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Easy, vibrant, one-time colour for African hair and braids? It’s possible

20 November 2018
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When it comes to colouring African hair, the downsides sadly outweigh the positives, leaving many sticking to the colour they were born with. The same is said for those with braids who don’t want to commit to coloured box braids but are looking for a change. Either way, colouring natural hair calls for bleaching which damages your hair, leaving it even more dry and brittle – and ain’t nobody got time for that. So, what’s the solution?

Ever heard of hair makeup? It’s basically a non-permanent way to colour your hair without the bleaching, and it comes out easily with regular shampoo. Revolutionary, right? In fact, L’Oréal Professionnel has their very own range and we’re a little obsessed. Enter: L’Oréal Professionnel #Colorfulhair Flash Pro Hair Make-up.

What is it?

This nifty new product from L’Oréal Professionnel allows for a completely new colour experience, and the chance to change your look for any occasion. It’s affordable, takes seconds to apply and is perfect for one colourful night out! The best part? It’s visible on all bases – meaning natural hair, bouncy weaves and trendy braids all get to experience its awesomeness.

It’s affordable, takes seconds to apply and is perfect for one colourful night out!

Taryn Bloem National Education Manager for L’Oréal Professionnel

The colours?

L’Oréal Professionnel #Colorfulhair Flash Pro Hair Make-up comes in a variety of colours that fall under the categories Mattes, Velvets and Glitters. There are nine colours in total. Take a look below to find one that grabs your attention:


Feeling Blue

Midnight Fuchsia


Spice is Nice

Purple Reign

Mystic Forest

Dancing Pink

Gold Digger


Galaxy Trip

Hello Holo

How to apply?

L’Oréal Professionnel #Colorfulhair Flash Pro Hair Make-up is exclusive to select salons in South Africa. Application takes a matter of seconds, where the stylist will first paint the product onto your hair using small brushes; then work it through your strands with their fingers. Not only will the stylist (or colourist) do the best job – mixing and matching colours until you have a look perfectly suited to you – they’ll be able to start the process by recommending complimentary shades that really work for you. So, what are you waiting for?

A new colourful world awaits.

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