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AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator

AG Hair

Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator

6 oz

Item #: 2221493

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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 219 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (168)
  • Smells great (100)
  • Effective (99)
  • Lightweight (90)
  • Controls frizz (72)

Cons

  • Heavy (14)
  • Sticky (13)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Dries-out hair (4)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (94)
  • Daily use (69)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (38)
  • Thick hair (27)
  • Women (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (89), Wavy hair (78)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (21), 10 minutes (16), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (73), Survivalist / minimalist (55), Product junkie (32), Budget shopper (19), Brand buyer (16)

Reviewed by 219 customers

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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
     
    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
             
            5.0

            i love this stuff

            By lilly

            from chino CA

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use

              Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

              This product is great doesn't weigh hair down.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              1.0

              Hated it!

              By MK

              from Wisconsin

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Greasy
              • Heavy
              • Sticky

              Best Uses

                Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                This product was expensive and didn't work very great. With just a small amount, it made my hair feel greasy and heavy. I returned it

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                2.0

                NOT FOR ME

                By sandraz

                from Chicago

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • A little bit goes a long way
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                • Dries-Out Hair
                • Sticky
                • Strong Odor

                Best Uses

                  Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                  I gave this 2 stars because a little bit goes a long way....For me, this product goes on smooth when applied to damp hair. I air dry my hair (I have dense, blonde hair cut in a pixie style) and I am growing out my short hair to a longer length but still short (mid-neck length) and I was looking for a product to use to give my hair manageability because my hair is so dense. My hair feels like straw after it dries when I use this.....and I am not a fan of the scent. I am going back to using my leave-in Coconut Curls (OGX) conditioner. I also use Aveda defining whip and Oribe Apres spray for control and softness. So...this product did not work for me. And unfortunately none of the AG products I have tried work for my hair.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    What type of curls does this best work with?
                    Asked on 7/24/2014 by Hair Addict from Madison, WI

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Recoil works for all types of curls, from soft waves to corkscrew curls! It enhances and defines your natural curl/wave pattern and provides medium hold.

                      Answered on 7/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Does this product contain silicones? I am trying out the "curly girl" method, and would like a product without silicone.
                    Asked on 6/27/2014 by curls from ATL, GA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product is silicone-free and won't weigh down your curls.

                      Answered on 7/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Do I still need a gel or styling product with this, or can it be used alone?
                    Asked on 6/17/2014 by terese from United States

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product has medium hold, so it can certainly be used on its own without additional styling gel. Used alone, it helps to define curls and reduce frizz as well as to condition the hair.

                      Answered on 6/18/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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