I changed my hair color around 3 weeks ago using the new hair color from L'Oreal Paris. All this years (when I'm in Indonesia), I always choose L'Oreal Paris as my diy hair coloring kit at home since they always give that deep color like no other brand do. And inside the packaging, care as in conditioner or pre coloring product is included for that extra attention for the hair.
We all know chemical does it damages, but who can resist the colors, it turns personality around ^^
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The color is indeed unique, a violet brown, usually the violet is mixed with deep red or something darker, as in black with violet hue, I guess L'Oreal Paris has come with a bolder options (hooray). But the question need to be ask is that, is the color visible enough as a DIY, as in most home coloring kit usually in the (Indonesian) market today only gives a somewhat 'mild' result.
Let's see shall we?!
Let's see shall we?!
First, check out all the products inside the box, an instruction, pre coloring hair care, to be used on the part of the hairs that was damaged, dry, or in need of extra protection from the chemicals, leave it for a while and then proceed with the coloring process.
The process is as usual, mixed two set, as in the colorant and in the developer, make sure that you put on the gloves before opening anything or beginning to get close with the chemicals, and shake the product really well, don't be shy, just make sure that the cap is fully closed before shaking it furiously. Once everything is mixed well, open the tip immediately, so the gas inside wont burst.
Apply section by section. I use two mirrors, one in front of me, and the other one behind. I use plenty of hair clips and open it one by one. I don't usually put on the roots first as sometime it stings and hot. So I apply on the close-to-the-root first, all the way through the end, and then the roots only.
I leave it on 45 minutes since I want it to be completely Violet Brown.
And above is the result, a completely violet brown looking hair.
Add a bit of water to the sticky hair, massage it for a while to loosen everything up and then I wash everything until the water runs clean. Then I use the
Wash it again.
Still the towels has stain for days even after making sure the water runs clear. Nevertheless, I love the result, a deep violet with brown hue and the shine is just wonderful.
It's been 3 weeks now and the color is still wonderful. I do add oils on my daily routine to keep them properly cared for, those leave in oils is just wonderful. L'Oreal Paris also have one called Extraordinary Oil.
Now, pros and cons:
pros: in one go, it gives the hair almost as deep violet as in the image.
there's a pre color and after care products inside the kit
the bottle with comb tip is helpful for DIY
the smell. oh my, it's really strong and it last for a day or two.
Will I use it again?
Yes! And I'll try different shade for sure, blonde again perhaps and this time I'll do it in an open air to help me get rid of the smell better during process.
Thank you so much L'Oreal Paris for this amazing product.