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How do eSalon colors compare to L'Oreal Superior Preference colors?

eSalon custom hair color is very different from "boxed" hair color you find at a drugstore. Whereas boxed color is mass made to fit everyone's hair, eSalon formulates each individual order according to your personal hair details, including gray percentage, coloring history, and more.

eSalon's colorists blend your custom color using over 2,000 pigment options. This means your formula will be highly individualized --- more so than the retail box you may have used in the past. In order to make your transition easier and provide the best outcome, this chart provides an approximate comparison between L'Oreal's Superior Preference colors and eSalon's colors.

L'Oreal #
Superior Preference Name
eSalon Name
2
Natural Black
2B
Purest Black
3
Soft Black
4
Dark Brown
4A
Dark Ash Brown
Dark Brown (Ash)
4G
Dark Golden Brown
Dark Blonde (Golden)
4R
Dark Auburn
5
Medium Brown
5A
Medium Ash Brown
5G
Medium Golden Brown
5 1/2 AM
Medium Cooper Brown
5MB
Medium Auburn Brown
5MM
Medium mahogany Brown
6
Light Brown
6 1/2 G
Lightest Golden Brown
6A
Light Ash Brown
6AM
Light Amber Brown
6R
Light Auburn
7
Dark Blonde
7 1/2 A
Medium Ash Blonde
7A
Dark Ash Blonde
7LA
Lightest Auburn
8
Medium Blonde
8A
Ash Blonde
8G
Golden Blonde
9
Natural Blonde
9 1/2 A
Lightest Ash Blonde
9 1/2 BB
Lightest Beige Blonde
9A
Light Ash Blonde
9G
Light Golden Blonde
9GR
Light Reddish Blonde
10NB
Ultra Natural Blonde
10WB
Wispersoft Blonde
LB01
Extra Light Ash Blonde
LB03
Extra Light Beige Blonde
RR04
Intense Dark Red
RR07
Intense Red Copper
UL51
Ultra Light Natural Brown
UL61
Ultra Light Ash Brown
UL63
Ultra Light Golden
4M
Dark Mahogany Brown
4SM
Dark Soft Mahogany
5CB
Medium Chestnut Brown
6BB
Light Beige Brown
1
Ultimate Black

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