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Cantu Natural Hair Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream - 12 fl oz

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$6.89 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • Style strands with moisturizing shea butter & 7 essential oils
  • Adds shine & shape to natural curls, coils & waves
  • Activates curl shape while hydrating with pure shea butter
  • Great for waves, curls, and coils
  • No Harsh Ingredients: formulated with no mineral oil, sulfates, parabens, silicones, phthalates, gluten, paraffin or propylene

Description

The Cantu Shea Butter for Natural Hair Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream 12 oz enhances your natural curl pattern to produce definition and the added volume you crave. The award-winning blend of shea butter and essential oils nourishes dry strands and adds a natural shine. Enjoy increased curl definition with each use and elevate your curly styles no matter your hair type. This staple styling product is formulated without harsh ingredients such as mineral oil, sulfates, parabens, silicones, phthalates, gluten, paraffin, and propylene glycol. To use, apply the Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream to wet hair, section by section. Style as desired. Diffuse for faster drying time and increased volume. Since the beginning, you’ve pushed us to advance skin and hair science to honor your locs, your curls, your waves, your braids, your natural. At Cantu, we support your journey with care and we celebrate all the styles you rock!
Hair Type: Curly, Textured
Product Warning: Keep out of reach of children
Product Form: Cream
Sustainability Claims: Cruelty-Free
Beauty Purpose: Volumizing
Net weight: 12 fl oz (US)
TCIN: 16970519
UPC: 817513010002
Item Number (DPCI): 063-05-1346
Origin: Made in the USA
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Ingredients:

aqua (water), glycerin, cetearyl alcohol, propanediol, butyrospermium parkii (shea), butter, fragrance, stearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, polyquaternium-10, phenoxythenol, behentrimonium methosulfate, polysorbate 60, glycin soja (soybean) oil, polyquaternium-11, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, ethylhexylglycerin, canola oil, arachidyl alcohol, silk amino acids, lactobacillus ferment, aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice (decolorized), hydrolyzed silk, lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower extract, macrocystis pyrifera (kelp) extract, salvia officinalis (sage) leaf extract, urtica dioica (nettle) extract, vitis vinifera (grape) seed extract, argania spinosa (argan) kernel oil, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, daucus carota sativa (carrot) seed oil, macadamia ternifolia (macadamia) seed oil, persea gratissima (avocado) oil, prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, benzyl benzoate, benzyl salicylate, coumarin, hexyl cinnamal

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 9 inches length x 2 inches width x 2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.9 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: Did they change the formula of this item?

submitted by BobbiNY - 29 days ago
  • A: Hey Bobbi, Great question! There is a claim on the Cantu Natural Hair Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream with a New & Improved Formula, up to 9x more moisture to help encourage healthy hair growth. For all your future beauty questions, get real-time answers using the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button, found on every product page.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 29 days ago
    Brand expert

Q: can I use the Cantù moisturizing curl activator cream and the next day curl revitalized together daily?

submitted by Elaine - 2 years ago
  • A: Hey Elaine, Yes! You can first use the Cantu Shea Butter Comeback Curl Enhancer and spray it all over in sections. Then you can apply the Cantu moisturizing curl activator cream in sections all over to hydrate your curls. For real-time answers to all your beauty questions, use the “Chat with a Virtual Beauty Consultant” button on any beauty product page.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: will this product alone be good to give volume and definition or will i have to use more than one product

submitted by anonymous - 3 years ago
  • A: HI! This product alone will give the volume and definition your curls need! After day one styling try Cantu’s Comeback Curl to refresh and eliminate frizz .

    submitted byCantu Product Expert - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can this be used on synthetic hair pieces

submitted by Lori - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi Lori, we would recommend using products especially designed for synthetic wigs to prevent hair fall out.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 3 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can I dry my hair with a diffuser after using this product?

submitted by puglover123 - 4 years ago
  • A: Hi Puglover123! Yes, you can!

    submitted byCantu Product Expert - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this a product you'd recommend for 2C-3A hair? What else should I be using?

submitted by KP - 4 years ago
  • A: Good morning KP, Cantu’s Curl Activator Cream is a wonderful product for 2C-3A hair. It’s formulated to help enhance your natural curl pattern and produce frizz-free, bouncy curls!. One of our favorite cocktails for ‘Curls on the Go’ is the Cantu Comeback Curl Enhancer which will provide intense moisturization to help with your style’s longevity. All Cantu Natural products are formulated with no mineral oil, silicones, parabens, or sulfates so you can feel good about your hair health!

    submitted byCantu Product Expert - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Does this have sulphates?

submitted by Kay - 4 years ago
  • A: Great question, Kay. Cantu Natural Hair Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream is free of sulfates, parabens, silicones and phthalates!

    submitted byCantu Product Expert - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: What is the fragrance of this? What does it smell like?

submitted by emmmmmmmmmmmma - 4 years ago
  • A: Hi emmmmmmmmmma! This product has a natural Shea Butter scent. Shea Butter has a natural, smoky scent, but will not linger when applied to hair or skin. Hope this helps!

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Would this product be okay for a toddler with dry, fine, 3b or 3c hair? Thank you!

submitted by Gab Gab - 4 years ago
  • A: Hi! We have an amazing Cantu Care for Kids Collection that can be used on toddlers ages 3 and up! Try the conditioning detangler, followed by our nourishing shampoo and conditioner, and then you can add our leave-in conditioner, and our kids curling cream for styling!

    submitted byCantu Product Expert - 4 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Will this make your hair curly all day

submitted by Alex hope - 4 years ago
  • A: Cantu’s Curl Activator cream will help enhance your curl pattern to give you amazing volume and shine. Try applying to damp hair, section by section and reapply to dry hair as needed for additional moisture.

    submitted byCantu Product Expert - 4 years ago
    Brand expert
4.4 out of 5 stars with 917 reviews
80% would recommend
170 recommendations
value: 4.29 out of 5
quality: 4.19 out of 5
effectiveness: 4.2 out of 5

I liked the smell

4 out of 5 stars
Koko - 10 days ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I enjoyed the smell. It did leave my hair soft and silky. I unfortunately didn't like how long it took to rinse out. Maybe I used too much.
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Works great

4 out of 5 stars
- 16 days ago
originally posted on influenster.com
I just ran out but I plan on getting more. My curls feel really nice after using it. I use it on my wet hair as well as my dry hair. My hair doesn’t feel hard either. It smells pretty good. I feel like my hair is moisturized after using it.
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Love love love it

5 out of 5 stars
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Loves - 22 days ago, Verified purchaser
Love this!!! I’ve been trying to find a curl cream that was good! Years it took!! I love this stuff I’m so happy!!!
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Great product!

5 out of 5 stars
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SCL - 29 days ago, Verified purchaser
I purchased this cream for my teenage boys who are starting to experiment with hair styles. They love it. It not only smells amazing but it gives them the curls and waves they want with little effort. Will definitely continue to buy this for my handsome guys.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Great to define curls and reduce frizz.

5 out of 5 stars
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Rae - 1 month ago
Great curling cream, even for the littles! Controls the frizz.
value: 5 out of 5
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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mouisturizing and defining

5 out of 5 stars
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- 2 months ago
i used this on my 11 year olds 3b hair we having been trying new products and we also used the cantu shampoo,conditioner,leave in and pre oil . this will definitely be one of our wash and gos rountine because of the smell,slip,hydration,softening and frizz taken away.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Curly hair cream

5 out of 5 stars
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Caraujo - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I love this cream for someone with curly hair . Smells good and leaves it soft but not freeze
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Get your curls back!

4 out of 5 stars
- 2 months ago
originally posted on influenster.com
This cream really helps activate my curls. I give it a 4 just because it really didn’t do anything for my frizz which is also what the product is promoting. It contains a good amount of cream and smells great! I use it a couple times a week and always see a significant difference compared to other products I use. You do have to apply it evenly, because too much product in one section will harden your hair.
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Lux Cream That Hydrates Strands

4 out of 5 stars
Alexia - 2 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I enjoyed trying the Cantu Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream. It has a nice, luxurious feel and easily coats curly strands. I typically use this after I have washed and conditioned my hair, as a leave-in and to ensure my hair is moisturized. I like that the formula isn't greasy and it also absorbs well. Some moisturizers stay opaque and it looks like there's white residue in the hair. I didn't feel that way about this one. Overall, a very solid product that I would absolutely use again!
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Great product!

5 out of 5 stars
Val - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
First off let me start by saying that I absolutely LOVE the smell of this Cantu Curl Activator Cream. As one with curl/ wavy hair this has worked wonderful! A little goes...a...long...way! All I needed was a small amount and it kept my curls in place, but also with a little bounce. This I would recommend to anybody with curly/ wavy hair.
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Great curly product!!

5 out of 5 stars
A great curl product - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I loved how juicy my curls were when using this product ! It glide thru the hair very easy. It didn't have build up. My girls lasted all night ! Very soft as well.
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Love this product

5 out of 5 stars
Monchis - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I really enjoyed how soft and tangle free this made my daughter's hair. Her curls looked so defined and frizz free too. I definitely was taken aback by how well this worked. I will definitely purchase this and ypy should too.
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Good leave in

4 out of 5 stars
Sunflowerjess - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
This is a really nice leave in. It is hydrating and lightweight. The scent is too strong in my opinion and it lingers all day. It has a sweet coconut water scent. So if you like that it won't be a problem for you.
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Juicy curls

5 out of 5 stars
Anne - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I applied this product to my damp hair fresh from a good shampoo and conditioner. It gave my curls and coils a lot of hydration and kept them looking good all day. I love it! And it didn't leave any white residue.
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Amazing Product!

5 out of 5 stars
HM - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
Upon opening the bottle you noticed a nice sweet pleasant smell that everyone compliments me on! a curl activator for all hair types,I really liked how after using the activator it was a little more greasier than I usually like but it left my hair very moisturized and looking wet without being wet. Amazing,I recommend this product!
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Always repurchase

5 out of 5 stars
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Sara - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I’ve been using this product for over 5 years and repurchase as soon as I run out of. Nothing creates as nice of curls and holds really nicely. I can use it on its own for a very natural look, or under gel for a more finished look.
effectiveness: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Absolute Curl Plumper

4 out of 5 stars
Cloud - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I used this product after placing in the fridge for 20min. I like how it really penetrates into your hair strands and really plumps the curls. It does shrink your hair a lot and may make your hair feel dry and a lil hard but once you add oil on top you should be good. I did a two strand twist out using this product and let's just say I got so many compliments on my extra curly fro!
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Coily Curls approved!

5 out of 5 stars
Christina - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I was wowed as how my hair loved this cream. I used this product for styling my curly hair and it firmly holds my curls for hours. This cream is not sticky and does not leave my hair hard or crunchy. The smell is amazing to me aswell. After my shower I comb my fingers through my hair and run out the door. My curls look and feel happy, Healthy and Hydrated from the sheabutter and essential oils. I love love that this formula is free of sulfates, parabens, silicones, phthalates, paraffin, propylene glycol and more. Im so happy that mu curls feel free when I shake my head and not tight or restricted. Having my curls move and bounce is important to me and this cream delivered. I love that the new packaging of the product is still in eye catching orange that I've come to know is the brand Cantu. I already like to use the leave in conditioner from cantu and I'm happy that I can use another product in my hair care routine from the same brand.
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Perfect bouncy curls!

5 out of 5 stars
Melanielzr - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
This was the perfect post shower curl activator cream from Cantu that I have tried! The fragrance was super pleasant and the product wasn't too heavy for my thick hair. My curls were bouncy and bright without being weighed down by product. It also helped a lot with the frizziness my hair usually deals with. My hair kept its curls for the full day and my hair was super soft through it all. I absolutely loved this product and would definitely get it again!
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Soft Natural Hair!

5 out of 5 stars
Curly natural - 3 months ago
This reviewer received a free sample of this item
I received the Cantu Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream with Shea Butter courtesy of Bzzagent. This cream is amazing on my 4C hair! My hair feels soft and moisturized and you can see my curl definition all throughout my hair! This product is best used for me while my hair is damp and then sealed with actual melted shea butter.
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