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Color Oops Hair Color Remover

Color Oops

Hair Color Remover

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Item #: 2143429

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Ammonia- and bleach-free formula restores hair to its original shade. Hair Color Remover by Color Oops features an extra-conditioning formula that moisturizes with soy protein and aloe vera. Safely removes both permanent and semi-permanent colors in only 20 minutes. Gentle formula allows you to re-color your hair the same day.

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Color OopsHair Color Remover
 
3.5

(based on 369 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (244)
  • Gentle (159)
  • Natural look (64)
  • Great color (30)
  • Long-lasting (27)

Cons

  • Smells bad (217)
  • Time consuming (88)
  • Messy (76)
  • Color misrepresented (50)
  • Too harsh (42)

Best Uses

  • New look (78)
  • Touch ups (22)
  • Thick hair (19)
  • Fine hair (15)
  • Graying hair (8)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (226), Semi-permanent (45), Temporary (19), Demi-permanent (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (151), Product junkie (93), Survivalist / minimalist (73), Professional stylist (6)

Reviewed by 369 customers

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1.0

barely worked and smelled awful

By angry

from Victoria, bc

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Color Misrepresented
  • Doesn't Last
  • Smells Bad

Best Uses

    Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

    used it to remove blue hair dye, it smelled like garbage but I decided if it worked itd be worth it, I was blonde for a day or so and was happy with the results! no color left but the second day there was a greenish tinge to my hair which continued to grow over the corse of a couple weeks until it was almost turquoise and I still reeked. That was months ago and occasionally I can still smell it when I wash my hair. do not recommend

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Semi-Permanent
     
    5.0

    Surprised at how good it worked

    By DIY gal

    from Minneapolis

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Natural Look
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Graying Hair

      Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

      I used it to remove a Demi color that was too dark and covered my highlights . I put it on sections of hair to remove some of the color that darkened my highlights and it worked great . I didn't have to recolor as it took my color back to where it was prior to applying the Demi coloring.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Demi-Permanent
       
      5.0

      fixes big mistakes!

      By ariley

      from Woodstock, GA

      Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

      I have always enjoyed changing up my look and dying my hair or doing my make up differently. But I have made a few huge mis-steps and been in tears over my hair. This wonderful little miracle worker fixed it!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Works on purple hair

      By Ceege

      from breckenridge, MN

      About Me Product Junkie

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Smells Bad

      Best Uses

      • New Look

      Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

      I died my hair a dark purple & didn't want my hair dark anymore. Trying to dry it lighter didn't work. I decided to give this product a try. It don't clearly state does not work on purple, blue , red hair. Well it does work. Like I said I had purple hair. It smells awful. We ended up doing it outside and you could smell it up to 20 feet away. I also have extremely thick hair and had a half of the bottle left.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Always Works For Me!

      By ams220

      from NY

      Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

      I love this stuff. I don't dye my hair anymore but when I did, this always came as a lifesaver for me. Any time my hair came out a color I couldn't handle I used this, and it came out whatever the base was underneath. This includes box dye and salon dye. The smell is a little gross, because of the sulfur, but is easily bearable by cracking a window.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Highly highly Recommended

      By MsMinimalist

      from Howard Beach NY

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

          OK so I had my hair bleached about 5 months ago so the colors of manic panic can come out more vibrant. I first had dyed my hair pink. But then the pink fades too quickly and it wasn't like the pastel kind of pink. More like my bleached hair was becoming noticable. Anyway I decided to try green. Stupid me I used a permanent green from sparks colors only because I wanted the green to last longer. But then after a couple of shampoo's the green by the ends started to fade but at the top of my head the color stayed dark. After more shampooing the dark green just stayed dark. I was trying everything to remove that dark green, honey, vinegar, lemon, baking soda, head and shouldera, but the green was still dark. However my ends lightend up a lot. Enough to where I can apply another manic panic color and it would take well. Anyways I decided to try oops regardless of what the reviews said about it not working for "fancy" hair colors. I was desperate. So I got me a bottle and applied it according to the directions. And wow I must say this stuff really works!!! Now let me just say this, you are not going to get your natural hair color back if you bleached your hair. And I wasn't expecting to get my bleached hair back. All I was looking for was to get rid of that stubborn dark green. It lightened my hair drastically which is what I wanted and finally my hair is all one color. Still green but very very faded enough to where I can add another color and it won't clash. So this can work on fancy hairs colors if you follows the directions. The most important thing you must follow is the rinsing. The double shampooing and lots of rinsing. I was probably in the shower for a good 40 mins. Just cause I wanted to be sure. And as far as the smell goes. It did smell a little funny when I removed the cap. But it quickly went away after using tresemme conditioner.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          4.0

          Does what it's supposed to

          By Hair Salon Receptionist

          from Washington, IA

          About Me Product Junkie

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Messy
          • Smells Bad
          • Time Consuming

          Best Uses

          • Hair color removal

          Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

          It works good but just remember to cover every single bit of your hair. Also during the 30 minute rinse it will start to feel disgusting but it definitely does what it's supposed to do! But DO NOT use a hair dryer, it says it in the directions but there's a chance it'll bring back up the color because of the heat.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Semi-Permanent
           
          3.0

          Might buy again

          By Becisha

          from Corvallis, OR

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle

          Cons

          • Doesn't Remove Color Completely
          • Messy
          • Smells Bad

          Best Uses

          • Lightening Hair

          Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

          This removed the intensity of the red but it made my hair come out strawberry blonde. My hair is blonde originally.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Surprised. It worked.

          By Summer

          from Bowling Green, KY

          Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

          I was leery to try it at first because I didn't want to risk screwing up, but it shockingly worked. I am a natural medium honey blonde and I transitioned to a dark reddish with hints of auburn Brown undertones exactly a year ago. I decided I wanted to go back blonde as I loved my red, but I was ready for a change. I attempted to bleach my hair three weeks ago and it was disastrous...orange and so patchy. I panicked and put a dark red back over it to hide it because I had a corporate meeting the next day. It has been three weeks and I decided to try color oops. It stripped the red completey and left only a mild brassy tone on the top, which I expected since I had bleached it prior. It took my hair back to a copper, blondeish with mild brassy tones in which I covered up with a strawberry blonde dye later that day. All of that being said, if you use this and have bleached your hair be prepared for it to appear brassy instead of blonde.

          The biggest con of this product is definitely the smell. Yes, it is just as bad as everyone says it is being very similar to the smell of manure. It stays in your hair for days and isn't easy to remove. It took some heavy conditioning to remove.

          Overall, I really recommend it to anyone who doesn't want to bleach or go to a salon.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          WORKS

          By rockmissjess

          from Prescott, Arizona

          About Me Product Junkie

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • FOR PERMANENT COLOR
          • Gentle
          • Works

          Cons

          • Smells Bad

          Best Uses

          • Removal Of PERMANENT Unwanted Color

          Comments about Color Oops Hair Color Remover:

          Personally im sickened by the bad reviews ok ok people LISTEN!! IF YOU HAVE SEMI PERMANENT COLOR IN YOUR HAIR This Will NOT Work For You! This product is for permanent colored hair... so that means if you are trying to get rid of blue? purple? pink? and any other vibrant shade this will not work for you.. google vitamin C hair color removal .. ;) that being said.. back to my review.. i just got out of the shower after doing this. Not my first time either ;) Ok Ok lets start from the top.. so in decemeber i bleached my hair to dye it purple.. then at the end of march the purple was so pink it was time for change.. so i tried a magenta red shade.. didnt like it.. so tried brown.. too boring.. so went a 4v (violet red) it was ok but i was really missing my purple.. so my purple dye will be here friday its wends so i figured to day was the perfect day to use the color oops to pull the red out that i had just put into my hair... it is now a blonde/orangish shade which is PERFECT for me to go purple again ;) be aware giving your hair a few days to gain natural oils in it after is ALWAYS a good thing ;) it does smell pretty narly lol my husband didnt even want to sleep in the bedroom since i just did this before bed. I dye my hair alot so perhaps im just used to all the weird smells.. it smells not good but its surely not the worse ive ever smelled. As for damaging you hair? it doesnt. i used the EXTRA STRENGTH of this product . Does What Its Supposed to do.. At Least if your trying to get rid of PERMANENT color that you have put in your hair. Hope this helps someone out there :)

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent

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