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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
 
4.4

(based on 69 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (51)
  • Lightweight (35)
  • Smells great (35)
  • Effective (28)
  • Non-greasy (17)

Cons

  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (39)
  • Thick hair (12)
  • Curly hair (7)
  • Women (6)
  • Men (4)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (18), Straight hair (3), Very curly hair (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (20), Budget shopper (16), Beauty conscious (9), Survivalist / minimalist (9), Product junkie (3)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (23), 10 minutes (10), 1+ hour (7)

Reviewed by 69 customers

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5.0

Love this product!

By ElouieV

from New Carlisle, IN

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair
    • Travel

    Comments about Redken Align 12:

    It's it on towel dried hair every morning. Makes my hair easy to style.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Great smoother/protector!

    By Kimmie

    from Arkansas

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Controls Frizz
    • Easy To Use
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Straight Hair
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Redken Align 12:

      Not thick or heavy. Smooths and protects.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Love it! Great straightener.

      By Renee

      from Georgia

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Redken Align 12:

        I use this product on wet hair before blow drying.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I always buy this product

        By Lady jane

        from Indian land, sc

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Redken Align 12:

          Use as straightener and styling

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          2.0

          Would not buy this product again.

          By Hair girl

          from N. Myrtle beach, sc

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work

          Best Uses

          • Straight Hair

          Comments about Redken Align 12:

          I wanted a styling gel. This product is more of a moisturizer. I would not purchase it again.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Use this after every shampoo to help natural curl.

          By salad girl

          from Chambersburg PA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about Redken Align 12:

            Good to set naturally curly hair after shampooing. Smell nice. Makes hair soft and manageable.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            4.0

            Yes!

            By Dana

            from Michigan

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Straight Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about Redken Align 12:

              Looking for light hold and this is perfect

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Love it

              By Candy Apple

              from Knoxville, TN

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Redken Align 12:

                My hair is fine and tends to go flat with many styling products. This one is lightweight and provides frizz control. I have used it for years and still love it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                This is the best product I've ever used on my hair!

                By Kimber

                from Sta

                About Me Product Junkie

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Straight Hair

                  Comments about Redken Align 12:

                  Oh my gosh, I love this so much! I used to use this in the old pump bottle. A stylist suggested it to me and said it would all me to straighten my hair (my hair is pretty wavy, but not a pretty wave- the kind that makes no sense and looks awful so I HAVE to straighten my hair). Anyway, she said this would allow me to straighten my hair and it actually hold, even in humidity. Well, I've used stuff in the past that was supposed to do this and they did an okay job, or sometimes nothing. This changed everything! I use this in conjunction with a serum by Paul Mitchell and my hair looks good even the next day after sleeping on it. I cannot stress enough that this NEVER happens to me. Finally, my pump bottle ran out, and I decided to give another product a try that seemed to be VERY similar. It was cheaper and I thought if I could find a dupe that would be amazing. Well, it wasn't. So, I went on the hunt and was SO apprehensive when I couldn't find my Align 12, and then realized they'd changed the packaging. I bought it somewhat reluctantly because I wondered if they'd changed the product as well. But, after using it for a couple weeks now, I can say with certainty it's the SAME thing and my hair is back to loving me again! Wow! All I do is flat iron my hair and I get SO many compliments on my hair now and it's all because of the difference this stuff makes in it. This is the ONLY thing that I changed in my routine when I'd run out and tried something cheaper. I will NEVER go back again. In fact, part of me wants to buy a stockpile of it so I never run out and in case it ever gets discontinued. I hope they keep it forever, unchanged! It's perfection!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I will continue to use Align 12

                  By Golfer

                  from vancouverwa

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Redken Align 12:

                    I put it on when out of the shower

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

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                    • 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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