How to cover grey hair between colourings

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How to cover grey hair between colourings
Keep your grey hair a secret by covering those roots. (girl combs hair image by Stepanov from

Covering grey hair can be a pain, especially when you find yourself between colourings with noticeable grey roots. Instead of constantly dyeing your hair, which can be expensive and cause damage to your hair, try using a simple hair colour touch-up stick. These sticks are available from beauty supply outlets and some chemists and provide a temporary fix to cover the grey without a salon visit or harsh chemicals.

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  • Hair colour touch-up stick

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    Turn the base of the touch-up stick until the stick extends approximately 2.5 cm (1 inch) from the case. The hair colour touch-up stick will resemble a tube of lipstick.

  2. 2

    Moisten the tip of the hair colour touch-up stick by holding it briefly under running water.

  3. 3

    Rub the hair colour touch-up stick on the roots of your hair to cover your grey roots.

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  • Shampoo your hair to remove the colour from your roots.

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