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Living ProofCurl Defining Styling Cream

Living Proof

Curl Defining Styling Cream

8.0 oz Item 2284702

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Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream is a styling cream that has extra conditioning and light hold to define and control curls with a stronger curl pattern. When the complete Curl line is used together, curls are beautiful, defined and frizz free - and they stay that way 2x longer. Powered by Living Proof's Extended Curl Memory technology, Curl Defining Styling Cream:
  • Provides extra conditioning and light hold
  • Blocks humidity that causes frizz
  • Creates smooth, long lasting touchable curls

For extra hold, use with Curl Enhancing Styling Mousse. Curl Defining Styling Cream is ideal for naturally curly or coily hair. It is silicone-free. Safe and formulated for color and chemically treated hair.

Living Proof Curl is powered by their Extended Curl Memory technology and patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA) so natural curls and waves stay beautiful, conditioned, defined and frizz-free longer. Extended Curl Memory technology delivers beautiful, defined, frizz-free curls that last 2x longer. Extended Curl Memory technology contains Living Proof's patented Healthy Hair Molecule (OFPMA), an optimized blend of emollients and polymers, and time-release conditioners combine to repel humidity for strong frizz protection. Curl provides residue-free cuticle smoothing for long-lasting curl definition and delivers touchable hold for long-lasting, resilient curls.

After using Living Proof Curl, 2 out of 3 users agree:
  • They are twice as likely to wear their hair naturally curly
  • They enjoyed beautiful, frizz-free curls 2x longer
  • Their curls never looked so beautiful the next morning

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Apply a small amount to wet hair, evenly distributing from roots to ends and add more as needed. The amount you use will vary based on your hair's density, length, and porosity. For best results, let hair air dry or heat style using a diffuser.
Water/Eau/Aqua, Polyurethane-35, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Octafluoropentyl Methacrylate (OFPMA), Cetearyl Alcohol, VP/VA Copolymer, Polyacrylate-13, Polyamide-8, Glycerin, Dilinoleic Acid/Propanediol Copolymer, Phytosteryl Sunflowerseedate, Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Cystoseira Compressa Extract, PEG-8 Stearate, Polysorbate 20, Fragrance/Parfum, Behenyl Alcohol, Polyisobutene, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, PVM/MA Copolymer, Glycolic Acid, Triisopropanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sorbic Acid, Citral, Citronellol, Butylphenyl Methylpropional.

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Living ProofCurl Defining Styling Cream
 
3.6

(based on 124 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (81)
  • Smells great (71)
  • Lightweight (59)
  • Effective (35)
  • Controls frizz (26)

Cons

  • Not effective (15)
  • Poor texture (9)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Sticky (6)
  • Heavy (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (43)
  • Curly hair (34)
  • Women (18)
  • Thick hair (7)
  • On-the-go (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (22), Very curly hair (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (46), Budget shopper (21), Survivalist / minimalist (18), Beauty conscious (12), Product junkie (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (41), 10 minutes (22), 1+ hour (10)

Reviewed by 124 customers

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5.0

Love the product on my daughter's curly hair.

By Ana

from Rancho Palos verdes

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

    Easy to apply on damp hair. Leaving curls looking very natural. No residue or stiffness and gets rid of frizziness.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Purchased with hesitation, but happy with the results!

    By WT_Chic

    from Nashville

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

      I have long, coarse, thick, prematurely greying (though it has thinned lately due to some health issues, 32 has been a stressful year!!) curly hair that I usually have to tame with mousse, many cream type products either end up looking greasy or just don't control the frizz/smooth the ends. I was fortunate enough to find this in the clearance section in my local store and I bought it thinking if it didn't work out, better to know at a sale price! I'm so glad I gave it a try! I love how it smells (subtle, clean, definitely not overpowering) and find that it controls the frizz while defining my curls without adding weight. I don't like a crazy amount of volume, but appreciate some movement and find this product gives me the perfect balance. The first time I tried it, I used it totally on its own to get a feel for it and can see where some might find it drying. The second time I used it, I used a bit of smoothing serum on the ends and it was perfect! I totally recommend this product and will be repurchasing at full price!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Love Love Love

      By Aly

      from Michgan

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

        I first got this as a sample in a Birchbox. I've been obsessed with it ever since! This is a nice, relatively lightweight curl definer that helps control my frizz. I have long, thick, curly hair and I still don't need to use a whole lot of the product to benefit. I would recommend this product to anyone looking for a good curl defining cream.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Good hold without feeling heavy.

        By Laura

        from Richmond, VA

        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 Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

          I can't stand the feeling of "product" in my hair. This gives me just enough control without weight for most days. If it's a humid day I mix in an extra dab of Deva Curl gel with it to get a little more humidity defense.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Love it

          By jackiiemae

          from Massachusetts

          Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

          this is now my holy Grail product! It keeps my 3b curls defined, moisturized, and shiny for about 5 days. Living proof also doesn't leave any product on my low porosity hair. It doesn't leave a strong hold so I pair it with curl keeper hold and frizz control gel.

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By jackiiemae

          from Massachusetts

          Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

          this is now my holy Grail product! It keeps my 3b curls defined, moisturized, and shiny for about 5 days. Living proof also doesn't leave any product on my low porosity hair. It doesn't leave a strong hold so I pair it with curl keeper hold and frizz control gel.

           
          1.0

          Dry straw like hair

          By Andrea

          from El Paso, TX

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work
          • Dries-Out Hair

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

          I have between wavy and very curly hair. This product dried out my hair and made it straw like and more frizz than I had before. Sad. I was hoping it would work for me

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          1.0

          No

          By Danielle

          from Winton, nc

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Greasy
            • Sticky

            Best Uses

              Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

              Made my hair feel greasy!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Going curly

              By MelisC

              from NH

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

                I usually straighten my hair because it is a mix between wavy and curly and never looks quite done when I let it go natural. However, when I use this product, it makes my curls curlier and my waves softer so I can finally air dry! Love it!!!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Soft curls!

                By Pattikate

                from Palm Coast Fl

                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 Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream:

                  Living in a high humidity area, I love this product! It keeps my curl without frizz! In extra high humidity days I may need a second application but it is rare!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

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                  • Q:

                    Will this work on a white girl with frizzy/wavy hair? Or is this intended for those with thicker and coarser hair?
                    Asked on 7/7/2017 by KMiller from West Milford, NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Curl Defining Styling Cream is ideal for naturally curly or coily hair.

                      Answered on 8/17/2017 by Brand Expert from Living Proof
                  • Q:

                    Does this product work on permed hair to define curls and reduce/eliminate frizz?
                    Asked on 4/23/2016 by Curllover from Houston TX

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it sure does! It provides light hold.

                      Answered on 4/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Can I mix the curl styling cream with the phd 5 in 1 cream to get a little more conditioning and volume. I have thin dry curly hair? Can I use this combination for curly hair the first day and use a heated round brush For a smooth style the second day?
                    Asked on 11/12/2015 by Moon pie from Delaware

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes! All of Living Proof's products are great solo or layered with others. Cocktailing the two is a always an option. Another option would be to pair the Curl Defining Styling Cream with the Curl Leave-In for parched curls! This product is a bit lighter than the PhD 5-in-1 which may be a better option for finer hair types.

                      Answered on 11/23/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Will this product work on permed hair? I recently had a perm done that rreally dried out my hair so I need something that will tame the frizzy and moisturize!
                    Asked on 3/9/2015 by lexi

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Curl Defining Styling Cream can be used on both natural and permed curls to help add shape and definition and to keep them frizz-free! It features a humidity blocking, extra conditioning formula.

                      Answered on 3/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    How does this product compare to the no frizz nourishing styling cream? I have thick curly hair and I am looking for something to help tame the frizzies. I am not sure which product to go with.
                    thanks!
                    Asked on 3/4/2015 by krisann20 from Columbus, OH

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      No Frizz Nourishing Cream:
                      • Delivers OFPMA, Living Proof's Healthy Hair Molecule that creates a weightless shield around each strand to block humidity and smoothe, plus conditioning agents
                      • Doesn’t have any hold
                      • Will deliver on frizz protection but won’t hold a curl for an extended amount of time because there isn’t hold

                      Curl Defining Styling Cream:
                      • Has Curl Extended Memory Technology
                      • Has OFPMA and conditioning agents
                      • Gives flexible hold
                      • All elements that curly hair needs

                      We hope this helps! :-)

                      Answered on 3/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    What sz is bottle?
                    Asked on 2/26/2015 by Elizabeth from Reno nv

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product is 8.0 fl. oz.

                      Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    I have thick Wavy hair that refuses to be tamed! I have tried every possible solution but none have been able to tame my frizz. Is this product my knight in shining armor??
                    Asked on 2/26/2015 by Broom Hilda:(

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Living Proof Curl Defining Styling Cream features Extended Curl Memory technology for defined and frizz-free curls 2x longer:

                      OFPMA: Repels humidity for superior frizz protection and keeps hair cleaner, longer.
                      Time-released conditioning: Provides residue-free cuticle smoothing for long-lasting curl definition
                      Optimized balanced emollient and polymer blend: Delivers flexible hold for delivers long-lasting, resilient touchable curls

                      This product is available in travel size within the Curl Travel Kit, if you'd like to give it a try before committing to the full size:
                      http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod11951053

                      Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Is this line of products tested on animals?
                    Asked on 2/26/2015 by Kendra from colorado

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Safety is Living Proof's top priority, and Living Proof uses the best and most advanced tools to achieve that. Living Proof does not test any finished products on animals, nor does Living Proof ask their suppliers to test them on Living Proof's behalf.

                      Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Is this good for thin, fine curls?
                    Asked on 2/21/2015 by product junkie from in

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Curl Defining Styling Cream is ideal for all types of curls!

                      Answered on 2/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Would this product work on fine hair w/natural wave? I have been using the volume line of Living proof along with the other styling products.
                    Asked on 2/21/2015 by LP mom from Ft Worth,Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Curl Defining Styling Cream is designed to enhance your natural hair texture, so it will certainly help to shape and define your waves!

                      Answered on 2/23/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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