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DevaCurl

Ultra Defining Gel

3.0 oz

Item #: 2250922

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DevaCurlUltra Defining Gel
 
4.1

(based on 203 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (155)
  • Smells great (118)
  • Lightweight (108)
  • Controls frizz (95)
  • Non-greasy (91)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (24)
  • Dries-out hair (12)
  • Sticky (10)
  • Strong odor (7)
  • Heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (129)
  • Daily use (71)
  • Thick hair (32)
  • Travel (30)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (89), Survivalist / minimalist (69), Product junkie (34)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (134), Wavy hair (63)

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4.0

Love It Love It Love It

By Coffee Lady

from Woodbridge, VA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Color-treated Hair
    • Hair Loss

    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

    My hair in the back is naturally curly but no so much in the front. It makes all my hair curly and soft and I just love this product.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    4.0

    Nice gel

    By The Crone

    from Pittsburgh, PA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

        My preference for a gel is Jessicurl Spiralicious but this will work when I can't get to the salon. It may not be the best gel out there, but it's the best Ulta carries. It holds the curl but does not kill all the frizz. Slightly drying so I use it with a leave-in.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Hyside76

        from Santa Rosa, ca

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

              This is actually the only gel that I like using. I have very, natural, curly hair which can be great, or a curse. This gel helps "tame" my hair without making it feel heavy, or look flat. Other brands I've tried don't give me enough hold. Or make me feel like my hair will "break" if I touch.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              No no no!

              By CurlyQ

              from San Diego

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Abrasive

                Best Uses

                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                  No,no,no! I read so many great reviews but omg this product dries hair so much and so fast! I have curly Mexican curls and I like whipped creams textures and how hey leave my hair so soft. I tried this product because people say its great on curls but I knew the first time I used it that I was going to return it. My hair feels soooooooo dry! To top it off, I want,y curls to feel soft and they feel crunchy just like all the cheap gels. Sorry to give a bad review but I will not be using this again, once was enough to know how much it dried my hair out. I'm so sad because I had high hopes.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Must have if your a "curly girl"!

                  By MZ

                  from West Chester pa

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

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                        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                        Love it!

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Very Curly Hair
                         
                        5.0

                        You'll Never Use Any Other Gel!

                        By The redhead with curly hair :)

                        from Waco, TX

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Effective
                        • Gentle
                        • Leaves hair soft
                        • Smells great

                        Cons

                        • Expensive

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly hair

                        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                        The best product I've used on curly hair in 20+ years of trying different products!

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Very Curly Hair
                         
                        5.0

                        The best of the best

                        By jautumnb

                        from Farmersville, TX

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

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

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Frizziness/Flyaways
                          • Normal Hair

                          Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                          If I could rate this any higher, I would. Better than anything else I've used on my hair. After 38 years of dealing with curls (frizz) in the Texas heat, THIS product is a life-saver.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Very Curly Hair
                           
                          5.0

                          Great!!!!

                          By Ak10

                          from Manassas, va

                          About Me Minimalist

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                              Great!!!!

                              • Hair Type:
                              • Very Curly Hair
                               
                              5.0

                              Best curly hair product ever!

                              By klr

                              from North Little Rock, Arkansas

                              About Me Minimalist

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

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

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

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

                                Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                                I have used Aveda Confixor for years. I got a sample of this product and loved it. It is lighter and not as stiff or sticky as the Aveda. A little dab of it with a little leave in conditioner and my fine curly hair looks full and bouncy. I love it.

                                • Hair Type:
                                • Very Curly Hair
                                 
                                5.0

                                Excellent curler

                                By Diane

                                from Plano,Texas

                                About Me Beauty Conscious

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Effective
                                • Good Value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Color-treated Hair
                                  • Dry/Damaged Hair
                                  • Normal Hair

                                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                                  I have tried a lot of "curling" products, this is the only one that really works well without drying or weighing down my hair. I have purchased this product several times.

                                  • Hair Type:
                                  • Very Curly Hair

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                                  6 Questions | 7 Answers
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                                  • 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

                                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                                      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

                                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                                      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

                                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                                      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
                                  • 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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