Updated April 11, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Curl Activators

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in March of 2018. If years of using hot appliances, coloring, and just living in a polluted world have taken the life out of your curls, try one of these activators. They will revitalize the gorgeous shape and volume of your locks, letting you maintain beach waves, tight twists, and any other style you choose. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best curl activator on Amazon.

10. Hawaiian Silky

9. SoftSheen-Carson Care Free

8. Twisted Sista

7. Sofn'Free 2 In 1

6. Luster's No-Drip

5. Worlds of Curls

4. Long Aid

3. Lustrasilk Max

2. Cantu Shea Butter

1. Smooth N Shine Extra Dry

Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on April 11, 2018 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.

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