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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 230 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (177)
  • Smells great (106)
  • Effective (99)
  • Lightweight (96)
  • Controls frizz (80)

Cons

  • Heavy (17)
  • Sticky (15)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Dries-out hair (5)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (102)
  • Daily use (71)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (38)
  • Thick hair (27)
  • Women (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (94), Wavy hair (83)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (21), 10 minutes (16), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (75), Survivalist / minimalist (60), Product junkie (34), Budget shopper (19), Brand buyer (16)

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5.0

Use this all the time

By Jennie

from Bellevue, NE

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

    Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

    Love this product & brand. Gluten-free & isn't super expensive.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    I would definitely buy this again

    By Alexis es

    from San Antonio , tx

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use

      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

      I love this product, I have curly hair but for me to get uniform curls with little frizz I was having to either wash my hair or drench it with water everyday before applying my usual mousse. This product is great I use about a quarter size of product since my hair is thick and curly with a small amount of water and my curls are bouncy, uniform and frizz free. It doesn't have much of a hold so for humid days I'll use a small amount of mousse for control.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      1.0

      Would not buy again

      By Kms

      from Midland tx

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Dries-Out Hair
        • Sticky

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

        Died out hair

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        4.0

        I would by this again

        By Pinkwild

        from Elk River, mn

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

        Use a little. I used too much and my hair felt gross.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        I buy this all the time.

        By Pegstr

        from Houston tx

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Controls Frizz
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

          I have used recoil with set it straight to manage my curly baby fine hair.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good Replacement for KMS Curl Up Balm

          By CurlUp Girl

          from Flower Mound, TX

          About Me Minimalist

          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:

            I have been searching for a product similar to the discontinued kms curl up balm that I basically used since high school until they stopped making it last year. This product is the most similar to that balm in texture, scent (light orange) and creating curls without feeling heavy. I put about a nickel size in my long bob length, very damp hair and use a diffuser. It has the wet look at first, but one "scrunch" up while my hair is cooling releases that and makes for soft ringlets. I can re-wet and scrunch the next day without washing too.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            A little goes a long way

            By Nancy

            from Fl

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Wavy hair

            Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

            This product helps create 'Beachy' hair. A little goes a long way.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I love this product

            By Alli

            from Sayreville, NJ

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                The product is great

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                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

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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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