Instructions for L'Oreal Excellence HiColour

Updated February 21, 2017

L'Oreal Excellence HiColour is designed to add intense highlights to dark hair. The product uses proprietary technology to lift hair three to four colours lighter. The products creme allows the dye to penetrate the hair strands without dripping, allowing you to have more control over the colour. L'Oreal also claims this product is resistant to fading from sun and washes. To use this product successfully, only apply it to healthy hair.

Put on old clothes and the included plastic gloves to prevent stains from the dye.

Shampoo your hair as normal. Don't use conditioner.

Mix the L'Oreal HiColour dye in the included bowl. To mix the HiColour for dark hair only, mix 1 part (49.3 g, 1.74 oz) of HiColour hair colour to 1.5 parts (709 g, 2.5 oz). of the included Oreor Creme Developer. To mix HiColour for red highlights, mix 1 part hair colour (340 g, 1.2 oz) to 2 parts (680 g, 2.4 oz) of the included Oreor Creme Developer.

Comb the hair out. Divide the hair and pin up the hair in sections.

Apply the HiColour to strands of semi-moist hair with the included brush. Apply the colour only to the portions of the hair you want to colour.

Cover the hair with a shower cap. Allow the dye to penetrate the hair for 30 minutes.

Rinse the hair with cold water. Make sure to wear gloves while rinsing the hair.

Pour the included conditioner on the hair and allow it to sit for three minutes. Then rinse the conditioner out of hair until the water runs clear.

Things You'll Need

  • Shampoo
  • Comb
  • Hair pins
  • Shower cap
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