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Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir

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Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir

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Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir is a texturizing gel with medium hold that delivers lasting curl control and tames frizzy hair. It creates natural movement and shine without stiffness or weight. Blue agave nectar acts as a hair treatment, strengthening and repairing damaged hair in harsh conditions by retaining moisture and nourishment. It is conditioning and healing for split ends and hair damage, this anti-frizz styling product is best in class for texturizing every style, from long hair to short hair.

Shape, sculpt, finish with the Biolage collection of stylers that infuse body, control and shine. Each is enriched with its own unique blend of botanicals and styling agents. Ranging from light to firm hold, stylers can be mixed, blended and layered for the ultimate finish - enjoy salon results with these professional products.


Benefits:
  • Alcohol-free gel.
  • Medium hold.
  • Long lasting curl control.
  • Shine enhancing.
  • Anti-frizz.
  • No parabens.
  • No mineral oil.
  • No artificial colorant.
  • Formulated with Blue Agave.


Packaging may vary.


Explore the new Biolage styling line here!
To style, work evenly through damp, clean hair. To texturize, apply a small amount with fingertips to areas where texture and definition are desired.

Precaution: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately.
Aqua / Water / Eau, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Vp/Va Copolymer, Polyquaternium-4, Phenoxyethanol, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Parfum / Fragrance, Ethylhexylglycerin, Disodium Edta, Propylene Glycol, Limonene, Peg-12 Dimethicone, Agave Tequilana Leaf Extract, Hexyl Cinnamal, Coumarin, Linalool, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Benzyl Alcohol, Hydroxycitronellal, Amyl Cinnamal, Geraniol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Isoeugenol, Lactic Acid, Tocopherol.

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MatrixBiolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir
 
4.7

(based on 68 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (59)
  • Lightweight (47)
  • Smells great (36)
  • Controls frizz (30)
  • Non-greasy (29)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (42)
  • Curly hair (32)
  • Fine hair (14)
  • Thick hair (13)
  • Travel (10)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (10), 30 minutes (10), 1+ hour (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (23), Wavy hair (15), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (20), Brand buyer (14), Beauty conscious (13), Budget shopper (8), Product junkie (7)

Reviewed by 68 customers

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5.0

Love it!

By Heather

from Indiana

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Medium hold
  • Non-Greasy
  • non-stiffening
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

    I have very curly hair and it works wonders. My curls look beautiful when using this product! It smells good and easy to apply.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    4.0

    Smells good

    By Dez

    from NV

    Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

    Works great to keep hair in place and enhances my waves but if you don't portion it right, it can feel heavy. I have thick hair.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great Product For Curly Hair

    By Christine

    from Minneapolis

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

      This is my go to product for everyday styling. It helps my very curly, frizzy hair into uniform curls without leaving it looking crunchy. I mix it with a leave in conditioner - approximately 1 part conditioner to 3 parts Matrix Curl Defining Elixir. I have recommended this product several times to my curly acquaintances.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The best for curly hair

      By CLK

      from Kansas City area

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

        I have used them all & this is the best for curly hair. Light weight, but holds well. Not crunchy or stiff. I have tried lots of curl products but always go back to this one.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Hailey_hei

        from Ca

        About Me Product Junkie

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

          Matrix is my favorite shampoo and conditioner brand so I kick myself in the butt for never trying their styling products. I have been looking for a products to use for a natural hair days and this product does the trick! It keeps my curls defined and looking great. I have tried so many curly hair products from drug store to high end and this is my favorite.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best Curly Hair Gel Ever!

          By BoomerRhonda

          from Arizona

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

            I have an entire shelf of hair gels and this one simply Rocks! Lightweight and holds my short, thick, curly hair in place all day. In the afternoon I can reshape with slightly damp hands and my hair looks newly styled. Love this stuff!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Luv it!

            By AMB

            from SC

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Travel

              Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

              Works great on my naturally curly hair. Been using it for years.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              This did not work for me.

              By Mojo

              from Littleton, CO

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Sticky

              Best Uses

                Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                I saw all the great reviews of this and wanted to try something new for my curly hair. It did not work well for me at all. It does smell good, I'll give it that but it made my curls stiff and I could not finger comb them into something that I liked. Most products I've used will make my curls crisp and then I can finger comb them when it's completely dry but not with this stuff. I tried using less and the same thing happened. I am a Deva Curl Ultra Defining Gel girl I guess. I went back to that product and I won't switch again. It just didn't work for me.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great product I have natural wave hair puts nice soft curls

                By Kathleen

                from Kirkland WA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                  Great product

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love it!

                  By Momma Jill

                  from Jensen Beach, FL

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Once dried, scrunch and it's soft and controlled
                  • Strong Hold

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • I would hate for this to be discounted
                    • Thicker Hair
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir:

                    I have tried tons of different products over many decades. This product is my go to everyday for finished look. It's great on very curly hair.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

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                    • Q:

                      Is this color safe ?
                      Asked on 11/6/2017 by dez from Wi, USA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir is suitable for color treated hair. it is a natural texture-enhancing gel with medium hold that delivers lasting curl

                        Answered on 11/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • Q:

                      Is the "Styling Curl Defining Elixir" the same or very similar to what was to be "Blow-In Control" Shape Memory cream?
                      Asked on 10/16/2017 by Evelyn from Tx

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir is a styling product that provides frizz-free definition and texture for beautiful shiny curls.

                        Blow In Control Shape Memory Cream adds conditioning and body to the hair. It is meant to be used when blow drying to provide a controlled finish.

                        Answered on 10/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • Q:

                      Is this product better for fine or thick hair?
                      Asked on 5/20/2017 by moleepa from Pennsylvania

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir has a medium hold that delivers lasting curl control for any hair type. It would be suggested to start with a smaller amount and add more if needed.

                        Answered on 5/22/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • Q:

                      How does the Elixir differ from Biolage Styling Gelee? My wavy, slightly dry, graying hair becomes straight, flat, and too slippery to hold in a ponytail under dry conditions -- particularly indoors during winter. While each strand is fine in texture, I have lots of them, so I can only use lightweight products. My hairstyle is medium length and layered, which I just scrunch and air-dry. I like the Gelee but am wondering if the Elixir would achieve the same results while providing more consistent wave enhancement and retention. I really don't care if humidity frizzes my hair; in fact, I quite appreciate the body it creates! Thanks for your product advice.
                      Asked on 4/9/2017 by A person with hair from Massachusetts

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir offers a medium hold and frizz free curl definition.
                        Biolage Gelee offers a firm hold with body adding body, shine and control.

                        Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                    • Q:

                      I have very sensitive skin that is prone to breakouts, is this product ok for someone with sensitive skin?
                      Asked on 2/10/2017 by tinamarie

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We take reactions very seriously at Matrix. However, since individuals exhibit a wide range of sensitivities to products, if you have any questions or concerns you should discuss with your medical care provider.

                        If you do develop a sensitivity to a Matrix product, we would like to assist you. Please call us at 888-777-6396 M-F, 9am - 7pm ET. Please provide your personal reference # 2117976 and have the product with you when you call.

                        Answered on 2/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Pureology
                    • Q:

                      Is this product good for permed curly hair?
                      Asked on 1/20/2017 by Mary from Lawton, ok

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Biolage Curl Defining Elixir provides frizz-free definition and texture for beautiful shiny curls to permed hair or natural curls.

                        Answered on 1/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • Q:

                      Hi, I have very fine straight to a little wavy hair. I am looking for a product to hold curls if I use a curling iron. Would your product do the job?
                      Asked on 1/14/2017 by skuzen from Plano, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir is designed to enhance the natural wave in your hair. If you have fine straight hair and are using a curling iron, then we recommend using a heat protector such as Matrix Biolage Thermal-Active Repair Gloss. We also recommend using a product such as Matrix Biolage Gelee to provide a strong hold, body, shine and control for your curly styles. Both of these products are available at Ulta and Ulta.com

                        Answered on 1/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this product on dry hair as well?
                      Asked on 10/24/2016 by Shawna from Utah

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend that you apply Matrix Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir to damp hair. We do not encourage applying this product to dry hair. We find that after curly hair dries, disturbing those curls can cause frizz. Spritz your hair with a water bottle first, then apply Curl Defining Elixir.

                        Answered on 10/25/2016 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • Q:

                      Do you have available for sale the medium hold level?
                      Asked on 10/8/2016 by U2 from san juan, P.R.

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir offers a medium hold that delivers lasting curl control to create beautiful, shiny curls.

                        Answered on 10/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
                    • Q:

                      is this product good for scrunching wavy hair??
                      Asked on 7/20/2016 by missy from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Biolage Styling Curl Defining Elixir will provide frizz-free natural movement and shine without stiffness or weight. You can use it to scrunch, but will not leave the hair stiff.

                        Answered on 7/22/2016 by Brand Expert from Matrix Professional
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