Saturday 9 February 2013

Redken Smooth Lock Range

Ladies and gentlemen, let me please introduce to you the greatest hair care range that I have ever used ..ever! (Terrible pictures, I know, but I took them in a mad rush to take advantage of a rare moment of sunlight!) The range that I talking about is a relatively new line from Redken, called 'Smooth Lock'. A nourishing hair care range that contains almond oil for a silky smooth shine, interlock protein network for strength, and thermo-active polymers for heat defence and a frizz free finish. The clue is in the name for the finished result that using these will give to your hair: smooth.

Frizz is one of the main problems that I have with my badly behaved hair and this definitely helps to keep it tamed and well and truly under control. The shampoo doesn't feel all that impressive, it just gives the hair a good clean without stripping too much moisturiser away, whereas the conditioner and the deep treatment are the real stars of the show! Smelling beautifully of almonds the rich and creamy formulas nourish the hair all the way to the very tip, leaving it smooth as silk and perfectly manageable.

As it's a pricey handful of products I only tend to use these on an occasion where I know I'll be blasting my hair with some form of heat after I've washed it, especially as it does contain heat activated formulas that will nourish and protect the hair, so the extra added step of heat defence can be skipped. Even without blow drying, after using this my can will happily dry to a smooth, sleek and frizz free style of its own accord which quite literally amazes me. My hair could pass as if a professional had spent a decent amount of time with a brush and a diffuser smoothing down my flyaways and giving my hair some discipline that can last for days!

I bought the shampoo and conditioner as part of a gift set duo around Christmas time and it cost me £17.00 for the pair, but individually these will cost you £10.65 and £11.70 for a 300ml and 250ml bottle. The 'butter silk', or deep treatment, I purchased at a later date after realising how much I loved the shampoo and conditioner and how much good they were doing for my hair. The 250ml tub will set you back a very hefty  £17.65 but I think that it's worth every penny (all available from Feel Unique). Also available from the range is 'Stay Sleek' leave-in cream, and 'Heat Glide' heat defence spray.

Have you ever tried this range from Redken before? Or do you prefer one of their other ranges?
Do you agree that you get what you pay for with professional hair care?
Leave me a comment and let me know!


  1. Love Redken! Had the colour protect range and it was fantastic!! xx

  2. I've not used redken for such a long time! I think you've reminded me.... I need to go randomly buy more shampoo which I don't 'need' but I NEED! :)
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  3. redken is such a great product. I use it on a lot of my hair clients. never tried the smooth lock! I'll have to try it, I love leave in creams!

    Xo, Janelle GlamorousMama

  4. Love the redken range ive got the extreme and colour extend and it does wonders for my hair. Going have to try this out lovely :)

    Love Emily xx

  5. Thanks for doing this review! Just seen it in time as I am just about to buy some new but wanted to try a new brand! Ashleigh xox

  6. would love to try some Redken, heard so many good things :) x

  7. I've only tried the extreme range from redken and I didn't really get on with it. I'm interested in trying this or the all soft products though! x

  8. Oh I love Redken products, they all smell gorgeous! I know they're pricey but sometimes you just gotta treat yourself :D great review lovely xx
    Gem ♥ | Miss Makeup Magpie

  9. I'm looking for a new conditioner. Might try this.
    Nicola xx

  10. I've been dying to try this range for ages!

    Jade xx

  11. I love this hair mask, it's perfect for slapping on on a Sunday :-) xx

  12. It is now a craze and moreover a trend which follow to keep the hair straight and smooth. And in the beauty industry people love to know the smoothing hair treatment.


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