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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 1027 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (844)
  • Great color (715)
  • Natural look (658)
  • Gentle (462)
  • Long-lasting (399)

Cons

  • Smells bad (155)
  • Doesn't last (92)
  • Messy (87)
  • Color misrepresented (56)
  • Time consuming (46)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (597)
  • Touch ups (367)
  • New look (335)
  • Thick hair (135)
  • Fine hair (108)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (738), Semi-permanent (103), Temporary (31), 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 (538), Survivalist / minimalist (271), Product junkie (97), Professional stylist (17), Budget shopper (15)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (4)

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5.0

I love this compared to other blacks

By Meg

from Marysville, Washington

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great Color
  • Natural Look

Cons

    Best Uses

    • New Look
    • Touch Ups

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

    I liked this one in the black compared to other products that usually make my hair stiff the first day and the other products are usually still rinsing out after three days and fading while this one isn't and hasn't faded which is a huge bonus!!

     
    4.0

    True to box shade

    By ms.tery

    from MI

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair
      • New Look
      • Touch Ups

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

      I usually buy the toner and developer separate, but wanted to try this product. I was not disappointed. Opted for the Golden Blonde and that was exactly what I got. Nice conditioner that comes with it.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Semi-Permanent
       
      5.0

      I have been using this product for 20 years.

      By Mary

      from Arizona

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great Color

      Cons

      • Not enough product

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair

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

      I have all white hair. Covers great. But run out of product before done

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      5.0

      ❤️ loved it

      By Mamacita

      from Fl

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Great Color

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Graying Hair
        • New Look

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

        Loved the color, easy to use.

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Semi-Permanent
         
        5.0

        Awesome

        By AKAWW

        from Rockwall TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Great Color

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair
          • New Look

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

          Awesome color. Fairly easy to use. Made my hair soft.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          4.0

          I love the color

          By Miss

          from Glendora, ca

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Natural Look

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair

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

            I love loreal and I have never had a problem with their products.

             
            5.0

            My go-to hair color

            By None

            from la mesa california

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            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:

              Just wish my hair wouldn't grow so fast that coloring is necessary every 5 weeks.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent
               
              2.0

              Not so... "Cool"

              By HBattick

              from Clearwater, FL

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Color Misrepresented
                • Messy
                • Smells Bad

                Best Uses

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

                  I bought the cool medium brown. The box says "Cool Anti-Brass"... not so much on my hair. My hair tends to pick up the red tones and this dye is no exception. Did not make my hair feel dried out in any way though.

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Permanent
                   
                  5.0

                  Using for 16 years

                  By Darcy

                  from Columbia. SC

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Graying Hair

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

                    I am the worst product junkie in the world. Nevertheless, I have been using L'oreal Preference 61/2G (light golden brown for 16 years. I had been going to a salon every 5-6 weeks and it was just too expensive and required that I be in town as well. This just brought my hair color back to the shade it was when I was a kid, and as I have aged covers gray completely. It looks completely natural, not too dark not too light. If they every discontinue this, I'm up the creek!

                    • Commitment To Color:
                    • Permanent
                     
                    5.0

                    Great Color

                    By Leftleaner

                    from Dallas, Texas

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                    • Messy

                    Best Uses

                    • Graying Hair
                    • New Look
                    • Touch Ups

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

                    Easy to use but smells like hair color of the olden days. Mixes quickly and applies easily but be careful, spots and spills are easy to do if you're not careful. I love L'Oreal Hair Color but next time I'll get a foam. Great color though!

                    • Commitment To Color:
                    • Permanent

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                    3 Questions | 3 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      How do I add the Carmel highlights I want it to look natural without any RED COLOR in it
                      Asked on 6/8/2017 by Deb from Battle Creek Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        For great subtle looking caramel highlights we recommend using our Touch-On Highlights kit in the shade Toasted Almond. To keep your highlights looking subtle, but sure to apply the lightener to small sections of hair (about 15 to 20 strands at a time), don't over do the number of highlights and be sure to leave the lightener on the hair long enough to lighten the hair past the red stage and into the gold stage.

                        Answered on 6/12/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • 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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