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DevaCurl

Ultra Defining Gel

3.0 oz

Item #: 2250922

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DevaCurlUltra Defining Gel
 
4.0

(based on 177 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (136)
  • Lightweight (108)
  • Smells great (101)
  • Controls frizz (95)
  • Non-greasy (91)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (22)
  • 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 (115), Wavy hair (58)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (81), Survivalist / minimalist (57), Product junkie (30)

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5.0

Define your curls

By Gma Cindy

from Oregon

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

      This product gives my naturally curly hair great definition. It helps end the frizzies!

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      This stuff made me love my curls again!

      By CurlyCowgirl

      from Reno, NV

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Color-treated Hair
        • Repairs Curls

        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

        I just want to start out by saying that Devacurl has made me love my curls again!
        I have used many different gels and creams from this company, but This specific product is my absolute favorite when paired with the No-Poo shampoo and Conditioner.
        After using this gel, I will not use anything else!
        After cutting off my heat damaged hair, I started using this product and have never had a bad hair day since.
        I will say that I think it's important to try all of their creams and gels to find the right one for yourself. In my scenario, this gel works the best.
        I have very curly hair that is dry and flat naturally. When I use the gel, my hair is full of volume and looks like corkscrews!
        Even though these products are fairly expensive, once you find the right gel or cream from them, it is more than worth it.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        4.0

        Makes your curls pop

        By Maddy

        from Waterbury,ct

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Good Value
        • Smells great

        Cons

        • Pricey

        Best Uses

        • Wavy Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

        Love the way it makes my curls pop but you have to use to much product if u have thick hair. Won't buy again due to the pricey.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        1.0

        not stiff enough

        By Nana coop

        from Utah

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

            I prefer a gel that has a little hold power and this did not work for me. Hair was flat by the end of the day.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            1.0

            I spent too much money on this product.

            By Beth

            from Mankato,MN

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

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                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                  This gel left my hair sticky and weighed it down even after it was dry. Felt like I had glue in my hair.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  don't bother

                  By Cindy

                  from Aurora, CO

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Gentle

                  Cons

                  • Dries Out My Hair
                  • Ineffective

                  Best Uses

                  • None

                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                  I used the product after my hair was dry to lock curls in - it totally dried out my curls and left a frizzy mess - I am returning the product

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  love DevaCurl

                  By kat

                  from everett, wa

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Smells great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                      makes my waves curls - just towel dry, scrunch and go

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair
                       
                      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

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                            3 Questions | 4 Answers
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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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