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Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment

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Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment

Item #: 2085137 Size: 5.0 oz

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Contains patented taurine technology and cationic proteins to help reconstruct and prevent future damage without adding weight to the hair.
  • Helps strengthen distressed hair without adding weight.
  • Contains patented taurine technology and cationic proteins.
  • Preps hair as a first step in treatment regimen.
After shampooing, squeeze excess water from hair. Apply CAT; distribute through hair. Leave on 3-5 minutes. Rinse.
3D Repair Complex:
  • 01 Taurine-internal strength
  • Argenine-cuticle reinforcement
  • Lysine-protective resurfacing
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    RedkenExtreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment
     
    4.1

    (based on 96 reviews)

    83%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Effective (27)
    • Easy to use (22)
    • Lightweight (18)
    • Smells great (15)
    • Good value (13)

    Cons

    • Not effective (4)
    • Complicated to use (3)

    Best Uses

    • Weekly use (13)
    • Women (7)
    • Daily use (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Brand buyer (22), Budget shopper (7)
      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 minutes (17), 10 minutes (8), 1+ hour (7)

    Reviewed by 96 customers

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    5.0

    Yes

    By Julie

    from Illinois

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adds Shine
    • Improves Hair Health
    • Improves Texture

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

        This is the only product that makes my bleached fried hair look somewhat healthy. I has kept my hair from breaking off as bad. My little secret:)

         
        5.0

        Makes a difference in my hair!

        By Tanya L

        from Chicag of IL

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Detangles
        • Gentle
        • Improves Hair Health
        • Improves Texture
        • Smooths & Softens

        Cons

        • Too Light

        Best Uses

        • Fine Hair

        Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

        I use this product after shampooing my hair and I also use conditioner after I use this product. I was recommended this product by my friend who does my hair because I recently went lighter and my hair has become tangly. It's recommended to not use this product every day, maybe once a week, depending on how often you wash your hair. I usually wash my hair every three-four days so I use this every time I wash my hair. I love it! It makes such a difference in my hair. It's not as tangly and it's easy to brush.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        4.0

        Good

        By Sam

        from Va

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Women

          Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

          Good

           
          5.0

          Holy Grail Conditioner

          By Susan M

          from Orange County, CA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Lightweight
          • No silicone or waxy residue

          Cons

          • Bottle difficult to hold

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Weekly Use

          Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

          This has been my favorite conditioner for well over 5 yrs. It truly conditions the hair as opposed to coating it with silicones, oils or thin waxes. Even though I have really thick hair, it's also perfect for thin (or thinning) hair because it is so lightweight. The only "con" is that the pump on last bottle I purchased was hard to push down, making it difficult to hold the bottle while in the shower.

          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
          • 30 Minutes
           
          5.0

          Will definitely purchase again & again

          By Maggie A

          from Middle Village, NY

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Women

            Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

            Shampoo hair, take excess water off hair and spray cat to hair. Leave on for 3-5 minutes. Rinse off. Simple and effective.

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 10 Minutes
             
            1.0

            Don't overdo it!!!

            By Angie

            from Florida Native

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Texture

              Best Uses

                Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

                A stylist recommended this product because I highlight every 6 weeks. The bad thing is, you don't how how much protein is already in your hair. Too much protein causes your hair to break off, and that's what happened when I used this!! My hair was literally breaking off in my lap after I dried it, and I've spent the last year trying to correct the damage. I would NEVER use this again.

                • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                • 30 Minutes
                 
                5.0

                Love this product!

                By Hair Junkie

                from Lawrence, Ks

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Effective
                • Good Value
                • Lightweight
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

                    I bought this product for my color-damaged hair. Using the Shampoo, conditioner with the Cat spray my hair is so soft and full of life.

                    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                    • 30 Minutes

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent

                    By Belle

                    from Stillwater OK

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Effective
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Weekly Use
                      • Women

                      Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

                      After shampooing remove excess water and apply product from the end working towards the roots. Leave for 5 minutes and rinse. Follow by using a hydrating conditiner.

                      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                      • 10 Minutes

                      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Curly hair fix

                      By Curly J

                      from Brick, NJ

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Effective
                      • Good Value
                      • Lightweight
                      • Smells Great

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Damaged hair

                        Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

                        This product fixed my curl pattern which had been compromised by excess boxed dying, and heat damage. The first use, I sprayed it onto my dry hair and let it sit in for about 10 minutes, then rinsed. It literally gave my hair it's normal spiral instead of frizzy dry waves. I'm astounded.

                        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                        • 30 Minutes

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Have used this for years. Leaves hair with more body

                        By Missy

                        from Southlake

                        About Me Brand Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Effective
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Weekly Use
                          • Women

                          Comments about Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment:

                          Have used this product for years. Leaves my
                          Hair healthy with more body.

                          • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                          • 30 Minutes

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                          • Q:

                            I know too much protein is not good for your hair so is it safe to use this along with the extreme shampoo and conditioner? Also, how often should you use this product?
                            Asked on 6/8/2016 by Natalie from NJ

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment is the product I recommend to all of my clients with distressed hair. You can apply Extreme CAT 1-3 times a week based on the condition of your hair. For best results, also use Extreme Shampoo and Conditioner, which can be used daily. Our products are formulated with safety in mind so that you can use our products with confidence.

                              Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                          • Q:

                            What is the difference really between the Redken anti snap and this?
                            Asked on 5/26/2016 by Natalie from NJ

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment is a rinse out treatment with a primary focus on reconstructing and repairing distressed hair.

                              Redken Anti-Snap is a leave-in treatment which is primarily a protective treatment. It protects against future damage, heat and breakage.

                              Answered on 5/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                          • Q:

                            Would this product be good to use prior to getting hair color treated?
                            Asked on 4/25/2016 by KC from Georgia

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment is the perfect product to use before you color. It helps to strengthen your hair and it helps to even out porosity in the hair, which ensures an even color result. You can use it 1-3 times a week. You can use it before you color, after you color, or make it a part of your regular weekly haircare routine.

                              Answered on 4/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                          • Q:

                            Can you use this along with the redken extreme fortifier conditoner? like right after? or is that to much protein?
                            Asked on 4/19/2016 by Nephtalie

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              As a stylist, Redken Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment is the product I use for all of my clients who have damaged or distressed hair. Use it in place of conditioner 1-3 times a week. After shampooing, apply the Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment and let it sit for 3-5 minutes before rinsing. You can apply conditioner after rinsing out the CAT Protein Treatment if you feel it is needed.

                              I would use the Redken Extreme Anti-Snap Leave-In Fortifier on the days that you do not use the CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment.

                              Answered on 4/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Redken
                          • Q:

                            is this product sulfate free?
                            Asked on 12/8/2015 by smg_e from Miami, Fl.

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Extreme CAT Reconstructing Treatment is not sulfate-free due to the presence of Magnesium Sulfate.

                              Answered on 1/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Can this product be used WITH conditioner, not just before it? 5-7 minutes is a bit time consuming sometimes, especially on a busy schedule.
                            Asked on 7/15/2015 by Ness from washington state

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Extreme CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment does not require daily use. For hair that has been sensitized by chemical services, use CAT 1-3 times per week to strengthen hair. This product should be used only as directed for best results; we do not recommend mixing it with conditioner.

                              Answered on 7/16/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Can this product be used if you have extensions?
                            Asked on 7/2/2015 by mary2015

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Please consult your stylist or the manufacturer of your extensions regarding the proper at-home products and care.

                              Answered on 7/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Is it okay to use this product if you have kerritin treatment in your hair. Is it okay to use if it is kot sulfate free or is it?
                            Asked on 6/15/2015 by Paulette from Yardley, pa

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Please reach out to the stylist who performed the treatment to discuss what products are safe to use on hair that has been treated with keratin.

                              CAT is designed to:
                              · Reconstruct, recondition and add immediate strength without added weight
                              · Help prep hair before chemical services to prevent future damage

                              Answered on 7/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                          • Q:

                            Is this product safe for color - treated hair?
                            Asked on 4/16/2015 by Jenna from US

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, this and all Redken products are safe to use on color-treated hair.

                              Answered on 4/17/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                          • Q:

                            Should I use extreme conditioner after I rinse out cat?
                            Asked on 3/24/2015 by brittney from United States

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Expert

                              A:

                              As CAT Protein Reconstructing Treatment is meant to restructure the hair, you can follow up with Extreme Conditioner after rinsing depending on your hair type to improve manageability.

                              Answered on 3/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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