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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 188 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (106)
  • Lightweight (102)
  • Effective (76)
  • Smells great (68)
  • Strong hold (34)

Cons

  • Not effective (15)
  • Doesn't work (9)
  • Strong odor (9)
  • Sticky (4)
  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (117)
  • Women (45)
  • Straight hair (20)
  • Fine hair (19)
  • On-the-go (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (43), Wavy hair (20), Very curly hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (72), Beauty conscious (34), Budget shopper (27), Survivalist / minimalist (22), Product junkie (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (64), 10 minutes (29), 1+ hour (11)

Reviewed by 188 customers

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2.0

Beware of the new scent

By AbbyJean

from WI

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Strong Odor

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

    I've been using this hairspray for years and have always been a huge fan. The new scent they have is horrible ( even my coworkers agrees) and I'm having an allergic reaction to it. So disappointed bc I love how it works, I even stocked up and bought 4 cans. I have no idea what to try now :(

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    5.0

    Would buy again

    By Chris

    from Winfield il

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Hold

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

      *

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Been using Redken hair spray for years. Haven't found a hair

      By R L Collins

      from Moorpark, California

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use

        Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

        Have used it for years. Will not change. There isn't a hair spray of that quality as far as I feel.

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        I most certainly would buy this product again and again

        By None

        from Oceanside California

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • No cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Straight Hair
        • Thinner Hair
        • Travel

        Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

        I like the packaging it's easy to stick in a suitcase for travel need to keep it stored in a cabinet because it is a tall thin can.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        Never want to run out of this spray!

        By JoJo

        from Tampa FL

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Straight Hair

          Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

          I have fine, hard to hold in place hair. This product does the job!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          4.0

          I would buy it again

          By Rosie

          from Houston,tx

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Sticky

            Best Uses

            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

            loved it

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Awesome smell and hold

            By Liz

            from Chicago

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

              Everyday!

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              5.0

              Product is great and does the job!

              By Queenie

              from Orange County

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                I use this on a daily basis. I meet with public and my hair holds and stays in place all day. Great product best that I have found so far.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                My go-to spray

                By Jojomusic

                from Louisville, KY

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great
                • Strong Hold

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Straight Hair
                  • Thinner Hair

                  Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                  My favorite hair spray. I won't use any other! Great hold and lightweight with touchability.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  1.0

                  Terrible hairspray

                  By Rosie

                  from Florida

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Work
                    • Strong Odor

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                      Not a good product. Other sprays do a better job and feel better. Smells like old fashioned hair spray. Yuck.

                      • 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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