8 Root Touch Up Products to Hold You Over Until Your Next Color Appointment

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UPDATE: The Best Root Cover Up Sprays
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For anyone like me who tends to stretch out their hair color appointments for as long as possible, you're in luck. There's a ton of root concealing products out there that come in a wide range of colors, and choosing one really comes down to whether you prefer using a powder or a spray.

One of our favorites from a household beauty brand, L'Oréal Paris' Magic Root Cover Up Spray easily covers grays and won't leave any sticky residue behind.

So, if you want to conceal your grays or just want to blend in your natural color, these best root touch up products have you covered — literally.

Our Picks

L'Oréal Paris Magic Root Cover Up Gray Concealer Spray Color Wow Root Cover Up dpHUE Color Touch-Up Spray Bumble and bumble bb Color Stick Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch Up Spray Garnier Express Retouch Gray Hair Concealer R+Co Bright Shadows Root Touch Up Spray Clairol Root Touch-Up Temporary Hair Powder

L'Oréal Paris Magic Root Cover Up Gray Concealer Spray

Best Root Cover Up Products - L'Oréal Paris Magic Root Cover Up Gray Concealer Spray
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If your grown-out roots look like the ombré highlights you've never asked for, opt for a spray concealer like L'Oréal's Root Cover Up, which makes applying the temporary color to large areas quick and easy. Not only does the water-resistant formula dry quickly, it's also ammonia and peroxide free. Go ahead and postpone your next color appointment, no one will know.

Color Wow Root Cover Up

Best Root Touch Up Products - Color Wow Root Cover Up
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This root power is a cult-favorite among celebrity hairstylists like J.Lo's go-to Chris Appleton because it latches onto hair without getting sticky and doesn't rub off if your roots are oily.

dpHUE Color Touch-Up Spray

Best Root Touch Up Products - dpHUE Color Touch-Up Spray
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Sure, a spray is an easy product to use, but it's even easier to apply way too much to your hair. That's what sets dpHue's root touch up spray apart. With its adjustable nozzle, you'll be able to target exactly where you want without covering hair you don't need to.

Bumble and bumble bb Color Stick

Best Root Touch Up Products - Bumble and bumble bb Color Stick
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I don't know what I love more: the fact that this chubby pencil makes it easy to zero in on gray hairs, or that it doubles as an eyebrow pencil.

Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch Up Spray

Best Root Touch Up Products - Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch Up Spray
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If your idea of a root touch up is a product that won't come off until your next wash day, then try Rita Hazan's spray. The pigment is water- and sweat-resistant so it doesn't stain skin — or your bedsheets.

Garnier Express Retouch Gray Hair Concealer

Best Root Touch Up Products - Garnier Express Retouch Gray Hair Concealer
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Instead of ink, this marker is infused with temporary color that instantly wipes away grays. On top of precision, you're also guaranteed a mess-free application.

R+Co Bright Shadows Root Touch-Up Spray

Best Root Touch Up Products - R+Co Bright Shadows Root Touch-Up Spray 
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Some root touch up products do more than just cover regrowth and silvery hairs. On top of concealing roots, R+Co's spray comes with a few bonus features. Thanks to amino acids, minerals, and biotin, the pigment also boosts shine and makes hair look thicker.

Clairol Root Touch-Up Temporary Hair Powder

Best Root Touch Up Products - Clairol Root Touch-Up Temporary Hair Powder
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If you can swipe eyeshadow onto your eyelids, you'll be great at using Clairol's root powder. The kit comes with a tiny brush that's the perfect size for precisely covering up your root line or concentrating on single strands of hair.

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