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DevaCurl Light Defining Gel

DevaCurl

Light Defining Gel

12.0 oz

Item #: 2133222

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DevaCurl Light Defining Gel 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.
Tilt head forward. Scrunch wet curls in an upward motion. Apply gel between palms and glide through hair. Scrunch upward toward the scalp to define curls. Once dry, scrunch curls again to release cast to reveal beautiful 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 315 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (253)
  • Easy to use (242)
  • Controls frizz (210)
  • Non-greasy (204)
  • Smells great (194)

Cons

  • Dries-out hair (27)
  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Sticky (16)
  • Heavy (6)
  • Strong odor (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (256)
  • Daily use (148)
  • Thick hair (58)
  • Travel (57)
  • Fine hair (54)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (205), Wavy hair (96), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (115), Survivalist / minimalist (112), Product junkie (64), Professional stylist (5)

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5.0

The best stuff for curly haired girls.

By Patti

from Spring hill, Florida

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Travel

    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

    I love deva curl. It makes my curls beautiful

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Never

    By Dfinest1

    from Columbus, Ohio

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

    This product did not work for me.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    helps busts my curls

    By Rainy

    from Harrisburg, PA

    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
      • Travel

      Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

      This product combined with the DevaCurl SuperCream Coconut Curl Styler has really helped me keep the curls from a perm that is 9 months old now holding strong throughout the day.
      I still apply a mousse afterwords, but it really is helping a ot.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      i will buy again

      By susan

      from gastonia nc

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

        I love this product keeps my curls with out having that heavy feeling of products.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        4.0

        Good gel, bad bottle

        By Fefe

        from Rhode Island

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

          I have never had a problem using this product until today. I purchased the bottle with the style pump and it malfunctioned immediately. I am not happy that it's harder to use the product.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Love it!

          By Mel

          from Laredo

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Thicker Hair
            • Travel

            Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

            Awesome

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Finally found !

            By Didi

            from Brentwood ca

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

              I use this everyday . I love it because it leaves my hair looking natural !

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              One of the few DevaCurl products that are better than others

              By Joy

              from Archer, FL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                None

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Gives you natural looking curls gel is Not sticky

                By CC

                from DENTON,TX

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                    This Gel isn't sticky and it doesn't flake. I'll be purchasing the larger bottle soon. It defines curls in a natural soft way.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    love

                    By vangie

                    from San Antonio tx

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:

                      Loved this product. Not sticky. Doesn't make my curls crunchy. Gives me nice soft curls

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

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                      9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        can I use this gel every day?
                        Asked on 6/9/2015 by Sonia from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, DevaCurl Light Defining Gel is safe for daily use.

                          Answered on 6/16/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        Will the Deva products work well with curly permed color treated hair?
                        Asked on 7/8/2014 by JP

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes! From DevaCurl:
                          "Once hair is permed, it is considered curly and must be treated with the same care as naturally curly hair. Moisture is the key to success with curls so the more dehydrated, the more we encourage using our botanically infused and very moisturizing cleansers, conditioners and styling products."

                          Answered on 7/9/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between the two defining gel
                        Asked on 5/12/2014 by Val from Tamarac Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Light Defining Gel has a lighter hold that works best for curly and super curly hair, while Ultra Defining Gel has a strong hold that works best for wavy/slightly curly hair.

                          Answered on 5/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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