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Clairol Herbal Essence Color, 043 Spicy Cinnamon-deep Auburn (Pack of 3)

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About the product
  • Built-in Highlights, long-lasting, 100% gray coverage, 20% more natural-looking haircolor
  • Gentle Color that's ideal for relaxed or permed hair
  • Discover the 3 sighs of truly natural color-depth, highlights and shine
  • Salon experts know it takes a perfect blend of tones to create amazingly natural color results
  • This item is not for sale in Catalina Island

Product description

Product Description

Get dazzling, vibrant color and keep it fresh with 6 weekly treatments of Clairol Herbal Essence Color - amplifying conditioner, the color fused gel saturates each strand with vibrant color, making your hair come to life in any light. Then, in just 2 minutes, our unique color - amplifying conditioner helps lock in your color's vibrancy and boosts its shine each time you use it.

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Vibrant tones and lasting shine. Color Me Vibrant All-over hair color as vibrant as you are.


Color Me Vibrant. Vibrant, Long-Lasting Color.

2 reasons to love this non-stop color!
Vibrant Color
Made with a ColorFused Gel for a vibrant-infused you.

Long-Lasting Shine
Our Color-Amplifying Conditioner helps seal in your vibrant color for up to 6 weeks.


How To Use


DO SKIN ALLERGY TEST 48 HOURS BEFORE EACH APPLICATION EVEN IF YOU HAVE ALREADY USED COLORING PRODUCTS

WHOLE HEAD OF COLOR


(IDEAL FOR FIRST-TIMERS OR FOR CHANGING YOUR EXISTING COLOR.)

STEP ONE MIX IT!


  • Use an old towel to protect your clothing and household surfaces. Put on your gloves.
  • Pull up the tab to remove the plastic tip of the Developing Crème [2] and discard tip. After removing tip, unscrew the nozzle.
  • Unscrew top of the ColorFused Gel [1] and pour every last drop into the Developing Crème [2].
  • For shades XL2 and XL4, squeeze every last drop of the ColorFused Gel [1] (previously opened for skin allergy test – see below) into the Developing Crème [2].
  • Replace the applicator nozzle of the Developing Crème [2].
  • Place gloved finger over tip, point away from face, and shake vigorously for at least 15 seconds, until totally blended.
  • Apply color immediately to hair.

Once mixed, never reseal bottle or store color mixture in a closed container as it could burst.



STEP TWO COLOR CLEVERLY!


  • Squeeze applicator bottle to apply mixture onto hair.
  • When lightening, squirt mixed color first where hair is darkest. For that please-go-away-gray, squirt mixed color first where hair is grayest.
  • Work through hair to distribute evenly from roots to ends, but do not rub into scalp.
  • Pile hair loosely on top of your head and begin timing.
  • If any color gets on your skin or household surfaces, simply wipe it off with a damp paper towel.
  • Throw unused mixed color away. Once mixed, product will lose its effectiveness after one hour.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The color of the product is not indicative of the color results.

STEP THREE TIME IT FLAWLESSLY


  • Time for 25 minutes or the time indicated by your strand test.
  • For more intense results, for stubborn gray, or for shades XL2 and XL4, leave on for a total of 40 to 45 minutes.

STEP FOUR RINSE AND SHINE!


  • Wearing gloves, add warm water to hair and gently work into a lather.
  • Rinse until water runs clear.
  • Apply Herbal Essences Color-Amplifying Conditioner [3] to lock in color and seal in high-beam shine.
  • Let it work its magic for 2 minutes.
  • Rinse and style.
  • Save your Color-Amplifying Conditioner [3] and use once a week for up to a total of six weeks for continual shine release.

ROOT APPLICATION


(IDEAL TO COVER NEW GROWTH OR TO REFRESH COLOR AFTER 4-6 WEEKS.)
  • Mix the ColorFused Gel [1] and Developing Crème [2] as described in STEP ONE. Part hair into 4 sections and secure with plastic hair clips.
  • Let down the first section and make small parts with the applicator tip. Apply mixed color only to new growth at the roots. Continue section by section, until all root hair is saturated with Herbal Essences Color Me Vibrant.
  • If any color gets on your skin or household surfaces, simply wipe it off with a damp paper towel.
  • Let hair drink in color mixture for 20 minutes (or 5 minutes less than the time indicated in your strand test). Leave on up to 40 minutes for vibrant red shades, shades XL2 and XL4 or to cover those please-go-away grays.
  • Next, work remaining product throughout the hair right down to the ends. Leave on for 5 more minutes.
  • Throw unused mixed color away. Once mixed, product will lose its effectiveness after one hour.
  • Rinse and condition as outlined in STEP FOUR above.

WHOLE HEAD OF BLONDING

  for shades XL0 and XL1
(IDEAL FOR FIRST-TIMERS OR FOR CHANGING YOUR EXISTING COLOR.)

STEP ONE MIX IT!


  • Use an old towel to protect your clothing and household surfaces. Put on your gloves.
  • Holding away from face, shake the Bleach Blonde Powder [1a] packette before opening to make sure contents settle to the bottom.
  • Remove the cap from the Developing Crème [2] bottle and pour the contents of the Bleach Blonde Powder [1a] packette into the bottle.
  • Put on the special applicator tip and place a gloved finger over the opening. Shake well until powder dissolves.
  • Unscrew the applicator tip of the Developing Crème [2]. Then unscrew cap from Bleach Blonde Gel or Crème [1b] and puncture foil seal with pointed end of cap. Squeeze contents of Bleach Blonde Gel or Crème [1b] into Developing Crème [2]. Replace applicator tip.
  • Place gloved finger over tip, point away from face, and shake bottle vigorously for at least 15 seconds, until totally blended.
  • Apply lightening mixture immediately to hair.

Never reseal bottle or store lightening mixture in a closed container. Once mixed, a sealed container of lightener could burst.



STEP TWO LIGHTEN CLEVERLY!


  • For longer hair: Comb hair thoroughly. Part hair into 4 sections and hold it in place with plastic clips. Using the tip of the applicator bottle, apply mixture generously to each section. Apply 2/3 of the mixture starting 1-inch from the scalp through to the ends. Be sure to saturate each hair strand. Careful! Don't pack your locks down; when finished, pile hair loosely on your head. Don't use all the mixture, as you will need some for the roots later on.
  • If any of the lightening mixture gets on your skin or household surfaces, simply wipe it off with a damp paper towel.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Use enough product to ensure the hair is fully saturated. As the hair is lightening, if you see any dark spots or uneven coverage, reapply more mixture to these areas.
  • For short hair: Right after mixing, apply mixture generously to dry hair. Beginning at the front, evenly disperse mixture all over hair, making sure to saturate every hair strand. Work through the hair. DO NOT RUB MIXTURE INTO SCALP!
  • If any of the lightening mixture gets on your skin or household surfaces, simply wipe it off with a damp paper towel.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Use enough product to ensure the hair is fully saturated. As the hair is lightening, if you see any dark spots or uneven coverage, reapply more mixture to these areas.

STEP THREE TIME IT FLAWLESSLY


  • For short hair: Time for 30 minutes, or the time indicated by your strand test. If hair is not light enough, check every five minutes up to a maximum total time of 45 minutes. Move to step four once you get your desired blonding.
  • For longer hair: Leave the mixture on for 15 minutes. Then apply the remainder of the mixture on the 1-inch root area, beginning at the back of the head. Gently spread the mixture on the roots to saturate thoroughly. DO NOT RUB MIXTURE INTO SCALP!
  • Start timing again, checking frequently. Leave on the root area for the time indicated by your strand test or for up to a maximum total time of 45 minutes. Move to step four once you get your desired blonding.
  • Pour any unused mixture down the drain. Once mixed, it will lose its effectiveness after one hour.
  • If you have any questions about your

STEP FOUR RINSE AND SHINE!


  • Wearing gloves, rinse hair until water runs clear.
  • Squeeze excess water from hair.
  • With cool to lukewarm water, shampoo hair gently using a mild shampoo. Rinse thoroughly to ensure lightening process has stopped.
  • Apply Herbal Essences Shine-Amplifying Conditioner [3] to help lock in that high-beam shine.
  • Let it work its magic for 2 minutes.
  • Rinse and style.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Use the Shine-Amplifying Conditioner [3] once a week for up to a total of 6 weeks to maintain your shine.

ROOT APPLICATION

  (IDEAL TO COVER NEW GROWTH OR TO REFRESH COLOR AFTER 4-6 WEEKS.)
  • Mix the Bleach Blonde Powder [1a], Bleach Blonde Gel or Crème [1b] and Developing Crème as described in step one. Part hair into 4 sections and secure with plastic hair clips.
  • Let down the first section and make small parts in the hair with the applicator tip. Apply mixture only to new growth at the roots. Continue section by section, until all the roots are saturated with mixture. Avoid overlapping into previously lightened hair as this could cause breakage. Time for 30-45 minutes, or the time indicated by your strand test.
  • Pour any unused mixture down the drain. Once mixed, it will lose its effectiveness after one hour.
  • Rinse & shine as outlined in step four.
  • PLEASE NOTE: The best lightening results are possible when you've applied the product carefully. Take the time to ensure that the blonding mixture has been applied to the areas needing lightening.

Celebrate your non-stop vibrancy!



Get dazzling, vibrant color and keep it fresh with 6 weekly treatments of our color-amplifying conditioner. First, the ColorFused Gel saturates each strand with vibrant color, making your hair come to life in any light. You'll love the depth and shine! Then, in just 2 minutes, our unique color-amplifying conditioner helps lock in your color's vibrancy and boosts its shine each time you use it! There's enough for 6 treatments. Here's to great hair!


Clairol Frequently Asked Questions



WHAT PRODUCTS DOES CLAIROL MAKE?

Clairol makes haircolor products. Choose from Semi-Permanent (lasts through 8-12 shampoos), Demi-Permanent (lasts through 28 shampoos), Permanent (lasts until your hair grows out or you recolor) or Highlighting & Blonding to help you become colorwonderful™.

SHOULD INDIVIDUALS WITH NATURAL, UNCOLORED HAIR USE DIFFERENT HAIRCOLOR PRODUCTS THAN THOSE WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY COLORED THEIR HAIR?

It depends on the desired result. If you are coloring your hair for the first time and only want to enhance your natural color, try a Demi-Permanent (lasts through 28 shampoos) product close to your natural haircolor. If you want to go lighter, you need to select a Permanent (lasts until your hair grows out or you recolor) haircolor, then refer to the insert that comes inside your box of Clairol haircolor and follow the instructions for first time application.

SHOULD PEOPLE WHO WANT TO COVER GRAY HAIR USE DIFFERENT COLORING PRODUCTS THAN THOSE WHO DON'T NEED COVERAGE?

Most Clairol haircolor products will blend or cover gray hair to some degree. If you have a small percentage of gray (not very visible), use a Semi-Permanent (lasts through 8-12 shampoos) product, such as Loving Care. If you have a higher percentage of gray hair (up to 50%), use a Demi-Permanent (lasts through 28 shampoos) product such as Natural Instincts, which will blend away gray hair.
On the other hand, if you have a lot of gray and want to cover it completely, use a Permanent (lasts until your hair grows out or you recolor) product. If you have 50% or more gray, use Nice 'n Easy Gray Solution.

HOW CAN I TEST-RUN A COLOR BEFORE COMMITTING TO COLORING MY ENTIRE HEAD OF HAIR?

Strand test is a simple method for you to test haircolor on a portion of your hair before doing the entire application. (The instructions are in your haircolor box.) It's an important step because it's the only way to see exactly how the shade you selected works with your starting haircolor to achieve the resulting color. A strand test will also help you determine the exact timing you'll need to color your whole head.

WHERE CAN I FIND PRODUCT INSTRUCTIONS?

Product instruction inserts are inside your haircolor box.


Additional Instructions - Color



IMPORTANT: SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS


HAIR COLORANTS CAN CAUSE ALLERGIC REACTIONS WHICH IN RARE INSTANCES CAN BE SEVERE. TATTOOS MAY INCREASE YOUR RISK OF ALLERGY, TO REDUCE YOUR RISK FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS:
1. DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT AT ALL IF:
  • You have already experienced any reaction to coloring products.
  • You have sensitive, irritated or damaged scalp.
In these cases do not conduct the skin allergy test and consult a doctor before using any haircolor product.

2. PERFORM A SKIN ALLERGY TEST 48 HOURS BEFORE EACH PRODUCT USE even if you have already used coloring products before.

SKIN ALLERGY TEST INSTRUCTIONS


MUST BE PERFORMED 48 HOURS BEFORE YOU COLOR YOUR HAIR:
You will need a cotton ball or swab, a plastic bowl and a plastic spoon.
  1. To open, unscrew the entire Developing Crème [2] applicator cap. (Don't pull off the tab.) Then unscrew the ColorFused Gel [1] cap. If you are using XL2 or XL4 unscrew the ColorFused Gel [1] cap and turn the cap upside down. Hold the tube firmly without squeezing and point the opening away from your face. Push the pointed end of the cap into the seal.
  2. Mix small, equal parts of ColorFused Gel [1] and Developing Crème [2] in a plastic bowl. If you are using XL2 or XL4, mix 1 teaspoon of ColorFused Gel [1] with 2 teaspoons of Developing Crème [2].
  3. Tightly recap both components.
  4. Apply mixture to a test area the size of a quarter in the bend of your elbow. Allow to dry. Use remaining mixture for Strand Test. Do not wash this area for 48 hours. During washing, protect with an adhesive bandage and remove it immediately after washing.
  5. Examine the test area during the next 48 hours. If no reaction occurs, you are ready to color.
The absence of reaction to this test is no guarantee that an allergic reaction may not occur as a result of a future haircoloring process. However, this test represents an important precaution. Please consult a doctor if you have any doubts.

NOTE: IF A RASH, REDNESS, BURNING OR ITCHING OCCURS YOU MAY BE ALLERGIC. STOP. YOU MUST NOT USE THIS PRODUCT.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A REACTION DURING OR WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS OF COLORING YOUR HAIR IF DURING COLORING YOU EXPERIENCE:


  • Any stinging or burning and/or rash, rinse immediately and discontinue use as this may be an indication of a more serious reaction. DO NOT color your hair again before consulting a doctor or seeking medical advice.
  • Rapidly spreading skin rash, dizziness or faintness, shortness of breath and/or swelling eyes/face, rinse immediately and SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. IF AFTER COLORING OR ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS YOU EXPERIENCE problems, such as skin itching, skin rash, swelling to eyes/face, blistering and/or skin or scalp weeping SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Shades XL2, XL4 and 48.5 are not recommended for gray coverage.
  • If your hair is more than 50% gray, your results with the following shades will be more vibrant than the shade guide depicts: Shades 25, 44, 48, 54 and 57.
  • Call the Expert Color Consultants if you want to dramatically lighten or darken your hair, or if your hair has been highlighted or bleached.
  • Apply color to dry hair that is free of styling product build-up. If hair has styling product build-up, shampoo one day prior to coloring. However, do not shampoo immediately before coloring. Your scalp has natural oils that help protect it during coloring.
  • If you've recently permed or relaxed your hair, wait at least 7 days and 1 shampoo before coloring and be sure to do your strand test. If you've just colored, wait 7 days and at least 1 shampoo before perming or relaxing.
  • If your hair is longer than shoulder length or very thick, you may need an extra box of Herbal Essences Color Me Vibrant.
  • To keep your color looking fresh and vibrant, reapply color every 4 to 6 weeks.
Keep all haircoloring products out of reach of children.

STRAND TEST


Do the Strand Test each time you color to determine optimal timing and color results. Perms, relaxers, previous color, and the sun can affect your results and timing.
You will need: scissors, tape and a clock.
  1. Cut a 1/4 inch wide strand from the darkest or grayest part of your dry hair close to the scalp and tape at the cut end.
  2. Completely cover the hair strand with the mixture remaining from the Allergy Test. Start timing.
  3. After 15 minutes, check the strand. If the strand is not the color you want, return it to the mixture and check the color every few minutes for up to 25 minutes. For shades XL2 and XL4, more intense color results, or to cover resistant grays, it may be necessary to leave the haircolor on for up to 45 minutes.

Additional Instructions - Blonding



BEFORE YOU MOVE A MUSCLE


  • Do your strand test to judge your very own, optimal lightening time.
  • Read this entire instruction leaflet before you begin.
  • Remember that during lightening, hair goes through some or all of the following stages of lightening: 1. Black, 2. Brown, 3. Red, 4. Orange, 5. Gold, 6. Yellow, 7. Pale Yellow. The darker your current hair color, the more stages your hair must be lightened through to achieve a blonde result. If your hair is very dark, you may not be able to lighten to the blonde stage with one application.
  • If you need advice, call our Expert Color Consultants.

SPECIAL CAUTIONS


  • This product contains ingredients including hydrogen peroxide, which may cause severe eye irritation and possible permanent eye injury. If any product gets into your eye, flush immediately with a large amount of lukewarm water and seek medical advice.
  • We recommend removing contact lenses before applying Herbal Essences Bleach Blonde. If you must wear contact lenses during application and if any product gets into your eye, remove the lens first, then flush immediately with a large amount of lukewarm water and seek medical advice.
  • Never use Herbal Essences Bleach Blonde on eyebrows or eyelashes or if your scalp is irritated or injured.
  • Do not use Herbal Essences Bleach Blonde on facial hair, such as a male beard or moustache. Skin abrasions from shaving could lead to irritation.
  • Do not inhale or ingest product.
  • Do not use if your hair has been colored with henna or metal dyes.
  • Prepare and use the product in a well-ventilated area. If you experience inhalation difficulties, move to fresh air.
  • Remove all jewelry and metal objects from hair before and during lightening.
  • Wear gloves and rinse hair well after application.
  • Keep product in a cool place away from heat and light. Do not mix this lightener with any other product. Do not keep unused mixed product. Do not leave the mixture in a closed bottle (bottle may expand or burst).
  • Product not intended to be used on children.KEEP ALL HAIRCOLORING PRODUCTS OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

STRAND TEST


Do the strand test each time you color to determine optimal timing and color results. Perms, relaxers, previous color, and the sun can affect your results and timing. You will need: scissors, tape, plastic bowl, plastic spoon and a clock.
  1. Cut a 1/4 inch wide strand from the darkest part of your dry hair close to the scalp and tape at the cut end.
  2. Put on gloves. Prepare test mixture. Shake Bleach Blonde Powder [1a] packette, until contents settle to the bottom. Unscrew cap from Bleach Blonde Gel or Crème [1b] and puncture foil seal with pointed end of cap. Mix 1/2 teaspoon of Bleach Blonde Powder [1a], 1 teaspoon of Bleach Blonde Gel or Crème [1b] and 2 teaspoons of Developing Crème [2] in bowl. Completely cover hair strand with mixture (or just root area if lightening root re-growth).
  3. After 15 minutes (or 30 minutes if you want greater lightening), check the strand. If the strand is not the color you want, return it to the mixture and check the color every 5 minutes for up to a maximum total time of 45 minutes.
  4. Rinse strand thoroughly and towel dry gently. Retain gloves. 5. If strand shows any breakage or looks gummy, do not proceed with lightening your hair. Call the Expert Color Consultants for advice.

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Apply Herbal Essences Bleach Blonde to dry hair that is free of styling product build-up. If hair has styling product build-up, shampoo one day prior to lightening. However, do not shampoo immediately before lightening. Your scalp has natural oils that help protect it during lightening.
  • Do not use on hair that has been treated with a darker permanent color or on hair that has been permed or relaxed. Uneven lightening or breakage may result.
  • If you wish to achieve increased lightening on hair previously lightened with a permanent blonde shade, call the Expert Color Consultants.
  • Do not use on highlighted hair.
  • If your hair is longer than shoulder length or very thick, you may need an extra box of Herbal Essences Bleach Blonde.


Product details

  • Item Weight: 8.8 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
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  • ASIN: B001E5EA7E
  • UPC: 381519027659 701856251164
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,414,922 in Beauty & Personal Care (See Top 100 in Beauty & Personal Care)

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