We’ll always be a fan of bold hair colors, but bold doesn’t necessarily mean bright and colorful. Quite the opposite, actually, as we’d consider black hair dye to be one of the boldest, chicest hair color ideas out there. If you’ve ever wanted to take a walk on the dark side, we’re sure you have a Pinterest board filled with your ideal black shade. And if you’re on a budget, DIYing the hue may seem more appealing than booking an appointment at the salon. Luck for you, with the help of one of our 12 best black hair dyes, you’ll be rocking bold black strands in no time at all. Shall we?
1. SUPERIOR PREFERENCE HAIR COLOR IN SOFT BLACK
Afraid a black mane is going to be too harsh against your pale or fair skin tone? Fear it’ll wash you out even if you do have a slight tan? The L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Soft Black may be just the black hair dye you’re looking for, as its black color is softened so it won’t result in an overly stark contrast.
2. FÉRIA HAIR COLOR IN VIOLET SOFT BLACK
If you want to put a unique twist on your black locks, pick up the L’Oréal Paris Féria in Violet Soft Black. This gorgeous, multifaceted hair color features a black base with violet undertones, resulting in a trendsetting mane that’ll instantly draw the eye when it catches in the light.
3. EXCELLENCE CRÉME HAIR COLOR IN NATURAL BLACK
Fool people into thinking black is your natural hair color with the help of the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Natural Black. This black hair dye has subtle hints of brown throughout for a subdued, natural appearance. Don’t worry—your secret is safe with us!
4. SUPERIOR PREFERENCE HAIR COLOR IN BLACK SAPPHIRE
For a rich, vibrant black hair color, look no further than the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Black Sapphire. This standout black hair dye is cool in tone with sapphire blue undertones. The result? A black mane that demands to be seen.
5. FÉRIA HAIR COLOR IN BRIGHT BLACK
Another vibrant black hair dye option? The L’Oréal Paris Féria in Bright Black. This shimmering, dimensional black hair color rivals a black hole in both its color and its ability to draw people in.
6. EXCELLENCE CRÉME HAIR COLOR IN SOFT BLACK
Sometimes understated is the way to go. To fake naturally black hair or restore your already black strands, consider using the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Soft Black. This black hair dye provides 100 percent gray coverage—even on stubborn grays.
7. FÉRIA HAIR COLOR IN BLACK
Have your eye on a traditional black hair color? If your sights are set on true black hair dye, allow us to introduce you to the L’Oréal Paris Féria in Black. As far as classic black hair colors go, it doesn’t get more on the nose than this.
8. SUPERIOR PREFERENCE HAIR COLOR IN DEEP BLUE BLACK
Traditional black not your thing? Perhaps a blue-black hair dye will pique your interest. Pick up the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Deep Blue Black to color your strands. The at-home coloring kit will leave your mane a beautiful black shade with blue undertones.
9. FÉRIA HAIR COLOR IN COOL SOFT BLACK
If you love the above but want to keep things a tad subtler, the L’Oréal Féria in Cool Soft Black is the best black hair dye for you. This multifaceted hair color will paint your mane in a natural black hue complete with blue undertones for the ultimate cool-girl effect.
10. EXCELLENCE CRÉME HAIR COLOR IN LUSCIOUS BLACK
Let’s be real, who doesn’t want a luscious head of hair? While the right hairstyle and styling products contribute to this, your hair color of choice can also help create the appearance of a more luxurious mane. Interested? Use the L’Oréal Paris Excellence Créme Permanent Triple Protection Hair Color in Luscious Black to color your strands.
11. SUPERIOR PREFERENCE HAIR COLOR IN ULTIMATE BLACK
Another true black hair dye worth trying is the L’Oréal Paris Superior Preference Fade-Defying Shine Permanent Hair Color in Ultimate Black. This rich black hair color kit delivers super shiny, luminous hair color that lasts for weeks and weeks. Need we say more?
12. FÉRIA HAIR COLOR IN DOWNTOWN DENIM
Picture your favorite pair of ultra-dark wash denim jeans, and you can imagine what this black hair color looks like. Another option for beautiful blue-black hair, the L’Oréal Paris Féria in Downtown Denim is guaranteed to give you trendsetting tresses.