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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 1062 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (870)
  • Great color (736)
  • Natural look (676)
  • Gentle (476)
  • Long-lasting (413)

Cons

  • Smells bad (166)
  • Doesn't last (97)
  • Messy (90)
  • Color misrepresented (61)
  • Time consuming (49)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (617)
  • Touch ups (380)
  • New look (343)
  • Thick hair (140)
  • Fine hair (111)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (764), Semi-permanent (105), Temporary (32), Demi-permanent (31)
    • 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 (554), Survivalist / minimalist (282), Product junkie (101), Professional stylist (17), Budget shopper (15)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Comfort driven (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

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5.0

Absolutely loved the color turnout!

By College girl

from Illinos

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Great Color
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      First time coloring my hair by myself and it turned out fantastic and the color has stayed!

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent
       
      5.0

      Colored stubborn grays

      By Kerkee3

      from Chapel Hill NC

      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 Superior Preference Fade-Defying Color & Shine:

        Great color & covered stubborn grays.

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent
         
        1.0

        Bad product

        By Nevia

        from St Joseph mo

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Doesn't Last
        • Smells Bad

        Best Uses

        • New Look

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

        This product was awful. It washed out in 4 washes even using color safe shampoo and cool water. Not permanent like box said. Definitely won't use this again.

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent
         
        5.0

        Like the results

        By Nan

        from Charleston, wv

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair
          • Touch Ups

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

          I've used this product for a number of years. Occasionally I've tried other products but always come back to this one. It's east to use, I like the color and it doesn't damage my hair. My only complaint is that it doesn't last long enough, but I wash my hair often, sometimes every day in the summer, otherwise I think it would last longer.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          5.0

          Pretty

          By Linda

          from Southaven, MS

          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:

            I love the color because it makes my hair look natural after using it.

            Service and delivery comments:

            I bought in store.

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Permanent
             
            5.0

            I have used this product for years it's great, easy to use.

            By Lu

            from Gresham, Oregon

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Touch Ups

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

              Natural looking, easy to use, good quality.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent
               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By gabby

              from Minot nd

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Great Color

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                  The color come out great

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy product again.

                  By Flora

                  from San Angelo Texas

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Color

                  Cons

                  • Smells Bad

                  Best Uses

                  • New Look

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

                  It was not hard to use.

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Permanent
                   
                  5.0

                  beautiful color

                  By ella

                  from vancouver wa

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Great Color
                  • Natural Look

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Last
                  • Smells Bad

                  Best Uses

                  • Graying Hair
                  • Thicker Hair

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

                  easy to use

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Permanent

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  I only buy Loreal

                  By Tigerlily

                  from Laredo Tx

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                  • Time Consuming

                  Best Uses

                  • Graying Hair
                  • New Look
                  • Touch Ups

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

                  I do my own hair and it doesn't take forever. The color covers the gray very well. It highlights tashe gray as well. It leaves my hair sogt andhas a very good smell.

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Permanent

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                  4 Questions | 4 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    What is the application time for this? Thanks!
                    Asked on 6/25/2017 by Jen from VA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Jen! For a full-head application, you leave it on for 25 minutes (add 5 minutes if you have resistant gray). If you are doing a touch-up application, put on the new growth for 20 minutes (25 for resistant gray) and do the lengths and ends for 5 minutes.

                      Answered on 6/30/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • 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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