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DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler

DevaCurl

Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler

12.0 oz

Item #: 2133222

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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
 
4.3

(based on 329 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (263)
  • Easy to use (250)
  • Controls frizz (216)
  • Non-greasy (211)
  • Smells great (202)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (28)
  • Dries-out hair (28)
  • Sticky (17)
  • Heavy (7)
  • Strong odor (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (265)
  • Daily use (155)
  • Thick hair (60)
  • Travel (59)
  • Fine hair (58)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (214), Wavy hair (101), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (118), Survivalist / minimalist (117), Product junkie (68), Professional stylist (5)

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5.0

I will buy this product again

By Ana

from Phoenix

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

    I love my curls .

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    1.0

    I will not be repurchasing this product

    By Angela

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

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

      Best Uses

        Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

        This dried out my hair so much. None of my normal curls formed and it was just a frizzy mess.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        I absolutely love this hair gel

        By Ali

        from South Windsor CT

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use

          Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

          Love this product! I have naturally curly hair and this product enhances the curls and makes it more pronounced

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          4.0

          I would this product again.not greas

          By Styling grandma

          from Kenosha, Wisconsin

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

              Not greasy...makes my curls soft...not hard & stiff!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              2.0

              50/50

              By The Czarina of Tokyo

              from West Valley City, UT

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Doesn't Work

              Best Uses

                Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                I think you either hate this product or you love it. There is not really an in between. I am really sad it didn't work out for me because I've seen some people have AMAZING results but I wasn't so fortunate. I ended up taking the big bottle I bought back.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                1.0

                Made my head itch. Cant use

                By Vicki Lord

                from Hanceville, al

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Work

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair

                  Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                  Not satisfied. Would like a refund

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Absolutely

                  By Karen

                  from Ft. Myers, Fl

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Smells Great
                  • Works on all types of hair

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Straight Hair
                    • Thinner Hair
                    • Travel

                    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                    Just a terrific product. Can use a little or as much as your hair needs

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love love love

                    By Trina

                    from ELKVIEW WV

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                        Won't use anything else since I've used this!

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Wavy Hair
                         
                        5.0

                        Staple

                        By JMG

                        from PA

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Curly Hair
                          • Daily Use

                          Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                          My true go to hair gel. Dries nicely-not crunchy and stiff. Controls frizz. I keep coming back to this one.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Wavy Hair
                           
                          5.0

                          I would buy this product again.

                          By Snappy

                          from Tri-state area

                          About Me Minimalist

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight
                          • Smells Great

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Curly Hair
                            • Thinner Hair

                            Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                            I like that it's lightweight and non-sticky and it doesn't make my hair crunchy at all.

                            • 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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