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Redken Forceful 23

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Forceful 23

9.8 oz Item 2272805

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Strong hold finishing spray with ultimate strength, lasting lift, shape memory, and frizz-free shine. Anti humidity finishing spray, with a fresh scent!

Benefits:
  • Maximum control finishing spray
  • Provides ultimate strength, lasting lift, shape memory, and frizz-free shine
  • 24-hour humidity resistance and 8-hour control
  • Vitamins C and E for strong, touchable, high-shine styles without flaking or residue
  • Spray-Strong Complex
Use as a strong finishing spray. Spray 10-12 inches from hair. Use with your customized styling regiment.
Alcohol Denat., Hydrofluorocarbon 152a, VA / Crotonates / Vinyl Neodecanoate Copolymer, Octylacrylamide / Acrylates / Butylaminoethyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Alcohol, Linalool, Benzyl Salicylate, Hydroxycitronellal, Amyl Cinnamal, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Limonene, Citronellol, Cinnamyl Alcohol, Geraniol, Alpha- Isomethyl Ionone, Eugenol, Parfum / Fragrance.

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RedkenForceful 23
 
4.0

(based on 238 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (144)
  • Lightweight (129)
  • Smells great (91)
  • Effective (76)
  • Strong hold (59)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (18)
  • Strong odor (16)
  • Not effective (15)
  • Sticky (5)
  • Dries-out hair (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (147)
  • Women (45)
  • Fine hair (37)
  • Straight hair (32)
  • Curly hair (19)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (70), Wavy hair (37), Very curly hair (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (72), Beauty conscious (62), Survivalist / minimalist (37), Budget shopper (27), Product junkie (12)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (64), 10 minutes (29), 1+ hour (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 238 customers

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5.0

I will continue to buy this product.

By Carolyn K

from Whitesville KY

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Strong Hold

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

    My hair goes flat if I don't use this product.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    another great Redken product

    By Brie J.

    from Midlothian, VA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Smells Great
    • Strong Hold

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thicker Hair
      • wavy-curly hair

      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

      I love everything Redken, and this product does not disappoint. There's not much else to say about it really, but it has a fantastic hold and smells good (unlike most hairsprays).

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      My favorite hairspray!

      By MNunnerley

      from Portland, OR

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

      • Strong Odor

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

      I use this one every day. It's my favorite hairspray and I have tried so many others but this one is the best.

      • Hair Type:
      • Very Curly Hair
       
      5.0

      Love this

      By BeverleeB

      from Salt Lake City

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

        This product has many uses. It can tame frizz after blow dry. It can add volume to thinner hair.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        1.0

        I would not purchase this again

        By MCLCCOOKS

        from California

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Doesn't Work

        Best Uses

          Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

          I purchased this as a substitute for my A/G spray gel, which apparently Ulta does not carry anymore (disappointed), and have used for over ten years. I tried the 3 Redken's products twice and there just was no hold whatsoever on this baby fine hair.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Excellent! S

          By MeMe

          from Houston

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

            This product gives my fine hair enough hold to keep it under control.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            4.0

            Heavenly

            By Nana

            from Canton, GA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Straight Hair
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

              This product helps to minimize the use of my curling iron.

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              4.0

              Great hair spray

              By Gabba

              from Napa,ca

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Non-Greasy
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                  This is a great product and value! It holds my hair yet not sticky or crunchy. This is my first time with it and it's a keeper!!!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  love this product

                  By Susie

                  from Charleston WV

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                    I love this product

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    It's a staple

                    By Bon

                    from Upland

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Non-Greasy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                      I love the hold even though its not heavy. Use it every day

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair

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                      6 Questions | 6 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Is it safe to use this before using my curling iron?
                        Asked on 1/16/2017 by Jenny from Hagerstown Maryland

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Forceful 23 is a finishing spray meant to be used after your styling is complete. Please take a look at Redken Hot Sets 22.

                          Thermal Setting Mist - Heat Protectant Spray. The maximum-control spray helps create heat styles with true staying power. Spray the setting mist on damp or dry hair to achieve a crisp hold when using blow dryers, curling irons or straighteners and get heat protection up to 450 degrees.

                          http://www.ulta.com/hot-sets-22?productId=xlsImpprod14771071&sku=2308367

                          Answered on 1/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • Q:

                        I have stick straight hair. I'm performing as Clara in The Nutcracker, so it has to be half up half down and curled. My hair does not hold a curl for as long as 20 minutes. My Mom and I were searching for this Redken 23 hairspray. Will that help hold the curls? And for how long?
                        Asked on 11/6/2016 by Ballerina_09

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Forceful 23 is a strong hold anti-humidity finishing spray.It is a long-lasting hairspray that resists humidity for flexible control and frizz-free shine. It provides 24-hour humidity resistance and 8-hour control.

                          Answered on 11/7/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • Q:

                        Salon says this spray is water soluble and therefore will not build up on scalp and hair and rinses out easily.
                        True??
                        Asked on 6/1/2016 by Judy from Michigan

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, your stylist is correct. Redken Forceful 23 is water soluble and rinses clean away without leaving a residue.

                          Answered on 6/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • Q:

                        What's the difference between the Forceful 23 and the Control Addict 28?
                        Asked on 5/15/2016 by Tavia from Oklahoma City

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          That is a great question! The biggest difference is that Control Addict 28 has a stronger hold than Forceful 23.
                          Each Redken styling product has a number that represents the amount of control it provides. The higher the number, the greater the control.
                          There are three levels of control:
                          · MILD CONTROL 01-05
                          · MEDIUM CONTROL 06-15
                          · MAXIMUM CONTROL 16-32

                          Answered on 5/16/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • Q:

                        Does this product hold curls well?
                        Asked on 11/25/2015 by Kat from Front Royal, VA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes, it provides flexible maximum control!

                          Answered on 11/27/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Do you sell this product in a travel size. I bought it before but am having trouble finding the "23" in this size.
                        Asked on 11/18/2015 by Jan

                        1 answer

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