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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 171 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (133)
  • Lightweight (108)
  • Smells great (99)
  • 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 (57)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (77), Survivalist / minimalist (56), Product junkie (29)

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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
             
            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

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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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