I was sent this shade because I was keen on keeping my dark hair, yet adding that warmth that would help to warm up my complexion and add a bit of dimension to my hair. Hair dyes can be really extreme and I didn't want to end up with a shade of brown I wasn't happy with - a wash of warmth is what I wanted, and this is what I got!
This is a curious product in that it's a semi-permanent colour but with a variety of uses. You can either leave it on like normal hairdye and really let it do its work, or you can use it as a conditioner once in a while to give it a light wash. I decided to have a go of both, and here are the results:
Left in for 30minutes..
Used as a conditioner..
As a dark haired person, the latter is perfect. It gives this dimension of brown that warms my complexion and looks like highlights, but it's actually a gloss of brown, and the light catching that section of hair. As soon as it's in the shadows, that section will look black again. It creates dimension without committing to bleaching my hair, so perfect for people who don't really want a new 'colour' - just an enhancement of your natural hair colour. I find it difficult to find a product that will give me the perfect shade of brown, or a 'wash' of colour, and this is absolutely perfect for that.
On a more technical side, the colour lasts for a very long time so I only find myself needing to use the product perhaps once a month, if that. This product also lacks any harsh chemicals so I have the peace of mind when I use it! It also comes with detailed instructions to use it to the maximum potential.
I'm really happy with this product, because I don't have to book appointments, I have complete control of how my hair colour is going to turn out and it's subtle enough yet provides enough dimension to give my hair the depth and my complexion the warmth that I wanted! It's great for dark haired people who want that subtle enhancement without committing to bleaching your hair for highlights.
You can get the Scott Cornwall Colour Restore Deep Red for £11.99 at Boots or online from KMI Brands.
What is your hair colour routine?