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RedkenForceful 23

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Forceful 23

9.8 oz Item 2272805

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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
 
4.1

(based on 247 reviews)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (151)
  • Lightweight (135)
  • Smells great (96)
  • Effective (76)
  • Strong hold (66)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (18)
  • Strong odor (17)
  • Not effective (15)
  • Sticky (5)
  • Dries-out hair (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (152)
  • Women (45)
  • Fine hair (38)
  • Straight hair (35)
  • Curly hair (21)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (76), Wavy hair (39), Very curly hair (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (72), Beauty conscious (68), Survivalist / minimalist (40), Budget shopper (27), Product junkie (12)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (64), 10 minutes (29), 1+ hour (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 247 customers

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5.0

Great product!

By Jean

from New Braunfels, TX

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

    I don't like heavy hair sprays. This one is light but gives me great control. If my hair gets blown by the wind I can rearrange it and it looks fine and natural.

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    My beautician used it on me first.

    By Kimo

    from Kingsport, Tenn.

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Curly Hair
      • Daily Use
      • Straight Hair
      • Thicker Hair
      • Thinner Hair
      • Travel

      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

      Use this every day. Hold is great, yet not stiff. This is what my beauty shop uses.

      • Hair Type:
      • Straight Hair
       
      5.0

      Love Redken Products!

      By bobo

      from Beaverton, Or

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

        I need great hair spray that hold for whole day plus must withstand humidity. This hair spray is everything to me because I have very long thick hair and I use hot rollers, I need hair spray that can really hold. On top of all that I love Redken products for a long time.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair
         
        5.0

        This is an excellent product!

        By Poe

        from Las Vegas, NV

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Strong Hold

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Straight Hair

          Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

          There are many times when I go to Ulta to pick up this product and it is out of stock.

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          Love this product

          By Dr Noodle

          from Chicago

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Strong Hold

          Cons

          • Strong Odor

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair
          • Straight Hair
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

          Great hold, no stickiness. My husband and I both swear by it!

          • Hair Type:
          • Straight Hair
           
          5.0

          I love this product I will buy again and again

          By Lezel

          from Virginia

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Smells Great
          • Strong Hold

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Thicker Hair

            Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

            I love this product and the wax 10 as well

            • Hair Type:
            • Wavy Hair
             
            5.0

            Yes I will buy this product again

            By dawn

            from bossir city la

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

              Very light but controls

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair
               
              5.0

              Best hairspray I' ever used!

              By Janet

              from Garland, Tx

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                  I use after I shampoo and style; and spot use if needed. This is worth the money. A little goes a long way.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair
                   
                  5.0

                  Only hairspray for me

                  By Ronny

                  from Sunbury, Ohio

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                    I have a bedhead style cut - this product is great for holding this style - get lots of compliments on my hairstyle

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair
                     
                    5.0

                    I will continue to buy this product.

                    By Carolyn K

                    from Whitesville KY

                    About Me Minimalist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Strong Hold

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Thinner Hair

                      Comments about Redken Forceful 23:

                      My hair goes flat if I don't use this product.

                      • 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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