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Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit

Umberto

U Color Italian Demi Color Kit

7.43 Red Cayenne

Item #: 2216487

Introducing real Italian color developed by master colorist Umberto of Beverly Hills in this ready-to-use kit. Available in 12 hair color shades.

Kit includes:
  • 2 Sachet Packets, each with Color, Developer and Equalizer.
  • Latex Gloves.
  • Mini Detail Brush.
  • 1 Sachet Packet of U Shampoo, U Conditioner and U Renew Masque.
  • Illustrated Instructions.
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Fold the packet so that color is sandwiched between the developer and equalizer. SNIP (cut along the dotted line), SQUEEZE (directly onto dry hair), SMOOSH (as if you were shampooing)! Distribute evenly through hair, process for 25 minutes. Rinse, shampoo, and condition as usual. You can also use the traditional bottle or bowl methods.

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UmbertoU Color Italian Demi Color Kit
 
4.2

(based on 881 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (638)
  • Gentle (431)
  • Great color (388)
  • Natural look (348)
  • Good value (208)

Cons

  • Color misrepresented (97)
  • Messy (49)
  • Doesn't last (36)
  • Difficult to use (29)
  • Complicated to use (27)

Best Uses

  • Graying hair (294)
  • Touch ups (221)
  • New look (203)
  • Thick hair (86)
  • Fine hair (84)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Demi-permanent (266), Permanent (150), Semi-permanent (69), Temporary (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (369), Survivalist / minimalist (183), Product junkie (116), Budget shopper (72), Brand buyer (43)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (76), Straight hair (60), Very curly hair (25)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (54), 30 minutes (53), 1+ hour (12)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good product

By Rae

from Carmel ny

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Time Consuming

Best Uses

  • Graying Hair

Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

Good product

  • Commitment To Color:
  • Permanent
 
5.0

I would buy this product again and again!

By amanda the panda

from fairfax, va

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Great Color
  • Natural Look

Cons

  • Color Misrepresented

Best Uses

    Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

    The coloring is a little tricky- it does produce a darker color than advertised, but it's an amazing product. gentle, easy to use (use a bowl to mix) and it's super natural.

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Demi-Permanent
     
    5.0

    Best color in a box!

    By Red

    from Corona, Cal.

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair
      • New Look
      • Touch Ups

      Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

      Make sure to leave on as instructed as it does go darker the longer it is left on.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Semi-Permanent
       
      5.0

      I continue to buy this product again and again!

      By Lynn

      from Utah

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Graying Hair
        • New Look
        • Thicker Hair

        Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

        This product was recommended by a family member and I couldn't be happier! I honestly was very worried about dying my own hair with a new product. You hear so many horror stories. I had always gone to a professional salon and was tired of the cost. I have been using this product for about a year. I dye my hair once a month (because my grays come in so fast). My hair continues to be very shiny and healthy. I get compliments all the time. Thanks!

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Permanent
         
        5.0

        Ulta, please don't discontinue this hair dye!

        By Black No. 1

        from Missoula, MT

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Great Color
        • Long-Lasting

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

          I've purchased this product in store and found out today that this line of hair dye is being discontinued. It's most unfortunate because this is probably the best black hair dye I've ever used. BELIEVE me, I've tried them all! I really, really wish that Ulta would reconsider discontinuing this line because if I could give it 10 stars out of 5 I would.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          5.0

          Fabulous so far

          By Sensitive Girl

          from Hyrum, UT

          Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

          Hesitantly bought this color as my old stand-by Clairol Radiance has been discontinued. I have dark brown about 60 percent gray hair, and chose 3.0. I had a feeling that the "smoosh" method would not work for me so I squeezed all three packets into an application bottle and shook it to mix the color instead. Because of my previous demi-coloring experience, I used a processing cap and processed for 40 minutes, instead of the time recommended in the instructions. I have always needed a longer processing time because of "resistant" grays. Using this method, I received full, beautiful, long-lasting coverage from this product, and am very pleased with the results. I will be back to update though if I find more than expected damage to my hair. At this point, I would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for a demi-permenant hair product, or previous users of Radiance. The only issue I have with this product is that because it does not come in a resealable container, such as a bottle, you have to use the entire color package (there are two per box though), so this is not a product for root touch up jobs, unless you have a ton of hair. For root touch ups, I use Ion, but the color does not last, even with a color protecting shampoo and conditioner, which I also use.

           
          5.0

          No Brainer!

          By Beautifully Bussy

          from Sacramento

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle
          • Great Color
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

            New go-to! Bought on a BOGO and I am very pleased on the results. User-friendly, simple instructions. I was wary about the darkness of the red cayenne and sachet size but product covered my emerging grays creating natural highlights, provided ample color for my long hair and it came out beautifully. Doesn't smell like sulfur. The shampoo, conditioner and repair packets included provides multiple uses. A little bit goes a long way. The provided color brush is a great tool for product mixing and applying to tough to see areas and your roots. I've receieved tons of compliments and questioned on the salon visited, only to find I did it at home.

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Demi-Permanent

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            What a mess

            By Andrea NewEngland

            from Boston, Mass

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

              Cons

              • Difficult To Use
              • Messy

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair

              Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

              This was anything but easy to use. I carefully cut along the lines as directed. One of the packets started oozing out, but the others needed more trimming. I had to clean up blobs from the different packets off the counter/sink. So the product comes out of three packets at different rates. How can you distribute that properly? I guess it colored fine; it is darker than I expected (color 4.35) and the greys are a little reddish. Another small annoyance: the three treatment packets had terrible perforating, and the middle packet tore open in the middle, again oozing hair mask. And once in the shower, I realized there was no way to open the packets except with scissors, not something you normally keep in the shower.

               
              5.0

              Love the easy way it works

              By Cad123

              from Middle Village,NY

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Long-Lasting
              • Natural Look

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Graying Hair
                • New Look

                Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

                The ease of the way it is packaged. Very easy to use.

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Semi-Permanent

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                I wouldn't buy it again

                By Em

                from Cincinnati, OH

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Gentle

                Cons

                • Difficult To Use
                • Messy

                Best Uses

                • Touch Ups

                Comments about Umberto U Color Italian Demi Color Kit:

                I did not find this product easy to use. The one packet was super runny, the other was sealed too far down so I had to keep re-cutting it. Then the color came out SUPER dark. And I tend to pull a bit dark but this came out almost a dark brown than the red (6.6) that I used. And I wasn't expecting the color on the box but I was not expecting THIS dark. Not as user friendly as the box says it is and I don't like how the color came out so I would not tell people to try this. Good idea but not executed to work well.

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Demi-Permanent

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