's so easy to revive my curls.

            I will mention that my mother has wavy hair and she bought it to give her hair some more definition and it did nothing really..

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Love this for my very curly hair!

            By Momma Jill

            from Jensen Beach,FL

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

              I have long extremely curly hair. This is my favorite product to use besides my conditioning balm also by Biolage. I have tried endless brands meant for curly hair. But, this never fails me. I by at least 2 to 3 tubes at a time because there is always a low supply at the store. I just add to wet brushed hair and key it air dry. When completely dry I just scrunch my hair and it feels soft to the touch. And I get beautiful frizz free ringlets.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              As long as it works well this is my first time.

              By Sue

              from Union Gap, Wa

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                Just had a perm very curly. Baby fine/ thin hair. Needed something too keep curls looking good.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                Smells n Works great

                By Quirky

                from Orange,Tx

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Thicker Hair
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                  Apply to clean wet hair with or without another product, coat your hair with the gel, IF using by itself, but not so much so that your hair feels heavy.
                  If with another product, I'd use a,ltitle less, like size of a 50 cent piece. (Depending on the length and thickness of your hair)
                  My hait touches my bra and isn't to thick, I use the among of a 50 scent piece. Lol. Let it air dry for a bit and finish with a blow dryer if desired.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  1.0

                  Will never purchase again

                  By B

                  from North Carolina

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Strong Hold

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Work
                  • Dried with white flakes
                  • Dries-Out Hair
                  • Made hair hard

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                    Nice smell, felt light. Made hair look and feel horrible

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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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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