Natural root touch up is a great way to keep your hair color looking fresh between salon visits. If you have dark or gray hair, you know that roots often show through. This can be embarrassing and can ruin your whole look if you’re trying to keep your hair looking bright and shiny.
Can I shampoo after using root touch up?
But luckily, it’s not impossible to hide those pesky roots at home. In fact, there are plenty of quick-fix dyes that will instantly conceal your grow out (plus help stretch out your next salon visit) without breaking the bank.
Whether you’re on the hunt for a temporary fix or a product that will last for weeks, we spoke to hair experts to find their favorite root touch-up products—and they’re all under $50!
Top Pick: Style Edit’s Root Touch Up
This powder-based product has a unique formula that gets rid of those unsightly grays in one swipe. It also has a binding agent and color-binding complex, plus self-adjusting and adaptive pigments that fill in gaps seamlessly.
It’s safe for any hair type, and GH Beauty Lab testers liked that it didn’t leave a powdery residue or look cakey after application. And for added coverage, the product includes a double-ended brush that makes applying it simple and easy.
It’s also available in a range of colors, so you can pick the right shade to match your existing color. The spray also helps to reduce the appearance of thinning and split ends, so it’s a great option for women who don’t want to go through the hassle of going to the salon every few weeks.