Is Buying Devacurl from Online Stores Sketchy?

Hey, so I've looked around and found Devacurl products for discounted prices at online stores such as Amazon, Vitacoast, LuckyVitamin, etc.

Now I like their prices, but is it safe to buy from these sites? I just don't want to get a dupe, but I need more devacurl /./ I'd rather pay full price at my Ulta than drop $20-30 on a dupe that wouldn't work as well.

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  • sixelamysixelamy Posts: 4,157Registered Users Curl Novice
    My rule of thumb is if your gut says it's sketchy, just go pay full price for what you know is the real thing - or look for a discount coupon (I always google just in case).

    I'd definitely be weary of Amazon. I recently purchased a magnesium oil off Amazon, and I could tell off the bat it was not the real thing. It was discounted about $10. I ended up returning it for a refund and bought the real thing (cheaper brand) somewhere else, and it works so much better. Anybody can sell on Amazon, so you have to make sure it's coming from a legit company. But I can tell you DevaCurl would not put any discounted anything on Amazon.

    I can't really speak for the other sites you mentioned as I've only purchased 1 thing off Lucky Vitamin, but I do believe they are legit?
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  • rbbrbb Posts: 4,355Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    you can get deva products on aveyou.com, it is a legit website. i've used it for many years.
    they always have discount codes, current ones"
    FIVE - 15% discount on any $$ amount
    AVEYOUSP25 -- $25 off any order of $100 or over.

    shipping is $5 flat for $49 an under, $1 for $50 orders and above.

    custome service is great, delivery is usually pretty quick.

    i also buy curl junkie products from this website.

    3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity :-(
    washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
    leave in:curl junkie conditioners and treatments as leave in
    styling: curl junkie 
    sealants - jane carter nourish & shine
  • chupiechupie Posts: 5,280Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Vitacost is legit.
    2a medium porous, You can see my wavy tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLy8bclCLgER5N_uVYSYZNxhBHSXAW40OQ and my wavy blog is The Wavy Nation http://wavynation.wordpress.com
  • claudine191claudine191 Posts: 8,221Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I never had problems buying from other sources, like aveyou.

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