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Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair

Redken

Genius Wash for Medium Hair

33.8 oz

Item #: 2298734

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Give your shampoo a day off with Redken's Genius Wash for Medium Hair.

Benefits:
  • Low lather, gentle formula that cleanses and nourishes in one step
  • Gentle cleansing plus extra conditioning
  • Protects hair color
  • Increases manageability, especially if you work out
  • Color your hair or battle frizz

Genius Wash for medium hair leaves hair smooth, soft, and shiny. Alternate with your favorite Redken shampoo for optimal results. Paraben-free, no harsh salts or chemicals.
Apply 10-14 pumps depending on hair length and thickness and distribute evenly through damp hair and gently massage. Leave on 2-5 minutes for best results and rinse thoroughly.
Aqua / Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Cocoamphopropionate, Hydroxypropyl Starch Phosphate, Behentrimonium Chloride, Parfum / Fragrance, Coco-Betaine, Caprylyl Glycol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Menthol, Sodium Chloride, Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil / Apricot Kernel Oil, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Tocopherol, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Phenoxyethanol.

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RedkenGenius Wash for Medium Hair
 
3.7

(based on 77 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (27)
  • Cleans thoroughly (26)
  • Improves hair health (24)
  • Great smell (21)
  • Adds shine (20)

Cons

  • Smells bad (9)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Poor texture (4)
  • Doesn't lather well (3)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (25)
  • Women (12)
  • Fine hair (8)
  • Curly hair (7)
  • Weekly use (7)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (23), Wavy hair (9), Very curly hair (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (11), 1+ hour (7), 10 minutes (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (17), Beauty conscious (16), Survivalist / minimalist (15), Product junkie (7), Budget shopper (6)

Reviewed by 77 customers

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3.0

Cleansing conditioner for me. No more shampoo.

By Resa

from Canton, New York

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Lathers Well

Cons

  • Smells Bad

Best Uses

  • Thinner Hair

Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

This product would have received 5 out of 5 stars if not for the smell. It smells like men's body wash. Thankfully, the smell washes away.

  • Hair Type:
  • Straight Hair
 
5.0

Love it!

By JoJo

from Grand Rapids, MI

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Adds Volume
  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

    I use it nearly everyday and it hasn't gotten greasy on me ever!

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    4.0

    Love the way it makes my hair feel!

    By OR Nurse

    from Portland OR

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Gentle
    • Great Smell
    • Improves Hair Health

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

      Love that I can use daily and won't strip my color. Hair feels amazing!

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      1.0

      Harsh water conditioner

      By Maggie

      from Clinton, Ny.

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Smells Bad

        Best Uses

          Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

          I never tried it. The scent is overwhelming, very Manly.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          This product is great

          By lisa

          from champaign, IL

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Gentle
          • Great Smell

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Hair

            Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

            I am a runner so I want my hair to be clean after a shower. Daily shampooing really dried my hair out. I now shampoo 2x a week and use this product the other 5 days. My hair feels clean without looking dried out. I also LOVE the scent. It's very clean, like cedar or mint. I purchased one bottle for home and one for the gym!

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            3.0

            Used one time so far

            By Amy

            from Woodbridge. VA

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Feels good
            • Gentle
            • Not heavy
            • Smells ok
            • Tingly

            Cons

            • Bottle won't last long
            • Causes frizz
            • Doesn't Lather Well
            • Dries Hair Out

            Best Uses

            • Twice a week

            Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

            I went to ULTA looking for yet another hair product. My hair is thick, straight with a slight wave, shoulder length, frizzy, dry (color treated), and oily at roots. I am constantly trying new shampoos to help control the frizz and the oily roots. This product interested me because of the display and because it was a shampoo/conditioner combo. Buying more than 1 bottle gets expensive and I always run out of one before the other. I used this new product once so far and I'm not very happy. Being soap free, I expected this product to feel more like a lotion than a shampoo. It suggested 10 pumps but I used almost 16 because the product didn't spread well. I instantly smelled something that was odd but when I felt the refreshing tingling, I knew it was mint-based ingredient. Out of the shower I noticed my hair felt very clean and lightweight and I didn't have any knots, which I was expecting. After blow drying though, my frizz was noticeably worse and the color was dull. I felt as though I could see product in my hair. The next day, after sleeping on it, my hair was still very frizzy and hair looked dirty.
            I will probably classify this as I do dry-shampoo...good idea, great for most people but not for me.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            3.0

            Overpriced

            By Beth

            from Port St Lucie

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adds Shine
            • Cleans Thoroughly

            Cons

            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair
            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

            I bought this for my daughters extremely curly hair in hopes I wouldn't have to use any other after products. It seems to work the same as any other shampoo for curly hair which would be fine except for the price. I don't think it is worth the money.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            Best product ever!!!

            By Rachel

            from Rancho santa margarita

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adds Shine
            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Great Smell
            • Improves Hair Health

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

              I could never just run my fingers through wet hair without it getting caught on a knot but I have that problem no more!!

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair
               
              2.0

              Leaves Hair Smelling Great and Soft, But--

              By Chloe

              from Virginia

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Great Smell
              • Improves Hair Health
              • Lathers Well

              Cons

              • Harsh

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

                I wanted to love this shampoo, but it has alcohol as its second ingredient. I should have read the label before purchasing it. The shampoo burned my scalp like a sunburn. I'm sure this product would be great for other people; my scalp simply cannot tolerate alcohol or menthol or peppermint.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Love this product!

                By Kernie

                from Las vegas

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Adds Shine
                • Gentle
                • Improves Hair Health

                Cons

                • Smells Bad

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

                  At first I wasn't sure- it did not lather and don't have a pleasant smell, but! After rinsing thoroughly and blow dry/styling, I loved it!!!

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

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                  • Q:

                    Is it good to use on fine hair?
                    Asked on 3/11/2017 by Cin from Denham Springs LA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Genius Wash for Medium Hair is best suited for normal hair. It may too conditioning or heavy for fine textures of hair.

                      Answered on 3/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    I bought this & my hair was greasy at the scalp. When you apply it to your hair do you apply to ends only & avoid on scalp or root area?
                    Asked on 1/3/2017 by Lo

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair is a nourishing and conditioning product. Leave it on for 2-5 minutes, the longer it is on, the deeper it cleans, Leave it on the the full 5 minutes to clean away more of the oils. If Genius Wash offers more moisture than your roots area needs, you can continue to use it on the lengths and ends, avoid the root area all together. Remember, for optimal results, alternate with your favorite Redken shampoo.

                      Answered on 1/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Is this okay for colored hair?
                    Asked on 10/22/2016 by azaria

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, Redken Genius Wash and all Redken haircare products are safe for use on color treated hair.

                      Answered on 10/24/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                  • Q:

                    Do you have to rinse and repeat, or is one application enough?
                    Asked on 9/10/2016 by Beauty from Brick, NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Redken Genius Wash cleanses, conditions and moisturizes in one application- No need to rinse and repeat. Apply 10 pumps, depending on hair length and thickness. Distribute Genius Wash evenly through damp hair and gently massage. Leave on 2-5 minutes for best results, then rinse thoroughly.

                      Answered on 9/12/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
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