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L'OréalRoot Cover Up

L'Oréal

Root Cover Up

2.0 oz Item 2298931

Color:Black

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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 398 reviews)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (324)
  • Natural look (212)
  • Great color (184)
  • Gentle (97)
  • Long-lasting (95)

Cons

  • Messy (44)
  • Doesn't last (38)
  • Color misrepresented (33)
  • Too harsh (21)
  • Difficult to use (17)

Best Uses

  • Touch ups (247)
  • Graying hair (236)
  • Fine hair (50)
  • Thick hair (13)
  • On-the-go (11)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Temporary (251), Permanent (47), Semi-permanent (23), Demi-permanent (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (17), 10 minutes (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (178), Survivalist / minimalist (103), Product junkie (44), Budget shopper (20), Brand buyer (6)

Reviewed by 398 customers

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5.0

This product is vital to me.

By Iris

from Las Vegas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Great Color
  • Natural Look

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Graying Hair
    • Thinner Hair
    • Touch Ups

    Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

    I use this product for thinning hair issues. Gives me confidence.

    • Commitment To Color:
    • Temporary
     
    5.0

    This product is perfect!

    By JMH

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Product Junkie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Natural Look
    • Spray and go!

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Touch Ups

      Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

      It certainly can help prolong the life of your color between appointments. It may not be a perfect match but can blend...better than the gray. Can is small so it doesn't last long.

      • Commitment To Color:
      • Temporary
       
      5.0

      Great cover up!!

      By Kat

      from arizona

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Natural Look

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Touch Ups

        Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

        Just spray and go.....love it!

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Temporary
         
        4.0

        Great for last minute touch up

        By PT

        from NJ

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Great Color

        Cons

        • Doesn't Last

        Best Uses

        • Graying Hair

        Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

        Good product

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Temporary
         
        1.0

        Color is not as advertised

        By Judy

        from Santa Fe, NM

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Color Misrepresented

        Best Uses

        • Touch Ups

        Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

        This product was dark brown even though it was advertised as medium. I can't even use it! A waste of money.

        • Commitment To Color:
        • Temporary
         
        1.0

        Awful product

        By Tanna

        from Phoenix Arizona

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult To Use
          • Messy

          Best Uses

            Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

            Would not buy again hard to use and messy

            • Commitment To Color:
            • Permanent
             
            1.0

            I would not buy this product again.

            By Mz bling and blaze

            from Albany Ga

            About Me Product Junkie

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Gentle

            Cons

            • Color Misrepresented
            • Difficult To Use
            • Messy
            • Smells Bad

            Best Uses

            • Graying Hair

            Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

            I was told I could cover my dark roots with this however it was for only gray cover up only. I really don't know how it would cover the gray but who knows.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Cover that gray!

            By SandiK

            from San Angelo texas

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Color
            • Natural Look

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Graying Hair
              • Thicker Hair
              • Touch Ups

              Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

              This is a necessary for me. I color my hair every 5 weeks and this product allows me to cover the new growth of gray for a week before my beauty appointment. Simple to use. I use mainly in my crown are.

               
              2.0

              I would not buy this again

              By 3isamagic#

              from Cincinnati, OH

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Touch Ups

                Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

                I have dark hair that I needed to cover with blonde. There was little to no coverage of the darker roots. Maybe better for dark coverage of gray.

                • Commitment To Color:
                • Temporary
                 
                5.0

                Love!

                By Feogarch28

                from Youngstown, Ohio

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Gentle
                • Great Color
                • Natural Look

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Graying Hair
                  • Thinner Hair
                  • Touch Ups

                  Comments about L'Oréal Root Cover Up:

                  I gray rather quickly between my visits to my stylist and this product saves me money and aggravation of trying to hide my gray.

                  • Commitment To Color:
                  • Temporary

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                  • Q:

                    Hi,
                    I would just like to know if this product is waterproof? If i end up getting rain/snowed upon will the product run?
                    Thank you
                    Asked on 12/4/2017 by Hckygirl7 from IL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Hckygirl7! Thank you for your interest in our Root Cover Up Spray. This product does not claim to be waterproof. We hope this helps!

                      Answered on 12/6/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Can the product be used on damp hair? I generally air dry my hair and need to apply while my hair is still damp or slightly wet or towel-dried.
                    Asked on 11/23/2017 by JeanT from KY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi JeanT! Thank you for you for your interest in our Root Cover Up Spray. We recommend applying this product on dry hair only to ensure an even result. We hope this helps!

                      Answered on 11/28/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    We used the Magic Root Touch Up to darken my son's hair for Halloween because it said that it washed out in one shampoo. He showered this evening and shampooed twice with almost no change. Is there something you recommend to get the color out of his hair? He's blonde and we used the medium brown.

                    Thank you for your help.
                    Asked on 11/1/2017 by Jennie from MN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Jennie! We are sorry to hear your son is having trouble washing the Magic Root Cover Up out of his hair. We would recommend trying the Colorista Reset Shampoo to break up the pigments. We hope this helps!

                      Answered on 11/2/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Does L'Oreall root cover-up cover dark color roots? I have darker hair and I color it blond with highlights and my roots come out dark -this L'Oreal product is marketed for gray roots growing out here and I don't have gray hair just dark colored roots- will it work on hair that is not gray but just dark roots in between highlights and coloring ?
                    Asked on 8/22/2017 by Wondering from Cincinnati Ohio

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes absolutely! The Root Cover Up spray is quick & easy, dries in a flash, and no smudging or sticky residue when dry. It also last 1 shampoo. You can use shade Dark Brown!

                      Answered on 8/24/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Do I have to wash it out before I color my hair?
                    Asked on 7/26/2017 by ? from Saint Petersburg FL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Thank you for your question. It is recommended that the Root Cover Up be washed from the hair before you apply a permanent haircolor.

                      Answered on 8/1/2017 by L'Oreal Consumer Care from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Someone previously asked if this product contained PPD. You evaded the question and did not answer it. A simple yes or no is all that's needed. It is a consumers right to know, and then we can make our own decision.
                    Asked on 7/21/2017 by Marie from Clinton, NY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Marie! We are sorry about any confusion. Root Cover Up contains pigments, not dyes. Therefore, it does not contain ParaPhenyleneDiamine (PPD).

                      Answered on 7/27/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Does L'Oréal root touch up work for someone like me with no grey hair. I color my hair blond every 4 weeks (double process) and have dark brown roots?

                    If not is there anything you suggest that can get me by the last week or so before touch up?
                    Asked on 7/6/2017 by Martinigirl from NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hello Martinigirl! Unfortunately, Root Cover Up in a blonde shade will not cover up dark brown roots. It is made to cover gray or white hair. We have a permanent haircolor product called Root Rescue for root touch-ups, but it is not going to be able to lift a dark brown to a blonde shade. You would need bleach to do that. Thank you for your question!

                      Answered on 7/10/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • 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
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