Health Facts: Ammonia-free, paraben-free, contains coconut oil
Product Warning: Adult Use Only
Product Form: Cream
Hair Color: Blonde
Beauty Purpose: Hair coloring
Bleach Volume: 12 volume peroxide
Processing Time: 20 minutes
Item Number (DPCI): 063-01-1183
Clairol Natural Instincts Semi-Permanent, Ammonia-Free Hair Color Get a rush of radiant, healthy-looking color and a boost of shine with 80% naturally derived ingredients. YES, coconut and aloe vera. NO ammonia or added parabens. Lasts 28 washes and blends away grays. Conditioning crème formula is gentle on all hair types and textures.
All Hair Types
Recommended for all hair types.
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I used the 6R Light Auburn on my light brown/blonde hair because I was looking to go for a natural ginger look like on the box. I started to put it on and it immediately started to turn purple. I thought maybe it would lighten after leaving it on for the recommended time, but after I showered my hair was literally an unnatural looking red with very dark purple hues/streaks. It looked awful and I am very disappointed with the results. I knew it was semi-permanent and would wash out but I was just so unhappy that I used color oops to go back to my natural light brown/blonde. Extremely unsatisfied with this color.
I have used this product for years, so was dismayed when I saw the results of the new formula. My jaw nearly hit the floor when I saw that it did absolutely nothing to cover the grays as it used to, leaving me with an obvious root line. I am so very sad that I will now have to find a different product to replace one that I used to love.
I’ve just bought this for the first time as I wanted a DIY hair colouring product that was as natural as possible. This product claims to have 80% naturally derived ingredients and no ammonia. It was easy to use, no strong smells and very gentle on my scalp. It left my hair beautifully conditioned and the colour wasn’t patchy like some products- however I’ve had to knock off a star, because the colour I used ( medium brown) was actually black on my hair- I’m hoping that will fade after a few washes! The other reason is that the solution is fairly runny and does drip, it can be a messy application! If it came in a non drip foam and gave a more truer indication of colour- it would be the perfect hair colouring product!
I used shade medium brown, but was more of a dark brown on my already medium brown hair, and covered greys a gingery colour which was disappointing. After a few washes, looks not as dark and the greys look like highlights. Will use a semi permanent colour as I usually do next time.
I quickly noticed the gray coverage is not the same; i.e., coverage is poorer with the new, creamy solution and my hair is much less manageable and less shiny. The thicker solution is beneficial, but I'd gladly trade it to have the former coverage with more manageability. I’ve always had what others say is beautiful hair, but it does not feel or look beautiful at this time. I am disappointed in this product. Why would you change a good thing?
This hair color is easy to use and maybe that’s the problem. It just doesn’t stay. It fades and does not cover my grey hairs. It’s cheap though so you get what you pay for. It’s so cheap I can just buy it often to re-color my hair.
I have been using Natural Instincts for at least 20 years. I am a natural strawberry blonde and Natural Instincts used to make the perfect shade called Saharan Rose that was beautiful and perfect for light red hair, but naturally they stopped making it. Recently they released a new shade called something like Rose Gold Blonde which is not a nice color AT ALL. It's drab and doesn't even look reddish. It also doesn't last more than a few washes and it barely covers gray hair. Why would Clairol ruin something that was perfect? We were happy with the old formula and the old colors. This new stuff is garbage and the colors are ugly. Also, the cream formula is terrible. It's hard to squeeze all of the goo into the bottle and it's drippy when it's applied. Why would you do this, Clairol? If it ain't broke, don't fix it!