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Redken Forceful 23

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Forceful 23

Item #: 2272805 Size: 9.8 oz

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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 208 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (123)
  • Lightweight (114)
  • Effective (76)
  • Smells great (74)
  • Strong hold (43)

Cons

  • Not effective (15)
  • Strong odor (13)
  • Doesn't work (12)
  • Sticky (5)
  • Dries-out hair (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (128)
  • Women (45)
  • Fine hair (27)
  • Straight hair (26)
  • On-the-go (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (56), Wavy hair (26), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (72), Beauty conscious (48), Budget shopper (27), Survivalist / minimalist (24), Product junkie (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (64), 10 minutes (29), 1+ hour (11)

Reviewed by 208 customers

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1.0

Reeks!

By Patty

from Illinois

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Doesn't Work
  • Strong Odor

Best Uses

    Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

    Bought it Saturday; returned it on Sunday.
    Horrible scent.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    I would buy this again

    By Max

    from Rhode island

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Strong Hold

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

      This is the only hairspray that I have used in years. Please don't change anything.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Best hairspray I have used!

      By Beach girl

      from Naperville

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Travel

        Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

        I do not use this product every day I workout a lot and ride my bicycle in very humid conditions with a helmet, but when I am going out for lunch or dinner or just shopping I use it and it really holds up.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Love this !

        By njmel

        from New Jersey

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

          I find this spray so versatile. It can hold a style but also add volume. My hair is dark and thin and this holds while still keeping it looking soft. I like to buy it during the buy two get one offers.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Forceful 23 Gives Non-Crunchy Control

          By 55 in a 45

          from Austin, TX

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

            Last year, I bought a slew of Ulta's travel-size hairsprays for comparison and this was my winner. It can be a styling spray and a finisher, without gumming up my brushes or leaving a crispy coating. It halts frizz when the heat and humidity attack. The light fragrance is a winner.

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            4.0

            I have used this hairspray for over a year

            By Mamma Cat

            from Fort Wayne, IN

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Strong Odor

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Straight Hair
            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

            I can not always wash my hair every day and this hairspray can be used a couple of days with no buildup and gummy feel. My hair styles well with good body and no build up.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            1.0

            I would not buy this again.

            By Shawna

            from Fremont, ca

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Doesn't Work
            • Dries-Out Hair

            Best Uses

            • Thinner Hair

            Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

            Product was pricey and I was willing to pay the higher price if it worked. Unfortunately, this hairspray didn't work and was very overpriced

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            I will definitely be buying this product again & again.

            By Cathy

            from Hicksville

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

              I love the fact that this spray doesn't leave my hair sticky and it doesn't flake even after I comb it.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              4.0

              I would buy this product again

              By none

              from Portland

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Straight Hair
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

              stated above

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              I buy this product again and have for several years.

              By Nana

              from Dallas, TX

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Travel

                Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                I use it daily to keep my hair from falling flat.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy 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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