• HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel
  • HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel

Curl Crush™ Defining Gel

4.2 out of 5

Hydrating and heat protective curl defining gel that gives medium hold and shine.

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About the product

Say goodbye to frizzy, unruly and heat damaged curls with Curl Crush™ Defining Gel. This curl gel adds hydration and touchable medium hold to hair while shielding against heat and humidity. Our unique blend of botanical ingredients imbues the hair with moisture while forming a light film on the surface to lock out heat damage and humidity. The result? Defined, hydrated and frizz-free curls styled to perfection, whether you use a diffuser or air dry.

Curl Crush™ Defining Gel is made from 99.8% natural ingredients, free from sulfates, silicones, drying alcohols, parabens, and mineral oil. That makes it Curly Girl method-approved and suitable for all curl types.

How it works

Curl Crush™ Defining Gel is our signature hair gel for curly hair. Unlike many other hair gels, it actually adds moisture to the hair, thanks to the addition of Aquaxyl™, a patented sugar-derived hydration complex, plant-derived glycerin, and organic aloe vera. In addition, various antioxidant packed, organic botanical extracts, including bamboo, ginger root, acai fruit, and pomegranate, nourish and protect depleted curls and imbue them with shine.

But what makes this curl defining gel special is heat protective SymHair® Thermo, which is derived from Polyporus mushroom, hyaluronic acid, and fructose. SymHair® Thermo forms a film on the hair’s surface that protects it from heat damage and frizz-inducing humidity. That is our secret to perfectly styled and frizz-free curls.


  • For all curl types
  • The Curly Girl Method approved
  • Made in Denmark
  • Organic certified
  • Made from recycled packaging
  • Vegan certified
HairLust - Curl Crush™ Defining Gel

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    How to use

    Apply a small amount of Curl Crush™ Defining Gel throughout clean, damp hair, from roots to ends. Scrunch or finger coil hair. Use a hair dryer with a diffuser attachment to dry, or allow hair to air dry. Once dry, gently scrunch hair to break the gel cast.

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    Frequently asked questions

    • Does Curl Crush™ Defining Gel work for all hair types?

      This defining gel works for all curly hair types, from wavy to coily. This product works best for hair types 2A-2C, 3A-3C, and 4A-4C.

    • Defining Gel vs. Curl Cream?

      Curl Crush™ Defining Gel and Cream are both curl styling products that give hair definition and hold while hydrating and nourishing dry curls.

      However, there are a few differences between them. Curl Crush™ Defining Cream’s primary purpose is nourishing and hydrating dry curls, while giving them definition. Therefore, it provides a lighter and softer hold than our gel. On the other hand, our gel provides a stronger hold, shine, and protects hair from heat damage while still moisturizing.

      Choosing the right curl styling product depends on your preferences and goals. You could even try layering them for the best of both worlds!

    • How do you use curl gel?

      Curl defining gel is the last step in a curl styling routine. It ensures that your curls maintain their shape while locking in hydration and protecting against frizz and heat.

      • Wash and condition hair using products specifically formulated for curly hair, like Curl Crush™ Duo.
      • Use a gentle hair towel to squeeze extra moisture from hair.
      • Smooth a dime-size amount of curl defining gel onto hair from roots to ends. Keep your hands flat instead of raking them through your hair to keep your curls defined.
      • Dry your hair with a diffuser or let it air dry.
      • Once completely dry, gently scrunch the hair to break the gel cast. This step will make your hair soft to the touch while maintaining a flexible hold and keeping frizz at bay.
    • Why does the product leave hair crunchy?

      This is completely intentional! A curl gel will always leave a cast on your hair when it dries. The cast ensures that your curls maintain their shape while they are drying. Once your hair is fully dry, scrunch out the cast gently by squeezing your hair. This way, your curls will maintain their shape but look and feel softer and more natural.

    • How can I optimize my results?

      We designed our collection of curly hair products to make the best of your curls. No frizz, no dryness, no greasiness – just well-balanced and defined curls.

      We recommend using Curl Crush™ Defining Gel with the other products in our curly hair collection:

      To get the best results, follow The Curly Girl Method.

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