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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 1003 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (825)
  • Great color (695)
  • Natural look (642)
  • Gentle (456)
  • Long-lasting (391)

Cons

  • Smells bad (152)
  • Doesn't last (91)
  • Messy (85)
  • Color misrepresented (54)
  • Time consuming (46)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (576)
  • Touch ups (357)
  • New look (327)
  • Thick hair (132)
  • Fine hair (106)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (722), Semi-permanent (100), Demi-permanent (29), Temporary (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 (527), Survivalist / minimalist (264), Product junkie (93), Budget shopper (15), Professional stylist (15)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

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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
     
    4.0

    Love this hair color

    By Jilli

    from NJ

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Great Color

    Cons

    • Doesn't Last

    Best Uses

    • New Look

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

    This shade of red is so pretty and natural looking

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent
     
    5.0

    I will keep buying this product

    By Jenny

    from Brooklyn, NY

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Great Color

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair
      • Touch Ups

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

      Left my hair feeling soft. Vibrant color and easy house.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      3.0

      Great formula but know your colors

      By Maxwell

      from California

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Quick Fix

      Cons

      • Color Misrepresented

      Best Uses

      • New Look
      • Touch Ups

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

      The formula was great. A bit watery and I needed two boxes for my long thick hair. If you have any natural red in your hair, it will lift the red.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      4.0

      covered my grays

      By Morgan

      from Fort Lauderdale

      About Me Minimalist

      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:

        Didn't smell bad ... so far do good on nice rich brown color not black .. hope it lasts

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Semi-Permanent
         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again!

        By Molly

        from New Market, MN

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair

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

          The color looks natural and has beautiful shine. This product does a great job covering my troublesome gray hairs.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I always use this product

          By never again

          from Highland IN

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

              I love this product but was very upset with the cashier and store, I had 5.00 off coupon and a ulta 3.50 coupon, I bought 2 boxes which I always do, the cashier used the coupons one way, and changed it so that it would cost me more. I think that is very dishonest, and bad service, the items came to 21.99, she told me I could only use the 5.00 coupon, not the 3.50 ulta coupon. I will bring back the color, since I could use a coupon someplace else and save money. I will not go there anymore. You are manipulating the coupons to cheat the conusmer.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent
               
              3.0

              Pretty good at covering grays.

              By K.Nichols

              from Va

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Great Color

              Cons

              • Smells Bad

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair

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

              Used dark ash blonde. Tones not very smoky. Its a bit harsh on the ammonia.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent
               
              5.0

              I love this product and I will continue to purchase

              By Lea

              from Maricopa Arizona

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Great Color
              • Long-Lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Graying Hair
                • New Look

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

                This brand last alot longer than salons and other brands

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Permanent
                 
                4.0

                Ease

                By Ksmr

                from Beaver

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult To Use
                  • Messy

                  Best Uses

                  • Touch Ups

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

                  I prefer the creamy type. This gets all over. Too messy

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Semi-Permanent

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                  • 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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