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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 241 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (185)
  • Smells great (112)
  • Lightweight (103)
  • Effective (99)
  • Controls frizz (86)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (111)
  • Daily use (77)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (38)
  • Thick hair (30)
  • Travel (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (102), Wavy hair (86)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (21), 10 minutes (16), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (80), Survivalist / minimalist (62), Product junkie (37), Budget shopper (19), Brand buyer (16)

Reviewed by 241 customers

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5.0

Love Love AG Products

By Jude

from Arlington, Virginia

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • 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 have been using AG products for a couple of years. I have thick curly hair and find that this product along with AG Fast Food leave in conditioner works great for me.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    4.0

    Amazing curl & defrizzer

    By Arlene

    from Rochester NY

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

      Use a dime amount for wavy hair

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Keepin' the curls curly

      By MsGraftonGirl

      from Grafton, WI

      About Me Product Junkie

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

        If you have curls that get frizzy, this is a great product. I have a perm that can dry out my hair. I use AG Plastique on the roots for a boost, and Recoil for the hair after washing. Then I blow dry with a diffuser.

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        The best

        By Curly top

        from Walnut Creek, CA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Defines curl
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

          Apply evenly to towel dried hair. I blow dry with a diffuser then spritz with a dry oil for shine.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          4.0

          Great Product.

          By I

          from Virginia

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Hair is soft the next day and manageable
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use
          • Thicker Hair
          • Travel

          Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

          Very good product. Gave it 4 stars instead of 5 due to that the cream is a little thick. The results are great.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          4.0

          Good product

          By Cynthia

          from Kentucky

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Only lasts one day.

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Daily Use

          Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

          But doesn't last for 2-3 days.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          2.0

          Did no work for me

          By DancerDC

          from los angeles, CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work
            • Sticky

            Best Uses

              Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

              Was really disappointed that this product didn't work for me after reading so many great reviews. Made my hair flat, yet crunchy. No curl definition. I ended up taking it back.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              How have I lived so long without this??!!

              By Deezhair

              from VV, Ca

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                  Used this for the 1st time and my wavy hair took on a new look, curly!!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  3.0

                  It's just OK

                  By Nicolette

                  from MI

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Almost no hold
                  • Dries-Out Hair

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair
                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                  This might be a great product if you have finer hair, but this is not work very well for my thick, very curly hair. While it did make my curls soft and touchable, the hair at the top of my head frizzed throughout the day, and my hair had less body than it did when I used other products.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product

                  By Me2

                  from twin cities, mn

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Thicker Hair

                    Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                    none

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

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                    • 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
                    • 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
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