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DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel Strong Hold No-Crunch Styler

DevaCurl

Ultra Defining Gel Strong Hold No-Crunch Styler

32.0 oz

Item #: 2307907

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DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel Strong Hold No-Crunch Styler is an ultra hold moisturizing and defining gel. Dissolves instantly when applied to wet hair and dries forming a moisture-protective cast to enhance curls. Great for wavy, curly, and super curly hair.

Sulfate Free, Paraben Free, Silicone Free. Bursting with tropical, juicy starfruit & mango fragrance.
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, scrunch again toward scalp to define curls. Once dry, scrunch to release cast revealing soft, beautiful curls.
Water, VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, Polyquaternium-7, Polysorbate 20, Triticum Aestivum (Wheat) Peptide, Avena Sativa (Oat) Peptide, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Peptide, Melissa Officinalis Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aminomethyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance.

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DevaCurlUltra Defining Gel
 
4.2

(based on 377 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (283)
  • Smells great (211)
  • Lightweight (146)
  • Controls frizz (140)
  • Non-greasy (128)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (37)
  • Dries-out hair (17)
  • Sticky (15)
  • Strong odor (8)
  • Heavy (6)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (184)
  • Daily use (104)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (83)
  • Thick hair (48)
  • Travel (36)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (248), Wavy hair (102), Straight hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (151), Survivalist / minimalist (132), Product junkie (58), Professional stylist (3)

Reviewed by 377 customers

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5.0

Great

By Autumn

from Sebring , fl

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great
  • Strong Hold

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

    I love this product. It does a fantastic job of taming my curls and frizz

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Jen

    from Connecticut

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Non-Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use

      Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

      I received a lot of compliments on my hair when using this product. A lot of curl products usually make my hair very greasy. This kept my hair moisturised without the greasy look. Also the smell is very subtle and beautiful. It is a bit pricey but very worth it.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Tried them all this is the best!

      By Big Daddy Dan

      from Fishers, IN

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

        Hair

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        love it

        By cristi

        from ontario

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Strong Hold

        Cons

        • expensive

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

        no issues with product

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Love this product

        By Cleaverwine

        from Napa, CA

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Strong Hold

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

          I have bought so many products for my curly hair and this one is just the best I've used. Light but with a strong hold. Love it.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          4.0

          Curls to die for!

          By Color me what?

          from Round Rock, TX

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

            I love this stuff and use it with my normal hair shampoo cause the deva shampoo products tend to dry my scalp up too much. Guessing my scalp is a product wh**e and is addicted to all the chemicals in regular shampoos. Would luv to give this stuff all stars but it's definitely a splurge to my pocket these days! Otherwise, when used....my hair is banging!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            4.0

            I would get this product again

            By Not your business

            from Springfield

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use

              Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

              Great!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              If you want beautiful curls then this product is for you.

              By Re*Re

              from Belen, NM

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Smells Great
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Thicker Hair
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                I use this product every day. I never want to be without it. I get many compliments from friends as well as strangers. It's a must have.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Long time user of Deva Curl products

                By Curly Sue

                from South Carolina

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz
                • Easy To Use
                • Smells Great
                • Strong Hold

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                  I have been a fan of Deva Curl for years!! Love the productS.Highly recommend.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Frizz-free, Defined Curls

                  By Ms. Curls

                  from Florida

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Strong Hold

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel:

                    This product is just amazing for my 3c/4a curls. I live in Florida and the humidity is a beast on my hair. The Ultra Defining Gel not only defines curls but it gives it a hold with being hard or crunchy. It leaves my hair soft and in-control without frizz! I have tried numerous products that claim to define and elongated tight curls like mine but have not lived up to their hype. After using the Ultra Defining Gel, No-Poo Shampoo and One Conditioner for over a year, I have finally found my go to products that help control my curls.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

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                    19 Questions | 20 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      I stopped using the Deva Curl Light Defining gel a few years ago because it dried my hair out and I discovered a great gel that moisturizers my hair (Alaffia). Does this Ultra gel dry hair out as well? Does it have any moisturizing qualities? I have 3b hair and prefer products that are healthy as well as effective. Thanks!
                      Asked on 11/7/2016 by Mon from Toronto, CAN

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        DevaCurl products are designed to hydrate, nourish, strengthen, and style all natural textures of wavy and curly hair. Our products are 100% botanically infused and contain no harsh sulfates, parabens, or silicones, making our products great to use for all natural textures of hair!

                        Answered on 11/30/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      Can you dry hair with diffuser with this gel?
                      Asked on 11/4/2016 by Curly cue from Janesville, WI

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        You can!

                        Answered on 11/30/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      I'm curious how long should a wash n go with these products last? I have tried using these by themselves and it seems like I am washing my hair every 2 days (3 if I am really stretching it) I'm not exactly sure of my curl pattern I'm assuming is 4B or 4C hair. I just need my hair to not get super frizzy after a few days of washing. I presume some of this has to do with the very dry weather in my area.
                      Asked on 9/28/2016 by Keyanna from Palmdale, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Your style should last 2-3 days. I would highly recommend trying our Set It Free Moisture Lock Spray. It adds nourishment, shine and bounce to thirsty curls. It locks in moisture for those that need extra hydration, and fights frizz. It's great to use a finishing spray to seal in moisture or a second day refresher.

                        Answered on 9/29/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      I have wavy 2b low porosity thick hair that likes to frizz. I started using low poo delight shampoo and the conditioner. After I wash my hair I use a sample I got of quidad gel. My hair looks great when it's wet lots of curls. Once it drys I lose the curls. It looks like beachy waves. I was wondering if the ultra gel would be good or maybe there's something else I need to be doing. Thank You.
                      Asked on 9/1/2016 by Mia from Chattanooga, Tennessee

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        For styling, you may want to try our new Wave Maker, it's our new whipped cream styler that offers voluminous, frizz free touchable texture that lasts. You can pair it with our Light Defining Gel for maximum definition and hold.

                        Answered on 9/6/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      How well does this work on 4c hair when using for a wash and go?
                      Asked on 8/16/2016 by Kylasbibi from Upstate SC

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        UDG is greattt for super curly hair for a wash n go. Be sure to start with Decadence No-Poo & One Condition first. Apply (optional) Supercream, glaze & scrunch, then UDG. Always apply your gels in very wet hair. That goes for most of our product line; however, if you want to use Supercream as a stand-alone, you can experiment in damp hair. Hope this helps!

                        Answered on 8/16/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      I have thick, oily and straight hair. Was wondering which product would work best? I like to do the no heat curl styles where you sleep with your hair in some type of curl then in the morning when you wake up take the curls out and have nice curly hair.
                      Asked on 7/24/2016 by blonde11584 from Columbus,GA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Blonde! Our products are recommended for naturally curly hair. It's all about curly texture requiring more moisture, which I'm not sure your straight hair would. If you would like to come on our FB page and submit a pic during one of our #AskTheCurlCoach sessions, then we can get a better idea. Thanks for your interest!

                        Answered on 7/25/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      I bought the regular no-poo one conditioner light gel and super styling cream and my hair was nice but I still saw a lot of frizz I have thick curly hair like 3b and 3a
                      Asked on 5/10/2016 by Aya from New York

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Give it time. Take the Deva 30 day challenge, don't straighten your hair during this time and be sure to get your hair fully wet 5x per week, 2-3x with No-Poo/One Condition and the rest of the time just with One Condition. The frizz is from under-hydrated hair. Also, be sure to apply your styling products in soaking wet hair, and don't touch til dry. The scrunch again to release the gel cast. Apply SUPERCREAM first, then gel.

                        Answered on 5/11/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      Can you use this on dry hair?
                      Asked on 4/22/2016 by Curly Kay from Milwaukee, WI

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Curly Kay, I recognize this question from last week; not sure if you are the one who asked it. My answer: no. Please make sure to apply any of our gels and styling products in wet hair in the shower. Scrunch to form curl, scrunch with a DevaTowel when you get out of the shower. Then don't touch your curls until completely dry. Then scrunch once again to release the cast for soft touchable curls.

                        Answered on 4/27/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      I have fine, curly hair (3A) that gets frizzy quite easily. I use the no poo decadence, the one condition decadence, and the styling cream. my curls are nice, but they also look a little heavy and aren't shiny. I really notice how heavy my curls are when I put my hair in a ponytail. Am I doing something wrong?

                      The other day I used the one condition decadence, and the ultra defining gel. My hair was gorgeous, but an hour later my curls started to become big and fluffy. Am I doing something wrong here too?
                      Asked on 1/25/2016 by Jenny from Canada

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Jenny, the Decadence may not be the right product from our line for your 3A fine hair. I would instead recommend Original or DevaCare No-Poo and One Condition to start. Make sure you vigorously scrub on and scrub OFF the No-Poo so you leave nothing behind. You can leave in a little One Condition, but with fine hair, it is likely better that you rinse it all off. Then, apply your Styling Cream in soaking wet hair. Then apply your gel. Light Defining Gel may be better for you than Ultra, but both gels will help control the frizzies. I have a feeling it's the Decadence that is pumping up your curls. Try the Original. And let us know if you see a difference.

                        Answered on 1/26/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                    • Q:

                      I have thinish straight hair and I am wondering if this will add any type of wave or curl to my hair or just not work due to my lack of curls?
                      Asked on 12/28/2015 by Nat from Oldsmar Fl

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Natalie, happy new year to you! So do you have even a bit of bend in your hair? If you are looking for more wave, use the No-Poo, One Condition and then scrunch in the gel into soaking wet hair in the shower. Don't touch it until it's fully dry. Then scrunch upwards towards the root to break the gel cast and you'll have soft touchable waves. But if you don't want waves, it will work on you just fine, adding moisture to your locks. Who doesn't need a little extra moisture especially during these winter months. Good luck, and let us know how you like it.

                        Answered on 1/5/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
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