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AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator

AG Hair

Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator

6.0 oz

Item #: 2290225

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Colour Care Deflect Fast-Dry Heat Protection
Some curls need a little encouragement and nothing defines, maintains and moisturizes curls like AG Hair's Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator. Rich in AG's exclusive Curl Creating Complex (C3), Recoil separates and holds without stiffness or stickiness, even in high humidity.

No salt. No PABA. No parabens. No gluten. No DEA. No animal testing.
Scrunch a small amount evenly through clean, damp hair. Air dry or use a diffuser to blow-dry.
Water (Aqua, Eau), Polyquaternium-55, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Chloride, Stearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Corn Starch Modified,Cetrimonium Chloride, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Acyl Coenzyme A Desaturase, Lactobacillus/Tomato Fruit Ferment Extract, Keratin Amino Acids, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Bark Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Sodium PCA, Polyquaternium-10, Magnesium Sulfate, Silk Amino Acids, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Panthenol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Fragrance (Parfum), Butylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate.

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AG HairCurl Re:Coil Curl Activator
 
4.4

(based on 222 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (171)
  • Smells great (101)
  • Effective (99)
  • Lightweight (92)
  • Controls frizz (74)

Cons

  • Heavy (15)
  • Sticky (14)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Dries-out hair (4)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (96)
  • Daily use (69)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (38)
  • Thick hair (27)
  • Women (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (90), Wavy hair (80)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (21), 10 minutes (16), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (73), Survivalist / minimalist (58), Product junkie (32), Budget shopper (19), Brand buyer (16)

Reviewed by 222 customers

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3.0

Did not work for me.

By Gigi

from Morgantown, WV

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Doesn't define curls
  • Heavy
  • Sticky

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair
  • Thinner Hair

Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

I had high hopes for this based on what the salesperson in the store told me. She said it was great at defining curls without being crunchy and made your hair feel soft. It did none of these things for me. I am back on the hunt for a great curl control product.

  • Hair Type:
  • Very Curly Hair
 
4.0

Smooth Curl Cream

By Monica

from Manassas, VA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thinner Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

    Works well for a quick out the door product for curly hair. It does not leave my hair crunchy or greasy or heavy.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Repeat buyer of this product

    By MAB

    from Oregon

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fine, lightly curly hair

      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

      This product holds my fine lightly curly hair, without being too heavy or greasy.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      I will buy this product again

      By Paula

      from West Warwick, RI

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

      • Sticky

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

      Keeps the frozen away and my curls, curly!

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      I would buy this again

      By Lisa

      from Murfreesboro TN

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thinner Hair
        • Travel

        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

        Hair stylist used this product and I wanted it!

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I LOVE this product

        By KRIS

        from NJ

        About Me Product Junkie

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Sticky

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair

        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

        I Strongly recommend this product to anyone with curly hair looking for an effortless look. I always get compliments when I use this line. I use the shampoo and conditioner as well. I use a small amount maybe the size of a nickel. If you use too much it will be sticky. Less is more :)

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        The only product that tames my mane.

        By JJ

        from Austin TX

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Strong Hold

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use

          Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

          I have searched years & tried so many products that I can not name them all. This is an amazing product that makes my hair look healthy. It holds up great in humidity too. Love this product.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love the control of the curls

          By Pam

          from Spokane, WA

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Strong Hold

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

            Love this product it does not weight hair down.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Best curl cream without the crunch!

            By Colleen

            from Langhorne pa

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

              Put on while hair very wet , style with fingers and air dry.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              Perfect product for my curls

              By Katie Wright

              from Glen Allen, VA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • "Non-crunchy"
              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Soft definition

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair

                Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                I use recoil as soon as I get out of the shower and my hair is still dripping wet. I use about a quarter size amount, rub in my hands then apply by srunching staring at the ends. I let my hair naturally dry and this product leaves my curls defined and soft looking all day.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

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                • Q:

                  Will this product make my fine, straight hair curly?
                  Asked on 8/7/2016 by Kenzie

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    AG's Re:Coil Curl Activator is formulated with our Curl Creating Complex (C3), which will encourage any kinks you have in your straight hair, but will not thicken or create curls.

                    If you'd like to create a curly look, scrunch Re:Coil Curl Activator in clean, damp hair and air dry or use a diffuser. Once dry, use a flat iron or curly wand to create curls and finish with AG's Aerodynamics hairspray to hold your style without weighing down your fine hair.

                    I also recommend using AG's Thikk Wash and Thikk Rinse, and Root Thikkening Serum from our Volume line to create and maintain the optimal environment for healthy hair growth, and to give the appearance of thicker, fuller hair.

                    Answered on 8/10/2016 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                • Q:

                  Will this product make my fine straight hair curly?
                  Asked on 8/7/2016 by Kenzie from Arkansas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    AG's Re:Coil Curl Activator is formulated with our Curl Creating Complex (C3), which will encourage any kinks you have in your straight hair, but will not thicken or create curls.

                    If you'd like to create a curly look, scrunch Re:Coil Curl Activator in clean, damp hair and air dry or use a diffuser. Once dry, use a flat iron or curly wand to create curls and finish with AG's Aerodynamics hairspray to hold your style without weighing down your fine hair.

                    I also recommend using AG's Thikk Wash and Thikk Rinse, and Root Thikkening Serum from our Volume line to create and maintain the optimal environment for healthy hair growth, and to give the appearance of thicker, fuller hair.

                    Answered on 8/10/2016 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                • Q:

                  My hair is baby fine, and I have everything from crazy curly (underneath) to stick straight (the top layer) on my head. I would like a product that would coax the curl out of the straighter areas. Would this product be appropriate? If not, is there anything you might recommend?
                  Asked on 7/15/2016 by Ann from Boise, ID

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, Re:Coil Curl Activator is your best choice is coaxing the curls in your straight hair. Re:Coil Curl Activator is formulated with AG's Curl Creating Complex (C3) to help encourage and hydrate your curls, leaving them with a frizz-free finish. I would also recommend using the Re:Coil sulfate-free curl care shampoo and Re:Coil Curl Conditioner to help bring out those curls.

                    Answered on 7/18/2016 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                • Q:

                  I have long, wavy hair, but I don't like when my waves turn into semi-curls, like some stronger products do that are meant for curly hair. Would this hold waves and defrizz for someone with wavy hair without curling the hair?
                  Asked on 5/12/2016 by Jamie from Atlanta

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Re:Coil Curl Activator is one of AG's most popular styling products. It gives curls what they need – definition, moisture and control. Re:Coil separates and holds curls without stiffness or stickiness. That being said, it does contain AG's C3 (Curl Creating Complex) containing bio-fermented tomato fruit extract and magnesium sulfate, both which shrink the hair cuticle and encourage curl.

                    Answered on 5/31/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have fine, permed hair past my shoulders. I like 80s hair look (lol). I love the mousse gel, is this a firmer hold than that? Also: can I use this to define my curls and then mousse gel to amp up the volume?
                  Asked on 2/12/2016 by Tried them all from Alexandria, VA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    To amp up the volume of your fine curls, we would recommend Curl Trigger Curl Defining Spray on damp hair, then use the Mousse Gel over top and diffuse for full defined 80s hair. :-) If you air dry Mousse Gel it will be a crisper firmer hold, than if you diffuse.

                    Curl Trigger: http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod3150085

                    Answered on 2/18/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can I use heat on this or would I need a heat protectant in addition. I really am wanting to blow dry my curls for more bounce. Thanks
                  Asked on 1/9/2016 by ZetBlaesing from Lakeland Florida

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Did they change the formula when they changed the packaging? I LOVE the old white and purple bottle but I haven't tried this product since they changed the packaging.
                  Asked on 10/5/2015 by greenidgirl

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Only the packaging has changed. The formula remains the same! :-)

                    Answered on 10/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  I am very sensitive to smells. What does this product smell like?
                  Asked on 4/10/2015 by lyndee

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The fragrance is Satsumi, which is like a sweet orange. All AG Hair fragrances are mild, and they actually dissipate in the hair, so if you wear a fragrance (perfume), it doesn't interfere. AG Hair states that they receive many compliments on their mild fragrances, especially from people who are sensitive. We hope this info helps!

                    Answered on 4/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Is this product free of silicone, sulfates, and alcohol.
                  Asked on 2/13/2015 by curly girl

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product is silicone-free and sulfate-free; it is not alcohol-free.

                    Answered on 2/16/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  How soon will i see results if my hair is damaged from dying to many times ?
                  Asked on 9/7/2014 by Katie from MN

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You should see immediate results! Please note that this is a styling product, and not a treatment product, so its effects are temporary and will last until you shampoo the product out of your hair.

                    Answered on 9/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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