Unless you’ve embraced your grey roots, chances are you’ll be tending to them every six weeks but this brand new wave of at home fast-fixes will save you time, money and keep your colour fresh! Here’s how to get rid of grey roots the easy way…
Josh Wood Blending Wand, £12.50. A non-permanent hair colour that you just brush onto roots (wet or dry) then set into place with heat from your hairdryer, this genius product is available in four shades. Keeping your roots covered for up to three washes, it’s brilliant between appointments!
Schwarzkopf Essence Ultime, £6.99 A range of new home hair dyes that tie in with spring’s big colour trend for natural looking colour if you want an all-over touch up rather than just the roots, this is for you. Developed with the help of Claudia Schiffer (she approached them!), you can even choose the supermodel’s exact shade – Light Cool Blond!
L’Oreal Paris Preference Brush-On Glam Highlights, £7.49 With a specially designed brush that you simply comb through hair from root to tip, this new kit makes highlights mess-free and without the need for complicated foils or caps. As well as fresh roots, you’ll be left with hair that looks naturally sunkissed and fresh.
Naturtint Permanent Hair Colourant, £9.99 An all-over hair dye rather than specifically for roots, it’s worth mentioning for it’s chemical, ammonia and paraben-free formulas which make the formulas as soft and gentle as the colours they offer. Good for a subtle, ‘I don’t dye my hair’ finish!
nice’n easy Root Touch Up, £4.28 In 12 permanent shades so you can colour match your roots to your hair colour, comb this on using the applicator, leave for 10 minutes and you’ll be left with no greys or obvious ‘tell-tale’ signs of a touch-up.
Alterna Stylist 1 Night Highlights, £29.95 If you fancy a new colour but don’t want to commit just yet, try these temporary brush-in, wash-out highlights. In red, blonde and brown, just apply the coloured mousse onto your hair from root to tip then leave to dry for 10 minutes before styling!
Amirose Hair Mascara, £9.95 Lasting up to seven days this semi permanent hair mascara is all-natural with no peroxide or ammonia so even if you have a sensitive scalp you can hide those greys. It’s compact size means it’s great for weekends away and holidays too!
Bumble bumble hair powder, £16, A total saviour if you want to hide roots AND greasiness, this dry shampoo is a coloured powder format so you don’t have to worry about any obvious white marks. In white, blonde, brown and black, it comes in handbag size as well – we wouldn’t be without it!
Colour Wow Root Cover Up, £28.50 A non-sticky powder available in six shades, this is a real handbag hero and perfect if you ever have that horrible moment of nipping to the bathroom when you’re out and discovering a fresh grey hair! A discreet compact, it’s a serious root saver!
KIKO Hair Fixer, £7.90 A clever setting spray that locks both your hairstyle and your colour into place this is great if you’ve just blasted your roots with coloured dry shampoo as it stops it fading or running – even in the rain!