Schwarzkopf Perfect Mousse - Perfect Mousse
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Schwarzkopf Perfect Mousse is a permanent hair colour with a mousse texture that is easy to use, long lasting and gentle on the scalp. The foam is used to colour the hair perfectly, as the light and fluffy mousse gives maximum coverage even in the hard to reach places at the back of the head and stubborn temples. Mousse will not drip, stain clothes or skin. Features include: permanent colour, easy even application and perfect grey coverage. Contains soy protein and orchid extract to care for the hair, formula is also ammonia free. Available in: 1-0 Black, 3-0 Dark Brown, 4-65 Chocolate Brown, 6-0 Light Brown, 6-68 Hazelnut, 7-0 Dark Blonde, 8-0 Medium Blonde and 10-0 Pearl Blonde.
Woolworths, Coles, Priceline stores, independent retailers and pharmacies.
1800 022 219
Rating: Dec 5, 2012 5:06pm
Easy to use, but lacks the frills
This, like other mousse products, is much much easier to self apply than regular liquid dyes. You don't have to fret so much about splattering the sink, and can easily control where the foam goes. It's coverage is quite good, certainly not noticeably worse than more expensive products, but your colour perhaps won't match the box so well. It claims to be drip-free but does "drip" - during the waiting time, if the room is hot, the foam will melt and run down your face or back, so be cautious. In addition, it does not come with anything to apply to the tips to protect them, so don't apply too much there, or anything if your previous dye hasn't faded. Finally, the gloves it comes with are worse than useless - I always throw them right out and use my own disposables.
Rating: Oct 10, 2012 3:29pm
I tried perfect mousse 2x already and both 2x the hair dye didnt work! I blamed myself on the 1st one coz i washed my hair that morning thinking it will still work. On the 2nd time around i blamed it to the product. I didnt wash my hair for abt 2 days, and read the instructions carefully. I have black hair and i bought medium brown (i always get medium brown hair dye using different brand- always works all the time). As i was saying, use the perfect mousse, waited 30 mins and rinsed it. Guess what, i still have black hair!!! It was easy to use but too bad i wont be using it again. It just doesnt work. Not a happy customer. :-/ RESPONSE FROM SCHWARZKOPF: Hi Goldie713, Perfect Mousse is not designed to lighten any existing colour. Thanks very much for your review, we're sorry to hear this product didn't deliver the results you wanted. Perfect Mousse is not designed to lighten any existing colour. It is for this reason that we recommend people use the guides on the back of the pack as a reference
Looking at the guides for Perfect mousse medium brown it is clearly labelled on the back of the packaging that this product is not recommended for black hair. Please feel free to call our Customer Hotline on 1800 022 219 if you need further assistance.
Rating: Jul 28, 2012 5:42pm
So easy with a great result
I have very long hair that I have coloured a lot over the years. When I used this product my hair was tragic, with several shades browns and about 8cm of regrowth that included a LOT of greys. This product was the easiest hair dye I have ever used. It had no chemical smell, in fact it has quite a pleasant scent. The foam is super easy to apply and as promised, no drips. I usually need two boxes of dye but this foam is not only generous, but distributes so easily throughout the hair that one box was plenty for me. I got the box on special at priceline for $10 so I can't complain about the value!! The foam does make your hair wet, but it feels so weightless and with no chemical smell it is barely noticeable as you wait the 30 minute developing time. It rinsed out very easily, although before conditioning my hair did feel coarse. The conditioner that is included is a bit small, so I used a Dove treatment conditioner after the dye to give my hair a boost. After blowdrying, my hair looked great! Very silky, smooth and most impressive of all, EVEN coverage. I was not expecting this as my hair was so inconsistent in colouring before. All greys gone! My hair looks healthy, glossy and very natural (even though I used black, it's not as deep unnatural black as other dyes I have used. A softer black if that makes sense). I will definitely continue to use this dye. My only small gripe is the size of the conditioner, but I generally like to use a treatment after hair dye anyway.
Read the full review of Perfect Mousse by vnv.
Rating: Jun 1, 2012 3:52pm
I love it!!!
It is soo easy to use. I got a great coverage for my hair and the color lasts for ages. I colored my hair over 8 weeks ago and only need to color it again because I have regrowth. I have used in for touching up my regrowth and have also had fantastic results. Every time I have used this product I have gotten wonderful comments about my hair and people ask me were I got it done and I say I did it myself:) I have even done my mums hair for her with this product. I highly reccomend people to give it a try.
Read the full review of Perfect Mousse by Amanda .
Rating: May 10, 2012 12:09pm
Don't buy it
I used this product in the darkest black shade, for my hair which had been dyed from black to brown a few months back, to cover regrowth. Why?
1. It smells horrible though its 'ammonia free', makes my eyes sting and makes me look like i'm crying -my mom thought i was !
2. it offered immediately great coverage, but this wore off in a week's time. can you believe? A WEEK. for 'permanant' hair dye.
3. Foam is really annoying and takes ages to cover hair and the you dont really know when your hair is covered and 'wet' enough.
4. The foam is watery and not very foam-y at all
5. There are better products out there. I wouldnt go back to foam, dye rocks.!
6. it's #*!@ for the price point.
RESPONSE FROM SCHWARZKOPF: Hi captaincheeky, We’re sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy using Schwarzkopf Perfect Mousse. We have a host of colouring products in the Schwarzkopf range to suit a variety of different needs and if it’s excellent, long-lasting coverage that you’re looking for, Schwarzkopf’s Live Salon Permanent range is the ideal solution. It gives you professional quality colour results at home with the high performance formula sealing the colour-intense pigments deep within the hair to give you intense, professional colour results. Please get in touch with our customer service team on 1800 022 219 and we will organise for a complementary pack to be sent to you. Thanks, from the Schwarzkopf Australia team.
Rating: May 6, 2012 10:19am
If you have long hair avoid messy mousse!
The mousse idea sounded great until the very instant I sprayed it into my hand - I then immediately realised it was going to be a disaster. I have waist-length hair and home-colour my hair all the time, and I have a method: one "clean" hand, one "dirty" hand - I squeeze the bottle with one hand and work the dye through with the other so I always have a clean hand for changing bottles and other general stuff like itchy noses (hey it happens!).
You can't do this with mousse! It's light and floaty and goes EVERYWHERE unless you smoosh it between your palms to calm it down. It's hard to mix evenly, hard to apply evenly and just a gigantic pain. it also made my hair feel coarse :(
Rating: Mar 23, 2012 10:23pm
Not a good home hair dye
I've used a lot of hair dyes and this was one far from impressed me. For starters the whole foam concept was kind of a fail, it didn't mix properly and I ended up with liquidy bits all over the place and had to scrape the rest out of the bottle. It's ammonia free but still has a really strong chemical smell, it was actually worse then a lot of ammonia dyes I've tried in the past. I didn't like the conditioner it came with either. Finally, the colour selection is quite limited and what was meant to be chocolate brown came out almost black on me with a red sheen in the light. Thankfully it only lasted about a month. Won't be repurchasing.
Read the full review of Perfect Mousse by Inga409.
Rating: Jan 23, 2012 9:39am
I use this product to cover my grown out foils and dye back to my natural hair colour before i go back to the hairdresser and get more foils. This product is cheap and affordable and is perfect for this. Its easy to apply and less messy than any other dye ive tried! I found it struggled to cover my red foils when i tried to dye them out but it may have been because i have quite long hair and needed to packets! Usually the case :) Definitely give this product a shot
Rating: Jan 1, 2012 3:32pm
I have used this hair colour a couple of times, and I love it, first of all there is a LOT of product in the bottle so it's not hard to cover your hair from root to tip, i used Chocolate Brown, and absolutely love the rich glossiness it has, I would definitely recommend this hair colour to everyone.
Rating: Sep 1, 2011 5:05pm
Perfect mousse perfect result!
I usually don't dye my hair, but as l am now getting A LOT and l mean A LOT of greys l decided to give it a go. I researched my information on here at Beauty Heaven and choose this product as it was recommended in the forums. I grew up with my mum colouring her hair and always hated the strong smell that was associated with "hair dyes". Well this one has NO strong smell and it was so easy to use. Just mix the foam and apply. No spills, no problems with the hairline. After rinsing out, the colour came up really well, and l just about got ALL the greys, l was really impressed. My hair colour is light to medium brown and l used Chocolate Brown. I will definitely use this product again and have no qualms in recommending it to others!
Read the full review of Perfect Mousse by Junope.