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DevaCurlUltra Defining Gel
DevaCurl

Ultra Defining Gel

3.0 oz

Item #: 2250922

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DevaCurlUltra Defining Gel
 
4.1

(based on 170 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (132)
  • Lightweight (108)
  • Smells great (98)
  • Controls frizz (95)
  • Non-greasy (91)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (20)
  • Dries-out hair (12)
  • Sticky (10)
  • Strong odor (7)
  • Heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (126)
  • Daily use (71)
  • Thick hair (32)
  • Travel (30)
  • Fine hair (20)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (110), Wavy hair (56)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (77), Survivalist / minimalist (56), Product junkie (28)

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4.0

Love it!

By JerseyGirl

from Greenville SC

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curls
    • Frizziness/Flyaways

    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

    Love this product. Holds my curls all day & it doesn't take much. Great natural hold, but not crunchy when used properly. A little pricy for gels. . . But it works better than anything else I've tried.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    4.0

    Great Stuff

    By Missy

    from Iowa

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Gentle

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Frizziness/Flyaways

      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

      I have wavy to curly hair that is ultra soft and fine and I have lots of it. I have tried a ton of products for my hair because I struggle with frizz and I really love this one. It's not heavy at all and doesn't leave my hair crunchy. I can actually use a blow dryer (diffuser) when I use this product and don't end up frizzing out my hair and can get good volume. It really brings out the curl. If I don't blow dry I end up with sort of flat looking hair though but still nice curls. Will buy continue to use.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again and again

      By DBoock

      from chicago

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Color-treated Hair
        • Dry/Damaged Hair
        • Flaking/Dandruff
        • Frizziness/Flyaways
        • Hair Loss
        • Limpness/Lifelessness
        • Normal Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

        I use the three step and love them all.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        LOVE THIS!!!!

        By FlamencoGal

        from Houston

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly hair
          • Frizziness/Flyaways

          Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

          I love this stuff!! I have switched to all the Deva Curl products. My hair has never looked better!!

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Great for defining curly hair

          By Tanya

          from Airmont, NY

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly hair

            Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

            I was first introduced to this product by my hairstylist who specializes in curly hair. It works very well to define and hold my curls. I apply it to wet hair, let my hair air dry and then break up the curls lightly with my hands. No more frizz! Sometimes I mix in a little bit of leave in conditioner when applying this gel.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            love this to maximize wave/loose curls

            By makeup addict

            from Milwaukee, WI

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Gentle

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Frizziness/Flyaways
              • Limpness/Lifelessness
              • Normal Hair

              Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

              The Ultra Defining Gel (formerly ArcAngel) has been my go-to styling product for almost two years -- and I have a lot of other options in my cupboard. It does a great job of maximizing my hair's curl because it holds it more firmly than other gels while it dries (naturally or with diffuser), and yet doesn't result in crunchy hair. I love that it's alcohol and silicone free. It really is all I need for styling.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Wonderful product for frizzy, curly hair

              By SMur

              from Ohio

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Gentle
              • Smells great
              • Worth The Cost

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly hair
                • Frizziness/Flyaways

                Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                I love this product! My hair stylist introduced me to the Deva Curl line and it's the best product I've used for my dry, super-curly, frizz-prone hair. I also use the Deva Curl No-Poo which is a cleanser in substitution of shampoo and I love that product equally well. When applied properly, Deva Curl Ultra Defining Gel allows my curls to lay naturally, with no crunch. I have recommended to many!

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                Turns my frizzy waves into luscious curl

                By Thomist curly girl

                from Bloomington, MN

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Gentle

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Defining Curls
                  • Frizziness/Flyaways
                  • Holding Curls

                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                  It leaves my hair looking like I have no product in it. The curls not only look soft, they are soft. I follow the Curly Girl method as outlined in the curly girl handbook. I love this product and have used it for over 1 year now.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great moisturing conditioner

                  By G

                  from Denver, CO

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Gentle

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                      The longer I use it, the healthier my hair becomes.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      love it!

                      By Curley Girlie

                      from Pasadena, CA

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Effective
                      • Gentle
                      • Nicely Defines Curls
                      • Smells great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                          I'm glad to have discovered the DEVACURL line. They work so well at defining each curl. I have shoulder length hair and use a dime sized gob of gel. It is enough without making my hair feel sticky or look wet. On occasion, I have used too much and found that lightly working the curls with my fingers takes away that too wet look.
                          I would (and have) recommend the entire DEVACURL product line to anyone with curly hair.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Very Curly Hair

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                          • Q:

                            Does this product stiffin your curls after using it like a gel normally would?
                            Asked on 8/25/2014 by Curlygurl

                            2 answers

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              From DevaCurl:

                              "Our moisturizing and defining
                              gels dissolves instantly when applied to
                              wet hair and dries forming a moisture protective
                              cast to enhance curls. Once the curls are completely dry, scrunching the curls in an upward motion will
                              release the cast revealing soft, shiny and bouncy curls.

                              "Suggested Use
                              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
                              or DevaGloves, scrunch again toward scalp to
                              define curls."

                              Answered on 8/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Ultra Defining Gel features firm but flexible hold and definition of curls. For lighter hold, try DevaCurl Light Defining Gel:
                              http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod3960033

                              Neither product will leave hair feeling stiff.

                              Answered on 8/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Hi I was wondering how this product compares to the arc angel. I have thick, wavy, unruly hair and I am wondering which gel would do the best job of defining the wave, adding curl to hair that needs it, yet preventing my hair from being poofy and frizzy. THANKS SO MUCH!!
                            Asked on 7/30/2014 by Kelly

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              All DevaCurl and DevaCare products are 100% sulfate, paraben and silicone free and rich with botanical and plant-based ingredients. The DevaCare products contain the anti-oxidants vitamin C and orange peel extract to slow color fading. We recommend DevaCare for dehydrated, color treated and chemically dehydrated curls.

                              Arc AnGEL provides the same amount of hold, just with the added benefits of these ingredients. Both would be well suited for your hair type and texture to help reduce your frizz and define your natural curl/wave pattern.

                              Answered on 7/31/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            My hair is suffering from heat damage and I'm about to cut off 3 inches. Can you please tell me what type of products I need for suffering with heat damage?
                            Asked on 5/31/2014 by kira from texas

                            1 answer

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