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ITEM 1200039
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$26.00

What it is:
A hydrating and styling aid to define and hold thirsty curls.

What it does:
Ouidad Curl Quencher® Moisturizing Styling Gel is a light-hold secret weapon that sets, enhances, and nourishes your curls—leaving hair full of moisture and held in place. Enriched with meadowfoam seed oil and pro-vitamin B5, this formula penetrates the hair shaft to plump and hydrate curls.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
ITEM 1730514
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$70.00

What it is:
A versatile styling gel formula to define curls and fight frizz.

What it is formulated to do:
Ouidad Tress Effects Styling Gel works with your hair's own inner memory to provide a superior, all-day, natural-looking hold. A blend of special proteins and vitamin B5 create "memory lock" for manageability while botanicals and collagen help smooth uplifted cuticles to help prevent frizz and tame flyaways.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
ITEM 1989854
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$18.00

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A non-greasy, flake-free styling gel that provides medium hold.

Key benefits:
- Adds shine
- Holds hairstyles in place
- Smooths

If you want to know more…
Infused with a woodsy blend of aromatic cedarwood, sandalwood, and eucalyptus essential oils for a fresh, woodsy, aromatic experience, this lightweight gel holds styles in place and provides healthy, natural-looking shine. Thanks to pracaxi oil, hair is left smoother and conditioned.

What else you need to know:
Kiehl’s is inspired by its rich heritage as an old-world apothecary, applying over 165 years’ worth of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge into the formulations. They utilize the finest natural ingredients and incorporate advanced scientific technologies to ensure the highest quality and most efficacious formulas without compromise. They are protective of the environment as they maximize the use of renewable, sustainable, and biodegradable ingredients. Kiehl’s proudly stands behind the quality, efficacy, and safety of each of their products.
ITEM 1956838
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$26.00

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A weightless gel that provides frizz-free, flexible hold with exceptional curl definition.

Key benefits:
- Defines curls with flexible hold
- Protects curls from humidity/heat/UV
- Prevents frizz, flyaways, and unwanted volume

If you want to know more…
Lock out humidity and define your curls with Advanced Climate Control® Heat & Humidity Gel. It’s formulated with wheat protein and pliable styling polymers that form a weightless, flexible lattice that expands as heat or humidity rises to hold curl definition without frizz. High-performance Anti-Frizz Nano Technology with Sericin, a protein derived from silk, seals the hair cuticle to keep essential moisture in and humidity out. A dedicated UV filter helps protect against damage from environmental aggressors. The result is flexible hold that won’t leave hair crunchy, sticky, or weighed down for frizz-free, perfectly defined curls.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is cruelty-free.
ITEM 1839687
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$29.00

What it is: A lightweight, coconut oil-infused styler that adds tousled, air-dried texture and smooth shine.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns: Dryness, Shine, and Color Safe

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Coconut Oil: Restores and repairs hair from inside out by reducing protein loss and keeping hair moisturized.
- Vitamin A: Strengthens and nourishes hair.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Get laid-back texture and shine with this lightweight, coconut oil-infused gel that imparts a soft, touchable hold with frizz-free definition and a light, sophisticated scent. Ideal for air drying, or for light hold while blow drying.
ITEM 1784677
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$20.00

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A lightweight, curl-defining gel that hydrates, texturizes, and combats frizz.

Key benefits:
- Adds texture and definition
- Locks in moisture
- Minimizes flyaways

If you want to know more…
Curl Charisma™ Rice Amino + Quinoa Frizz Control Gel provides long-lasting hold and natural-looking definition with superior movement, shine, and softness. Rice amino acids and tomato fruit ferment smooth and seal the cuticle to lock out frizz-causing environmental moisture and promote consistent curl formation, while quinoa extract and keratin amino acids strengthen strands and increase elasticity to protect against damage. This 93 percent naturally-derived formula is lightweight and creates no stiff or sticky residue for soft, bouncy, touchable curls that last.

What else you need to know:
This product is free of gluten, silicones, DEA, and artificial dyes. It is color-safe, cruelty-free, and safe for use on chemically-treated, relaxed, and keratin-treated hair. Its eco-friendly tube is fully recyclable.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

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ITEM 1270602
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$26.00

What it is:
A multitalented sculpting medium.

What it does:
This gel molds and firms for a flexible, shiny finish without cracks or flakes.

What it is formulated without
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Works well with Prep or Tonic Lotion before setting and styling.

Bumble and bumble is a cruelty-free brand, meaning they don't test on animals. Bb. products are free from parabens, phthalates, mineral oils, and formaldehyde.
ITEM 1820257
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$22.00

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A lightweight spray-gel formula to unleash your natural curly and wavy texture.

Key benefits:
- Amplifies and holds texture
- Redefines second-day curls

If you want to know more…
This lightweight spray-gel amplifies and holds texture, plus redefines second-day curls. It's made with a soothing, strengthening blend of sunflower, lemongrass, and wheat and soy proteins.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates

What else you need to know:
This silicone-free product features a refreshing lemongrass fragrance.
ITEM 1984533
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$29.00

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A texture-enhancing defining gel that prevents frizz and provides flexible hold without dryness or crunch.

Key benefits:
- Provides touchable, flexible hold
- Prevents frizzy waves, curls, and coils
- Seals moisture into strands

If you want to know more…
Whether you're looking to create ethereal beach waves or enhance a tighter curl, Sculpt. Curl Gel delivers a soft, flexible hold without the crunch. This hydrating gel formula uses conditioners to help prevent frizz and leave 100 percent of water content in the hair to avoid dryness. It works for versatile styling needs and is perfect for those who love effortless wash and style looks, curls that defy gravity, waves that crave hold, or baby hairs and flyaways that need a touch of control. For those prone to shrinkage, try Define. Curl Crème to elongate curls (sold separately).

What else you need to know:
This product is made without silicones , synthetic perfumes, and dyes. It is also cruelty-free and vegan friendly.

The FORM hair care collection is rooted in the idea of coactivity—the brand’s way of saying that their products will not only make your hair look great, but also feel healthier. Their formulation philosophy adheres to a rigorous international standard that avoids over 2,000 potentially harmful ingredients, which means that their hair care solutions are simple, safe, effective, and complementary to your long- and short-term styling needs.

Research results:
Results obtained from an independent, instrumental laboratory study on human hair:
- 100% of water content was maintained in hair

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid. 

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without: 
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
ITEM 2127587
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$28.00

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
An all-over thickening spray hair gel for normal to fine hair.

Key benefits:
- Helps hair immediately look and feel thicker
- Adds airy volume and bounce
- Has a non-sticky feel

If you want to know more…
Materialiste expands the thickness of each hair fiber so hair looks and feels thicker and is easier to style.
ITEM 1564723
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$39.00

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
A lightweight, fast-absorbing gel hydrator developed specifically for the needs of combination to oily skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
This genius gel developed by Clinique's dermatologists maintains optimal moisture balance for oily skin. The refreshing, oil-free formula combines all-day hydration with skin-strengthening ingredients so skin looks younger longer and feels fresh and comfortable.


What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, dermatologist developed, non-acnegenic, and free of fragrance, alcohol, SLS, talc, mineral oil, and oil. It is comprised of 100 percent vegan ingredients. For dry to combination skin types, try Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+. For the driest skins, try Dramatically Different Moisturizing Cream.
ITEM 1012855
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$22.00

What it is:
A clear gel for all hair colors that sets, defines, and holds brows in place all day.

What it does:
This long-wearing clear gel sets and defines brows without fuss. The soothing chamomile formula also conditions hair and offers a lustrous, natural look.
ITEM 1636489
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$12.00

What it is:
A collection of gel lip glosses with plumped-up, light-reflecting shine inspired by gel nail polishes.

What it does:
Ultra Shine Lip Gels feature a light texture that transforms lips with plumped-up shine and moisture.

What else you need to know:
This product is not tested on animals.