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AG Hair Curl Re%3ACoil 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 252 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (196)
  • Smells great (118)
  • Lightweight (109)
  • Effective (99)
  • Controls frizz (94)

Cons

  • Heavy (18)
  • Sticky (16)
  • Doesn't work (10)
  • Dries-out hair (6)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (120)
  • Daily use (82)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (38)
  • Thick hair (32)
  • Fine hair (17)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (108), Wavy hair (91)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (21), 10 minutes (16), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (84), Survivalist / minimalist (65), Product junkie (40), Budget shopper (19), Brand buyer (16)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

OMG...

By Justrunningthru

from Miami, FL

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair

    Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

    I had heard about AG Recoil on several forums but refused to bite because I was trying to curb my product junkie habits. However I felll when they had the line b1g1 50%. I only regret not trying it sooner. I folliw the curly method and this curl activator is one of the best that I have tried. The results totally justify the price point and a little goes a long way. The slip is amazing and I had to decrease the amount that I was using because of it!! This may be my first Holy Grail product ever!

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great product

    By Amanda

    from Massachusetts

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

      Love this product. My curls were slowly getting less curly over the years and this has brought them back to life. I've received so many compliments on my hair since I began using this product. Definitely purchasing again.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Lori

      from Des Moines, IA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • does not dry my hair out
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

        so far it is the best product I have found that holds the curl without drying out my hair. it doesn't leave my hair feeling sticky

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        My Curls Finally Defined!

        By Brenda

        from Wilmington, NC

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Smells Great
        • Strong Hold

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

          This is my second tube...I guess that tells you something. This requires on a small amount for my hair but will define my waves/curls even after I have slept on them. With many products, the waves become less defined after a day or so and that is when I put my hair up so I won't have to deal with it. You can get a stiff curl with some products or a too soft, baby-fine feeling wave that is gone in no time with other products. This usually lasts with a good wave for a few days....time for the next shampoo. I do not know yet how it will hold up in humidity but that is a very big problem for us curly/wavy gals. Hopefully this product will alleviate some of my routine summer fuzz as well.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          Finally found my holy grail styling product!

          By PrincessKB

          from Iowa

          About Me Product Junkie

          Pros

          • Amplifies curls
          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Daily Use

            Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

            I have tried so many things to get my 2b waves to form, and nothing has worked. They either don't last all day, or they don't work at all, or I get really stringy looking curls that aren't clumped. This product works miracles. My curls are clumped, not as frizzy, and they last all day. The product smells like coconuts which I love. You don't have to use a lot so the amount you get should last a while. Definitely will be buying again.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            3.0

            its ok

            By Megs

            from MD

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                I have used so many products over the years. I have fine, curly hair and like a strong hold. This product made my curls look good but it was not strong enough. My hair did not look good on day two and had to re-style. I am debating on taking it back. Too expensive to not work the way I'd like

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                I really like this product

                By Lisa

                from Oceanside, CA

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Thicker Hair

                  Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                  love putting it on when hair is wet... curls my hair

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  My favorite product!!!

                  By AM

                  from Las Vegas, NV

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Thicker Hair

                    Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                    I use this product before diffusing my hair. I can even let air dry as well and it does not frizz

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Finally something besides Ouidad that works for my hair

                    By CurlyDMV

                    from Arlington, VA

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Controls Frizz
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                      I have super curly hair. The stylist told me I have about 6 different curl patterns around my head ranging from baloney to more spiral curls. This held the shape of my curls nicely, and was not too heavy to give me a crunchy look. I still needed to use hairspray to tame my frizz.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair
                       
                      5.0

                      Love it

                      By Kim the lender

                      from Charlotte, nc

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Curly Hair

                        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                        Use it daily when keeping my hair curly

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Very Curly Hair

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                        • Q:

                          I purchased this in the 12 oz pump bottle. It is runny and watery in consistency. Is this normal? It seems like it should be a bit thicker???
                          Asked on 5/2/2017 by Texasgal from Dallas, TX

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Re:Coil Curl Activator is a lightweight formulation that is designed to coax and define curls and waves without leaving hair crunchy, heavy or stiff (Curl Factor 3/5). If you would like a product that offers more hold, try AG's Liquid Effects Extra Firm Styling Lotion, specifically designed to control frizzy, thick or coarse curls for long-lasting hold and humidity resistance.

                            Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                        • Q:

                          What is the fragrance of this product?
                          Asked on 4/9/2017 by Clever from Boston

                          1 answer

                          • Brand 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 does not interfere.

                            Answered on 4/10/2017 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                        • Q:

                          Will this product work for more kinky curly textured hair?
                          Asked on 2/14/2017 by T C from Raleigh NC

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            AG's Re:Coil sulfate-free shampoo is perfect for all curl types, from soft waves to corkscrew curls! The shampoo is enhanced with AG's unique Curl Creating Complex (C3) which hydrates and encourages curl and natural bounce, while controlling frizz.

                            Answered on 2/14/2017 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                        • Q:

                          I'm looking for a product that tames my frizz when I air dry. I have naturally straight hair with some loose waves that looks terribly frizzy when I air dry. Is this product good for that and are there any better products that you recommend? Thank you.
                          Asked on 10/15/2016 by Jennifer from VA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand 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. Another product that works well for airdrying is Fast Food Leave On Conditioner. It is moisturizing, lightweight and tames frizz.

                            Answered on 10/31/2016 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                        • Q:

                          Would this work on wavy hair that I loosely braid wet at night in order to get more defined curls the next morning?
                          Asked on 9/11/2016 by Beauty novice

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            AG's Re:Coil Curl Activator will help define and curls as it is enhanced with AG's Curl Creating Complex (C3) containing:
                            • Bio-fermented tomato fruit extract – shrinks the hair cuticle and encourages curl.
                            • Rice amino acids – hydrate and improve hair strength, promote curl, and help fight frizz.
                            • Magnesium sulfate – helps shrink the bonds in the hair, cultivating and defining each individual curl and wave. It gently supports curls without being crunchy and helps give hair a silky, soft feel with lots of movement.
                            • Silk and keratin proteins – add moisture, strength, elasticity and shine.

                            Answered on 9/19/2016 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                        • 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
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