I find the Devacare to be slightly more moisturizing. Also, it is better for color-treated hair & has a different scent - orangy compared to DevaCurl's lemon-grass smell. Which is better depends upon the individual....if your hair tends to need more moisture, try the Devacare. I started with the Devacurl & switched later on. Now I am not using either, but when I was, the DevaCare seemed to work better for me.