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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 195 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (111)
  • Lightweight (106)
  • Effective (76)
  • Smells great (70)
  • Strong hold (37)

Cons

  • Not effective (15)
  • Doesn't work (10)
  • Strong odor (10)
  • Sticky (5)
  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (121)
  • Women (45)
  • Fine hair (22)
  • Straight hair (22)
  • On-the-go (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (47), Wavy hair (22), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (72), Beauty conscious (37), Budget shopper (27), Survivalist / minimalist (24), Product junkie (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (64), 10 minutes (29), 1+ hour (11)

Reviewed by 195 customers

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4.0

Forceful

By None

from Metamora, IL

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Straight Hair
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

    Used for a long time. Gives enough hold without being heavy and pulling down my thin, fine hair. On extra windy days, I use No. 28.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    4.0

    PLeasantly Surprised

    By Mimi Marilyn

    from Palm Springs, CA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Thicker Hair

      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

      I style my hair, spray and off Imgo. Stay in place all day. Next day I brush my hair and style is still into place.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      5.0

      Been using this hair spray for about 9 months and really lik

      By Barb

      from Tucson AZ

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Non-Greasy
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

        using a number of Redken products and like them all

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        1.0

        I would question this product

        By Marsha Visalden

        from Spartanburg

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Doesn't Work
        • Sticky

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Straight Hair
        • Thinner Hair

        Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

        When pressing down on the trigger to use the hair spray as soon as I take my finger off it continues to spray so I'm wasting product which this product is not In- expensive

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        This is my favorite hair spray.

        By Marmee

        from Indiana

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

          I have used this product for a few years & occasionally will buy something different & always go back to this product. It does not feel heavy or sticky. Your hair still feels clean.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Repeat buyer!!

          By Aleena

          from Atlanta, GA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Strong Hold

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

            love!

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            1.0

            Smells like hairspray from the 60's!

            By Dianne

            from Illinois

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Strong Odor

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                This stuff smells like a formula from the 1960's. Way too strong and not pleasant! Sitting at the breakfast table thinking "what is that SMELL"????? and realize it's the lingering hair spray. UGH!

                The spray is OK, but not as strong a hold as I would expect for a "23". I will not purchase again. Probably will end up in the trash!

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                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

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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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