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DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel

DevaCurl

Ultra Defining Gel

32.0 oz

Item #: 2250924

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DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel is an ultra hold moisturizing and defining gel. Dissolves instantly when applied to wet hair and dries forming a moisture-protective cast to enhance curls.

Sulfate Free, Paraben Free, Silicone Free.
Tilt head forward. Scrunch curls in an upward motion to release excess water weight. Apply gel between palms and glide across hair before scrunching upward. Using the DevaTowel, scrunch again toward scalp to define curls. Once dry, scrunch to release cast revealing soft, beautiful curls.
Water, VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, Polyquaternium-7, Polysorbate 20, Triticum Aestivum (Wheat) Peptide, Avena Sativa (Oat) Peptide, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Peptide, Melissa Officinalis Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aminomethyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance.

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DevaCurlUltra Defining Gel
 
4.1

(based on 312 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (235)
  • Smells great (171)
  • Effective (112)
  • Lightweight (108)
  • Controls frizz (95)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (35)
  • Dries-out hair (12)
  • Sticky (12)
  • Strong odor (7)
  • Heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (134)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (83)
  • Daily use (72)
  • Thick hair (32)
  • Travel (30)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (207), Wavy hair (90)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (127), Survivalist / minimalist (112), Product junkie (51)

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5.0

Great for curly hair; not too stiff; water soluble, so no bu

By Curly Kathy

from Orlando, FL

Verified Buyer

Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

Lasts four months!

 
5.0

The ONLY hair product line I use

By Lazy

from TX

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • No frizz
  • Not Messy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

    I have fine hair and a lot of it. A couple time a year I have it permed with the largest rollers available to give it a little volume and wave/curl. I use the Deva Curl shampoo and conditioner daily and after towel drying apply the defining gel. I let it dry naturally during a long commute and by the time I get to work I scrunch the gel out and sometimes apply a little hairspray. This product allows me to spend as little time as possible on my hair and the result is a NOT frizzy, sort of tousled loose curl look. LOVE it.

     
    5.0

    My preferred curly hair product!

    By CurlyB

    from Tempe, AZ

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Smells great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Dry/Damaged Hair
      • Frizziness/Flyaways
      • Limpness/Lifelessness

      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

      These products are expensive, but the only products I use on my hair. The price is worth having manageable hair that looks great and smells amazing.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Reviving my curls

      By Gb

      from Ga

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Gentle
      • Good Value
      • Smells great

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

          Great product

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Worth every penny

          By Sam

          from Sanford, Fl

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle
          • Smells great

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

              Deva curl helps me achieve the big lucious hair including perfect curls . I love it .

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Amazing

              By Curly Q

              from Garden Grove, Ca.

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Effective
              • Gentle
              • Good Value
              • Smells great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curl Definition
                • Dry/Damaged Hair
                • Frizziness/Flyaways

                Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                I love this product! Simple yet effective.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                EXCELLENT!!!

                By Tracy

                from Kansas

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Gentle

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly hair

                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                  Love!!!!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Finally a product for curly hair that works!

                  By Heidi

                  from Westbrook, ME

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Smells great

                  Cons

                  • Cost
                  • sticky

                  Best Uses

                  • defines curls
                  • Dry/Damaged Hair
                  • Frizziness/Flyaways

                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                  This works great for defining my curls without making them crunchy.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I use this product every day and highly recommend it!!!

                  By Mandy

                  from Chicago

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Gentle
                  • Good Value
                  • Smells great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Frizziness/Flyaways
                    • Make curls nice without frizz

                    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                    Diva curl changed my life forever! I use the whole line and love this product! I apply the product on my wet hair, scrunch it a little and air hair dry it. You can use a blow dryer but I've noticed my hair seems a little frizzy then.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love it really works

                    By Tota

                    from Pdx

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Effective
                    • Smells great

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Frizziness/Flyaways

                      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                      Good product

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

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                      • Q:

                        I bought the regular no-poo one conditioner light gel and super styling cream and my hair was nice but I still saw a lot of frizz I have thick curly hair like 3b and 3a
                        Asked on 5/10/2016 by Aya from New York

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Give it time. Take the Deva 30 day challenge, don't straighten your hair during this time and be sure to get your hair fully wet 5x per week, 2-3x with No-Poo/One Condition and the rest of the time just with One Condition. The frizz is from under-hydrated hair. Also, be sure to apply your styling products in soaking wet hair, and don't touch til dry. The scrunch again to release the gel cast. Apply SUPERCREAM first, then gel.

                          Answered on 5/11/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        Can you use this on dry hair?
                        Asked on 4/22/2016 by Curly Kay from Milwaukee, WI

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Curly Kay, I recognize this question from last week; not sure if you are the one who asked it. My answer: no. Please make sure to apply any of our gels and styling products in wet hair in the shower. Scrunch to form curl, scrunch with a DevaTowel when you get out of the shower. Then don't touch your curls until completely dry. Then scrunch once again to release the cast for soft touchable curls.

                          Answered on 4/27/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have fine, curly hair (3A) that gets frizzy quite easily. I use the no poo decadence, the one condition decadence, and the styling cream. my curls are nice, but they also look a little heavy and aren't shiny. I really notice how heavy my curls are when I put my hair in a ponytail. Am I doing something wrong?

                        The other day I used the one condition decadence, and the ultra defining gel. My hair was gorgeous, but an hour later my curls started to become big and fluffy. Am I doing something wrong here too?
                        Asked on 1/25/2016 by Jenny from Canada

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Jenny, the Decadence may not be the right product from our line for your 3A fine hair. I would instead recommend Original or DevaCare No-Poo and One Condition to start. Make sure you vigorously scrub on and scrub OFF the No-Poo so you leave nothing behind. You can leave in a little One Condition, but with fine hair, it is likely better that you rinse it all off. Then, apply your Styling Cream in soaking wet hair. Then apply your gel. Light Defining Gel may be better for you than Ultra, but both gels will help control the frizzies. I have a feeling it's the Decadence that is pumping up your curls. Try the Original. And let us know if you see a difference.

                          Answered on 1/26/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have thinish straight hair and I am wondering if this will add any type of wave or curl to my hair or just not work due to my lack of curls?
                        Asked on 12/28/2015 by Nat from Oldsmar Fl

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Natalie, happy new year to you! So do you have even a bit of bend in your hair? If you are looking for more wave, use the No-Poo, One Condition and then scrunch in the gel into soaking wet hair in the shower. Don't touch it until it's fully dry. Then scrunch upwards towards the root to break the gel cast and you'll have soft touchable waves. But if you don't want waves, it will work on you just fine, adding moisture to your locks. Who doesn't need a little extra moisture especially during these winter months. Good luck, and let us know how you like it.

                          Answered on 1/5/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have thin, low porosity, 2b/2c hair. I used to use the ultra light defining gel but lately it doesn't give me enough hold. I'm looking into this product but because my hair is so thin I wan't to make sure it won't weigh me down too much. How is it compare to the ultra light defining gel?
                        Asked on 11/16/2015 by lianaloo

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel sounds like it would be great for your hair. It will provide extra hold, without weighing it down!

                          Answered on 12/9/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have high porosity color treated hair. It's between wavy and super curly texture. I use the no poo and one condition then super cream then aloe Vera gel but I want more hold than the aloe Vera gel provides, is that possible to get without my hair becoming crispy? And if so do I need the light or ultra defining and do I put it in before or after super cream?
                        Asked on 11/8/2015 by Vanna mae

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It sounds like what you are looking for is our Ultra Defining Gel. This gel provides a firm hold and delivers great definition. Make sure you apply an ample amount into very wet hair, preferably in the shower. Glaze gel onto the outer canopy and underneath then scrunch lightly to distribute to the interior. You should hear a "squish" when scrunching. Once distributed take groupings of curls and scrunch tight from tips to roots, squeeze out excess water, then squeeze with your DevaTowel You can diffuse or air dry, but remember, the less handling the better. Your curls will dry into a firm cast, but once completely dry, scrunch from tips to roots to release for soft, beautiful, frizz-free curls.

                          Answered on 11/10/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have wavy hair. When it is still drying or just after I have beautiful curls. However, 3 hours later, the curl looks like I crimped my hair ( a child of the 80s) which is awful! Would the ultra hold or light hold be better as my curls are so delicate? Are either one going to weigh down my curls b/c I don't want that to happen either.
                        Asked on 8/3/2015 by Waves4ever from Columbus, Ohio

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          It sounds like your #1 priority is hold. After cleansing with No-Poo and conditioning with One Condition, I suggest using Light Defining Gel. It will lock-in the moisture in your hair and keep your curls frizz-free and intact. You can also use DevaCurl Flexible-Hold Hairspray when hair is dry to help hold curls in place.

                          Answered on 8/3/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have a natural wave to my hair, some areas more than others. I usually blow dry my hair straight. I would like to let it air dry and was wondering which would be better to get more uniform curl to my hair, this product or the light defining gel, or maybe another product. When I let my hair air dry it gets frizzy.
                        Thank you for your help.
                        Asked on 4/19/2015 by Sully from CC , MA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          If you are looking for more hold and definition, we would suggest Ultra Defining Gel. Start with No-Poo to cleanse your scalp (be sure to use friction with your fingertips). Follow with One Condition - glide through hair and detangling with your fingers. Then apply Ultra Defining Gel to wet hair and scrunch excess water out with the DevaTowel, or a microfiber towel.

                          Answered on 4/22/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have very thick curly hair, and have tried everything
                        But nothing seems to work. I would like to know which devacurl product to use.
                        Asked on 3/5/2015 by martialartist1

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          If this is your first time using DevaCurl, for your beautiful thick curly tresses, I would recommend using No-Poo, One Condition and Styling Cream. If your curls crave extra moisture, use Heaven In Hair once a week as a hair masque.

                          Answered on 3/6/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                      • Q:

                        I have very thick frizzy curly hair especially at the roots and the front of my hair. What products do u recommend for calming frizz and keep hair from poofing out
                        Asked on 12/21/2014 by gallygal from California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          DevaCurl Styling Cream would be perfect for your hair! Due to its creamy and moisturizing nature, it will help soften, tame and lengthen curls. For maximum benefit, cleanse and hydrate with DevaCurl No-Poo and One Condition first. Follow with DevaCurl Styling Cream on wet hair.

                          Answered on 1/12/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
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