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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 89 reviews)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (33)
  • Gentle (32)
  • Improves hair health (31)
  • Great smell (27)
  • Adds shine (26)

Cons

  • Smells bad (12)
  • Greasy (5)
  • Not effective (5)
  • Doesn't lather well (4)
  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (33)
  • Women (12)
  • Fine hair (11)
  • Curly hair (10)
  • Thick hair (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (28), Wavy hair (16), Very curly hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (20), Survivalist / minimalist (19), Brand buyer (17), Product junkie (9), Budget shopper (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (11), 1+ hour (7), 10 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 89 customers

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5.0

Great for hair repair

By Shai

from Arizona

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Use every few days

    Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

    This is great when you need to repair your hair. It does make your hair a bit thicker so don't use it every day. But using it between a few washes is bst.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Espie

    from Los Banos, CA

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Cleans Thoroughly
    • Great Smell
    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Thicker Hair
      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

      Great product! ❤️

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Not a big fan

      By Jen

      from Springfield, mo

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

        Cons

        • Greasy
        • Smells Bad

        Best Uses

          Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

          I HATE this stuff! I was looking for something to basically strip my hair from oils and product so I can have a clean slate to work with. This stuff makes my hair SOO oily. I absolutely hate it! I have long thick hair so its really frustrating to spend an hour doing my hair for it to come out looking like I haven't washed it in a few days. I will be looking for more of a shampoo and not a cleansing conditioner.

          • Hair Type:
          • Wavy Hair
           
          5.0

          I will buy this product again!

          By Mrsajb

          from Lancaster PA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Thoroughly
          • Great Smell
          • Improves Hair Health

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All types and dyed hair also
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

            Fantastic

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Amazing

            By JenJen

            from North Carolina

            About Me Professional Stylist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Oily Hair
              • Thicker Hair
              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

              "Skip the shampoo, not the wash"... amazing product. Too much to rave about effectively here. I'm a hair stylist, with 25 years experience, so the volume of shampoo and conditioner I have tried on clients and on myself is overwhelmingly HUGE... this concept and this product is truly "genius" and at the top of my top 10 favorites. Talk with your stylist about co-washing and try it for yourself!

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love this!!

              By Mel the rocker

              from Martinsburg, WV

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

                  Love the smell and the way it makes my scalp feel. I have always had problems with dry patches on my scalp. this has been a help so far.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  2.0

                  NOT a co wash

                  By HonestlyNina

                  from Arizona

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Great Smell

                  Cons

                  • Bad fo Curls
                  • Ineffective
                  • Lathers

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

                  This was recommended to me as a lighter co wash than my usual Devs Curl. This is absolutely NOT a co wash. This is a 2 in 1 shampoo and conditioner. It even has a slight lather. NOT good for wavy/curly hair. The only benefit is that it smells nice, a combo of fresh scents and herbs lime rosemary and verbena. This is not a flowery smelling product (yay!). If you want to smell like a bouquet of flowers, stick to herbal essences.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy this again and again and again.

                  By Doug

                  from State College PA

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Oily Hair
                    • Thicker Hair
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

                    It makes your hair really healthy soft .

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    4.0

                    Would buy it again

                    By deanna24

                    from Hawthorne,NJ

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Daily Use
                      • Thicker Hair

                      Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

                      Love it thank you Mia

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Straight Hair
                       
                      2.0

                      I did not like the smell and returned the product.

                      By Ginna

                      from Sunrise

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Gentle

                      Cons

                      • Smells Bad

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair:

                      I returned the product. For the cost and considering you have to use so much product to feel it's effectiveness it was not worth it.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      • Q:

                        I have semi-permanent blue color in my hair and want something that won't fade it faster than it should. I wash my hair every 4 days and want to replace washing my hair with this product. Is this recommended for my situation?
                        Asked on 5/29/2017 by Emily P from Los Angeles, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Semi-permanent colors will fade every time you wet or wash your hair. However, Genius Wash is a very gentle shampoo and it is one step shampoo and conditioning, so it alleviates the need to rinse a second time. We believe it is a great choice for use on your hair.

                          Answered on 6/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • Q:

                        My hair is curly and of normal thickness, but can be frizzy especially on humid days. To add to this, I've had some thinning on top, but has started to come back. Which of these Genius products should I use?
                        Asked on 5/23/2017 by Eileen from Hedgesville, WV

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Redken Genius Wash for Medium Hair is ideal for your hair type. It helps to battle frizz and provides gentle cleansing plus extra conditioning.

                          Answered on 5/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Redken
                      • 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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