Within a few minutes of applying this dye my head felt like it was on fire. Washed it out. Definitely way too strong for my head.
I wanted to lighten my dark brown/black hair and got this dye in Dark Golden Brown... I followed the instructions as I always do with new hair colors, but to my disappointment it only dyed my roots and about 4 inches of hair that looks more like highlights, since it was only certain strands of hair that dyed. It's not incredibly noticeable tho
I bought a box in Medium Blonde hoping that it would turn my dark hair into a warmer brown color for the spring. I wound up leaving the dye in my hair for ~50 minutes and when all was said and done, my hair was slightly darker than Luminista's Light Golden Brown. That's the color I was aiming for, but anyone with black hair who wants the color on the box is going to have to look elsewhere!
I bought this in medium brown and I really love the results. It covered the grays I have and applied easily and evenly. The conditioner included is very moisturizing and leaves my hair feeling healthy and shiny. The color stays vibrant and true. Will definitely repurchase.
I've always trusted the normal line of colorsilk haircolors, but as someone with dark asian hair, some of their lighter colors have failed to impress.
But lo and behold I was perusing the haircolor section of my local HEB and like a shining beacon of vibrant hope and hair color, I saw something I feared I was not worthy to gaze upon with my humble eyes. It was Revlon Colorsilk LUMINISTA. Even the name sounds magical, but it was more than just a name. It was a hair color that MEANT to color dark hair such as mine. No more shall I have to pick two shades lighter so I can get the color that I want.
I bought the shade 'Natural Brown 115' and as soon as I came home I decided to color my hair. The packaging contained the standard fare for the colorsilk line, ridiculously oversized gloves, color, developer...
The color turned out just like I wanted it to, but the color was not the thing that drew me over the edge, although this doesn't mean it wasn't awesome. But the REAL star of this show was the conditioner. They were not kidding when they said my hair would be in better condition after I used this. After I washed the dye out I applied the conditioner and let it sink in as I shaved my legs. After I washed the conditioner out I kid you not my hair felt like pure SILK. Like, if I had Rapunzel-length hair some kids could slip and slide on my dry hair. I'm sure if I was inclined to comb my hair with a fine-tooth after my shower it might have just gone down my hair like a 5-star level hotel elevator. Does it sound ridiculous? Yes, but what's not ridiculous is my love for this hair color.
I hope they expand their shade line to include a wider range, but it doesn't matter I'm hooked.
It's been a while since I've dyed, and I saw a new shade 'Violet-Black'...color me intrigued, also my hair. After my disaster with L'Oreal's Feria 'Violet Soft-Black' (Note the quotes here are ironic, as the shade was anything but). If you're curious, just read the unanimously negative reviews for this color. I was seduced by Feria's color, but they left me jaded and it was a while before I was willing to give my hair to another natural shade of purple. But I have faith in LUMINISTA, and I will tell my tale once again when I have the time to dye my hair.