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Redken Align 12

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Align 12

Item #: 2272833 Size: 5.0 oz

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Straighten and strengthen hair while adding control to your blowout for sleek natural results.

Benefits:
  • Medium control lotion
  • Strengthens and straightens medium hair
  • Adds discipline and control for naturally straight results
  • Provides heat protection
  • Anti-Frizz Technology

Apply to damp hair and blow dry for sleek, natural looking straight results. Flat iron for extra smoothness, spraying Iron Shape 11 finishing thermal spray on each section for extend protection against hot tools.
Aqua / Water, Propylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Alcohol Denat., Paraffinum Liquidum / Mineral Oil, Vinyl Caprolactam/VP/Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Petrolatum, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Parfum / Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Xylose, Disodium EDTA Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Laureth-7, Triethanolamine, Benzyl Alcohol, Linalool, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Coumarin, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Citric Acid.

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RedkenAlign 12
 
4.2

(based on 83 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (60)
  • Smells great (44)
  • Lightweight (41)
  • Effective (28)
  • Controls frizz (24)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Dries-out hair (3)
  • Not effective (3)
  • Sticky (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (43)
  • Thick hair (17)
  • Curly hair (13)
  • Women (6)
  • Men (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (28), Straight hair (5), Very curly hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (20), Beauty conscious (18), Budget shopper (16), Survivalist / minimalist (11), Product junkie (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (23), 10 minutes (10), 1+ hour (7)

Reviewed by 83 customers

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4.0

I would buy this product again,

By none

from forest hills ny

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Dries-Out Hair
  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair
  • Daily Use

Comments about Redken Align 12:

I've been using this product for years. Not sure if it's because I'm a creature of habit or just because I really like it.

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair
 
4.0

I will buy this product again

By Bella

from Stevenson Ranch

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Helps withwith frizzfrizz .
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Doesn'tDoesn't dry your hair.

    Comments about Redken Align 12:

    Not sticky. Really helps w/blow -dry. Doesn't feel heavy and/or greasy look.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Foot loose

    By Lori

    from Wisconsin

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Thicker Hair
      • Thinner Hair
      • Travel

      Comments about Redken Align 12:

      Great for bringing out natural curl!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      1.0

      Disappointed

      By Postalbarbie

      from WV

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz

      Cons

      • Doesn't Work
      • Sticky
      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair

      Comments about Redken Align 12:

      To take frizz and protect from heat. Very disappointed- too strong of a man smell to it

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Love it!!

      By Mare

      from Swartz creek,mi

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Redken Align 12:

        Wash hair every other day and use product befor styling.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        1.0

        Ew...that smell!

        By Casey Mac

        from Hillsboro, OR

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Strong Odor

        Best Uses

          Comments about Redken Align 12:

          I normally like most Redken products. This smells awful. Very strong perfume smell. Not natural or appealing at all.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          1.0

          I would not buy this again

          By I luv makeup

          from Orlando, Fl

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Strong Hold

          Cons

          • Heavy
          • Sticky

          Best Uses

            Comments about Redken Align 12:

            This stuff is sticky and difficult to use. My daughter and I have fine straight hair. We tried this on recommendation from the store for fly aways. It's sticky and difficult to get the brush through

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Love love love!!!!

            By Tammy

            from Tupelo, ms

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Smells Great
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about Redken Align 12:

              Use sparingly around face.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              Sleek Look

              By Patti

              from McHenry, IL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Thicker Hair
                • Wirey gray hair

                Comments about Redken Align 12:

                A regular user of Redken products, I needed a product to help my graying long hair look smooth and shiny. My stylist used on my hair and I loved the effect.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again, works great on thick hair.

                By none

                from Elgin, IL

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                • too expensive, thank goodness I had reward pts!

                Best Uses

                • Thicker Hair

                Comments about Redken Align 12:

                I would not have known about it, but due to my stylist using it, I bought it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

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                8 Questions | 8 Answers
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                • Q:

                  I have fine hair. I used to use the Sheer Straight 06 product followed by the Iron Silk 07. The results were fabulous. What do you recommend I replace these two discontinued items with for just as great results?
                  Asked on 2/8/2017 by Sandy from Minnesota

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For an alternate for Sheer Straight 06 you may want to try Velvet Gelatin 07. It is a cushioning blow-dry gel that provides a smooth, frizz free finish. It is a light airy gel that adds volume, shine and texture.

                    For an alternate for Iron Silk 07 you may want to try Iron Shape 11. It protects hair from heat styling, tames frizz and adds shine.

                    Answered on 2/8/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                • Q:

                  Which Redken product is similar to the Redken Straight Lissage Align 12? I can't find it anywhere . I use it for smoothing and shaping after blow drying .
                  Asked on 6/7/2016 by T&T from Evergreen Park, IL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Redken Align 12 is the same product, it has just been repackaged. We do recommend that you apply Align 12 before you blow dry as it provides heat protection and helps to smooth and straighten your hair. Apply to damp hair and blow dry for sleek, natural looking straight results.

                    If you are looking specifically for a product to apply dry hair, please consider Outshine 01. This hair softening styling treatment fights frizz, adds shine & smoothes for a sleek hair look.

                    Answered on 6/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                • Q:

                  Do you have to put it on damp hair or will it work on dry hair before straightening?
                  Asked on 6/5/2016 by Too lazy to dampen my hair from Grand Rapids, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For best results, we recommend that you apply Align 12 to damp hair before you blow dry. This way Align 12 is protecting your hair from the dryer, too. When your hair is dry, you can go ahead and flat iron... the Align 12 is still in your hair, protecting from the heat and providing shine and a amooth frizz-free result.

                    None the less, you can apply to dry hair. Please be sure that the product absorbs and completely dries into your hair before flat ironing. We only recommend using a flat iron on dry hair.

                    Answered on 6/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                • Q:

                  I have very fine wavy hair, I need a product to smooth but not straighten my hair. Velvet gelatin just makes it too soft, need more hold.
                  Asked on 12/16/2015 by nirsie from Chicago, IL

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Is align 12 color safe?
                  Asked on 10/23/2015 by J from Il

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, in fact, all Redken products are formulated to be color-safe.

                    Answered on 10/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have naturally curly hair will this completely straighten it or no?
                  Asked on 2/19/2015 by Sav

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Redken Align 12 provides medium control and helps to straighten hair when used in conjunction with heat styling tools. Apply to damp hair and blow dry for sleek, natural looking straight results. Flat iron for extra smoothness, spraying iron shape 11 finishing thermal spray on each section for extend protection against hot tools.

                    Answered on 2/20/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  I had been using sheer straight 06 and it's no longer available. Is this product replacing it? If not, what product/brand do you recommend?
                  Asked on 12/7/2014 by Frizz no more

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Redken Align 12 is great when you need a smooth result when styling medium to coarse hair. If hair is finer, we recommend Satinwear 02 (Item #: 2272826) which has heat protection, or Velvet Gelatine 07 (Item #: 2272816).

                    HOT TIP: Try layering Redken Pillow Proof Blow Dry Express Primer (Item #: 2272256) before styling. You will cut blow dry time, protect from heat up to 450 degrees, help reduce breakage and provide 24-hour lasting volume without weighing hair down!

                    Answered on 12/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Does with weigh down thin or medium/thin hair?
                  Asked on 4/3/2014 by aggie queen

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product features a light formula that doesn't weigh down hair. It provides medium control to strengthen and straighten hair for a straight, smooth blowout.

                    Answered on 4/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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