Redken Texture Paste Review


  • The Rough Paste provides perfect hold for height and volume.


  • The smell is unique and captivating, reminiscent of a high-end fragrance.


  • Ideal for adding volume to shoulder length or shorter hair and gives a natural, textured look.


  • Provides body and texture without a shiny or greasy appearance, ideal for controlling flyaways and adding grip to slippery hair.


  • $15-$25.

Hair Type

  • Ideal for thin and fine hair, boosting volume at the roots and providing control without hardening, preventing flatness.

Does It Last?

  • All day hold.

Easy To Wash Out?

  • Easy to wash out.

Adding Too Much?

  • Overuse can make hair look super greasy by the end of the day.

Customer Reviews:

Great for adding texture and hold

I absolutely love this texture paste! It adds just the right amount of texture to my hair and gives it a natural-looking hold that lasts all day. It's easy to apply and doesn't leave my hair feeling greasy or weighed down. Highly recommend!

Too sticky and hard to wash out

I was really disappointed with this texture paste. It's incredibly sticky and difficult to work with. It also leaves a residue in my hair that is hard to wash out, even with multiple shampoos. Not worth the hassle.

Perfect for creating messy, effortless hairstyles

This texture paste is my go-to for creating that effortlessly messy look. It adds just the right amount of texture and separation to my hair, making it easy to style and giving it a cool, undone vibe. Love it!

Decent texture, but not long-lasting

This texture paste provides a decent amount of texture to my hair, but unfortunately, it doesn't hold up throughout the day. I find myself having to reapply it multiple times to maintain the desired look. It's okay, but not great.

Leaves hair looking greasy and weighed down

I was really hoping this texture paste would give my hair a natural, matte finish, but instead, it left my hair looking greasy and weighed down. It also made my hair feel sticky and unpleasant to touch. Not a fan.

Average texture paste, nothing special

This texture paste is just okay. It provides some texture to my hair, but nothing extraordinary. It doesn't really stand out from other similar products on the market. I wouldn't say it's bad, but it's not exceptional either.

Product Summary:

Redken Texture Paste offers strong hold for height and volume, suitable for shoulder length or shorter hair. It creates a natural, textured look without appearing shiny or greasy. This product has a unique, high-end fragrance, which can be strong, so caution is advised in its use. Although on the pricey side, it's effective in controlling flyaways, adding grip, and providing body to thin and fine hair without hardening or gumming.

The paste is particularly good at lifting hair at the roots, enhancing style, and preventing flatness. However, it is important to wash your face after use to avoid any skin impact and is not recommended for those who don't wash their hair daily. Compared to products like Woody's Big Stick and Woody's Pomade, it's less sticky and stiff, allowing for easier styling. A small amount is enough to avoid a greasy look, especially when blow drying. It washes out easily, leaving hair neither dry nor greasy. However, overuse can result in a super greasy appearance by day's end.

For those seeking alternatives, ADH dry is another option recommended for styling short hair without a curling iron. Redken Texture Paste, while not too sticky and easy to apply, can feel heavy and waxy if a heavier product is used. It keeps hair manageable, retains natural color, and doesn't leave hair hard or greasy.