Botanea FAQ's

Q: Is Botanéa really vegan? 
A: Yes, Botanéa is truly vegan, which means no animal-derived ingredients, or by-products were used. 

Q: What allows you to claim that your sourcing is responsible/sustainable for Botanéa? 
A: For 4 to 5 years now, L’Oréal Research has been working on its sustainable supply chain and the selection of herbal powders in India. Botanéa is 100% in line with the L’Oréal Group’s responsible sourcing approach. The L’Oréal approach involves taking into account the needs of local communities thanks to the support of an NGO on the ground.

Q: Are you really natural? 
A: Yes, Botanéa is 100% herbal hair colour

Q: Does Botanéa cover white hair? 
A: Botanéa can blend up to 100% of white hair. 

Q: What will the re-growth look like? 
A: Demarcation on the hair will be a soft blend-out as there is no change to the structure of the hair.

Q: Can we call Botanéa a permanent colour?
A: Botanéa is not technically a permanent hair colour as it does not alter the structure of the hair. The results of Botanéa however is long-lasting colour.

Q: Will Botanéa lighten my hair? 
A: No, Botanéa does not lighten the colour of your hair, it works with your natural base and add tone and depth. 

Q: I have existing highlights/Balayage in my hair, Can I put Botanéa over this? 
A: Yes.

Q: Can Botanéa be used by persons who are allergic to colour? 
A:  Allergy is an individual response to allergens. Some people are allergic to natural origin substances, such as peanuts or strawberries. This is why it is imperative to get an allergy alert test before Botanéa colors. If you have in doubt, consult your doctor.

Q: How soon before do we do the allergy alert test?
A: Up to 1 week before application and no less than 48 hours before application

Q: Can I use Botanéa if I’m pregnant? 
A: Since pregnancy may include significant physiological changes, you may need to consult your doctor before colouring your hair. All L’Oréal Professionnel products have been evaluated for their safe use. The use of Botanéa is safe when used according to the instructions, which includes performing a skin allergy alert test prior to use.