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AG Hair Curl Re%3ACoil Curl Activator

AG Hair

Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator

Item 2221493

Size:6 oz

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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 273 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (213)
  • Smells great (129)
  • Lightweight (123)
  • Controls frizz (109)
  • Effective (99)

Cons

  • Heavy (19)
  • Sticky (18)
  • Doesn't work (11)
  • Dries-out hair (6)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (135)
  • Daily use (89)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (38)
  • Thick hair (38)
  • Fine hair (19)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (117), Wavy hair (103)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (21), 10 minutes (16), 1+ hour (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (91), Survivalist / minimalist (73), Product junkie (45), Budget shopper (19), Brand buyer (16)

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4.0

Just like mousse

By Laura

from Chicago

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

    Works like just like mousse. Too expensive to act like a regular mousse.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    I would buy this again

    By Kathie

    from NJ

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

      Works great

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Totally unexpected wow !

      By TNFarmgirl

      from Blountville TN

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair

        Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

        I don't usually review products and I have learned with my hair it's best not to "Love" a product until I have used it many times and tried it with every possible style scenario. My hair is natural curl / wave. Thin and unruly. If it dries combed straight back then no matter how much I try to style it other wise it ain't happening!
        Sometimes I like to leave my hair curly and just piece some curls here and there and then at times I like to blow the curl out and make it fluffy and big ....this stuff does exactly what I want either way ! It gives me body and thickness but holds incredibly. I have a short curly bob and it takes a tiny amount . I find that if I comb out my hair first then put the recoil on my fingertips and swipe thru my hair gently as opposed to using my palms and fingers - that it holds the way I like it the best. If I use a larger drop it does seem sticky but you will learn the amount you need with trial and error. I have tried SO MANY different creams, Mousses, and sprays from EVERY brand...this is no exaggeration ! I have used this for about 2 weeks now and i am very pleased .

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        5.0

        Amazing product!

        By Any

        from North Carolina

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

          I have thin, fine, long, 3a/3b curly hair. It takes almost nothing to weigh it down.. or make it crunchy or sticky. So I was ecstatic to discover the ag re:coil. Now, it is a must have. If I'm out, then I will just have to straighten my hair until I restock. It seriously is amazing. I smoothe it through my hair with my hands, while it's still soaking, and dripping wet, starting about an inch or so from my roots, all the way down, flip my head over, scrunch with a T-shirt (never towel) so to encourage my curl pattern, and either air dry, or diffuse. And that is literally it! If I accidentally put too much, then it will dry just a tad crunchy, but all I have to do is flip my head over and scrunch to release the cast, and voila! My hair feels free! You get the best of both worlds with this stuff. You get all the hold, definition, and humidity resistance, that most other products offer, only it feels like there is absolutely nothing in your hair. This product gives your hair the freedom to dry in it's own natural way, whether it be curly, touseled, wavy, whatever!, without the frizz that would show up if it were to actually dry in it's own natural state.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          2.0

          no way

          By none

          from annie, NJ

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

            Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

            Thought it would provide a bit of control for hair, but not and was heavy

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            My absolute favorite Curly-girl product!

            By DizzyDrea

            from California

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

              I've searched for many years for a curl cream that would do the trick for my curly hair, and Re-Coil is it. I've been using it off and on for several years. I've used other products (whatever was new and hot), but always seem to come back to Re-Coil. It's a thick cream, but once on your hair it disappears into the strands and holds like Fort Knox. I wash my hair about every 3-4 days, and only notice frizz starting to form by the 4th day, which is better than any other product I've ever used. I use an Argan oil on the ends of my hair before I put this on (use about a quarter-sized dollop, but you may need more if your hair is longer) and then dry using a diffuser attachment. I get lots of compliments on my hair, so I figure it must be working!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              The only product I have found that works on my curly hair

              By Laurie

              from Perry, MI

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair

                Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                Love it AG is the only product I use!

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                I will keep using this product

                By katrules

                from Hughesville, PA

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great
                • Strong Hold

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Curly Hair

                  Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                  Have tried so many other products for my naturally curly hair and nothing else seemed to work.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  AWESOME!

                  By Jess

                  from Napa, CA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Thicker Hair
                    • Travel

                    Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                    I love it!

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    I only buy this for my hair

                    By Trish

                    from Spokane, Washington

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Thicker Hair

                      Comments about AG Hair Curl Re:Coil Curl Activator:

                      Makes my hair curly and soft.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      • Q:

                        What's the difference between this and the AG Curl Beach Bomb? I have wavy hair that has been losing it's wave over the past couple of years; which product will work better in bringing them back and holding my waves?
                        Asked on 6/15/2017 by Nicole from Chicago, IL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Both products are great for promoting your hair's natural curls and waves. Beach Bomb is perfect for creating unfussed, beachy waves, full of body and texture. Re:Coil curl activator will help define and cultivate curls, while fighting frizz and locking in moisture, plus it will offer a slightly firmer hold.

                          Answered on 6/15/2017 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                      • Q:

                        Should I use this product on wet or dry hair?
                        Asked on 5/20/2017 by Wondering Wavy Hair from Boston, MA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Re:Coil Curl Activator should be applied to clean, damp hair before air drying or using a diffuser to blow dry. Curls will be left defined, moisturized and frizz free without stiffness or stickiness.

                          Answered on 5/23/2017 by Brand Expert from AG Hair
                      • 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
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