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L'Oréal Root Cover Up

L'Oréal

Root Cover Up

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Item #: 2298931 Size: 2.0 oz

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Need to look fabulous fast? L'Oreal Paris Root Cover Up is our quickest way to cover gray. In just 3 seconds gray roots are concealed with our light-weight, quick dry formula- leaving no smudging or sticky residue when dry. One application will last until your next shampoo, plus it's ammonia-free, peroxide-free, and contains no synthetic dyes. Packaging may vary, what you receive may not be what is reflected on site.

3 Seconds to Flawless Roots
No Residue or Stickiness
Lasts Until Your Next Shampoo
Shake well. Hold can about 6 inches from hair. Spray color onto new growth and partly through the length of the hair to blend in the color. Comb and let dry for 1 minute.

Precautions: Flammable. Avoid fire, flame and heat during application and until hair is fully dry. Avoid spraying in eyes. Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate. Do not store at temperatures above 120ºf. Keep out of reach of children. Use only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling contents can be harmful or fatal.
Our formulas are modified from time to time, so this ingredient listing may not exactly reflect the ingredients in the product you purchase and use. Always read the ingredient list on the product label before use.

1162053 E: Hydrofluorocarbon, 152a, Butane, Ethyl Trisiloxane, Isobutane, Ci 77499/Iron Oxides, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Methyl Trimethicone, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, F.I.L. # D179540/2,

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L'OréalRoot Cover Up
 
4.0

(based on 294 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (235)
  • Natural look (145)
  • Great color (127)
  • Long-lasting (67)
  • Gentle (62)

Cons

  • Messy (33)
  • Doesn't last (26)
  • Color misrepresented (23)
  • Too harsh (16)
  • Difficult to use (14)

Best Uses

  • Touch ups (175)
  • Graying hair (168)
  • Fine hair (31)
  • On-the-go (11)
  • Daily use (10)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Temporary (176), Permanent (34), Semi-permanent (18), Demi-permanent (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (17), 10 minutes (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (121), Survivalist / minimalist (75), Product junkie (32), Budget shopper (20), Brand buyer (6)

Reviewed by 294 customers

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5.0

Great Product!

By Monetsmom

from Gilbert AZ

Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

My grays grow out really fast & this is so easy to use between coloring! It's like a colored hair spray, as long as you know this going in you won't be disappointed. It really is a life saver when you haven't been able to color your hair. I highly reccomend this & I've already repurchased this a few times. Great product.

 
1.0

Horrible, looks like spray paint

By Bluelobomoon

from Santa Ana, CA

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Color Misrepresented
    • Too Harsh
    • Very obvious, looks like spray paint, dyes scalp

    Best Uses

      Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

      Horrible, medium brown looks like dark brown spray paint and conceals into hard plastic when washed out. Very obvious and it dyes the scalp too, looks ridiculous.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Semi-Permanent
       
      5.0

      Yes

      By Mel

      from Las Vegas

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Great Color
      • Long-Lasting
      • Natural Look
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Graying Hair
        • Touch Ups

        Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

        I wish I tried this product sooner , works great

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Temporary

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Greys go bye bye!

        By MimiDez

        from Corona, CA

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Natural Look

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair
          • Touch Ups

          Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

          This stuff does great to hide grey hair TEMPORARILY! Washes out easily but DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT set your glasses on your head or else the color will transfer onto your face when you put your glasses back on!!! No one at work told me I had black smudges on the sides of my nose and under my eyes... they just assumed I got punched in the face or I was trying a new look! Otherwise this stuff does what it's suppose to!

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Temporary
           
          5.0

          Good product for fraying roots

          By Gia

          from Chicago il

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Doesn't Last

          Best Uses

          • Graying Hair

          Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

          Great product for temporary use

          • Commitment To Color:
          • Permanent
           
          1.0

          Never Again! Makes my hair feel tacky & brittle

          By Angry In Indiana

          from Kokomo, IN

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Makes your hair feel tacky and brittle
            • Too Harsh

            Best Uses

            • None

            Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

            This makes my hair feel tacky and brittle.

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Temporary

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Quick Cover Up

            By Rebeca

            from Kansas City, MO

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Touch Ups

              Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

              It's a tiny bit hard to control. I have very thin hair on top. So, when I press the button to spray, it comes out in quick burst and spots.

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Temporary

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              will not re purchase it

              By Sal

              from IL

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

              • Doesn't Last
              • Messy

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Touch Ups

              Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

              At first i was pleased at how easy it was to use. Covered my grey hair instantly but it felt like i had hairspray on my roots. They got so stiff.and the color comes off if you scratch your head. And it continued till the day i washed my hair. So yeah i am disappointed

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Temporary
               
              1.0

              NOT A FAN...WAS TOO STIFF AND STICKY FOR ME

              By NONE

              from CHUBBUCK IDAHO

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Great Color

              Cons

              • Messy

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Touch Ups

              Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

              NO COMMENTS

              • Commitment To Color:
              • Semi-Permanent
               
              5.0

              Great Product!!!

              By mcubed

              from Texas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Great Color
              • Long-Lasting
              • Natural Look
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Graying Hair
                • Thinner Hair
                • Touch Ups

                Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

                This is a very easy product to use. It is spray and go. I love that is gives me an extra week or two on my color. I also use it because I am getting thin on the top and it does give me the appearance of more hair. I would definitely suggest if you are looking for something to extend your hair coloring...give this a try.

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Temporary

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                • Q:

                  Do I have to rinse off the Root Touch Up spray before I dye my hair, or will the dye not be absorbed because of it?
                  Asked on 6/26/2017 by Jwren from Wisconsin

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Jwren, we recommend shampooing Root Cover Up out of your hair and then waiting 24 hours before you color your hair!

                    Answered on 6/30/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Do I need to wash the product out before my salon color appointment?
                  Asked on 6/20/2017 by JS from Stilwell, KS

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello JS, we do recommend washing Root Cover Up out of your hair before coloring with permanent haircolor!

                    Answered on 6/28/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  How do you keep this product from staining the surrounding skin/scalp?
                  Asked on 6/7/2017 by Danielle from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi, Danielle! Since the Root Cover Up is temporary, you can always remove the product with a wet towel. If you are more susceptible to staining, we recommend applying a light layer of petroleum jelly around the hairline and at the nape of the neck to easily wipe any stain. We also recommend spraying at least 4-6 inches away from the scalp and if you apply in layers, wait a few minutes for the product to dry before applying another layer. Once you applied the product, brush out any excess. We hope this helps!

                    Answered on 6/8/2017 by L'Oreal Consumer Care from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  I am having problems washing the color touch up out of hair. I feel like it is causing a build up of product. What is the best way to remove the build up of your hair product without damaging my hair?
                  Asked on 5/26/2017 by More color from Orlando, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello! We are sorry you are experiencing a buildup of Root Cover Up. Although we have not tested any of our shampoos to remove buildup specifically, Root Cover Up shouldn't be difficult to remove as long as you are thoroughly washing it out each time after use. We recommend leaving a shampoo on your scalp for a few minutes before rinsing! We hope this helps!

                    Answered on 6/2/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Do these have PPD in them?
                  Asked on 5/24/2017 by Meg from Shawnee 66226

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Meg! A lot of hair colors have PPD in them. If this is a concern to you we would recommend performing a strand test before using our products. Another option is to consult your doctor if you have a sensitivity to PPD. We hope this information helps you!

                    Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  I see you are recommending medium brown which is what I need, but all I see is light brown, light to medium brown (which the color on the bottle is lighter than the light brown bottle)~! My hair is medium brown and dark brown is too dark for me~! What do you recommend~!??
                  Asked on 5/16/2017 by Lorri from Red Lion, PA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Lorri, we would recommend trying our Light to Medium Brown Root Cover Up! Disregard the color swatch on the can, this color is perfect for people with light brown/medium brown hair!

                    Answered on 5/22/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  My hair color is more of a red/brown color, auburn. What color do you think would work best?
                  Asked on 4/14/2017 by Nicole from Mission Viejo, Ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hello Nicole! We offer a red shade in the Root Cover Up. Since we cannot see you it is very difficult for us to recommend a specific one, but the red shade seems to be the most similar to what your describing.

                    Answered on 4/19/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  I have medium red-brown hair - what color would you suggest I use?
                  Asked on 4/6/2017 by Amy from South Bend, Indiana

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Red hair can be a bit tricky. In your case you could go with either the Root Cover Up in the Red or the Light Golden Brown. Depending on how much red appears in the color you normally use on your hair, the Red may be fine. If unsure, opt for the Light Golden Brown. Since the gold has some warmth, it may appear more like a reddish brown on your roots and blend nicely with the rest of the hair.

                    Answered on 4/6/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  Do you use this right before shampooing or shampoo first?
                  Asked on 3/11/2017 by Bob from Bixby,Ok

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Bob! Since this isn't a dye, it does not matter if the hair is clean. However, since this product washes out with the next shampoo, it would make more sense to use it after shampooing.

                    Answered on 3/13/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                • Q:

                  I color my hair strawberry blond and I need a root touch-up to cover the gray when color starts washing out. So far, all the red root touch-ups are too dark. Suggestions?
                  Asked on 2/25/2017 by Susan from TN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Matching red shades can be a challenge. For hair as light as your, we think the shade light/ medium blonde is the best option. It will have the gold needed to blend your roots with the red gold in the rest of the hair.

                    Answered on 2/27/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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