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DevaCurl

Ultra Defining Gel

3.0 oz

Item #: 2250922

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DevaCurlUltra Defining Gel
 
4.1

(based on 217 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (163)
  • Smells great (123)
  • 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)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (32)
  • Thick hair (32)
  • Travel (30)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (95), Survivalist / minimalist (74), Product junkie (36)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (144), Wavy hair (66)

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5.0

Nothing worked until this

By GypsyNurse

from Texas

About Me Product Junkie

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Frizziness/Flyaways
    • Limpness/Lifelessness

    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

    The saleslady at Ulta was awesome.Not only did she tell me how to use this product she was spot on as to how it would help. I haven't found another product that helps with frizz like this one and brings out my natural wavy curls. Impressed and will repurchase!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    DevaCurl Gel

    By Annie

    from Gretna, LA

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Color-treated Hair
      • Frizziness/Flyaways

      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

      After trying the travel set my hair dresser could tell a change to the tecture of my after one week of use.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Love this stuff

      By Me

      from Pensacola, FL

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

            I use this stuff everyday. I always get compliments on the smell.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            3.0

            It's ok, but won't buy again...

            By Amanda

            from Myrtle Beach, SC

            Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

            My husband's sister in law is a hair stylist & recommended this to me as I was tryinf to find healthier hair products. I am hispanic & have curly hair down to my waist. I started using this product & I feel like it makes my hair crunchy but also frizzy at the same time. Also I noticed that it makes my hair very tangled when it finally dries. When I used moose I would be able to put water in my hands & do a touch up the next day but with this gel my hair is so tangled in between that it's almost impossible to do the same touch up.

             
            3.0

            Okay

            By lu

            from Green Bay, WI

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Gentle

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                I normally use Ouidad, but they were out at the time, so I thought I'd try something comparative. I like this product, but I don't love it. Its not as good as Ouidad humidity control gel, but its 5 dollars cheaper too. It does hold my hair, but I have thick hair and I need more hold. This would be great for someone with less hair. Its not stiff either, which is a problem with gels. It doesn't smell bad, but it doesn't smell great either. I'll use the rest of my product and hope I can find a way to resolve my hair troubles or just be patient wait for ouidad and pay 5 more bucks.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                4.0

                I love Deva Curl!!!!!

                By JC

                from Los Angeles ca

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                    I have curly hair that forms spirals towards the ends! From the root of my hair until about an inch and a half my hair tends to be more wavy than anything. When using this product I prefer to use a diffuser, which makes my hair super voluminous! I love how it applies like water to the hair... It's not sticky at all. I'm smells okay, nothing special. The only negative I would have to say is the fact that it can leave your hair a little dry if you don't put a leave-in conditioner under. All in all I love this gel!!!!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Great for lightweight curls

                    By lh

                    from garden grove

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Gentle
                    • Smells great

                    Cons

                    • Can't Use Coupons
                    • Can't Use Coupons To Purc
                    • Can't Use Pou Pons

                    Best Uses

                    • Color-treated Hair
                    • Frizziness/Flyaways

                    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                    A bit pricey but you don't need to use much.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    Great gel for curly hair in every type of weather.

                    By Pat

                    from Charlton, NY

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Effective
                    • Gentle
                    • Smells great

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Color-treated Hair
                      • Dry/Damaged Hair
                      • Frizziness/Flyaways

                      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                      I use this product after every shampoo. I apply it to soaking wet hair then finger through and scrunch. After drying I run my fingers through it again and my curls are soft and frizz free.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Best product for curly thick hair

                      By Cbrooks

                      from Abilene, TX

                      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:

                          Best curly hair product I've ever used, the light version is great too, but with my thick hair the ultra worked better.

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Very Curly Hair
                           
                          3.0

                          Only Limited Definition

                          By Daily Makeup User

                          from Florida

                          About Me Beauty Conscious

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Gentle

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                              I like the Deva shampoo and conditioner but for me, there are other, more effective products for curl definition.

                              • 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

                                • 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
                              • 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 Expert

                                  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
                                • Staff Expert

                                  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
                              • 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 Expert

                                  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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