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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 92 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (65)
  • Smells great (49)
  • Lightweight (46)
  • Controls frizz (30)
  • Non-greasy (29)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Sticky (4)
  • Strong odor (4)
  • Dries-out hair (3)
  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (45)
  • Thick hair (19)
  • Curly hair (18)
  • Straight hair (6)
  • Women (6)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (30), Very curly hair (10), Straight hair (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (23), 10 minutes (10), 1+ hour (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (21), Brand buyer (20), Survivalist / minimalist (17), Budget shopper (16), Product junkie (5)

Reviewed by 92 customers

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5.0

Great for control

By Jo

from Scottsdale

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Strong Hold

Cons

  • Heavy

Best Uses

  • Curly Hair

Comments about Redken Align 12:

This product is great for controlling my curly hair. It may feel a bit heavy for some people, but for me it works just right. It does not leave any greasy feel. I work it into my wet/damp hair after shampooing and leave it to air dry and I get perfect curls with no frizz.

  • Hair Type:
  • Very Curly Hair
 
5.0

Straight or curly

By Mamaglo

from Mount Pleasant, SC

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Redken Align 12:

    I have used this product for 5 years! Just recently discovered that not only is it perfect for blow drying my curly hair straight, it is perfect to use when all I do is scrunch and go. I wouldn't be without Align 12!

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    This product is a must have staple!

    By Curly girl

    from Louisiana

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Redken Align 12:

      I use this product to control frizz and manageability when I blow out my very thick curly hair. It works amazingly well and smells wonderful. The only con is the fragrance fades once my hair is dry. Wish it lasted longer.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      1.0

      Not a good smell

      By FrizdOut

      from PA

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Non-Greasy

      Cons

      • Doesn't Work
      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

        Comments about Redken Align 12:

        -i didn't like the smell of product and didn't seem to smooth hair.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        I buy this product again & again

        By Kimbra Lynn

        from Salem, WI

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Straight Hair
          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Redken Align 12:

          I love this stuff! My hair is just past my shoulders & thin. I use roughly a dime size on damp-ish hair & blow dry & run a straightener through it. It takes me 15-20 minutes to do my hair but I LOVE this product because it doesn't make my hair look or feel greasy or weighs it down. I buy typically buy this product over and over again. It lasts quite a long time for me, so I don't have to buy it too often.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          A must have...

          By GG

          from Marin, Ca

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Redken Align 12:

            I love it. Helps control the freeze but not heavy or greasy.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            1.0

            Not so much

            By Cat

            from Texas

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Doesn't Work
              • Sticky
              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Align 12:

                Taking it back. I don't like it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                5.0

                I would buy this again!

                By Bug

                from Summerville, SC

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Controls Frizz
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Strong Hold

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Thicker Hair
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Redken Align 12:

                  I have been using Align 12 for years...I like it a lot, it helps my hair especially with volume styling...

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  a must have

                  By Mel

                  from virginia beach, va

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Controls Frizz
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair

                    Comments about Redken Align 12:

                    I use this product to help tame the frizz. Helps to straighten my hair also and keep it straight with humidity.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair
                     
                    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

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                    10 Questions | 10 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      What is the difference between Align12 and Heat Design09 ?
                      Asked on 5/30/2017 by emily from MD

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Great question! Align 12 straightens and strengthens hair while adding control to your blowout for sleek natural results.

                        Heat Design 09 offers the same benefits, plus it incorporates Redken's new Heat Restyling Technology(HRT). With our amazing new HRT formula you are able to re-heat and re-style! Whether you want to refresh the style that you already have or create a whole new style! Go from a curly girl in the morning to a straight style in the evening.

                        Answered on 6/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                    • Q:

                      Is Redken Align 12 a sulfate free product?
                      Asked on 5/4/2017 by Shayla

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Redken Align 12 is sulfate free. A list of ingredients is available on the product itself and on ulta.com for your convenience.

                        Answered on 5/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                    • 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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