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VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream

Ouidad

VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream

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VitalCurl Define & Shine Curl Styling Gel-Cream is the newest styling technology created to enhance and define your most beautiful waves & curls. Ouidad's unique botanical and vitamin enriched complex plumps the hair shaft with a dose of moisture while curl forming polymers provide long-lasting curl definition and memory. Curls are sealed with hydration, keeping them soft and shiny all day. The non-sticky gel-cream texture easily glides onto hair without weighing it down.
Distribute evenly through damp hair with both ends from root to end. Diffuse or air dry as usual.
Water/Aqua/Eau, VP/VA Copolymer, Propylene Glycol, PEG/PPG-17/18 Dimethicone, Hydrolyzed Silk, Silybum Marianum Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Retinyl Palmitate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Polyurethane-18, Triethanolamine, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbonate, Citric Acid, DMDM Hydantoin, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Benzyl Salicylate, Linalool, Limonene, Hexyl Cinnamal, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Fragrance- Parfum.

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OuidadVitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream
 
3.9

(based on 108 reviews)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (83)
  • Lightweight (71)
  • Non-greasy (61)
  • Controls frizz (58)
  • Smells great (48)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (17)
  • Dries-out hair (9)
  • Sticky (5)
  • Heavy (4)
  • Not effective (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (65)
  • Daily use (37)
  • Thick hair (22)
  • Fine hair (16)
  • Travel (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (48), Wavy hair (45)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (9), 10 minutes (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (44), Survivalist / minimalist (31), Product junkie (15), Brand buyer (8), Budget shopper (4)

Reviewed by 108 customers

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5.0

forms well but is not heavy

By Love my curls

from Chicago

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

    I use this daily as I get quite strong hold from a product which is not heavy or sticky

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    2.0

    Not for me

    By Needperfectcurls

    from Nashville

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Doesn't Work
    • Dries-Out Hair

    Best Uses

      Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

      I followed the directions while using. This product unfortunately made my hair feel REALLY dry and course, which it can be naturally but it made it worse than it is naturally.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      2.0

      Didn't work for me

      By Princess Buttercup

      from Texas

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Didn't control frizz
      • Flattened hair

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

      I love their shampoo & styling cream, but this just flattened my hair and made it straighter instead of enhancing the curls. Plus the frizz was crazy. Pretty shocked as I was expecting to love it too.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Yes I would

      By TJ

      from Hawesville, Kentucky

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

        Great product! Made my hair fuller by not weighing it down. It's my new go to product for my curls

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        No more fighting

        By Meme

        from Ct

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

        I have been fighting my curls/waves for years. Spending time blow drying and flat-ironing, product after product; some worked for awhile but I always ended up with what felt like cotton candy on my head. This product and other Quidad products as well as a Quidad cut have changed the way I feel about my hair. I love it now,so easy to care for and soft .Great product even makes my grays behave.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Perfect for frizz prone hair!

        By Valliegurl

        from Cleveland, Ohio

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

          I have long hair (halfway down my back) with medium curl and had a hard time finding a product that controlled frizz and kept an all day hold. This product is amazing! I wash my hair every other day and for second day wear I add a little water with a quarter size dab of gel and it looks fresh and revitalized!

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          4.0

          Staple for curly fine hair

          By Kim

          from Wauconda, Illinois

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

            Easy to use, works best on fine wavy hair to define and hold curls/waves all day.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            3.0

            Expensive

            By CC

            from Dallas

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

            Not for the morning rush before work. Product works best when it sits on the hair for awhile after applied, then diffused. It produces very nice, soft, non-sticky or crunchy curls that way. Hair frizzes out when applied and blow dried immediately (10 min) after.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            1.0

            I would not purchase this again

            By Cg

            from Connecticut

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

            Hair was not as soft as I thought it would be and it didn't have much curl

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            I would buy this product again.

            By Laceybug

            from Round Rock, Tx

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about Ouidad VitalCurl Define & Shine Styling Gel-Cream:

              The tecture of my hair has changed and this product is the only one that tames my wiry curls.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

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              • Q:

                Good afternoon is this gel more moisturizing than the others?
                Asked on 2/20/2018 by Midnight Star from Virginia Beach.VA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello, this is a hybrid gel-cream and does help to keep curls hydrated all day.

                  Answered on 2/21/2018 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
              • Q:

                Does this product contain parabens, sulfates, or silicones?
                Asked on 6/29/2017 by allison from Columbia, MO

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  This product is free of parabens and sulfates!

                  Answered on 7/11/2017 by Brand Expert from Ouidad
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