Flaxseed & Oat Protein Curly Hair Gel

28 reviews

It took me 22 years to embrace my natural curls. And when I did, the products on the market weren't making it easy.

Most gels left me with crunchy cereal hair no matter how much I tried to release the cast. I liked that curl creams were conditioning but they didn't give me any definition.

I wanted the softness of a cream and the definition of a gel and couldn't find anything that did both.

So I spent years learning cosmetic chemistry and Ayurvedic herbalism to make our cult favorite bestselling Flaxseed & Oat Protein Curly Hair Gel.

It's really halfway between a gel and a cream and it's designed to give you the softness of a curl cream with the definition & hold of a curl gel.

It's your ticket to soft, frizz-free, defined curls. Get your curls popping without the crunch.

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  1. After a wash day outside the shower, finger-comb your hair to get out any big tangles.
  2. Depending on the length and thickness of your hair, pump a quarter to half-dollar sized amount of gel into your palm.
  3. Flip head over and scrunch product into hair, section by section.
  4. Use a clean T-shirt (NOT a terry cloth towel) to scrunch out excess water and evenly distribute product. Flip head back upright and style as normal.
  5. Let air dry or diffuse.

For more guidance on how to achieve the best results, read our Hair Care Guide.

We believe in total transparency. Below is a complete list of each and every ingredient in our formulas - we list everything while other brands won't disclose ingredients that make up less than 1% of their formulas. Every ingredient has the safest rating from the Environmental Working Group. To learn more about our ingredient standards, click here.

flaxseed gel (water, flaxseeds*), distilled water, oat milk (water, gluten-free oats*), xanthan gum, vegetable glycerin*, glyceryl stearate, gluconodeltalactone and sodium benzoate, shea butter*, jojoba oil*, lavender essential oil, citric acid, frankincense essential oil
*certified organic

This is the most up-to-date ingredient list and may differ from product packaging.

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    Arianna L.
    United States
    I recommend this product
    Hair changing!

    After trying and failing with many other gel products, thinking the problem was my hair...I've found this freaking magical Flaxseed & Oat Protein Curly Hair Gel and my life and hair have been changed. This gel has also helped me embrace and enjoy my curls in their natural state. 100% recommended!

    Carly G.
    United States United States
    Best gel out there

    I love this curl gel. I've tried many and settled on this being just the right amount of hold/weight. And bonus that you only need ONE after wash product to do the job unlike some companies that tote needing 6 different concoctions mixed together in order to achieve that just right hold.

    Julissa L.
    United States United States
    Excellent Product

    This gel holds my curls without leaving them crunchy or hard. Even if I run my hands through the curls, they still hold their shape. The gel is easy to apply because it's smooth and thin and leaves no clumps.

    Michaela R.
    United States United States
    Great styling product with just the right amount of hold

    It is light product with a gently hold. It only holds my curl for one day and then I need to refresh my curls but that isn't a problem. I like that it isn't heavy. My husband has started using it and loves it for his curls :-)

    Tanvi K.
    United States United States
    Holy Grail Product

    This product literally saved my curls. I had been struggling for YEARS trying to find something that would hold my curls, keep frizz at bay, and wouldn’t make my hair crunchy. I cannot recommend this product to my curly haired gals. Added bonus is that Gabi, the founder, really does her research with the ingredients and is so easy to contact.