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AG Hair CosmeticsCurl Recoil Curl Activator
AG Hair Cosmetics

Curl Recoil Curl Activator

6 oz

Item #: 2221493

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AG Hair CosmeticsCurl Recoil Curl Activator
 
4.3

(based on 159 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (124)
  • Smells great (73)
  • Controls frizz (64)
  • Effective (64)
  • Lightweight (55)

Cons

  • Heavy (13)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Sticky (8)
  • Dries-out hair (3)
  • Greasy (3)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (82)
  • Daily use (39)
  • Frizziness/flyaways (38)
  • Thick hair (26)
  • Color-treated hair (15)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (83), Wavy hair (72)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (69), Survivalist / minimalist (52), Product junkie (27)

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5.0

best curl hold ever

By ANNA

from Monterey, CA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value
  • Lightweight
  • Smells Great
  • Transforming

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • I Use For My 2 Yo Girl
    • Women

    Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

    doesn't dry out hair like a gel would. calms frizz and shapes curls. recommended to me by a NYC stylist and i'll never go back.
    i use a hair spray to finish

    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 Minutes
     
    5.0

    fineally, a keeper

    By Jody

    from Nevada

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Good Value
    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • On-the-go

      Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

      been tring products for over 25 years... and I am happy 2 say I fineally found a product that produces the results that I want

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 10 Minutes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Best curl cream

      By Tami4E

      from St. Paul, MN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Lightweight
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

        I love AG curl products because they are very moisturizing and leaves my hair really soft. This cream is lightweight but gives my curls great definition. I have tried MANY curly hair products and I am most pleased with AG hair cosmetics!

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Does exactly what it says it will do.

        By The CSR

        from Rockford, IL

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Gentle
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Color-treated Hair
          • Dry/Damaged Hair
          • Frizziness/Flyaways
          • Limpness/Lifelessness

          Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

          Don't use too much. Too much tends to weigh my hair down and not give it as good of a curl. Otherwise I'm grateful a salesperson recommended this product for me.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          The Best Curly hair product Ever!

          By Linda

          from Ramsey, NJ

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Gentle
          • Good Value
          • Smells great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Color-treated Hair

            Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

            It brings out the curl and holds the curl no matter what the weather. I wish I had discovered it years ago!!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            The Missing Piece

            By Amanda

            from South Florida

            About Me Minimalist

            Pros

            • Defines curls
            • Eliminates Frizz

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

                Ever since I have followed the curly girl method, there was always something that was missing, that my hair needed, so I can be completely satisfied with how it looked. Before trying this product, my hair would be a bit unpredictable on the second day after I slept on it and I would always face the issue of frizz. Since I have tried the Recoil Curl Activator cream just a couple of days ago, my curls have looked the best they have ever looked; curls are more defined and the frizz has been abolished! I use this when my hair is first styled after being washed (in conjunction with other products) and on the second day to spruce up the curls. This is the best curly hair product I have purchased.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I love this product.

                By Teres

                from Longmont, Co. 80501

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Smells great

                Cons

                • I Love This Product

                Best Uses

                • Color-treated Hair
                • Dry/Damaged Hair
                • Frizziness/Flyaways

                Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

                This is one of the best products I have found for curly hair. I love the smell . work great for my hair.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome product!!!!

                By Cady's Mama

                from Cleveland, OH

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Does The Trick
                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Smells great

                Cons

                • Pricey but worth it

                Best Uses

                • Curly hair

                Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

                I use it right after I wash my hair and finish it with "Details." Great combination!

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                I love this product

                By Michelle

                from Lee's Summit, MO

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Gentle
                • Smells great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Frizziness/Flyaways

                  Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

                  I have very curly hair and this product creates soft full curls.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Very Curly Hair

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great curls

                  By Curl Friend

                  from Atlanta, Ga

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Effective
                  • Gentle

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Color-treated Hair
                    • Frizziness/Flyaways

                    Comments about AG Hair Cosmetics Curl Recoil Curl Activator:

                    This really defines curl & keeps curls soft. Not much hold, I mix it with a light gel.
                    I have 3B curls

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

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                    • 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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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 Reviewer

                        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
                    • Q:

                      I just got a keratin treatment to combat the frizz. I want to accent my natural wave/curl. I was told I need to use sulfate and paraban free product. Will this work
                      Asked on 5/5/2014 by Debi from MD

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This product is sulfate- and paraben-free and will work wonderfully to enhance your curls and waves. Recoil Curl Activator is made with AG’s unique Curl Creating Complex (C3), which contains the following key ingredients:

                        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

                        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.

                        Silk and keratin protein – adds moisture, strength, elasticity and shine

                        P-14 copolymer – gives long-lasting curl definition and flexible hold

                        NaPCA – a highly effective moisturizer

                        Herbal extracts – soothe the scalp and add shine to hair

                        Answered on 5/6/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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