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Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream

Living Proof

Curl Defining Styling Cream

Item #: 2284702 Size: 8.0 oz

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Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream is a styling cream that has extra conditioning and light hold to define and control curls with a stronger curl pattern. When the complete Curl line is used together, curls are beautiful, defined and frizz free - and they stay that way 2x longer. Powered by Living Proof's Extended Curl Memory technology, Curl Defining Styling Cream:
  • Provides extra conditioning and light hold
  • Blocks humidity that causes frizz
  • Creates smooth, long lasting touchable curls

For extra hold, use with Curl Enhancing Styling Mousse. Curl Defining Styling Cream is ideal for naturally curly or coily hair. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

Living Proof Curl is powered by their Extended Curl Memory technology and patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) so natural curls and waves stay beautiful, conditioned, defined and frizz-free longer. Extended Curl Memory technology delivers beautiful, defined, frizz-free curls that last 2x longer. Extended Curl Memory technology contains Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), an optimized blend of emollients and polymers, and time-release conditioners combine to repel humidity for strong frizz protection. Curl provides residue-free cuticle smoothing for long-lasting curl definition and delivers touchable hold for long-lasting, resilient curls.

After using Living Proof Curl, 2 out of 3 users agree:
  • They are twice as likely to wear their hair naturally curly
  • They enjoyed beautiful, frizz-free curls 2x longer
  • Their curls never looked so beautiful the next morning

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Apply a small amount to wet hair, evenly distributing from roots to ends and add more as needed. The amount you use will vary based on your hair's density, length, and porosity. For best results, let hair air dry or heat style using a diffuser.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Polyurethane-35, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Cetearyl Alcohol, VP/VA Copolymer, Polyacrylate-13, Polyamide-8, Glycerin, Dilinoleic Acid/Propanediol Copolymer, Phytosteryl Sunflowerseedate, Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Cystoseira Compressa Extract, PEG-8 Stearate, Polysorbate 20, Fragrance/Parfum, Behenyl Alcohol, Polyisobutene, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, PVM/MA Copolymer, Glycolic Acid, Triisopropanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid, Citral, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional.

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Living ProofCurl Defining Styling Cream
 
3.6

(based on 115 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (76)
  • Smells great (65)
  • Lightweight (55)
  • Effective (35)
  • Controls frizz (21)

Cons

  • Not effective (15)
  • Poor texture (9)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Heavy (5)
  • Sticky (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (40)
  • Curly hair (28)
  • Women (18)
  • On-the-go (5)
  • Thick hair (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (19), Very curly hair (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (46), Budget shopper (21), Survivalist / minimalist (13), Beauty conscious (11), Product junkie (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (41), 10 minutes (22), 1+ hour (10)

Reviewed by 115 customers

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5.0

Soft curls!

By Pattikate

from Palm Coast Fl

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

    Living in a high humidity area, I love this product! It keeps my curl without frizz! In extra high humidity days I may need a second application but it is rare!

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    I'M IN LOVE

    By Holly

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

    I'm so in love with this stuff! My hair is naturally kind of in between wavy and curly but will have a few annoying straight pieces, so I love that this product gives a lot of curl definition! I also have a big problem with frizz and this controls that really well. The product is a bit heavy though, so I've learned to use just a very small amount!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    1.0

    love Living proof products, but not this one ...

    By Cesca

    from Palm Coast

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Doesn't Work
    • Dries-Out Hair

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

    This product dried my hair & did NOT help with my wave/curl ! Went back to product I love, Living Proof Timeless.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    1.0

    This was awful!

    By Layla the hair/makeup artist

    from Atlanta, Ga

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Doesn't Work
    • Dries-Out Hair
    • Heavy
    • Sticky

    Best Uses

      Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

      This was terrible! It dried out my hair so badly that my hair literally fell out! I had to shampoo my hair 3 times to get the product out (and I used less than the recommended amount). I also had to do 2 hair masks to restore some moisture to it. 10/10 would never use this ever again!

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      My Regular After Wash Hair Cream

      By Becci8

      from San Francisco Bay Area

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wavy Hair

        Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

        Since discovering what this product does for my hair, this bottle is probably my second- or third-time purchase. In a way, I'm also a Product Junkie, always looking for that product that gives my hair a lift while enhanching its waves. Because of the texture of my hair and how washing everyday will dry it out, I wash every other day and use this product after washing to help define my waves, and use a different product on my non-wash days to bring the waves back to dry hair.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Hooked, line, and sinker

        By iamwerve

        from San Diego, CA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

          I have fairly curly hair but it's not highly coarse or coily. Think Almost Famous, Penny Lane curls and that's my texture! If your hair is very curly, you'll probably go through this product really quickly or need more hold. My battle with my hair is this: too much product weighing down my curls (a la ramen curls) or completely poofy mess of waves and curls contradicting one another (a la Hermione Granger in the first Harry Potter movie). This product has me doing commercial-style hair flips and looking a little longer in my mirror as I'm trying to get out the door. This product has a really nice light floral scent. I wash my hair with sulfate/paraben free shampoo and conditioners (no loyalty: I alternate from brands like Acure, Macademia, Aveda, Organix, Shea Moisture, Enjoy) and it doesn't make all that much of a difference if I'm not using a great leave-in conditioner and styling cream. After showering, I gently squeeze excess water out of my hair and use 1 pump of Living Proof Leave-In Conditioner and focus on distributing product through my mid to ends of my hair. To expedite the process, I use a cotton t-shirt to help scrunch and dry my hair simultaneously. Once hair is damp, I put about a nickel size dab of this Curling Cream into my palms and continue scrunching. Air dry or use a diffuser then voila!

          Ps. I usually put my hair in a top knot when I go to sleep. So on day 2 or 3, my curls can be salvaged by spraying a tiny bit of water on ends then scrunch a pea sized amount of this curling cream to soften and give shape.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Love Living Proof!!!

          By Jen

          from South Dakota

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

            Keeps my hair manageable!!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I have fine very curly hair

            By Chantelle

            from US Virgin Islands

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Harding

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

            I make my hair a little damp, add product. Scrunch hair with hands, let dry. Scrunch when dry to make it not hard and my hair is curly and not frizzy all day. And I live on the beach.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            4.0

            A must have

            By Nickie

            from Michigan

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use

              Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

              This product is awesome for curly weave

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My hair has curl again!

              By missfr8

              from Canal Winchester, OH

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

                My hair is just past shoulder length and the curl mousse I get at the grocery store does not make my hair curly anymore. This product has put the wave back I thought was gone!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                • Q:

                  Does this product work on permed hair to define curls and reduce/eliminate frizz?
                  Asked on 4/23/2016 by Curllover from Houston TX

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it sure does! It provides light hold.

                    Answered on 4/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can I mix the curl styling cream with the phd 5 in 1 cream to get a little more conditioning and volume. I have thin dry curly hair? Can I use this combination for curly hair the first day and use a heated round brush For a smooth style the second day?
                  Asked on 11/12/2015 by Moon pie from Delaware

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes! All of Living Proof's products are great solo or layered with others. Cocktailing the two is a always an option. Another option would be to pair the Curl Defining Styling Cream with the Curl Leave-In for parched curls! This product is a bit lighter than the PhD 5-in-1 which may be a better option for finer hair types.

                    Answered on 11/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Will this product work on permed hair? I recently had a perm done that rreally dried out my hair so I need something that will tame the frizzy and moisturize!
                  Asked on 3/9/2015 by lexi

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Curl Defining Styling Cream can be used on both natural and permed curls to help add shape and definition and to keep them frizz-free! It features a humidity blocking, extra conditioning formula.

                    Answered on 3/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  How does this product compare to the no frizz nourishing styling cream? I have thick curly hair and I am looking for something to help tame the frizzies. I am not sure which product to go with.
                  thanks!
                  Asked on 3/4/2015 by krisann20 from Columbus, OH

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    No Frizz Nourishing Cream:
                    • Delivers OFPMA, Living Proof's Healthy Hair Molecule that creates a weightless shield around each strand to block humidity and smoothe, plus conditioning agents
                    • Doesn’t have any hold
                    • Will deliver on frizz protection but won’t hold a curl for an extended amount of time because there isn’t hold

                    Curl Defining Styling Cream:
                    • Has Curl Extended Memory Technology
                    • Has OFPMA and conditioning agents
                    • Gives flexible hold
                    • All elements that curly hair needs

                    We hope this helps! :-)

                    Answered on 3/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  What sz is bottle?
                  Asked on 2/26/2015 by Elizabeth from Reno nv

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product is 8.0 fl. oz.

                    Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  I have thick Wavy hair that refuses to be tamed! I have tried every possible solution but none have been able to tame my frizz. Is this product my knight in shining armor??
                  Asked on 2/26/2015 by Broom Hilda:(

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream features Extended Curl Memory technology for defined and frizz-free curls 2x longer:

                    OFPMA: Repels humidity for superior frizz protection and keeps hair cleaner, longer.
                    Time-released conditioning: Provides residue-free cuticle smoothing for long-lasting curl definition
                    Optimized balanced emollient and polymer blend: Delivers flexible hold for delivers long-lasting, resilient touchable curls

                    This product is available in travel size within the Curl Travel Kit, if you'd like to give it a try before committing to the full size:
                    http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11951053

                    Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Is this line of products tested on animals?
                  Asked on 2/26/2015 by Kendra from colorado

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Safety is Living Proof's top priority, and Living Proof uses the best and most advanced tools to achieve that. Living Proof does not test any finished products on animals, nor does Living Proof ask their suppliers to test them on Living Proof's behalf.

                    Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Is this good for thin, fine curls?
                  Asked on 2/21/2015 by product junkie from in

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Curl Defining Styling Cream is ideal for all types of curls!

                    Answered on 2/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Would this product work on fine hair w/natural wave? I have been using the volume line of Living proof along with the other styling products.
                  Asked on 2/21/2015 by LP mom from Ft Worth,Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Curl Defining Styling Cream is designed to enhance your natural hair texture, so it will certainly help to shape and define your waves!

                    Answered on 2/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  does this have any conditioning benefits?
                  Asked on 2/18/2015 by beeyes from Mooresville, nc

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream features an extra conditioning formula, plus defense against frizz and humidity.

                    Answered on 2/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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