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L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System

L'Oréal

Multi-Tonal Color System

Toasted Coconut 8.0

Item #: 2082914

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L'Oréal Couleur Experte is a permanent color system that features two-tones, one for your base color, the other for highlights. Kit includes Multi-tonal color base, creme developer, illuminating powder, illuminating creme developer, highlighting wand, creme conditioner, instruction booklet, and two sets of colorist gloves.
Detailed directions included in package.

Precautions: Hair color products can cause an allergic reaction which, in certain rare cases, can be serious. Therefore, before you use this product it is necessary to follow these precautions: do not use: if you have already had a reaction to a hair color or hair lightening product. If you have a sensitive, itchy or damaged scalp. Perform an allergy test with a portion of this product 48 hours before full application (see the instruction sheet). Avoid contact with eyes and skin (other than areas of application). If product gets into eyes, rinse with lukewarm water immediately. Wear gloves provided in kit. Thoroughly rinse hair after application. Do not use for anything other than coloring your hair. Do not use on relaxed hair or just after bleaching your hair. Do not use over compound henna or progressive color. Do not inhale or ingest. Keep product out of the reach of children. This product contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals and a preliminary test according to accompanying directions should first be made. This product must not be used for dyeing the eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may cause blindness. This product contains persulfates and other ingredients which may cause serious irritant, respiratory and/or allergic reactions. Prepare and use only in a well-ventilated area. Enclosed insert contains important health and safety information. Follow the instructions.
Multi-Tonal Gel Creme Color Base: Multi-Tonal Gel Creme: Water, Deceth-3, Laureth-12, Oleth-30, Deceth-5, Trideceth-2 Carboxamide MEA, Ammonium Hydroxide, Glycerin, Oleic Acid, Hexadimethrine Chloride, Oleyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium-6, Fragrance, p-Aminophenol, Ethanolamine, Sodium Metabisulfite, Ascorbic Acid, EDTA, m-Aminophenol, Polyquaternium-24, p-Phenylenediamine, Resorcinol, 6-Hydroxyindole, o-Aminophenol.

Micro-Fine Illuminating Powder: Potassium Persulfate, Sodium Silicate, Sodium Persulfate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Urea, Kaolin, Magnesium Stearate, Ammonium Chloride, Diethylhexyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate, VP/VA Copolymer, Polydecene, Sodium Metasilicate, Magnesium Peroxide, EDTA, Titanium Dioxide, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch, Sodium Benzoate.

Multi-Tonal Creme Developer: Water, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Trideceth-2-Carboxamide MEA, Ceteareth-30, Glycerin, Pentasodium Pentetate, Sodium Stannate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate.

Illuminating Creme Developer: Water, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Trideceth-2-Carboxamide MEA, Ceteareth-30, Glycerin, Pentasodium Pentetate, Sodium Stannate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate.

Multi-Moisture Creme Conditioner: Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Chloride, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Amodimethicone, Cetyl Esters, Isopropyl Alcohol, Fragrance, Methylparaben, Trideceth-12, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Chlorhexidine Dihydrochloride, Cetrimonium Chloride.

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L'OréalMulti-Tonal Color System
 
4.6

(based on 1215 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (1001)
  • Great color (742)
  • Natural look (698)
  • Gentle (554)
  • Long-lasting (420)

Cons

  • Time consuming (154)
  • Color misrepresented (45)
  • Doesn't last (41)
  • Smells bad (36)
  • Messy (30)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (643)
  • New look (511)
  • Touch ups (292)
  • Color-treated hair (167)
  • Thick hair (138)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (761), Semi-permanent (97), Demi-permanent (26), Temporary (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (141), Wavy hair (103), Very curly hair (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (680), Survivalist / minimalist (363), Product junkie (105), Professional stylist (10), Budget shopper (7)

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4.0

I would buy this again

By Kathy

from Greenville, SC

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Doesn't Last

Best Uses

  • Graying Hair

Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

I like this very much but not always in stock

  • Commitment To Color:
  • Semi-Permanent
 
5.0

Really like the two step system

By TerraLee

from Colorado Springs, CO

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Great Color
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Graying Hair
    • New Look

    Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

    I like having the color and highlighting all in one kit. I can go a little darker and then lighten it where I want

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent
     
    5.0

    I love this product!!!!!

    By Jenny

    from Athens, GA

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair
      • Thicker Hair
      • Touch Ups

      Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

      I get so many compliments on my hair ALL the time!!!! I love this product!

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      5.0

      love it

      By Roxanne

      from Smyrna, ga

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Great Color

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Graying Hair
        • New Look

        Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

        love the color

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent
         
        5.0

        Fantastic

        By Dar

        from Canton mi

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • New Look
          • Thinner Hair
          • Touch Ups

          Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

          Love this color!! Easy to use natural fo it yourself highlights!

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          5.0

          Used this every 4 weeks for over 3 years!

          By Marcie May

          from Pinehurst NC

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Great Color
          • Natural Look

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair

            Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

            Covers grey well. I get compliments from hairstylists.

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Permanent
             
            5.0

            My favorite hair color!

            By Jazzyhistorygirl

            from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Color
            • Natural Look

            Cons

            • Time Consuming

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair

            Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

            Yes, this product takes a while, but it's worth it. It takes over an hour from start to finish, but it's still faster than going to a salon. I've been using this same color for almost 6 years and it's just perfect! I color my hair to cover greys, not to change my natural color. It is very easy to do the highlights. You can control how intense the highlights are by simply choosing how long you leave it on your hair. It leaves very natural highlights, like you've been out in the sun. I get compliments all the time on my hair color. People are usually shocked when I tell them I colored my hair myself! This is a great product. And the after color deep conditioner is amazing too!

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Permanent
             
            5.0

            Love this product, pls keep in stock!!

            By Cutiedivs

            from Florida

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Thicker Hair

              Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

              Love the ease of this product, great color!

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent
               
              5.0

              LOVE THE PRODUCT

              By DEE

              from AKRON OH

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Graying Hair
                • New Look

                Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

                NOT OVER THE TOP

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Semi-Permanent
                 
                5.0

                I absolutely love this product.

                By swifty

                from Nampa , Idaho

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Graying Hair
                  • New Look
                  • Touch Ups

                  Comments about L'Oréal Multi-Tonal Color System:

                  I use this product all the time and just love it. The color stays on great.

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Permanent

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                  • Q:

                    I always loved 7.3 Butterscotch Creme in this product and haven't found a suitable replacement since it was discontinued. Any help on choosing a base color that would give that reddish gold tone and blonde highlights I got with Butterscotch Creme would be very appreciated!
                    Asked on 6/6/2017 by SuSu from SC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi SuSu, we are sorry we discontinued your favorite haircolor! We suggest checking out L'Oréal Excellence Creme 7G Dark Golden Blonde as a base color! You can use L'Oréal Touch-On Highlights in H80 Golden Honey 48 hours after coloring!

                      Answered on 6/8/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Hi! I normally use Vanilla Icing (maybe 7.1), and that is about the color my hair is naturally, but in the summer, my hair gets a lighter with the sun. Should I use Ice Meringue? I want to keep the cool look, or should I just use another ash blonde color from Preference and just do the highlights? I don't want any noticeable change. Thanks!
                    Asked on 6/5/2017 by No an expert from St. Louis, MO

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! If you would like to go one shade lighter for the summer you may want to consider using shade #8.1 Iced Meringue, this will have similar cool and iridescent tones! Since this shade is only one level lighter than what you've been using it should not be a dramatic change! You may always do a strand test first as well to preview what your results will be! Since you like using cooler shades you may want to check out our EverPure Blonde Shampoo as well! This is our anti-brass shampoo that will neutralize any warm tones in the hair! We hope this information is helpful!

                      Answered on 6/7/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    I have dark blonde hair, would like strawberry blonde with highlights, would any of the kits be reddish blonde?
                    Asked on 5/25/2017 by Blue from In

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Blue! We offer a 9GR Light Reddish Blonde in the Superior Preference line and a 8RB Medium Reddish Blonde in the Excellence Creme line. These are both traditional hair coloring kits. We also have highlighting kits that we sell separately, like the Touch On Highlights. We hope this information is helpful!

                      Answered on 6/2/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    What line of product has same base colors without the highlighteners in the package?
                    Asked on 5/18/2017 by Miss Mary from Bee Branch, Ar

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Mary! Thanks for asking about Couleur Experte. The most similar haircolor to the Couleur Experte would actually depend on your percentage of gray. If you have less than 25% gray you can use Superior Preference (http://tinyurl.com/lqj542z), but if you have more than 25% gray we would recommend using Excellence Creme (http://tinyurl.com/ka7fulo).

                      Answered on 5/22/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    I love this product. The only question I have is I have really long hair now since the last time I used this product. I have been going to the salon, but find it will be cheaper to use this product. My hair is natural curly and down past the middle of my back. Do you think one box will be enough? If not can I mix the 2 boxes together to make a bigger batch? Thanks!
                    Asked on 5/18/2017 by Tricia from Michigan

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Tricia! If you have very long and curly hair, you may want to consider getting 2 or 3 boxes, just to be safe! If your hair is thick, you may need all 3 boxes. You would use one kit at a time, preparing a new one when you run out of your current mixture. We hope this helps!

                      Answered on 5/24/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    I just had my black hair highlighted today but there's too many highlights and the highlights on top are look like a bright orange. How can I use this product to darken the top layer of my hair and make it look more like a natural color and not orange? Can I just "paint" on the darker color on the top layer of my hair?
                    Asked on 5/13/2017 by AsianAussie from San Diego

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The Couleur Experte Kit actually has 2 distinct parts, 1. a hair dye and 2. a highlighting kit. Since it sounds like you want to color in your highlights you really only need a haircolor kit like the Superior Preference. The best shade to use over the orange highlights would be a light brown. In the Preference, use light brown 6 and in the Couleur Experte, use the almond roca 6.0. In the Couleur Experte you would only need to use the haircolor portion of the kit. P.S. there is no pigment in the highlighting portion of the kit so it wouldn't cover anything
                      You can safely color the hair 48 hours after the last color or highlighting.

                      Answered on 5/17/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Hi. I always go to the salon to have my highlights, 2 shades of blonde. My natural hair is medium-light Brown, I have 2 inches regrowth. Can I use this product on my hair? Will the base colour cover my highlights? I have long hair about bra strap length, would 1 kit do? Or do I need to buy 2?
                    Asked on 5/7/2017 by Shelley-Ann from -

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Shelley-Ann! We would recommend to use the product at least 3-4 weeks after you visited the salon. You can use the product, but you have to be very cautious of where you are placing your highlights since you already have previous highlights. The base color will go over your previously highlighted hair, but will appear lighter where the highlights are. We would recommend to purchase 2 boxes. We hope this information helps you!

                      Answered on 5/8/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    I have dyed medium brown hair that has faded unevenly. Can I use the L'Oreal Couleur Experte Hair Color, Light Brown Almond Rocca to even the over all color or is it to light of a color?
                    Asked on 4/27/2017 by LORI from TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Lori! If the medium brown has faded and is looking a bit lighter, than Couleur Experte 6.0 Almond Rocca will be a great color to choose! If the color still looks like a medium brown, we would suggest trying 5.0 Caramel Glaze. We hope this helps!

                      Answered on 5/1/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    I have on my hair a permanent dark red I would like to go a little more lighter red with highlights watch is the best for me? Thank you!
                    Asked on 4/25/2017 by lynn from MI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Lynn. Thanks for asking us about selecting a shade in Couleur Experte. Since your hair is already dyed a darker shade, there is no way to lighten the dyed shade using another hair color. We would recommend selecting a slightly lighter shade like the caramel glaze 5.0 or the ginger twist 6.4. Use the first half of the kit to color your roots but don't bring the color through the previously dyed hair. Once your roots are done, use the highlighting mixture to add highlights throughout the hair. This will blend the slightly lighter roots with the darker ends and give the hair an all over lighter look.

                      Answered on 4/26/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Could I mix two kits 8.2 & 8.1 together and get an 8.1? I have used both in the past and feel I should be inbetween ?
                    Asked on 4/16/2017 by Jj from The Couv

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Jj! We do not recommend mixing our shades. Did you mean mixing 8.2 and 8.0? They are both medium blonde shades, but they have different undertones. 8.0 has a neutral undertone while 8.2 has an iridescent undertone. We do not currently have any other medium blonde shades in Couleur Experte, but we will share your suggestion with our team!

                      Answered on 4/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
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