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DevaCurlLight Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler

DevaCurl

Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler

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DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler is a light 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. Bursting with tropical, juicy Starfruit and Mango fragrance.

Rub gel between palms. Tilt head forward then scrunch gel all over very wet curls in an upward motion. Use the DevaTowel to soak up excess water and speed up air-drying time. Now hands off! Once curls are completely dry, shake at the root and gently scrunch upward again to soften the firm cast. You'll get soft, crunch-free curls.
Water, VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Peptide, Avena Sativa (Oat) Protein, Glycine Soja (Soy) Peptide, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract, Humulus Lupulas (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoeanthus (Lemongrass) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, DMDM Hydantoin, Amino Methyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance.

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DevaCurlLight Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler
 
4.3

(based on 360 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (285)
  • Easy to use (276)
  • Controls frizz (235)
  • Non-greasy (233)
  • Smells great (218)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (34)
  • Dries-out hair (31)
  • Sticky (18)
  • Heavy (7)
  • Strong odor (6)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (286)
  • Daily use (165)
  • Thick hair (66)
  • Fine hair (62)
  • Travel (61)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (234), Wavy hair (111), Straight hair (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (127), Survivalist / minimalist (127), Product junkie (77), Professional stylist (5)

Reviewed by 360 customers

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5.0

Love this!

By Mel

from Menomonee Falls, WI

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

    I love this product. It is light weight and holds my curls. I changed products and it did not do as good a job as this product does.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Doll Curls

    By Muñeca

    from Seattle, WA

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

    • Adds Definition
    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

    Having tried so many products, many similar to this, I didn't think it would 'wow' me. I was pretty blown away by the lightweight definition that this gel gave me. It gave me perfect little ringlets. I do use a leave in conditioner before I add the gel to my hair as I find my hair likes a little extra moisture before styling products.

    I have 2c/3a slightly fine curls. My hair can get weighed down, so this light gel works perfectly.

    This gel is great, but on the pricey side. If you can afford it, it's worth it.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    First time

    By Ingrid

    from North Bergen nj

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

      wash my hair and used it for the very 1st time last week and love love the way my hair came out ...

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Would buy again

      By Judy

      from Bronx, NY

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

        Scrunch in curls

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        3.0

        Not my favorite but not too bad

        By Fig

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Doesn't Work
        • Greasy

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

        Usually you can get away with putting gel on almost dry hair, but it seems like for this to work, your hair can't have any dryness at all. It works when I got right out of the shower and dried my hair a bit. Second day hair looked greasy and I have dry hair so my hair usually doesn't get greasy until day 3.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love DevaCurl

        By NMarkle

        from Wichita, KS

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

          I love the DevaCurl system and stylists and products. I just wish Ulta would offer more DevaCurl discounts.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          I will buy this product again.

          By Drehmgrl

          from Deltona, 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
            • Daily Use

            Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

            Love this product.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            2.0

            DRIED OUT MY HAIR

            By dennnnaaaa

            from Indio, California

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Dries-Out Hair
            • Sticky

            Best Uses

              Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

              This smells great and did add volume, BUT COMPLETELY DRIED OUT MY HAIR ;( tried it for a week and then returned it

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again

              By Julie

              from STL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Travel

                Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

                Use every other day. Product my stylist used

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I love this product

                By Smiley Bri

                from Fort Lauderdale, FL

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • After Shower
                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about DevaCurl Light Defining Gel Soft Hold No-Crunch Styler:

                  I use this after I wash my hair in the mornings and ill scrunch my hair like the instructions say but when my hair starts to dry i feel like my hair starts to get a little frizzy so i apply a little more product for the second time and then ill start to see better results. not sure if im using too little product but i use about a quarter size when my hair is very damp then nickel size when its almost completely dry. i love how this makes my natural curls come out and stay put! my hair is has more natural volume and it feels like theres no product in my hair at all. i would give this a 4.5 because i wish it would control my frizz a little better but overall this product is amazing the bottle will last for a while because its so big too.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  • Q:

                    I have wavy, fine 2B/2C hair with curlier hair below and straighter on top. After my shower, I put a heat/humidity gel from Ouidad on wet hair, John Frieda touch up creme and hair spray on dry hair. My hair looks good until a few hours later when the waves have completely fallen out and have frizzed.

                    I'm wondering what I'm doing wrong or what product am I missing? When my hair falls out into a frizzy hair mess, I want to just give up and put it up in a pony tail. Which Deva Curl product will work best for my hair dilemma?
                    Asked on 11/21/2017 by Claire from California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For styling, you may want to try our new Wave Maker, it's our new ultra-light weight cream styler that offers voluminous, frizz free touchable texture that lasts.

                      Answered on 11/28/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    I have shoulder length fine 2a/2b wavy hair. I love the Wave Maker and B'leave in and I apply them on wet hair and scrunch lots. I love the devacurl low poo and one condition delight; I use a cotton T-shirt to squeeze out excess water/product and sometimes I just airdry or diffuse/airdry. I find that my hair dries in a triangle shape (Little volume at roots, more volume toward ends). I'm going to try my Devacurl Light Defining Gel that I just got; would that help give me more body and bounce?
                    Specifications and advice appreciated! :)
                    Asked on 6/15/2017 by Krissy from Salem, OR

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It woudl be perfect! Light Defining Gel is great for weightless hold – if you have wavy or fine hair, it gives you just enough hold without weighing your curls down.

                      Answered on 6/19/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    Can this gel be used on low porosity hair?
                    Asked on 1/9/2017 by MJ from San Francisco, Ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It can! DevaCurl Light Defining Gel is a light-hold moisturizing and defining gel that delivers flexible styling for a natural, soft hold.

                      Answered on 1/19/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    I have fine, wavy hair. I usually use a small amount of hair thickener and then a root lifting product. Can I continue to use a root lifting product in combination with the defining gel? My concern is my hair would be flat at the roots if I cannot.
                    Asked on 1/6/2017 by Leigh Ann from Tulsa OK

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would highly recommend using DevaCurl products exclusively for maximum results, as our products were designed to be used together. All of our products are 100% water soluble and contain our signature botanical blend, making our products very hydrating and nourishing. If you choose to use DevaCurl products with other hair care products, please ensure the products you're using are also 100% water-soluble and contain no sulfates, silicones, or parabens. If you have fine hair and are looking for fullness, we recommend Frizz-Free Volumizing Foam, B'Leave-In Curl Boost and Volumizer, or Light Defining Gel. All provide beautiful waves and curls with their lightweight moisturizing formulas. If you are looking for volume at the crown, we highly recommend our DevaClips for maximum root lift.

                      Answered on 1/9/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    Can this help thicken hair?
                    Asked on 12/10/2016 by navie from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, If you have fine hair and are looking for fullness, we recommend Frizz-Free Volumizing Foam, B'Leave-In Curl Boost and Volumizer, or Light Defining Gel. All provide beautiful waves and curls with their lightweight moisturizing formulas. If you are looking for volume at the crown, we highly recommend our DevaClips for maximum root lift. Another tip for fine hair: Be sure to rinse No-Poo and One Condition thoroughly with a vigorous scalp massage.

                      Answered on 1/5/2017 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    I've only used this diffusing, does it work well air drying?
                    Asked on 9/5/2016 by Gaby from Denver

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It does work well when air drying! Air drying will give you less frizz, because your not touching your hair, but diffusing will give you more volume.

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

                    Is this product recommended for fine hair?
                    Asked on 7/24/2016 by Jen from Philadelphia

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, and just to let you know, so is the Ultra. It's really a matter of firm hold or light hold. Whichever you are desiring.

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

                    I use the styling cream, mr mister and set it free. I apply the styling cream in the shower while my hair is soaking wet. I'm wanting to try the light styling gel. Can or should they be used together, if so in what order? Also, my curly hair always gets frizzy on the crown and about 2-3 inches down, like a halo. How can I manage that, what would be the best product and how would I use it? I just moved to the very humid Pensacola from Ca, and I'm having a terrible time trying to contain the frizz! I'd like to be able to just air dry, right now I use a diffuser and dry about 3/4 of the way. Also one of the products I'm currently using is leaving my hair a bit greasy at the scalp, any suggestions? I just began using devacurl products when I moved to Fl 2-1/2 months ago.
                    Asked on 7/20/2016 by Christi from Pensacola Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Christi, I think I just answered a similar question from you, but slightly differently worded. Please see my other reply. I would again definitely suggest starting with No-Poo or Low-Poo and One Condition. Great curls begin in the shower. Please let me know if you use NP/OC and write to me again!

                      Answered on 7/20/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    What is the recommended application method for the Light Defining Gel? Is hit best applied on sectioned hair, or all at once on each side of the hair. I have short, super curly, fine hair.
                    Asked on 5/18/2016 by katintheoc from Orange County, Cali

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Light Defining Gel is best applied in soaking wet hair in the shower. You don't need to section. You can apply a liberal amount to your palm, emulsify, rake on, scrunch to distribute, then scrunch with a DevaTowel when you get out of the shower. Don't touch until your hair is completely dry. Then scrunch to release the cast. For best results start with a No-Poo or Low-Poo/One Condition duo that is best for your curl type. Delight for wavy. Original for curly. Decadence for super curly.

                      Answered on 5/19/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                  • Q:

                    does this have alcohol in it?
                    Asked on 5/8/2016 by Ninja from Orlando Fl

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Here's the ingredient list, for your reference Water (Aqua, Eau), VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Melissa Officinalis Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, DMDM Hydantoin, Polyquaternium-7, Aminomethyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance (Parfum).

                      Answered on 5/9/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
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