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L'Oréal Excellence Cr%C3%A8me

L'Oréal

Excellence Crème

Lightest Ultimate Blonde

Item #: 2085840

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This level 3 permanent hair color provides 100% gray coverage and deep, vibrant color. Kit contains Pre-Color Protective Treatment, Protective Color Crème, Protective Crème Developer, Protective Ceramide-Protein Conditioner, Full Coverage Comb Applicator, Usage Instructions, and Salon Gloves.

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L'OréalExcellence Crème
 
4.1

(based on 1897 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (1024)
  • Great color (719)
  • Natural look (672)
  • Gentle (607)
  • Long-lasting (411)

Cons

  • Doesn't last (90)
  • Smells bad (87)
  • Color misrepresented (47)
  • Time consuming (37)
  • Messy (25)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (713)
  • Touch ups (374)
  • New look (253)
  • Thick hair (130)
  • Fine hair (98)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (773), Semi-permanent (77), Temporary (28), Demi-permanent (16)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (60), Straight hair (45), Very curly hair (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (46), 10 minutes (28), 1+ hour (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (585), Survivalist / minimalist (309), Product junkie (82), Budget shopper (46), Brand buyer (40)

Reviewed by 1897 customers

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4.0

Better than others I've tried

By none

from New Mexico

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Doesn't Last
  • Messy

Best Uses

  • Graying Hair
  • Touch Ups

Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

Doesn't last long. Tends toward pink streaks--ugh!

  • Commitment To Color:
  • Demi-Permanent
 
5.0

good coverage

By new look

from Kansas city

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Natural Look

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Graying Hair

    Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

    I tried this color and i was pleased with the easy of use. The color was slightly darker than I expected but it looks very natural. I have already purchased my next box.

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent
     
    5.0

    Great color!

    By The pink menace

    from Victoria, BC

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Great Color
    • Long-Lasting
    • Natural Look

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair
      • Touch Ups

      Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

      Love that this covers my grey hair and there is a great color selection.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      5.0

      I will buy this product again and again

      By gkhudik

      from Ithaca NY

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Great Color
      • Natural Look

      Cons

      • no cons

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair

      Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

      It was really easy. I dyed my hair myself for the first time and everything was really good. It's cheaper than at salon more than 10 times and i spent the same time as I would spend at salon. And I was home.
      So I will never ever dye my hair at salon.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      5.0

      Best at home color

      By Money Conscious Mom

      from Mississippi

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Great Color

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • New Look
        • Touch Ups

        Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

        I am naturally a dark blonde and I could no longer afford salon highlights. I began doing my roots all over about 2 years ago and this is the best! Many 'box dyes' did not lift enough and left my hair orange at the roots, even level 10s. This gives a great even, all over 'yellow/golden' color and I am ok with that until I can afford highlights again. I DONT RECOMMEND THIS FOR ANYONE THAT IS DARKER THAN A DARK BLONDE. It is fairly gentle and has not caused me excessive damage. I dont have any gray hair so I don't know how it covers gray.

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent
         
        4.0

        We buy this hair brand and color on a regular basis.

        By Ken

        from Schaumburg

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Great Color
        • Long-Lasting
        • Natural Look
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Doesn't cover her grey white hair well

        Best Uses

        • Graying Hair
        • Touch Ups

        Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

        It does not cover her gray white hair along the hairline very well.

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent
         
        5.0

        Love the color

        By Kels

        from Conroe, tx

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Great Color
        • Long-Lasting
        • Natural Look

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

            Reddish blond is the perfect color for me it is exactly what I want and I will keep repu basing it as long as they make it and it last so o much better then any other red I have used

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Semi-Permanent
             
            4.0

            Great for a box!

            By linds

            from nc

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Gentle
            • Great Color
            • Natural Look

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

                I usually go the bleach and toner route to lighten my roots, but I didn't have time to go the beauty store and wanted to give my hair a break from bleach so I chose this box. It lightened my roots enough to get me by for a while, and my hair isn't too brassy (I'm a natural dark dirty blonde). Also, it's a pretty natural-looking flow between my roots and the rest of my hair. I would buy this again if I was in a rush and just wanted a quick lift.

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Semi-Permanent
                 
                4.0

                Looks great when first used.The color is rich.Lasts 4-5 wks

                By Robellen

                from CT.

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Color
                • Natural Look

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Graying Hair

                  Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

                  Would use again& have used in the past.

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Temporary

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love it ❤

                  By Mary

                  from Soquel Ca

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Graying Hair

                    Comments about L'Oréal Excellence Crème:

                    Beautiful hair color

                    • Commitment To Color:
                    • Temporary

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                    • Q:

                      I have dark brown hair and I want to color my hair this color.. will my hair turn orange?
                      Asked on 4/23/2017 by Madonna from New Hope, PA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Madonna! Thanks for asking about our Excellence Creme. We recommend staying within two levels of your natural hair color. So if you have dark brown hair the lightest you could go without seeing orange would be a Light Brown #6.

                        Answered on 4/24/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      What are the ingredients?
                      Asked on 1/9/2017 by Kimi from Houston, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Our formulas are modified from time to time, so this ingredient listing may not exactly reflect the ingredients in the product you purchase and use. Always read the ingredient list on the product label before use.

                        Note: Below Is The Most Comprehensive Ingredient List For This Product, But Please Note That Ingredients Vary By Shade. Please Check The Box At The Store For An Ingredient List At The Shade Level.

                        AQUA / WATER / EAU
                        CETEARYL ALCOHOL
                        PROPYLENE GLYCOL
                        DECETH-3
                        LAURETH-12
                        AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE
                        OLETH-30
                        HEXADIMETHRINE CHLORIDE
                        LAURIC ACID
                        GLYCOL DISTEARATE
                        POLYQUATERNIUM-22
                        ETHANOLAMINE
                        SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE
                        CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE
                        2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCl
                        m-AMINOPHENOL
                        ASCORBIC ACID
                        SODIUM METABISULFITE
                        HYDROXYPROPYL BIS(N-HYDROXYETHYL-P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE) HCL
                        DIMETHICONE
                        PENTASODIUM PENTETATE
                        PROLINE
                        p-PHENYLENEDIAMINE
                        PARFUM / FRAGRANCE
                        CARBOMER
                        THREONINE
                        RESORCINOL

                        DEVELOPER

                        AQUA / WATER / EAU
                        HYDROGEN PEROXIDE
                        CETEARYL ALCOHOL
                        TRIDECETH-2 CARBOXAMIDE MEA
                        CETEARETH-25
                        GLYCERIN
                        PENTASODIUM PENTETATE
                        SODIUM STANNATE
                        TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE
                        PHOSPHORIC ACID

                        AFTER COLOR CONDITIONER

                        AQUA / WATER / EAU
                        CETEARYL ALCOHOL
                        GLYCERIN
                        BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
                        AMODIMETHICONE
                        CETYL ESTERS
                        ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL
                        PARFUM / FRAGRANCE
                        SODIUM PCA
                        TRIDECETH-6
                        PANTHENOL
                        CANDELILLA CERA / CANDELILLA WAX / CIRE DE CANDELILLA
                        CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
                        CHLORHEXIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE
                        HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
                        2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL
                        SOLUBLE COLLAGEN

                        Answered on 1/12/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Is this color 7n
                      Asked on 1/4/2017 by Big peggy from Lakeland fl

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Excellence Crème is available in 7 dark blonde, There is no shade with the letter N available.

                        Answered on 1/11/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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