SKIP THE CRUNCH
Definition without the crunch. This non-flaking formula with a curl-locking blend provides a non-sticky curl cast that enhances shape, fights frizz, and amplifies shine and bounce.
Pair It With
Light Defining Gel 101
Our gels form a curl cast that covers curls to ensure they dry defined with frizz control. Once curls are dry, it is easily scrunched away.
No, all DevaCurl gels are formulated to leave curls feeling soft and touchable without residue or crunchiness. Scrunch when dry to release the curl cast and create an even softer finish.
It’s all about the hold! Light Defining Gel gives soft hold and Ultra Defining Gel gives strong hold. Choose the one that’s right for you based on how much hold you’re looking for.
Bright Breeze Fragrance
A crisp, uplifting juicy scent that starts with notes of Pomegranate, Raspberry and Salty Melon, followed by Waterlily and Gardenia and finishes with Sandalwood, Cotton Candy and Musk.
We are committed to being kind to the environment and reducing our eco-footprint. This bottle is made from 50% recycled ocean bound plastics.
What it means to us: styling versatility so your curls can take on any shape and stand up to anything. Protect, revive or reset your waves, curls, or coils with confidence.
how to use
Rub between palms, scrunch into soaking wet curls. Do not rinse. Style as usual. Once fully dry, shake at the root and scrunch to soften the cast.
Our formulas are dermatologist co-developed, backed by science and stylist approved for curls.
Only The Good Stuff
Everything your curls need, and nothing they don't. Because we know curls.
SLS/SLES Sulfate Free
Ingredients for Light Defining Gel
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I’m done with devacurl products!
Review by Susan D. on 11 Jan 2022 review stating I’m done with devacurl products!
I have been a loyal user of the gels and the be-leave in conditioner for many years, but no more. The new formulas are awful! The new perfume scent that is in every product is horrible! I’m so upset that I had to return everything and now have to find a new gel and leave in conditioner for my curls. I don’t seem to be alone in my opinion. Perfectly good products have been ruined!
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Review by Wil L. on 9 Jan 2022 review stating Gel
Love product dislike new bottle.
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Review by Mark A. on 2 Jan 2022 review stating Disappointed
I have used Deva Curl for many years… I thought they put the same product in a new bottle - but this is a different product altogether. It has a strong scent now and it does not do anything for my hair. I have soft loose curls and this light defining gel used to work perfectly. It does nothing now. I have a little of my old bottle and it works but this new bottle does not. I’m so disappointed!
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Review by Carissa M. on 23 Dec 2021 review stating Terrible smell
Ugh!! I'm so bummed they changed the scent! The new scent is AWFUL. It smells like something a teenager in the 80's would have worn. It's also really strong and lingers longer than the previous scent. I had to return it and will never use it again. So sad because Light Defining Gel was what I've used for years and it worked great.
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Bring back the old formula
Review by Debbie K. on 22 Dec 2021 review stating Bring back the old formula
I’ve been using Devacurl products for over 20 years. This is one product I can’t live without however the new formula is sticky/crunchy and doesn’t have the same hold. I don’t love the new fragrance either. I’m so disappointed