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hair color for dark hair

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for hair color for dark hair.

If you have dark hair, you know that it's one of the most popular and common colors for hair. The best hair color for dark hair can touch up your roots, add fun color, and ultimately, help you stand out in a crowd. Here are some of our favorite hair colors for dark hair.

COLOR WOWRoot Coverup Powder

Size: .07 oz/ 2.1 g·ITEM: 2446763

Color: Dark Blonde

233 Reviews


Color wow gifted me this wonderful root touch up and with dark hair my grays stand out not anymore the compare colors grays instantly and seamlessly even camouflages regrowth or bald spots you apply this to dry hair brush through and make sure you’re not pushing it into your scalp....DARK BROWN is great on dark hair !! Works amazing I put it directly on my scalp to cover up areas where my hair is really fine and shedded after baby .

What it is: An award-winning powder that seamlessly covers grays and dark roots, extends highlights, and thickens and perfects the look of thinning hairlines with no waxes, dyes, or parabens.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Thinning
- Color Safe
- Color Fading

Key Benefits:
- Precise application for a mess-free finish
- Water-resistant formula
- Covers dark hair without peroxide

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Reflective Crystals and Pigments: Providemultidimensional, natural-looking coverage of grays and roots.
- Zinc Stearate: Anchors pigment to hair.

OribeAirbrush Root Touch-Up Spray

Size: 1.8 oz/ 75 mL·ITEM: 2438836

23 Reviews


About 3 weeks after I get my hair done my few white hairs start showing their ugly selves. ...Grey Hair Eliminated...Great for the spots of grey. I have very dark brown hair and my grey is so obvious around my forehead.

What it is: A fast-drying touch-up spray that quickly covers roots and grays with microfine powder pigments.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Oiliness
- Color Safe
- UV Protection

Key Benefits:
- Quickly covers grays and roots
- Blends seamlessly for natural-looking coverage
- Absorbs dirt and oil

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Natural, Microfine Mineral Colorants: Conceal unwanted gray roots and regrowth by adhering to hair fibers.
- Rice Starch: Absorbs dirt and oil to quickly cleanse and refresh your hair and style.

Anastasia Beverly HillsDIPBROW® Gel

ITEM: 2182111

Color: Blonde - for blonde hair with warm/gold undertones

1.1K Reviews


I love how you can build it up or create soft natural looks with it. Ebony was a perfect shade to hide my spares areas but still remain natural to compliment my dark hair....Easy to use nice product good shade for dark brows

What it is: A highly-pigmented brow gel with a long-lasting, waterproof formula for creating fuller-looking, defined brows—like DIPBROW® Pomade in a gel form.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This waterproof formula lasts up to 12 hours. The unique applicator allows color to be applied directly onto the brow hairs, as well as the skin, for a natural-looking finish. It’s available in 11 shades that match Anastasia Beverly Hills’ DIPBROW® Pomade assortment.

Bumble and bumbleBb. Color Stick

Size: 0.12 oz/ 3.5 g·ITEM: 1895846

Color: Black

169 Reviews


I love it. I have dark hair and I use this to cover my grey hairs when my roots start growing in. ...I have very dark hair, I purchased this in black to cover my grey hair at the roots and it blends in perfectly.

Which hair type is it good for?
✔ Straight
✔ Wavy
✔ Curly
✔ Coiled
✔ Tightly Coiled

What it is:
A velvety, easy-to-apply, long-lasting color stick to effectively cover up grey hair and hide roots or add a vibrant pop of color to hair.

Key benefits:
- Twist-up crayon for root touch-up or color accents
- Mess-free formula for easy application
- Water-resistant color that won't budge

If you want to know more…
Instantly cover up greys and roots or add a bright pop of color to hair. This twist-up pencil format is precise, blendable, and mess-free, while the dry fiber formula delivers immediate, water-resistant coverage.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONSemi-Permanent Hair Color

Size: 6.09 fl oz/180mL·ITEM: 2156016

Color: 03 Parisian Purple

306 Reviews


Good on dark hair!...Tried the Parisian Purple color, and I was very pleasantly surprised! My hair is really dark so I was quite skeptical, but this gave me nice highlights and a great color. ...great for dark hair the smell of this hair color! also it looks amazing on my dark hair :) wanna try the pink color now!

What it is: A semi-permanent hair color without the commitment or damage.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, and Curly

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Formulation: Rich Cream

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This non-damaging, temporary hair color is ammonia-free and doesn’t require peroxide or mixing. Color gradually fades with every shampoo, lasting seven to 10 washes, leaving you free to mix it up whenever the mood strikes.

PureologyColor Fanatic Top Coat + Tone Hair Gloss

Size: 6.7 oz / 200 mL·ITEM: 2610012

Color: Gold

1.1K Reviews


Have been using this over the last week and I see a slight difference. Went from dark hair to lightened balayage brown and I had a lot of orange undertones. ...I have dark hair with blonde highlights and I didn't notice any brightness added after using this but omg....

What it is: A high-gloss toning formula that neutralizes brassy, yellow, or orange tones and revives warm shades while restoring vibrancy, shine, and softness.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Shine
- Color Safe
- Brassiness

Key Benefits:
- Restores Shine and Softness
- Revives and Enhances Warm Tones
- Neutralizes Brassy or Yellow Tones

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Oat Milk: Smooths and softens hair.
- Camellia Oil: Conditions and nourishes hair.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, h


I received the Color Control Blue Toning + Styling Foam for Dark Hair from Color Wow for testing purposes and I love it. ...Dark hair must!...Wow I didn’t even know this product was a thing. I dyed my hair to a dark color a few weeks back and after using this product- I saw a diff in the color.

What it is: An easier, friendlier alternative to blue shampoo, this alcohol-free foam quickly neutralizes brassy orange tones on brunettes and darker hair while adding bounce and style memory.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Heat Protection
- Volumizing
- Brassiness

Key Benefits:
- Neutralizes brassiness in dark hair
- Renews elasticity and boosts volume and bounce
- Mess-free application

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rosinate: Renews elasticity and bounce and provides flexible texture.
- Blue Tint: Neutralizes brassy orange tones in brunette hair.
- Panthenol Provitamin B5: Restores shine.


While I don’t think this product can lighten dark hair, it did noticeably enhance my balayage highlights. ...I put a lot of spray on the hair framing my face and comb it through. SO, if you have dark hair with no natural blondeness, skip this.

What it is: A hair mist that gradually lightens, brightens, and illuminates color-treated or highlighted blonde hues while imparting lightweight hydration.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture:Straight, Wavy, and Curly

Hair Concerns:
- Brassiness
- Heat Protection
- Color Safe


Smells good and works for my curly hair...First of all it smells like gummy bears. I have thick curly hair and I have a lot of fly always. But I just put some of this and my baby hairs stay in place it’s also helped with my dry end. ...Not only does this hair oil smell like candy it also helps smooth my coarse hair & keeps my baby hairs flat when I pull my hair up.

What it is: A silicone-free oil blend for every day, multi-way use that’s delicately silky, and enriched with kakadu plum for curls that feel soft, smooth, and glossy.

Hair Type: Medium and Thick

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Frizz
- Damage, Split Ends, and Breakage

Key Benefits:
- Soft, glossy, non-greasy locks
- Detangles and fights frizz

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Kakadu Plum Oil: Contains vitamin C for ultimate scalp health.
- Safflower Oil: Coats hair in fatty-acid goodness.
- Capryl Capric Triglycerides: Provide delicate, lightweight shine and silkiness.


I have a light blonde ombré and my long hair is naturally dark blonde and brassy above them. ...great for bleached hair...I got it as a Sephora sample, tried it out, and it actually helped to tone by hair. I’ve been bleaching my hair blonde from naturally dark brown for a few years now and sometimes it gets brassy.

What it is: A leave-in spray that neutralizes brassiness, hydrates, reduces frizz, smooths cuticles, and protects against heat.

Hair Type: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Texture: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Concerns:
- Dryness
- Frizz
- Color Safe

Key Benefits:
- Neutralizes brassiness and enhances tone
- Hydrates, detangles, and reduces frizz
- Provides heat protection

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil: Nourishes and protects.
- Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil: Nourishes and hydrates.
- Behentrimonium Methosulfate: Detangles and smooths.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents.

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