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DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler

DevaCurl

Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler

32.0 oz

Item #: 2307903

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DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler is a light hold moisturizing and defining gel. Dissolves instantly when applied to wet hair and dries forming a moisture-protective cast to enhance curls. Great for wavy, curly and super curly hair. Bursting with tropical, juicy Starfruit and Mango fragrance.

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 soft, crunch-free curls.
Water, VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Peptide, Avena Sativa (Oat) Protein, Glycine Soja (Soy) Peptide, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract, Humulus Lupulas (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoeanthus (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.

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DevaCurlLight Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler
 
4.3

(based on 340 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (270)
  • Easy to use (259)
  • Controls frizz (222)
  • Non-greasy (219)
  • Smells great (206)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (28)
  • Dries-out hair (28)
  • Sticky (17)
  • Heavy (7)
  • Strong odor (5)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (271)
  • Daily use (157)
  • Thick hair (61)
  • Fine hair (59)
  • Travel (59)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (222), Wavy hair (103), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (122), Beauty conscious (120), Product junkie (71), Professional stylist (5)

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3.0

Decent product

By Jen

from Austintown, Ohio

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

    Use it immediately after shower. Keeps curls poppin

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    I would buy again

    By Billie

    from Wv

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

      Great

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Love, Love!

      By Carolina

      from Cumming, GA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

      I love this gel to give my curls definition and control. The only complaint I have about DeVa Curl products in general is the scent. I have a sensitive sense of smell and their products are a little overwhelming to me, but they're such great products that I overlook the smell. Plus the smell doesn't stay strong for very long. Make sure that you follow the instructions on how to use this gel, otherwise it won't work like it should.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      The only gel to use on curls!

      By ariaddne511

      from Ft Lauderdale, Florida

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • wavy to curly hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

        Best gel to use on wavy to curly hair. My hair is a mixture of the two with a heavy doze of frizziness!! This is the only product that will hold my curls beautifully without weighting them down, and adds great shine without being sticky at all.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        4.0

        helps natural waves and curls stay in place

        By Jan

        from TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

          So far I have massaged this product into wet hair all over my head and rolled on open weave rollers then blew dry with a hair dryer. Left curled for about 1.5 hours then removed rollers and finger combed hair into a tousled curly look.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          This is the best Gel ever!!!

          By JLC

          from Newtown Square

          About Me Product Junkie

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

            I love this Gel it's light weight defines my curls perfectly. Not sticky, doesn't flake. I can go 2 or 3 days without washing my hair. I just refresh my hair with a couple squirts of water and I'm out the door. I love the way my curls look.

            I love the no poo shampoo and conditioner as well.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Love the way my hair feels!

            By Skin Product Fan

            from Texas

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

              I let my hair air dry and at time I blow dry it straight. Love the way it holds my hair in place.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              Best gel for curly hair I have ever found!

              By Miranda W.

              from Spring Hill, TN

              Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

              I am a hairstylist, and have tried many products formulated for curly hair types and this gel is the best one I have ever used! It is so lightweight, and leaves your hair feeling so soft, not like your typical gel. Would recommend this product to anyone.

               
              5.0

              I would buy again

              By Jean

              from Mason ohio

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

                  I apply to wet hair and air dry

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I would definitely buy this product again!!

                  By Cindy S.

                  from New Jersey

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                  • Greasy

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair

                  Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

                  This helped with frizziness and left my curls looking and feeling great all day.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

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                  13 Questions | 13 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Can this gel be used on low porosity hair?
                    Asked on 1/9/2017 by MJ from San Francisco, Ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It can! DevaCurl Light Defining Gel is a light-hold moisturizing and defining gel that delivers flexible styling for a natural, soft hold.

                      Answered on 1/19/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    I have fine, wavy hair. I usually use a small amount of hair thickener and then a root lifting product. Can I continue to use a root lifting product in combination with the defining gel? My concern is my hair would be flat at the roots if I cannot.
                    Asked on 1/6/2017 by Leigh Ann from Tulsa OK

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would highly recommend using DevaCurl products exclusively for maximum results, as our products were designed to be used together. All of our products are 100% water soluble and contain our signature botanical blend, making our products very hydrating and nourishing. If you choose to use DevaCurl products with other hair care products, please ensure the products you're using are also 100% water-soluble and contain no sulfates, silicones, or parabens. If you have fine hair and are looking for fullness, we recommend Frizz-Free Volumizing Foam, B'Leave-In Curl Boost and Volumizer, or Light Defining Gel. All provide beautiful waves and curls with their lightweight moisturizing formulas. If you are looking for volume at the crown, we highly recommend our DevaClips for maximum root lift.

                      Answered on 1/9/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    Can this help thicken hair?
                    Asked on 12/10/2016 by navie from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, If you have fine hair and are looking for fullness, we recommend Frizz-Free Volumizing Foam, B'Leave-In Curl Boost and Volumizer, or Light Defining Gel. All provide beautiful waves and curls with their lightweight moisturizing formulas. If you are looking for volume at the crown, we highly recommend our DevaClips for maximum root lift. Another tip for fine hair: Be sure to rinse No-Poo and One Condition thoroughly with a vigorous scalp massage.

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

                    I've only used this diffusing, does it work well air drying?
                    Asked on 9/5/2016 by Gaby from Denver

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It does work well when air drying! Air drying will give you less frizz, because your not touching your hair, but diffusing will give you more volume.

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

                    Is this product recommended for fine hair?
                    Asked on 7/24/2016 by Jen from Philadelphia

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, and just to let you know, so is the Ultra. It's really a matter of firm hold or light hold. Whichever you are desiring.

                      Answered on 7/25/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    I use the styling cream, mr mister and set it free. I apply the styling cream in the shower while my hair is soaking wet. I'm wanting to try the light styling gel. Can or should they be used together, if so in what order? Also, my curly hair always gets frizzy on the crown and about 2-3 inches down, like a halo. How can I manage that, what would be the best product and how would I use it? I just moved to the very humid Pensacola from Ca, and I'm having a terrible time trying to contain the frizz! I'd like to be able to just air dry, right now I use a diffuser and dry about 3/4 of the way. Also one of the products I'm currently using is leaving my hair a bit greasy at the scalp, any suggestions? I just began using devacurl products when I moved to Fl 2-1/2 months ago.
                    Asked on 7/20/2016 by Christi from Pensacola Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Christi, I think I just answered a similar question from you, but slightly differently worded. Please see my other reply. I would again definitely suggest starting with No-Poo or Low-Poo and One Condition. Great curls begin in the shower. Please let me know if you use NP/OC and write to me again!

                      Answered on 7/20/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    What is the recommended application method for the Light Defining Gel? Is hit best applied on sectioned hair, or all at once on each side of the hair. I have short, super curly, fine hair.
                    Asked on 5/18/2016 by katintheoc from Orange County, Cali

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Light Defining Gel is best applied in soaking wet hair in the shower. You don't need to section. You can apply a liberal amount to your palm, emulsify, rake on, scrunch to distribute, then scrunch with a DevaTowel when you get out of the shower. Don't touch until your hair is completely dry. Then scrunch to release the cast. For best results start with a No-Poo or Low-Poo/One Condition duo that is best for your curl type. Delight for wavy. Original for curly. Decadence for super curly.

                      Answered on 5/19/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    does this have alcohol in it?
                    Asked on 5/8/2016 by Ninja from Orlando Fl

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Here's the ingredient list, for your reference Water (Aqua, Eau), VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Melissa Officinalis Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, DMDM Hydantoin, Polyquaternium-7, Aminomethyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance (Parfum).

                      Answered on 5/9/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    I have long, very fine, porous hair that is naturally wavy (the top layers are much curlier then the bottom layers); but a lot of hair. I typically straighten my hair, but on the days I want to scrunch it I'd like to try air-drying it w/o it being frizzy or flat (I usually end up needing to diffuse it to get rid of frizz). Would this light weight gel work well, or should I try the ultra gel or a cream? Gels have always made my hair crunchy and creams tend to weigh it down. Any advice would be appreciated!
                    Asked on 2/17/2016 by BeautyProductJunkie from Minneapolis, MN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Remember BPJ, curls have memory, so if you straighten a lot, you won't get perfect curl or a lot of curl at first. You'd want to start with No-Poo and One Condition to get your curls set up properly with lots of moisture. Then I would recommend the Styling Cream (more creamy moisture) rather than just the gel. You can finish with Ultra or Light in soaking wet hair and diffuse up for more volume. FYI, the difference btween Ultra and Light Defining Gel is the hold, not the weight. Neither will weigh down your curls; both will cut down on frizz. If you like this combo, you could try the Kit For All Curl Kind which has 3oz sizes of all 4 products I mentioned. Good luck and happy curls xo

                      Answered on 2/18/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    Is the product silicone-free and sulfate-free?
                    Asked on 1/8/2016 by Luna from SA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, our line is silicone-, sulfate-, and paraben-free!

                      Answered on 1/13/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
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