Regardless of how bold your hair color is or how amazing you look, there’s something about black hair that screams class and sophistication. It’s the color of royalty and power, and it has a way of making people take notice. If you want to add depth and mystery to your look, a crown of deep black hair is the way to go. But how do you know if black hair is for you? We’ve got you covered! For all our lovely ladies out there, hoping to find a sign or two that’ll give them the green light.

Go back a decade or so, and black hair dye was as common as it gets, as it used to be natural and classy. However, as time progressed and the world of hairstyling progressed, black hair regressed to being a tale of the old. Now colorful heads have become so common that people have returned to seeing black hair dye as a way of standing out.

We’ve put together a guide to help you decide if black is the way to go and, if so, what shade will suit you the best. Because there are indeed choices in black hair dye! So sit back, relax, and let us help you on your way to a perfect head of black with the help of Smart Beauty black dye Smart Colour+Plex.

Choosing our Smart Colour+Plex comes with its fair share of advantages. Made with your convenience and satisfaction in mind, our +Plex technology will save you $$$’s on every box compared to some of the other brands present. 

Remember that all Smart Beauty products are cruelty free and suitable for vegans. We do not test on animals anad we only select ingredients that are vegan friendly. In addition we use environmentally responsible packaging where possible, as long as it keeps you, the user, safe. This is a factor we must consider when it comes to tubes and bottles in particular, and here we aim to use recycled plastic.

Shades Available

The first shade of black hair dye is jet black or pure black. This is the blackest of all you can get and is a very strong shade. If you have jet black hair, adding any other color to your hair can be very difficult because the jet black will just overshadow everything else; you would have to use bleach first. However, Pure Black can be a beautiful shade for people with lighter hair colors.

When talking about black hair dye, many people won’t even consider shades because they think, “Why would I need a shade if my hair is jet black?” But a lot of them don’t know that black hair dye has different shades. And depending on which shade they choose, it can end up dictating their whole look. So, today, we’re going to have a look at different shades of black hair dye available to you.

Permanent Pure Black Hair Dye:

The first shade of black hair dye is jet black or pure black. This is the blackest of all you can get and is a very harsh shade. If you have jet black hair, adding any other color to your hair can be very difficult because the jet black will just overshadow everything else. However, jet black can be a beautiful shade for people with lighter hair colors.

Pure Black Hair Colour Results
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Permanent Sapphire Blue/Black Hair Dye:

Next, we have the Sapphire blue/black hair dye. This shade is a deep, rich black with blue undertones. Accentuating your facial features, this shade is perfect for all the lovely ladies out there with mesmerizing faces that want their hair color to help their eyes pop. This is the shade for you if you have blue or green eyes. However, how do you know which shade is for you without having to experience a bad hairdo?

Blue/Black Sapphire Hair Colour Results
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Will Black Hair Dye Suit Me?

Hair color is just like that one top you saw on hot-topic and decided to get a matching pair with your friend years ago. You thought it was the best thing ever at first but eventually regretted it and wished you never bought it in the first place.

But unlike the top, you can’t just throw away hair color. You’re stuck with it until it grows or you get a haircut. So, before you run to the store and buy that box of hair colors, here are some things you should consider.

Permanent or Semi-Permanent

When looking for a black hair dye, you must decide if you want a permanent or semi-permanent color. Permanent hair color is just that – permanent. It will not wash out over time and require you to use harsh chemicals to remove it from your hair.

Semi-permanent colors will fade and can be removed with shampoo. For black dye, we suggest opting for a permanent color as semis will leave your hair a green blonde and not the kind you want. Now, let’s see which shade goes well with your skin tone.

Who Should Get Pure Black Hair?

If you are thinking of going for pure black hair color, you should know that it can make you look harsh if not done right. Additionally, it is also a high-maintenance color, so you will need to touch up your roots often.

Pure black hair color looks best on those with olive or dark skin tones and brown eyes. If you have blue or green eyes, you can still rock this color, but you may want to consider adding some highlights to bring out your features.

Who Should Get Sapphire Black Hair?

As for sapphire black, it is a deep blue-black shade that looks gorgeous on all skin tones. It is perfect for those who want to make a statement with their hair color but don’t want to go too crazy. This color especially pops out in people with yellow undertones on their skin.


This is a common question we get asked, and the answer might surprise us. Black hair dye can actually last quite a long time; however, proper care is required.

  1. Avoid washing your hair too often.
  2. Use a color-safe shampoo and conditioner.
  3. Be gentle with your hair overall.
  4. Touch up your roots every few weeks.

With proper care, black hair dye can last for several months. But if it’s fading sooner than you’d like, consider switching to a semi-permanent or demi-permanent formula. These dyes last a bit longer and are less damaging to the hair.

No, black hair dye will not ruin your hair. However, it is vital to use a gentle shampoo and conditioner and avoid heat styling as much as possible to prevent damage. Also, touch up your roots every few weeks to keep the color looking fresh.

There’s no definitive answer to this question since everyone’s hair is different and will react differently to black hair dye. However, black hair dye is generally not known to be particularly damaging to hair health.

That being said, it is always important to take good care of your hair and use products suited to your hair type to avoid any damage. If you’re concerned about how black hair dye may affect your hair, we recommend consulting a professional stylist or colorist.

It is possible to add highlight colors to dyed hair. Still, it is essential to consult with a professional stylist or colorist beforehand as the process can become rather tedious, and no one wants to end up with a botched-up dye job. Attempting to do it yourself could also result in damage to your hair.

Parting Words

So there you have it, a complete guide to black hair dye! From picking out the shade to removing it, we hope this article has been helpful. Now all you need to do is grab your shade of black +Smart Plex and get your dream going. Also, remember, have fun and experiment!

  • Especially with black dye as you can enjoy:
  • A new look
  • A change in hairstyle
  • Less time spent on your hair
  • No need to worry about re-dyeing for a few months
  • A more affordable option than salon color

With these two amazing shades of black hair dye, select the find one you love and rock it with confidence. Especially with Smart Beauty’s Smart Colour+Plex technology, it is sure to give you long-lasting, vibrant color and help you bring out the best in your hair!

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