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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, it can be hard to find the right hair color. 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.

Bumble and bumbleBb. Color Stick

Size: 0.12 oz/ 3.5 g·ITEM: 1895846

Color: Black - Natural

159 Reviews

$26.00

I love it. I have dark hair and I use this to cover my grey hairs when my roots start growing in. ...I have two gray hairs that drive me crazy. They stand out against my dark brown hair but I don't want to start coloring my hair just for two strands.

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.

dpHUEGloss+ Semi-permanent Hair Color and Deep Conditioner

Size: 6.5 oz/ 192 mL·ITEM: 2204659

Color: Dark Brown

1.7K Reviews

$35.00

Also it didn't cause my hair to fall put any. This product is now a go too for quick fix on gray hairs....dpHue shade black...I’ve been getting gray hairs and I have been trying different hair products and this helps keep my hair conditioned and gray hairs seem to be gone.

What it is: A semi-permanent hair color in a deep conditioning base that leaves hair soft, shiny, and illuminated.
Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily
Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick
Hair Concerns: Color protection
Formulation: Mask
Ingredient Callouts: Free of formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

dpHUERoot Touch-up Kit

ITEM: 2231579

Color: Dark Blonde

132 Reviews

$32.00

Not quite the answer for my dark brown hair.......It’s difficult when your hair is in the 4ish range of hair color in salon colors to choose dark brown or black because we who have colored our dark brown hair for years know that road back from when someone colors your hair too dark is not one that is easily found. ...I also love that it blends perfectly with my dark brown hair. I highly recommended.

What it is: A kit to keep gray in check between salon visits with permanent, salon-quality, crème color—two applications per kit.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns: Color Fading

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, and parabens. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Use on up to one inch of new gray hair, at your part line and hairline. This low ammonia, salon-quality, crème hair color is made in Italy, and designed to blend seamlessly into your base hair color. It is not intended for drastic color changes or to lighten hair.

dpHUEColor Touch-Up Spray

Size: 2.5 oz/ 52 g·ITEM: 2231652

Color: Dark Brown

15 Reviews

$28.00

So thankful how well it matches natural red hair!...Being a redhead makes it very challenging to find any root spray or powder that would colormatch well enough but this does the trick! I can now wear my hair up and spray the sides where my scalp shows and it blends in perfectly with my ginger hair color. ...works for dark hair...This absolutely works if you have dark hair. Might not work for blonds, but disregard reviews if you have dark hair

What it is: A spray to cover up or blend roots, with a groundbreaking dual-action nozzle and two spray settings.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns: Color Fading

Formulation: Spray

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, and parabens. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: The targeted nozzle delivers a concentrated blast for covering gray roots with precision application. The wider nozzle is ideal for blending at the root, covering stray grays and avoiding staining your scalp.

amikaMixtape Hair Color Drops

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2314623

Color: Gold

29 Reviews

$25.00

Little confusing...product description reads blue, packaging reads teal....straight up: the product is GREEN, but it didn't turn me off to it because my hair is so dark. Super effective though, and after the first use I even prefer this to the IGK Mixed Feelings Toning Drops. ...Mixtape Color Drops Are a great way boost hair color for a more vibrant and colorful look.

What it is: A bottle of highly pigmented drops that come in three shades to boost color and vibrancy: violet for blondes, teal for brunettes, and gold for adding warmth.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Color Safe
- Brassiness
- Color Fading

Key Benefits:
- Tones and maintains your shade in between salon visits
- Mixes easily with any cream, oil-based wash, or styling hair product
- Allows for customizable dosage for personalized hair toning

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Amino-Acid Complex: Provides smoothing benefits to help lay the cuticle down and keep color vibrant.

amikaDesert Trip Temporary Hair Color Spray

Size: 1.3 oz/ 36.9 g·ITEM: 2333391

Color: Purple Haze - smoky, silvery purple

28 Reviews

$18.00

I have dark black hair, but I think it looks really cool. ...Fun colors!...They show up well even on dark hair.

What it is: A bleed-resistant, temporary color spray that delivers rich, vibrant color and rinses out in just one shampoo.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Key Benefits: Adds Shine

Formulation: Spray

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight, vibrant pigment delivers a rich pop of color to any look.

$28.00

Perfect for what I wanted it for. You can’t smear it all over your hair, as others mentioned it is sticky. ...It's fairly soft, so use a light touch, and blend with the brush side. My all time fav root cover is Color Wow, but this works better on some of my stubborn grays.

What it is: A long-wearing temporary-color stick and blending brush to quickly cover grays and blend roots.

Hair Type: Straight, Wavy, Curly, and Coily

Hair Texture: Fine, Medium, and Thick

Hair Concerns:
- Color Safe
- Color Fading

Key Benefits:
- Covers grays and blends roots
- Sweat- and transfer-resistant formula
- Built-in blending brush

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

OribeAirbrush Root Touch-Up Spray

Size: 1.8 oz/ 75 mL·ITEM: 2438836

17 Reviews

$34.00

This is seriously the only root coverup that works on my hair Somehow the light brown shade matches my light auburn hair perfectly, covers just enough that it doesn’t look different from the rest of my hair and lasts well. ...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.

$24.00

Hairs looking amazing no mess at all just I saw healthier and cleaner hair with enough shine. ...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.

COLOR WOWRoot Coverup Powder

Size: .07 oz/ 2.1 g·ITEM: 2446763

Color: Dark Blonde

184 Reviews

$34.50

I was gifted this complimentary from Color Wow Root Touch Up dark blonde My 6 year old son with dark blonde hair was great to review this product I received this as a complimentary gift for my honest opinion. ...In my opinion, this is a great product. I have dark brown hair with quite a few grey hairs.

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.

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