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Devacurl

Birchbox Breakdown

DevaCurl founder Lorraine thinks that curly-haired girls should embrace their natural texture, and this cult favorite gel is what turned us into believers. Perfectly defined curls that aren’t crunchy, frizzy, or sticky? We’re sold.

How it Works

This lightweight gel “crystallizes” the wet curl until it dries, creating a barrier against the elements that get between you and your best curls. Natural botanical extracts of wheat, soy, and chamomile nourish hair without sulfates, silicone, or parabens.

How to Use

Tilt your head forward and scrunch a liberal amount of gel into wet curls in an upward motion. Whether you air-dry or diffuse your hair, keep your hands off it until it’s completely dry! Once dry, scrunch and shake your curls to dissolve the hardened “cast,” revealing bouncy, defined spirals.

Water (Aqua, Eau), VP/VA Copolymer, Polyquaternium-7, Glycerin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, 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, DMDM Hydantoin, Aminomethyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Nice addition to the system
Purchased

I have tried every hair gel, cream and oil on the planet for my dry curly hair. I'm addicted to the Deva Curl system. Love the shampoo and conditioner and really like the gel. I feel that it is a nice compliment and feels good on my hair, And not too crunchy.

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Love it!

It's light and really gives a defined curl without the stiffness ! I will definitely be purchasing this product again

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not so sure
Purchased

My hair stylist used this on me and I loved the results. When I bought some I was disappointed. First, the fact that it doesn't lather makes me feel like my hair isn't getting the coverage needed to clean it. Also, it didn't do much for the natural curl I have.

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DevaCurl for life!
Purchased

I'm absolutely obsessed with the DevaChan products! I usually use their stronger gel, but birch box doesn't carry that one so I went for the Light Defining Gel. My hair is REALLY curly so I could use a bit more hold.

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It's ok.
Purchased

My hair looked pretty good with the DevaCurl Light Defining Gel so long as I also used the DevaCurl shampoo and conditioner... but those didn't make my hair feel very clean and when I switched to a different shampoo/conditioner combination I couldn't seem to get very good results with the gel. I had a lot of frizz and my curls weren't well-defined.

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Too light

I got this gel as part of a 3 piece set. It is a good light gel, but m y hair needs a heavier gel to set the curls. I prefer using the regular gel instead.

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Great for Curly Hair

I have tried many products for curly hair over the years, and this is the best and most effective so far. Sometimes the results are hit-or-miss, but generally this product helps me get my hair to do what I want it to do.

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Good, but not my HG hair product

This is a good product, and in my top 5. It's great for curls, but doesn't do as well on my frizz as I would like. Much better than most products, and I do recommend for curly hair.

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Great!!!

I have naturally curly hair and this product is great! It defines my curls while keeping them soft. I highly recommend.

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Light Gel

I loved the DevaCurl the first time I tried it and bought a full size. I have very wavy thick course hair and this gel smoothed the frizz and my hair has been so much easier to manage. You don't want to use much (I made that mistake) because it then can become heavy and unmanageable. Just a touch and you have really manageable hair. Love it.

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