February 10, 2017

Test Driving - L'Oréal Professionnel Hairchalk!

L'Oréal Professionnel Hairchalk - 50ml - $25 - in 8 shades: Sweet Sixteen Pink, First Date Violet, Blue Ocean Cruise, Garden Party, Coral Sunset, Coffee Break, Bronze Beach and Black Tie - that offer all the joy of off-beat colour without permanent results.

They call it a chalk but it's really a liquid which makes for quite a different application experience compared to the traditional chalks that I've tried before. They recommend applying it with a sponge but I found that more of the colour ended up in the sponge then on my hair so instead I held a piece of paper towel under the section of hair I was colouring, poured the colour directly on my hair and then used the paper towel to spread the colour over the whole section - it was a little messy but worked better then the sponge. My only caution, don't wear a good shirt to do it you are going to get a bit messy!

I gave the Coral Sunset shade a try but with my dark auburn hair it probably wasn't the best choice, it really didn't show except in certain lights - something more dramatic like blue or green would have had more impact. If you have light hair though you can pretty much take your pick of shades - it's all going to show! 

Once the weekend is over and you have to go back to work au naturel or are ready to change shades, it's gone in a couple of shampoos - and while it is there, you don't have to worry about it rubbing off on your pillowcase at night or flaking off your hair - it really is colour without any fuss or commitment!

Available exclusively at salons across Canada - find one near you at: www.lorealprofessionnel.ca.

- Lisamarie -


  1. Such a fun product. Process photos would be really awesome next time!!

    Madeline, classicallycontemporary.com

    1. as I mentioned, the colour I tried didn't really show up well in my hair and didn't look like anything in the photos so there was no point in posting it - will have to try a brighter colour next time!

      Best, Lisamarie


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