AG recoil experiences?

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For those of you who have used it, what were your experiences?

I really want to love this product but it leave my hair frizzy and a little stringy in some areas. Isnt it supposed to moisturize?

Would love to have some feedback. Thanks!
I love it so far. Ive used it twice with great results (see signature picture) . I only use a nickle sized amount and I comb it through. I follow with AIF and BRHG.

2b/2c Thick, med texture, med porosity

CG 7/25/12

Low Poo: TJ TTT Shampoo
CW: TJ TTT Condish
RO: TN, SN Coconut
LI: TN, KCKT
Stylers: AG re:coil, AIF, BRHG, KCCC, AVG, Tresemme FCSG, Lavish Curls
Methods: MysteryFlavored, SMasters, Icequeen,
2nd Day: pineappling w/ claw clip, satin cap, spritz & diffuse, clip roots, dry plop
DT: SheaM Organic Raw Shea Butter DT Masque
It's a good curl enhancer for me but my hair feels dry and very producty when I use it. I have been meaning to try it mixed with something more moisturizing to see if that helps. I get comparable curl enhancement from SSCEJ without the nasty dry feel...


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2b, curlier in back, straight underlayer, fine/medium texture, high density, normal porosity & elasticity (CG as of 11/11)

Low-poo: SMMR, Giovanni TTTT, Kinky Curly Come Clean
Cowash: VO5 Vanilla Mint
RO: Deva OneC, GVP CB, GFTN (old formulation)
LI: KCKT
PT: Nexxus Emergencee, ION Effective Care, GVP Kpak
Styling: KCCC, FSG, SM CSM, CJ CCCL, Deva ArcAngel, LALSG, BRHG, KC Pomade
2nd Day: CJ CCCL, LOOB, KC Styling Spritz

Still looking for dependable combos.
Serious PJ in the making...
AG Recoil is the only hair product I've ever returned. It was a disaster for me - dry, extremely frizzy hair. Every time, no matter what I tried to use under / over / with it. I attribute this to glycerin, mag sulfate, and a polyquat all in the same formulation. Thankfully Ulta happily refunded me.
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AG Recoil is the only hair product I've ever returned. It was a disaster for me - dry, extremely frizzy hair. Every time, no matter what I tried to use under / over / with it. I attribute this to glycerin, mag sulfate, and a polyquat all in the same formulation. Thankfully Ulta happily refunded me.
Originally Posted by wavymom
This was my exact same experience, and I completely agree w/ wavymom as to the reasons - too many of those ingredients my hair doesn't do well with all combined in one product (disaster!). Thank goodness for Ulta's return policy.
2c/3a, botticelli/wavy/'swavy (huh?)
fine, dense, normal porosity/elasticity, dry climate

My favorite brands are Kinky Curly, As I am, Curly Kinks, Curl Junkie, and Darcy's Botanicals. Also love sealing with oils (loving argan oil right now) and styling with jelly products (KCCC is my current favorite). Mostly trying to keep it simple!

CG since 12/29/2011
Hmmm...I wonder if my hair loves those things because I have never had so many good h air days in a row! I guess I am figuring out what it DOES like!

2b/2c Thick, med texture, med porosity

CG 7/25/12

Low Poo: TJ TTT Shampoo
CW: TJ TTT Condish
RO: TN, SN Coconut
LI: TN, KCKT
Stylers: AG re:coil, AIF, BRHG, KCCC, AVG, Tresemme FCSG, Lavish Curls
Methods: MysteryFlavored, SMasters, Icequeen,
2nd Day: pineappling w/ claw clip, satin cap, spritz & diffuse, clip roots, dry plop
DT: SheaM Organic Raw Shea Butter DT Masque
I use it with a gel on top, it gives me good curl definition but not enough hold. I don't find it drying but I also don't use it more than once a week or so.

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Modified CG since Dec 2011
Growing out super short cut

High porosity, fine, unknown curl type, somewhere in the 2s at the moment
Mostly low poo
Current rotation includes:
Wash: Yes To Carrots -Condition: Yes to Cucumber, Nature's Gate Jojoba, One C - Stylers: Deva volumizing foam, Deva UDG B'Leave In, Foxy Curls Hi-Def Curl spray
Here are some Re:coil reviews.
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