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L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color %26 Shine

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Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine

Dark Golden Brown 4G

Item #: 2143341

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Since 1973, L'Oreal Superior Preference has been their gold standard in permanent hair color delivering extraordinary shine and luminous hair color that lasts and lasts. What makes Superior Preference hair color so special is our unique Fade-Defying Color and Shine System that pairs our translucent gel formula with our famous Care Supreme Conditioning treatment. The end result is beautifully crafted, long lasting hair color with depth and dimension. Available in over 50 luminous shades so you can find your own signature color.

Our Gold Standard Since 1973
Fade-Defying Color and Shine
Available In Over 50 Luminous Shades
Instructions vary by shade. For complete instructions, please refer to package insert located inside haircolor box.

Precautions: Haircolor and bleaches contain ingredients which may cause allergic and/or other types of reactions. A skin allergy test is required 48 hours before each use of a haircolor product. Bleaches contain persulfates. Bleaches and high-lift haircolor shades cannot be used on relaxed hair; for other haircolor shades, wait at least 14 days after bleaching, relaxing or perming before coloring. This is a safety summary. Read all product labeling and instructions completely prior to use.
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. Formula 1043998 L'oreal Paris Preference Nuance 2 Us:Aqua / Water / Eau, Trideceth-2 Carboxamide Mea, Propylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Peg-2 Oleamine, Polyglyceryl-4 Oleyl Ether, Oleyl Alcohol, Alcohol Denat., Polyglyceryl-2 Oleyl Ether, Ammonium Hydroxide, Oleic Acid, Sodium Diethylaminopropyl Cocoaspartamide, P-Phenylenediamine, Pentasodium Pentetate, Resorcinol, Ammonium Acetate, Parfum / Fragrance, Ammonium Thiolactate, M-Aminophenol, Erythorbic Acid, 2,4-Diaminophenoxyethanol Hcl, N,N-Bis(2-Hydroxyethyl)-P-Phenylenediamine Sulfate, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Eugenol, Hydroxypropyl Bis(N-Hydroxyethyl-P-Phenylenediamine) Hcl, Linalool, Citronellol Fil Code D32973/3

Formula 178914 U Healthy Look Creme Gloss Color Developer 20 Volume Revelateur 20 Volumes: Aqua / Water / Eau, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Trideceth-2 Carboxamide Mea, Ceteareth-25, Glycerin, Pentasodium Pentetate, Sodium Stannate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Phosphoric Acid Fil Code D12836/18

Formula 1087166 K After Color Conditioner Préférence: Aqua / Water / Eau, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Chloride, Candelilla Cera / Candelilla Wax / Cire De Candelilla, Amodimethicone, Cetyl Esters, Isopropyl Alcohol, Parfum / Fragrance, Sodium Pca, Trideceth-6, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Alcohol, Chlorhexidine Dihydrochloride, Cetrimonium Chloride, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Limonene, Alcohol Denat., Geraniol, Amyl Cinnamal, Ppg-5-Ceteth-20, Benzyl Benzoate, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Oleth-10, Citronellol, Disodium Cocoamphodipropionate, Lecithin, Phosphoric Acid, Tocopherol, Ethylhexyl Salicylate Fil Code D192716/1

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L'OréalSuperior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine
 
4.3

(based on 1012 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (833)
  • Great color (703)
  • Natural look (648)
  • Gentle (457)
  • Long-lasting (393)

Cons

  • Smells bad (154)
  • Doesn't last (92)
  • Messy (85)
  • Color misrepresented (55)
  • Time consuming (46)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (584)
  • Touch ups (361)
  • New look (328)
  • Thick hair (133)
  • Fine hair (106)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (728), Semi-permanent (101), Temporary (30), Demi-permanent (29)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (10), Wavy hair (8)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (13), 10 minutes (6), 1+ hour (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (530), Survivalist / minimalist (269), Product junkie (93), Professional stylist (16), Budget shopper (15)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (4)

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5.0

Great intensity of color. Covers gray beautifully!

By Ange

from San Diego, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Graying Hair

    Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

    Love the intensity of the color and that it covers gray beautifully. The conditioner included leaves hair soft and smell great.

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Temporary
     
    3.0

    Much darker than picture on box

    By Rose

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Color Misrepresented

    Best Uses

    • Graying Hair

    Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

    Turned out almost jet black on my brown hair.

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent
     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Francine

    from Englishtown, NJ

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Great Color
    • Natural Look

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

        Finally a hair color that doesn't turn brassy!

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent
         
        5.0

        Great product

        By Paulinski

        from Sayville ny

        About Me Professional Stylist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair
          • Touch Ups

          Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

          I use this color on myself it works great and everything I need is right there

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          5.0

          The best

          By Jackielynn

          from Tucson az

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Color

          Cons

          • Doesn't Last

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair

          Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

          Its the best on the market

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          4.0

          Bought as a back-up

          By Mel

          from Biloxi, MS

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Great Color
          • Natural Look

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair

            Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

            Used this color as a back-up because I could not find my normal brand. It worked well and covers grays very well

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Semi-Permanent

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love the color

            By Tl

            from Arlington,tx

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Color

            Cons

            • Smells Bad

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair
            • Touch Ups

            Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

            Would buy again

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Permanent
             
            5.0

            This is the only brand and color I use

            By Very picky

            from Bensalem, Pa

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Color
            • Natural Look

            Cons

            • Smells Bad

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair
            • New Look
            • Touch Ups

            Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

            I love this product and have been using it for years.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great color

            By Coloring pro

            from AZ

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Thicker Hair
              • Touch Ups

              Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

              Consistent color, doesn't fade like most red shades do.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent

              (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              I WILL NEVER USE THIS AGAIN! BE WARNED!!

              By JoJo

              from Studio City, CA.

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle

              Cons

              • Color Misrepresented
              • Messy

              Best Uses

                Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

                I have been dying my hair red for a few years now. The last year or more I have ventured into the burgundy/purple/red shades. I always get wonderful compliments and I'm super happy with how it looks on my fair skin. I usually go to a salon to get it done. I felt as though an at home product for in between salon visits was the way to go. This product I've used before and loved it. Especially the intense conditioner it comes with for "after care". However, expecting the burgundy shade, I was deeply disappointed when my hair, after only 30 min, came out BLACK!

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Semi-Permanent

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                2 Questions | 2 Answers
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                • Q:

                  L'Oréal Preference. I used to use product number 10NB, I can't locate it on the shelves. Does it have another number now?
                  Asked on 4/4/2017 by Ruthie from Melbourne,Florida

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  What color will result on my ombré hair? Will my roots blend with my ends?
                  Asked on 2/18/2017 by Birdie from Park City, Utah

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Applying dye over highlights and ombre can be tricky. If the highlights are full of orange and red tones, your results using the Superior Preference dark golden brown 4G will be pretty even, from root to tip. If you have any pale blonde or gold highlights you will need to have a salon "fill" the pale hair to avoid any discoloration. To go to a natural looking dark brown over blonde highlights can be done at home, but involves mixing 2 kits for a customized result.
                    • Before hair that has been lightened to the pale yellow stage can be successfully tinted back to a darker shade, the red and gold pigment that was removed must be replaced. To do this you will need 2 kits of Preference haircolor - 1 kit will be the target shade dark brown 4 and 1 kit will be the filler shade light auburn 6R
                    • You will need to mix 1 tint bottle of the target shade 4 and 1/2 the tint bottle of filler shade 6R into 1 bottle of creme developer. Mix well and apply full head for 25 minutes.
                    This will put the hair to natural look dark brown with warm highlights.

                    Answered on 2/22/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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