Whether it happens in our 20s or 30s (or even earlier!) sooner or later, those first grays will pop in. Before you know it, dealing with and minimizing grays, retouching roots, and keeping our color constant will become a constant battle. Arm yourself now with these tricks to stay on top of the war!
Early gray, go away!
If you have an early onslaught of grays, blame your parents. Genetics plays a role in how fast your hair loses pigment and turns gray or white, and gets coarse. “Easier trick to cover it up temporarily is with ColorMark Instant Liquid Hair Color. It covers roots effectively and is easier to use. Another good choice is Color Wow, which is a nifty little discreet powder compact that comes with its own brush to cover up grays naturally,” says Wendy Lewis of BeautyintheBag.com. These easy fixes are lifesavers when you just cant get to the salon on time.
Avoid washing your hair every day, which can fade hair color fast.
In between washes, apply a dry shampoo to add volume while absorbing oil and other impurities. glo essentials Re-Energize Dry Shampoo Brunette applies with a brunette tint to help camouflage gray hair.
Reconsider your part
We’re all about messy parts when we’re trying to hide our roots, but you have lots of options. If you always split your hair on the left side, for instance, that side will flatten on its own and become more prominent. Flip the part to the other side, regrowth will be less noticeable,
For quick fixes, keep a touch-up pen handy
We all had women in our families who used to comb mascara onto their temples in order to minimize roots, but now there are touch-up wands and pens to do that for us. Try products like Oscar Blandi Pronto Color Root Touch-Up and Highlighting Pen handy. This travel-friendly tool quickly and easily hides graying strands. It comes in six different colors and is suitable for all hair types.
Go for a blowout
Sounds amazing, right? The more body and volume you create, especially around the roots, will help to hide those roots and grays. Practice your at-home blowout, and you’ll be able to do this on your own as well!
Highlights are a way more fabulous way to minimize roots than an all-one-color dye job. Distract people from your regrowth by showing them the sunny dimension in your locks!