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Gray, Gray, Go Away: How I Cover My Roots
Posted 02/22/12 at 10:40AM by Total Beauty
With the recession, I've tried to stretch my salon visits out a bit, going every eight weeks instead of six. So covering those grays is more important (and more difficult) than ever.
Headbands and hats work once in a while, but I can't exactly wear a hat to work every day.
In a pinch, I have tried a root touch-up kit from the drugstore, like Clairol Nice 'n Easy Root Touch-Up, $6.99. I can never do as good a job as my stylist (and that's why she gets the big bucks), but this works in emergency situations ... like when you have a big job interview, but your hairstylist can't fit you in.
I've also used ColorMark Gray Roots Gone Instantly Instant Liquid Touch-Up, $21.95. It goes on with a foam applicator and covers my grays perfectly until my next shampoo. I never leave home without this product.
One time before a party, I used Anastasia's strawberry-tinted brow gel on my roots and that covered them pretty well. I've also heard that mascara that matches your hair color works, too.
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