07 NOVEMBER 2013
Whether you're in between salon visits or have just started to notice a few stray hairs pop up, here are five ways to cover up grey hair.
1. Dry shampoo
Oil flattens your hair and accentuates any colour irregularities at the root. If you don't want to wash your hair every day, try a good dry shampoo like Batiste, £2.99 – it will absorb excess grease and help to camouflage any grey hairs.
Creating volume at the roots of your hair helps to mask stray greys so give yourself a big bouncy blowdry using Richard Ward's Couture Hair Volumiser Root Booster, £19.
3. Mix up your parting
If you always part your hair in the same place, the area flattens and greys become more visible. Switch it up by changing it to the other side of your head and keep the parting slightly messy.
For a more permanent solution, you can buy home kits that will colour the roots. Nice 'n Easy Root Touch Up, £4.28, gives a 10 minute root makeover and promises perfect grey coverage.
5. Get highlights
If your hair is a lighter shade and you'd prefer to leave it to the professionals, highlights are a great way to minimize the look of grey hair.