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Resistant Grays Permanent Creme Hair Color

Excellence by L'Oreal
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Resistant Grays Permanent Creme Hair Color

Excellence by L'Oreal

Resistant Grays Permanent Creme Hair Color is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 833.
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  • Maximum coverage on the most resistant gray hair Rich creme formula with easy, no-drip application Patented 'Gray Seeking Dyes' penetrates Auto-Protection Conditioning System
    L'Oreal Excellence Creme Resistant Gray Haircolor covers resistant gray with no pre-softening required. Long-lasting permanent haircolor. L'Oreal Excellence Creme Resistant Gray haircolors have patented 'Gray Seeking Dyes' that penetrates gray hair to deliver extra concentrated, long-lasting color that ensures coverage of the most resistant gray hair. The Non-drip creme formula gives the best possible conditioning for your hair.


    Unique Anti-breakage Ceramide R Complex penetrates the hair cortex to condition and protect against breakage. The auto-protection conditioning system helps protect and reinforce the hair’s inner structure both during and after coloring. Special polymers and conditioning agents provide gentle care to dry, permed or chemically relaxed hair.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from So disappointed! This is my first time using L’Oreal Excellence. A close friend recommended it. I wanted to dye my grays to match the tips of my medium brown hair. It turned my hair black. I wanted to cry. Afterwards I read many reviews where even blondes said it turned their hair black. How can there be such a big discrepancy between the color on the box and the actual product? What are you doing to stop this from happening anymore? Some of the reviews are a few years old so I’m sure you are aware of this problem. You can’t just keep apologizing afterwards. FIX the PROBLEM.
Date published: 2019-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Resistant gray It works! It colors my very stubborn white hair and give the color I need.
Date published: 2019-11-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What happened-- did you change the forumla I have been using the same color (Dark Ash Brown) for years and ONLY this color. This last time I colored my hair, it turned my hair a very brassy red. It looked awful. I washed it the next day and unfortunately it stayed that way for a few weeks. I didn't want to color over top of it fearing that it would mess up my hair.
Date published: 2019-11-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from What happened!!?? I've been using a combination of Light Brown and Dark Blonde to blend my grays for YEARS. The last two times I've touched up (with the NEW plastic color tube), the color has been completely different. I now have WAY more gold than I ever want in my hair. It looks awful, when before I would have a neutral, lightish brown color. Really not pleased and will not be buying this again. :-(
Date published: 2019-11-16
Date published: 2019-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite hair color! My husband bought me this beautiful shade of Red 2 years ago and I have been using it ever since! It covers grey well and looks fresh all month long!!
Date published: 2019-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product delivers as promised I have been using L'oreal Excellence for over 15 years. As I aged, I adjusted my shade. I was naturally Auburn (originally a 7C). As Shade changes occurred and I got older,, I began to blend 7R and 6RB to tone down the red which is brassy on older gals (and looks less than natural). At age 60, I started blending 6RB and 8RB for a very flattering and natural color (I still have the creamy ivory Irish skin and avoid sun so this color still works). This product delivers: It covers gray. It gives a healthy shine. The conditioner included really does moisturize the colored hair when done. The tube of cream for ends (use 1st) spreads easily in palms to protect those ends. The only comment I can say to those who have complained about this product is maybe they didn't follow instructions when it comes to using the product repeatedly; you do roots first, time it, then comb or blend out thru the ends. Your ends are your oldest hair and will be dry, of course! It scrubs out cleanly when done. Don't forget to leave the moisturizer (tube 3) on for a few minutes to soak in; peroxide opens the follicles of your hair and the moisturizer needs to get in there to coat & protect (as per the instructions). Great product! Good luck - get a friend to help if you are nervous.
Date published: 2019-11-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from what happened ?! I have used and recommended Loreal Hair Color for so many years and couldn't have been more pleased. What happened Loreal?? I colored my hair yesterday and can already see that it isn't as deep-colored as all of the previous years. The last 2 colorings were the same, with hints of gray already showing through. Way too many reviews are reporting the same thing. So disappointing considering what a great product it's always been. Also, the pre-color tube is now so tiny, why bother?
Date published: 2019-11-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Name promises more than it delivers Like most permanent colors I've used. Too dark until the first shampoo, the fades quickly after the third shampoo, and the grays start sparkling through. Its not new growth yet. What was different about this one was that it didnt tell you to shampoo after rinsing out the color. I didnt feel it was any better or worse than the 3 other brands I've used.
Date published: 2019-10-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Extremely drying I have used a variety of brands of hair color over the years, and I have even used L’Oreal Feria which is pretty good. But the L’Oreal Excellence line makes your hair feel like STRAW! I colored my hair 4 days ago and everyday I hope that it will get better...and it hasn’t. My hair is so dry and grimy, it feels like there’s a weird film on it. I can’t even run my fingers through my hair and styling is painfully unpleasant. This is the second time I’ve given L’Oreal Excellence a chance and I will NOT be doing it again. My hair has never felt worse.
Date published: 2019-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Red Penney 7R. Lovely natural red I have been using the Red Penney 7R shade for years now and is the most beautiful natural red color I have found! I have had my hair colored red at the salon (which is expensive) and Red Penney is prettier and more natural looking. Its not brown or too orange like most red hair colors. Everyone thinks its my natural hair color (had strawberry blond as a kid but it turned brown). For some reason its harder to find and not sold in as many stores though. PLEASE don't discontinue this color, its beautiful. I was extremely disappointed with 6R Light Auburn because it came out too brown and nothing like the picture on box. Reddish Blonde 8RB is also a lovely color.
Date published: 2019-10-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from horrible my mum brought me this dye from the shops today because i wanted to dye my hair darken brown after the last dye of yours made me go ranga i put the number 4 dark brown on my hair and when it came out it was a ugly black, now i have to go to school for friday (MY BIRTHDAY) looking so ugly i am acspecting a full refund to fix my hair. this is the worst product ever goodbye
Date published: 2019-10-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from What happened to the conditioner? I've used this product forever. However, the last time used, the conditioner smelled like ammonia; so much so that I couldn't leave it in my hair. Never experienced this before. It stinks.
Date published: 2019-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Coverage I buy this product specifically for the great job it does covering my grays. The color does not fade.
Date published: 2019-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extra Light Natural Blonde Extra Light Natural Blonde Is One Of My Favorite Hair Colors. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from covers gray I am 61 years young and have used loreal for years, it covers gray without hurting the luster of the hair. Believe me I'm not push over this is the best. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-09-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Needs different smell! Great product! Except smells like my grandmother's hair dye or whatever she used to do with a commercial hair dryer machine (goes over the head,) in her own kitchen. And she is dead & was born in 1926!
Date published: 2019-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful light blonde color I tried this shade for the first time to color my roots blonde at home. Normally I go to my hairstylist but lately she has been doing my roots a bit darker than my overall light blonde hair which i don't like. Also, I wanted to try at home coloring for times when I can't go to a professional stylist like on holidays, and to save from regular salon coloring. I followed the directions exactly as on the box of L'Oreal Excellence Creme 9.5NB for coloring just roots for 30 mins. I didn't apply the color all over my hair the last 10 mins since was afraid not to change my blonde color. My natural hair is mahogany brown with some gray. The color came out beautiful, just like I want light blonde. Only, after massaging the color during washing it seemed that more hair fell out. I have long hair and know that normally about 100 hairs fall out a day but this seemed a bit more. Hopefully I was wrong. I was trying to find out of this color contains bleach. After blow drying, the color is beautiful, my hair is not falling out and I got compliments on the color. It also smells very nice and I love the conditioner. I only gave the product 4 stars because my air seemed to fall out a little but hopefully it just seemed so.
Date published: 2019-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works well enough Before I started going grey at 16 (runs in the family), I had chocolate brown hair. This worked well to keep the greys hidden. 32 years later, my hair is mostly white/grey, little brown left. I've been dying it a lighter color to decrease the contrast between the roots and colored parts. Natural light brown makes me look washed out/dead, due to all the grey, light reddish brown ends up being a brassy light auburn (red hair also runs in the family). If I mix the two 1/2 and 1/2, I get the result I want - a light, warm brown color. Excellence seems to last the longest w/o the grey peeking through after several washes, perhaps one day I'll just go full-white, but not today!
Date published: 2019-08-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst ever hair color Just bought this yesterday and colored my hair tonight with it. Did everything i was supposed to step by step knowing this was my first time with this color/brand. My roots are the only thing that after a half hour was different and ends and shafts stayed the same. I was trying to go from a balayge red/black to a reddish blonde, hoping to get my naturalish color which is a brown.
Date published: 2019-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellence Cremed is exellent! I get Medium Brown (#5) It never turns brassy like other brands and brown colors. I have medium to dark brown hair color. This is the perfect color and it covers my gray.. Don't ever get rid of this color!
Date published: 2019-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great color I love the rich brown color, is great for covering grays!
Date published: 2019-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good color, but the conditioner smells TERRIBLE I have enjoyed L’Oreal color products, but the most recent purchase of Excellence Creme has me reeling. The conditioner is usually the best part of the color process. I use two boxes and I save the 2nd conditioner for later. I assumed the odor on color day was from the color itself, but the later follow up conditioning revealed it was the conditioner with the abhorrent odor. Please consider changing the scent, it’s so offensive a friend who uses the same product mentioned it to me also.
Date published: 2019-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 4A is what you need to cover red hair! In my local rite aid at least, only Excellence makes a DARK *ash* brown (4A). I had pure crayola crayon clown primary colored red hair another brand gifted me with. Thanks other brand. NOT. It TOTALLY clashed with my warm hued fall wardrobe. So I needed the green undertones that only a dark ash brown would possess. The cream was so superior to a liquid!!!! It mixed totally easily in the bottle, and once on my head didn’t drip ONCE. I have a pixie cut so I had some left, but I’d get 2 for long hair because it wasn’t THAT much. I’m adding a photo of my hair before. It was CLOWN RED. The photo with the scarf is now my NATURAL LOOKING CHOCOLATE BROWN hair. My theory was right - this totally worked!! I don’t know how people are getting “near black” hair from this shade 4A dark ash brown. It is definitely brown, not black as you can see in the picture with the scarf. Maybe if you’re putting on bleach blonde hair or something..??. Well I’m very happy to have my natural color back :)
Date published: 2019-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My take away Gray every time Works every time to take the gray away for a feel good me
Date published: 2019-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time at home coloring! So happy! I have been getting my hair professionally colored for over 25 years. I am mostly grey now so coloring my hair is really important to me. A friend recommended L’Oréal to me and said “just try it”, that’s what she uses. I bought a box of Light Natural Blonde #9 and I will admit, I was so nervous!! I followed the directions to a T and I am so happy with the final results! My hair is super soft and shiny. Very pleasantly surprised and I’m pretty sure that I will only be going for hair cuts now and using L’Oréal for my color.
Date published: 2019-08-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from What Happened?!!!! I have been using this for at least 8years. In the last 6 months or more this product has stopped being permanent! I have always been complemented at salons for my color. I had to convince the stylists that I always colored it myself. They even called over other stylist to look and ask me questions so clients that were limited financially would have options! Now it washes out in a week! I give up. I’m going to have to use salon services for color because it will be less than the time and effort to use this every week on my roots! This makes me so sad because I really did love this product. I use neutral medium brown level 5. I use the pink box. The gold box did this when I tried it so I never used it again.
Date published: 2019-08-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Way too dark! I am so unhappy! I just used Excellence Creme 5G Medium Golden Brown and my hair is now closer to black than brown. My natural color is medium brown, but because of the color before and the sun, it was more of a light to medium brown with lots of blonde highlights thrown in. I can not tell you how sad I am... it is dark, dark, brown and I hate it. The colors described on the box are so off!
Date published: 2019-08-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Covers grey completely I have been using this product for couple of years and it never disappoints
Date published: 2019-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect coverage Perfect coverage every time. Use with Sally's Salon Care 20 Volume Creme Developer.
Date published: 2019-08-04
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can I mix any developer with this like or do u have to mix with the developer by the brand 

Asked by: Cmrg7877
I've mixed developers & hair color. It was fine. I usually use Sally's brand for whatever brand of color.
Answered by: LJSmith429
Date published: 2019-05-03

is this product ready to use from the box?

Asked by: renea830
No it is not.  You have to mix it with developer
Answered by: Jbtrfly33
Date published: 2019-03-21

Does this require a developer?

Asked by: Mommyhalls
Answered by: Puffy444
Date published: 2019-03-09

Is there developer I buy to go with this?

Asked by: JamiePearson
Yes, you need to purchase the developer separately, this is only the coloring agent.
Answered by: Upnorth Joan
Date published: 2019-02-14

What number developer is required with this permanent L'oreal hair color? And what is the ratio to be mixed?

Asked by: nav202020
I use 20 developer.  Since, for touchup, I don't need to use the entire tube of color, I divide the tube into 5 parts with a marker and I use 1 Tablespoon of developer for each 1/5 of the tube of color.
Answered by: Delores3
Date published: 2019-03-02

I use L'Oreal creme hair color gray resistant... hard to cover gray, what volume creme developer should I use??

Asked by: BeverlyAnnmarie
I use 20/20 Cream Developer. 
Answered by: NoGrayme
Date published: 2019-02-16

Why can't I change the color on the Loreal resistance gray hair color? I need 6x and I can't get the drop down box to work. Is there a problem with your website?

Asked by: EstherEG
Sorry for the inconvenience. Try putting in a quantity first, then the color choice.
Answered by: Marla387
Date published: 2018-11-29

I bought several of ash brown color and want to exchange to a medium bown color. How would I do it?

Asked by: Tuyethoa
Please visit your local Sally Beauty location with your receipt or contact our Customer Service team to further assist you. Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST 1-866-234-9442, option 1
Answered by: SallyStaffer9
Date published: 2018-11-27
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