Enable the wiki renderer and use markup to get some formatting, but I'm afraid, not colours.
Ooops, sorry, should have posted this too: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Configuring+Renderers#ConfiguringRenderers-wikirenderer
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