How-to: cover your greys


Spotting a grey hair – whether it’s your very first or a repeat offender – can be a pretty shocking experience. Especially if you’re not quite ready to embrace the silver-haired look.

So here are some products you might want to keep on hand to quickly cover those greys so effectively you won’t even remember they’re there.

We’re not talking about the coloured hair mascaras that made the 90’s that little bit more cringe-worthy, but rather mascaras that have actually been designed to cover up any re-growth and stray grey hairs while leaving your hair with a natural finish. 1000 Hour Hair Color Mascaras can be applied quickly and easily and dry in no time at all (so they’re perfect for those just-about-to-leave-the-house moments). And with five shades to choose from, you can be certain you’ll find a hair colour match.

Yes, dry shampoo. Not only does it refresh your hair, and not only can it be used for styling, but it can also be used to cover those pesky greys. Using a dry shampoo designed for brunettes can work wonders on lighter areas of your hair. Batiste Coloured Dry Shampoo adds a burst of dark colour to your hair, temporarily covering those greys. It’s available in brunette and black, so we wouldn’t advise using this on blonde hair.


Okay, so technically, it’s not lipstick, but touch-up sticks for hair that look (and feel) a lot like lipsticks. Touch-up sticks are only meant for small areas of grey hair, not a full head of coverage, so they’re perfect for regrowth and that annoying single strand that won’t go away. 1000 Hour Touch Up Stick blends easily onto the hair to cover greys, leaving your hair with a natural finish.

If you’ve got a bit more time…
Use a hair dye that offers great grey coverage and can target regrowth and greys around your forehead, around your hair parting, and by your temples. L’Oreal Paris Sublime Mousse is perfect for keeping those greys out of sight (and out of mind!).

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