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L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights

L'Oréal

Superior Preference Glam Lights

Medium Brown to Dark Brown GL50

Item #: 2285977

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Want the most seductive look for your hair? L'Oreal HairColor Expert Paris Preference Glam Lights gives your hair the perfect modern highlights in just one stroke. The secret is the patented expert highlights brush and highlighting cream with high-shine complex for divine brilliance. Get sensually lightened hair with no streaks, giving hair full illumination. Ultra luminous. Ultra glamorous.

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L'OréalSuperior Preference Glam Lights
 
3.9

(based on 56 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (21)
  • Effective (15)
  • Good value (13)
  • Natural look (7)
  • Great color (6)

Cons

  • Color misrepresented (4)
  • Complicated to use (4)
  • Smells bad (4)
  • Difficult to use (3)
  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Women (12)
  • New look (6)
  • Graying hair (4)
  • Touch ups (4)
  • Thick hair (3)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (8), Semi-permanent (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (15), Beauty conscious (6), Brand buyer (6), Survivalist / minimalist (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (14), 10 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 56 customers

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4.0

It works

By Jane

from Cary, NC

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Natural Look

Cons

  • Time Consuming

Best Uses

  • New Look

Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

I have colored dark brown hair. Followed the direction and Apply this highlight on for about 45 minutes. It looks good, nature highlight. Not as great and salon result but great for the price.

  • Commitment To Color:
  • Permanent

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I like it

By Jules

from Tulsa, OK

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • New Look

    Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

    This product did just as it said. I have medium brown hair that's virgin so it colored the right shade. The only thing is the directions say to fill in the ends of your hair to make it look more natural, I did this on my long locks, but I wish I hadn't bc it looks more ombré. I would have preferred just the streaks only. There is a great YouTube video to demonstrate this product ;
    Type in "go bronde! With Louise Follain"
    I found this most helpful. It's what helped me choose what product to use for lighter sunkissed streaks.
    My hair is soft and I don't see any damage, but I use biologe hair products bc to me they keep my hair healthy and long.
    Enjoy!

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Semi-Permanent

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    First time ever lightening my hair

    By janeramire

    from houston, tx

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Great Color
    • Natural Look

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Thicker Hair
      • Touch Ups

      Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

      I used this as more of a balayage instead of highlights for fear of messing up my hair. I pulled half my hair up then using the brush I started from the bottom tips of my hair and went about half way up (more or less on others). I made sure the ends were saturated with color and less was used as I went further up. I only did this on about 2/3 of my hair as I didn't want it to look to "done" Took the rest of my hair down and did the same thing to much smaller pieces. Rinsed it out and the color was BEAUTIFUL, ends were very light brown/blond and faded to my natural medium brown red hair. No brassy color, hair was still in great condition.
      -Make sure you test the strands first and keep an eye on them. (mine took 45 mins)
      -I personally wouldn't use the brush for highlights as I could definitely see how it would be difficult to control

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This saved my $175 color from Ulta~

      By gigi

      from Upland

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Great Color
      • Natural Look

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Graying Hair
        • Touch Ups

        Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

        I went to Ulta last month for cut & color paid $175 and she did not even cover my very small area of grays. She used a toner and I did not like the color at all, it washed out a few weeks later and I was left with color I did not like. After paying that much money, I decided to put a few highlights in my hair to cover the gray & add some nice tone to my hair. Picked up this product, used it sparingly, light strokes, left in on 25 minutes, followed by a purple shampoo & deep condition and I have to say, my hair looks fantastic! Moral of the story avoid Ulta salon ( this is the 3rd time I have tried them and was unhappy with my color & they are way overpriced for what you get). I will know do my own highlights & save a ton of money! Thank you Loreal!!

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Never purchase again!

        By Crystal

        from Weatherford, TX

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Color Misrepresented
          • Difficult To Use
          • Messy
          • Smells Bad
          • Time Consuming
          • Too Harsh

          Best Uses

          • New Look

          Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

          Worst highlighting product ever. I followed instructions and ended up with blotches of bright orange hair. My hair was so dry and very damaged afterwards. Never again! I will pay a professional next time.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Semi-Permanent

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I would buy this again & again!!

          By Beau a vie

          from Baton Rouge, LA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Time Consuming

          Best Uses

          • New Look

          Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

          This product was easy to use & it was my first time using it. Just plan to allow it to sit for 45 min--I was surprised at the time needed for process.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          This is my first time

          By Lotta

          from Columbia, MD

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Great Color
          • Natural Look

          Cons

          • Smells Bad

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair
          • Thicker Hair

          Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

          This is the first time I've used this product and I am pleasantly surprised how good my hair looks.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love it

          By Chris

          from Binghamton, ny

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle
          • Great Color

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair
            • New Look
            • Thicker Hair
            • Thinner Hair
            • Touch Ups

            Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

            So easy to use

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Permanent

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Disapointed

            By Chatterbox

            from Kingsport, TN

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Color Misrepresented
              • Difficult To Use

              Best Uses

                Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

                First let me say I am a long time user of Loreal products. But I was very dissapointed in this one. I purchased the product for medium to dark blond hair. Insturctions said to leave it on for 25 to 40 minutes. Forturnately I did a test on two large pieces of hair in the back of my head. After 25 minutes there was no color difference at all on my dark blond hair. After 45 minutes the result was much more red than blond. I washed it out and threw the rest of the product away. ALSO the brush is easy to use to apply the product BUT it is hard to get an even coat on your own hair. I ended up with a little change at the roots, Nothing in the middle and more change at the bottom of the hair. I think the products with a fingertiop application would be easier to control.

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Permanent

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                I would not use this again.

                By Annoyed

                from MA

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Color Misrepresented

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about L'Oréal Superior Preference Glam Lights:

                    It was far too strong, bleached too fast. It doesn't look like the package at all!

                    • Commitment To Color:
                    • Semi-Permanent

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                    4 Questions | 4 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Good day!
                      I would like to know if I can use the Glam Lights to color my entire hair instead of just highlighting portions of it? I bought the GL70 and my hair is brown.
                      Thank you in advance
                      Asked on 5/26/2017 by RR from New Brunswick, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi there! This kit is designed to be used for highlights and not an all over color. If you are looking to bleach your brown hair, we would suggest to use one of our bleaching kits like our Feria Absolute Platinum.

                        Answered on 6/5/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Hi I'm Going To Try The Loreal GL50 Glam Lights Preference For Med Brown To Dark Brown Hair I Would Like My Highlights On The Roots Med Brown Which Is My Natural Color That I Have Used Loreal Dark Brown For Years And Its All Washed Out I Used Med Brown For The Roots Very Happy With It Except My Middle To The Ends Are Dark Brown How Long Should I Leave In The Loreal Glam Lights In? I Don't Want It Blonde Or Light Brown I Want It Med Brown Thanks so Much Have A Wonderful Day Looking Foward On Hearing From You !
                      Asked on 4/10/2017 by Franny from Long Island N.Y

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Franny! Unfortunately, this product is not going to give you medium brown highlights. It will most likely lighten to a caramel color, which is more of a warm, lighter brown/dark blonde shade. At this time, we do not offer a product that will provide you with medium brown highlights. We hope this answers your question!

                        Answered on 4/12/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Do you pick by your hair shade or the color you want to be? I am medium brown & want to go blonde so would I pick the blonde shade?
                      Asked on 4/8/2017 by tstar512 from Austin, TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello! The way that most of our haircolors work is that they can lighten your natural hair color by 2 shades and can also darken your natural hair as much dark as you'd like.

                        If you are a medium brown and have uncolored hair, the lightest you would be able to go is a dark blonde. If you wanted to go lighter than a dark blonde, you would have to use something with bleach in it. We have different all-over bleaching kits, like Feria Absolute Platinum. Another options is highlights, like our Superior Preference Glam Lights! We hope this answers your questions!

                        Answered on 4/12/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                    • Q:

                      Can this be used on hair that has been colored Red?
                      Asked on 3/22/2017 by pennyll1560 from Scottsdale. AZ

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi! If the hair is naturally red or colored red, the highlight result will be more reddish.

                        Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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