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Wash your hair with DevaCurl’s One Condition Daily Conditioner to beat frizz and dryness.

Devacurl

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Curly-haired girls don’t want crispy, crunchy locks or undefined frizz. This gel, which is made specifically for thick, textured, and hard-to-manage curls, strikes a perfect balance. The results? Defined, bouncy curls that will have you packing up your blow dryers and flat irons for good.

How it Works

This hard working 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, Glycerin, Polyquaternium-7, Polysorbate 20, 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, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aminomethyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance (Parfum)

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Love!!
Purchased

I received a sample of this product and immediately fell in love. I have recently adopted a hair styling technique that involves rinsing out your conditioner with your head flipped upside down in the shower (weird, I know, but the results are amazing) and then putting curly hair product in while upside down, and while your hair is wet. This curly hair gel is the PERFECT product for that routine, and I have seen amazing results. I never knew I had such perfect ringlets! Amazing and I would recommend this to anyone!

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Good gel but not strong enough for me

Don't get me wrong, I really like this gel, but I prefer something that is going to provide a stronger hold that is going to take me into day 2. I have 2C/3A curls. I like the texture of this gel -- it's not too sticky and you can use a LOT of it. It also smells nice. I like to wash my hair every other day and if it had taken me into day 2 I would have given it 5 stars. If I want to change up my routine I'll use this but I wouldn't purchase again for my particular head of hair.

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Soft curls
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I really like this product. It made my curls soft and it smells nicely. I usually have tight curls, but with this product they loose.

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Nice waves
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I have naturally curly hair that's relaxed as I've gotten older. I actually use this when blow drying my hair out with a paddle brush to give it super soft, frizz-free waves.

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Best Product

Other reviewers said they can get more hold or lift out of other products, but other products are full of harsh chemicals and alcohols. This line is actually good for your curls, keeping moisture in.

I love how when my hair is all dry I can lightly shake my hair for the gel cast to release, and give a more natural, soft look. If you look at the devacurl website and curly girl handbook, they can teach you ways to use this product for the best look with your hair type. Give it a try! Your hair will thank you.

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Great gel
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I have used this gel and the light defining gel. I honestly can't tell much of a difference between the two. I really like them both. They give my curls definition and I can usually get 3 days out if my hair

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Gives a nice natural curl.
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I liked this product and found that after following its directions it did give a very nice, soft natural curl. However, I think my hair, in particular, needs a bigger "boost" for the curl to actually "take". Although, I would definitely recommend for quite curly hair or those seeking a beachy waved look.

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Works for Wavy Hair

This was the second gel that I tried from Deva Curl. It isn't perfect, but it works okay for my wavy hair. I use the gel while wet, plop with a t-shirt, and usually blow dry by piling my hair into a diffuser. I do wish that the gel held better, but it works.

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Good gel, but not quite worth the price
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The gel holds curls fairly well, but not any better than the products I find at half, or even a quarter of the price. I go through the same process with each use, but still get varying results. It is definitely hydrating, but I think in the future I will invest my haircare dollars into a different product.

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If you have any wave at all, try this...
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I have wavy hair and could never get curls to form. It always looked frizzy instead of curly. The Deva line makes the curls form. You will be surprised at what it does to your hair if you have any wave at all. It's great.

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