If you’re not ready to embrace your natural roots, this drugstore buy is a must.

By Eva Thomas
Oct 13, 2020 @ 10:15 am
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Salons are slowly opening up again, but that doesn’t mean you should completely give up on those at-home hair care hacks you relied on during the early days of quarantine. One common hair frustration was and still is grown-out roots, something that quickly went from taboo to trend. But for anyone who wasn’t (or still isn’t) ready to embrace their natural roots, Kelly Ripa’s genius solution to temporarily hiding them is sure to do the trick.

Kelly Ripa's Root Touch Up Secret from L'Oreal
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Back in March, the actor shared some of her favorite beauty buys with New York magazine, opening up about the $90 oil that’s her “anti-aging” secret and the sunscreen that’s making up for years of sun damage. But there was one significantly more affordable anti-aging secret Ripa mentioned: L’Oréal Paris’s Magic Root Cover Up Concealer Spray, which she uses whenever her “Anderson Cooper gray” color starts to appear.

The celeb-approved drugstore buy is a more affordable and more safe option than going to your salon for a touch-up. The concealer spray retails for a cool $10 a bottle (or $20 for a two pack), but right now, Ripa’s root-covering color trick is even more affordable during Amazon Prime Day. You know what that means, right? It’s time to stock up.

L'Oreal Paris Hair Color Magic Root Cover Up Temporary Colored Concealer Spray
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Shop now: $16 (Originally $20); amazon.com

The tinted hair spray, which ranges in shades from dark brown to blonde to red, is so easy to use. “[It] requires little effort, looks good, and is so fast: Spray it on the parts you need, and you’re done,” Ripa shared with the magazine. Amazon shoppers agree with the actor’s praise, with plenty mentioning in their reviews that it’s incredibly user-friendly, even if you don’t consider yourself a hair color pro.

“Excellent product!! So, so easy to use. Highly recommended,” said one. “Color was perfect. Not noticeable at all, which is exactly what you’d want when covering gray between visits to the salon. Can definitely go further between salon appointments with this product!”

With more than 13,000 five-star reviews on Amazon and a stamp of approval from Ripa herself, this L’Oréal’s cover-up spray is a no-brainer of a quarantine beauty buy. Stock up on the affordable hair care hack while it’s 20 percent off for a limited time.

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