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Temporary Products to Cover Your Roots


Article by Hayley Hyer

Photography by Stock Images

Times are tough, and our roots are popping out! If you're nervous about trying to color your own hair or just don't want to have to keep putting such strong chemicals on your scalp, here are some temporary solutions for those important video calls or your grocery store outings.

Shop Temporary Root Touch-Ups

Style Edit Root Touch-Up Powder

"This ultra-light binding powder instantly blends unwanted gray and dark roots, keeping hair in perfect color condition between appointments. no flyaways or dusting, washes out with shampoo and works in seconds."

L'Oreal Root Cover Up

"Need to look fabulous fast? L'Oreal Paris Root Cover Up is our quickest way to cover gray. In just 3 seconds gray roots are concealed with our light-weight, quick dry formula- leaving no smudging or sticky residue when dry. One application will last until your next shampoo, plus it's ammonia-free, peroxide-free, and contains no synthetic dyes."

Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch Up Spray

"Extend the time between salon visits with Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch Up Spray - Light Brown (formerly Root Concealer - Light Brown) extends the time between salon visits by covering grays and natural roots with one quick spray. The pin-point applicator helps you direct the color to exactly where you need it, without messy dripping. Long-lasting and non-transferable, it gives you the coverage you need until you shampoo it out."

Bumble and Bumble Blondish Hair Powder

"This tinted dry shampoo absorbs excess oil, boosts texture, and enhances and refreshes color. Hold can 10-12 inches from dry hair and spray thoroughly. Let dry, then style."

dpHUE Color Touch-Up Spray

"The targeted nozzle delivers a concentrated blast for covering gray roots with precision application. The wider nozzle is ideal for blending at the root, covering stray grays and avoiding staining your scalp. Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, and parabens. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging."

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