DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel

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.

DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel
4.3 out of 5 stars, based on 54 Reviews 54 Reviews
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Great for wavy hair!

I have hair that can't seem to decide what it wants to be - wavy or curly! I loved this product, and was surprised to find that it actually does what it says it will do. I put it on my wet hair upside down like the instructions say, and then it did get crunchy while it dried. But once my hair is fully dry, the product doesn't feel crunchy after I've run my hands through my hair a few times. I've got nice happy wavy curls!

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Ultra Defining

I use the Deva line of shampoos and conditioners on my ultra curly hair. I like that it's crispy when it dries. It keeps my hair where I want it. A simple scrunch releases the crispy feeling if you choose to. It does what it claims to do and it works.

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The best of gels for curls!

While I'm not a huge fan of using gel in my curls (I prefer my curls to be a bit looser, more like waves rather than coiled and defined) this is my go-to for maintaining your natural curl. I love that while it can feel crunchy in the beginning when you slather it on your ends, when your hair dries and you scrunch your curls, the gel releases and you're left perfectly coifed and free of residue or stickiness! Definitely the perfect curl gel!

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Devacurl is by far my favorite brand for my curls.
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I believe I have tried pretty all the Devacurl products and have not been disappointed in any of the products Devacurl offers. I use the Ultra defining gel in the morning when my hair is wet. I then use a diffuser to dry my hair. I have beautiful curls with volume that last my entire day.

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see no difference
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my hair is very dry but this made it feel good. but my curls are literally no different looking than without it. so I give it 3 stars because it made my hair feel nice

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So glad I tried it
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I have curly hair, and I'm in the process of growing out a pixie cut. Yikes! My curls are back with a vengeance. This product has helped me manage them, and learn to appreciate them. The bottle is a substantial size. I apply it to my wet hair in sections, scrunching it in, and then I air dry. This is not nearly as sticky as other gels I've used, and it is not drying out my hair. If you air dry, it will get a bit crunchy, but I need that stronger hold. It's also true that if you scrunch again once dry, the crunchiness will disappear. It also reactivates pretty well if you spritz with water. I must thank Birchbox and all the reviews, I will stick with this product for life!

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AMAZING
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I've been scrunching my hair for years. THIS IS THE BEST PRODUCT I HAVE EVER USED FOR CURL. It's amazing. Just follow the instructions. Step out of the shower, and put it in your hair. Don't even think about touching your hair with a towel. And when it drys it looks amazing with no frizz.

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Soft and shiny curls

This worked as promised and was easy to use. It made my curls feel soft and look amazing with no frizz.

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Nice Gel
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This gel works well, smells nice and doesn't leave a sticky residue. I use it after spraying with a heat protectant and then use hot rollers after my hair is dry. Without it, the curl won't even last an hour. This helps maintain the curl most of the day (I have heavy, thick hair) without making it feel stiff.

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Overall great gel

This is an overall great gel for holding beautiful curly hair. It's normally difficult for me to find one that holds well, yet light, and doesn't leave a yucky residue. This one does the trick.

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