7 Fail-Proof Hair Gels For Curly Hair That Make Styling A Cakewalk


There are days when it is impossible to go wrong with your curly hair, no matter what you do or don’t do, your curls will look like being fabulous is their full-time job and then there are days where no matter how much you style them, scrunch them, curly girl method them, the arrogant coils just won’t be tamed. Won’t fall right. This list is for those days. The days when you don’t have the time or energy to wash your hair. Gels and cremes can be extremely helpful to bring in moisture and style your curls any way you wish.

1. Fix My Curls Curl Quenching Hair Butter

This hydrating, shine inducing and nourishing butter provides a strong hold for the curls. Once applied, let it dry for a bit and when the cast is formed, you can scrunch out the creme to reveal beautiful soft curlsA small amount is enough to give you good definition.

2. DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel


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Even though drugstore skin and hair care is on the rise, the drugstore hair gels do tend to lean towards the thick and heavy side. This non-sticky, light-weight and clear mix provides brilliant texture. While also being extremely easy to apply as it melts into your hair. With highly effective film forming polymers, DevaCurl Ultra Defining Gel is also sulfate, paraben, silicone and alcohol free. The smell is quite freshly mild and the cast is delightfully natural that prevents crunchiness and helps to scrunch out easily without leaving any residue.

3. Alps Goodness Scrunching Gel

If you’re looking for a light-duty option then Alps Goodness Scrunching Gel is the one for you. It allows the locks to form thick, bouncy clumps while controlling frizz. The formula does not weight down the hair which helps in then providing volume to the curls, making it ideal for fine, thin or limp hair.

4. Curlvana Curl Defining Styling Gel


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You only need a little amount with this one. Strictly against crunchy cast, while spreading evenly this liquid assists in separating curl clumps, prevents frizzing and holds a lasting hold. The formula doesn’t contain silicones, parabens, phthalates, to prevent drying out the curls. And it smoothens the hair follicles to add a mirror-like shine.

5. Innersense I Create Hold Gel

With ingredients like rooibos leaf extract, honey extract and hydroxyethylcellulose as the thickener, this slightly thick consistency brings forward healthy, voluminous curls. This formula is non-flaky and gives the hair a prominent cast which in turn helps with hold. Not only does it not weigh down, but it gives volume even when hair is just air dried instead of diffused.

6. Kerastase Curl Manifesto Gelee Curl Contour Gel-Cream


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A wavy girl must have. This non-oily, non-greasy, light-weight formula that when raked through damp hair, enhances your natural hair, this is a product that plays the role of several products. No more stocking up on cremes, butters, gels and volumisers to tame that curly mane. Plus, it’s got a divine scent.

7. Ashba Botanics Flaxseed Curling Custard


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Ashba Botanics Flaxseed Curling Custard with plant derived non-synthetic polymers is fragrance free, provides immense hold and efficiently clumps curls. While controlling frizz and fly-aways, it also forms a strong cast which helps protect the hair while drying. The formula contains argan oil, jojoba oil, avocado oil and extracts from flaxseed, which has barrier forming properties to help prevent moisture loss.

Beauty Intern

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