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Colorista Bleach

L'Oréal

Colorista Bleach

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Lighten all over, get gorgeous highlights, or create an ombre effect to customize your unique Colorista look. Once your strands are lightened, get ready to play with Colorista Semi-Permanent Color!

Customizable looks- all over, ombre, or highlights
Inspired by the Pros
Use with Colorista Semi-Permanent Color
Choose your look and lighten where you want your Colorista Semi Permanent to be the most visible. Always refer to instruction sheet inside each individual product.

Precaution: this product contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals and a preliminary test according to accompanying directions should first be made. This product must not be used for dyeing the eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may cause blindness. Perform a skin allergy test 48 hours before each application of anti-brass conditioner (see the insert). Remember to buy your product 2 days ahead of time. Do not use on sensitive or irritated scalps.

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L'OréalColorista Bleach
 
2.3

(based on 23 reviews)

38%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Great color (5)
  • Gentle (4)
  • Long-lasting (3)
  • Natural look (3)

Cons

  • Color misrepresented (11)
  • Messy (6)
  • Too harsh (6)
  • Difficult to use (3)

Best Uses

  • New look (6)
  • Fine hair (3)
  • Touch ups (3)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (11), Product junkie (7)

Reviewed by 23 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

great results!

By glizzy

from SF, CA

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Great Color

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

    I've been paying lots of money at an Aveda salon to go platinum for several months, but a bad back that gets unhappy when I sit in a salon chair for a long time pushed me towards DIYing. My hair is very fine and becomes oversaturated with color products easily, so I was very worried about breakage as well as obtaining a color and texture for my roots that was consistent with my existing color. I watched a lot of youtube videos and read quite a bit about process to avoid damage, brassiness and bad color. This product worked great! The instructions were quite clear and consistent with good advice from professionals and my color looks fantastic! I also used the Brass Banisher by the same brand, a light purplish color that works in 5-10 minutes to reduce yellow tones. Other key products to keep my hair shiny and strong are Olaplex (available elsewhere) and Don't Dispair, Repair by Briogeo. My hair looks [bleeping] rad and I'll have extra money for vacation/home repairs. Woo hoo!
    The only negative point I have is that there is not a brush to spread the bleach goo on your roots or rattail comb to make rows in the hair roots included with the kit. This is sold separately, and I should have bought it. My usual old toothbrush approach did not have the coverage to keep up with the acreage I had to cover in a limited amount of time. And next time I'll have a friend help me with the back of my head so I can get more even coverage, but that's just normal human limitations and not a product deficiency.

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I've already used this twice

    By Mary

    from Montana

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

    • Can burn skin if you leave on full hour.
    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Bleaching hair for bright colors.

    Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

    Kind of drippy, easy to confuse conditioner with lightener, pay attention to which tube you use. I like to usethis to lighten my son's hair because it's gentle enough that I can dye his hair the next day without killing his hair.

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Permanent

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Dirty Blonde to Orange...

    By Kasia

    from California

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

    • Color Misrepresented
    • Does not work

    Best Uses

      Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

      Purchased today at Ulta because they didn't have what I was looking for. I applied to my natural dirty blonde hair and it hardly lightened, it basically just turned it orange. The brass conditioner did not help at all. I also bought light pink since I'm going for pastel pink and thought it may work over the orange...I look like sherbet ice cream, not pretty pastel. VERY unhappy with this product

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Worst bleach ever.

      By Myhairlookslikepoo

      from Ohio

      Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

      Been bleaching hair for ten years and I've never had this bad of an application. I used two bottles and didn't even lift two levels. It was spotty.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Achieved great super-light blonde, would use again

      By Amelia

      from Australia

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • All-over blonde before colouring

      Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

      I just used this to bleach my pixie cut (brown, fine hair) before applying bright colours. Gave me almost a white-blonde bleach look with no damage (after deep conditioning).

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Permanent

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      WORST PRODUCT I'VE EVER USED!

      By BJ

      from Covina, CA

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Pros

        Cons

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

        Best Uses

          Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

          This product turned my hair ORANGE and blotchy! This is the worst bleaching product I've ever used. I will never buy it again!

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not worth the money

          By Sad

          from Newburgh

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Color Misrepresented
          • Did not bleach my hair as represented

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

          The bottle did not bleach my hair like it stated it would on the box. Therefore, the color I was applying afterward did not go on as it would if it had. I'm sad.

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          1.0

          Didn't work

          By Unsatisfied customer

          from Bridgeport, WV

          About Me Product Junkie

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Color Misrepresented
          • Messy

          Best Uses

            Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

            I tried as I've dyed my hair at home a million times. Well it didn't lighten my hair in the slightest you couldn't even tell I attempted to bleach my hair. We also tried it on my mom who is a blonde and it didn't bleach her hair either.

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Demi-Permanent

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Never again!

            By Dilan G.

            from Las Vegas, NV

            About Me Professional Stylist

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

            • Too Harsh

            Best Uses

              Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

              I have been giving my hair highlights for 9 years now. I used to do it with a bleaching spray, getting some sun light and having great result after a couple use. My hair is brown and have natural highlight. But this product just made my hair orange and now it looks so terrible. Doesn't look even on my hair. And I lost a lot of hair for the first wash. Its just terrible. Pls dont buy this product.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Demi-Permanent

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              No thanks

              By Jta

              from Fremont, CA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Color Misrepresented

              Best Uses

              • New Look

              Comments about L'Oréal Colorista Bleach:

              I had to go to a hair salon after I used it. My hair turned kinda orange.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Permanent

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              • Q:

                Does the ombré one work for dark brown hair? almost black!
                Asked on 1/14/2018 by sammy from Laredo, Tx

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hello! This product is a lightening product that lightens your hair through stages the longer it is left on. On hair that has a very dark starting point like a dark brown/black, it most likely will not be able to lighten fully in one application. We advise doing a strand test first to be sure you know how long to leave the product on. We hope this helps!

                  Answered on 1/17/2018 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
              • Q:

                I loved the conditioning shampoo which came with Colorista which I used to ombre my dark brown hair. Is this conditioning shampoo sold separately?
                Asked on 1/1/2018 by Jojo from Queens, NY

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Jojo! Unfortunately, this component is not sold separately. However, please check out the EverPure Blonde Shampoo & Conditioner which is anti-brass and will be the closest match. Hope this helps!

                  Answered on 1/2/2018 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
              • Q:

                Can you leave the anti-brass conditioner in your hair longer than 5 minutes?
                Asked on 11/30/2017 by Hunter from Michigan

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Hi Hunter! There is not problem leaving the conditioner in longer, but we do recommend other products. If you want something for brassiness we recommend our EverPure Blonde Shampoo and Conditioner for daily use. If you are looking for more hydration I would recommend one of our EverPure Sulfate-Free Color Care System Moisture Restorative Masque.

                  Answered on 12/1/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
              • Q:

                Is this permanent because I want to use the blue hair dye and I'm sort of a dirty blonde/ brunette but I don't want it to be bleached forever.
                Asked on 5/6/2017 by Issy

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Lightening hair is always a permanent process. Once the hair is lightened, that hair stays lightened until it grows out and is cut off or dyed a darker shade. Most of the fun Colorista shades are made for use on pale or bleached hair. However, for darker hair we make 4 shades just for brunettes; teal #10, burgundy #20, red #30 and tangerine #40.

                  Answered on 5/8/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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