DONT USE DevaCurl Light Defining Gel - Define

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.

DONT USE DevaCurl Light Defining Gel - Define
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I feel like this product would of worked better if I had curlier hair. My hair is textured and wavy, and not very curly. It worked better than I thought it would, but it didn't do enough for me to purchase this. I recommend this for anyone with curlier hair than mine.

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Perhaps not for me...

I don't have super-curly hair, but sometimes I want another option other than blow drying. Not sure this is for me--apparently my hair isn't curly enough for this to work.

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So-So

I try to stay away from products with silicone so was excited to try the DevaCurl line. This gel didn't give me great hold compared to other products. It wasn't bad... just not for me.

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Smelled Great, Didn't give me the control I was looking for.

This product smells great, and the portion and packaging for the sample couldn't be better! I used the gel after the shampoo and conditioner. The gel did not give me the hold I get from the other gel I normally use, but it did leave my hair feeling very clean.

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Not a fan

My hair seemed to be frizzy with this gel and it did not define or hold my curls good. I think the gel is to thin.

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Under-impressed

I got this gel along with the cleanser and conditioner in my May box. I especially don't understand the hype about this gel. It came with lengthy directions, and my hair still got frizzy later in the day. For much less money, I will stick with my styling cream.

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My hair was dry, stiff and kind of smelly

I liked the cleanser but not the conditioner or this gel. Once I untangled my hair that the conditioner did not untangle I used the gel. My hair was left feeling dry and stiff. Also, it had an odor that smelled like I had burned my hair with a curling iron...and I don't use one of those at this time. Thank you for letting me try the latherless products though. I had been curious about them and now I know. I do love my birchboxes!

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A bit too light of a hold...

I have a bit of a lion's mane for hair and this gel did not provide enough hold to tame the beast. While I had very soft, defined curls, by the time my hair was completely dry, it was enormous. If you're looking for big hair, this may be for you. Otherwise, I would stick to something with a stronger hold.

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Probably Not for Wavy Hair

*I sampled this using the Deva 3-Step Introductory Kit*

This conditioner had the same consistency as Redken's Extreme conditioner, which is one of my favorite conditioners. The sample packed was a terrific size, the biggest packet sample I've ever received, but it unfortunately wasn't enough to get all my hair. I'm not sure if not using a good enough amount of the conditioner or using the gel is what made my hair seem a little on the dry side. I really liked the smell, it was light and smelled wonderful, I just wish it lingered after my hair was dry.
Out of the three DevaCurl products I tried, this is the one I would definitely purchase full size.

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Wasn't for me

This product wasn't for me. It left my hair frizzy and like straw. I was bummed because I like some of the other products in this line. Oh well.

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