Minor hair emergency

(16 Posts)
solidarityplease Sun 17-May-15 21:30:32

I have a hair appointment for Thursday. Greys are dreadful, all around my hairline, and further back and really obvious any way I part my hair.
Work announce photo day on Tuesday. ..

Recommendations please for best interim root cover- hair is medium brown and highlighted.

Powders? Dry shampoo with colour deposit? What will cover grey, if anything?

I'm a bit lost, but also determined not to have my current state of disarray immortalised.

TIA

Cassie258 Sun 17-May-15 21:33:25

Depending on length of roots talcum powder will lighten or a dry shampoo with a blonde spray added to it. I'd practice loads before then tho...

ThreeQuartersEmpty Sun 17-May-15 21:36:49

Tbh, I'd plead and beg hairdresser to fit me in sooner. Or find another.
You aren't going to disguise it and it will look worse and be immortalised.

solidarityplease Sun 17-May-15 21:41:57

Oh God, don't say that!
I haven't got time to fit in an appointment before Thursday, it's not really an option.

It's not a close up portrait btw, so hopefully won't be as bad as I'm thinking

Fadingmemory Sun 17-May-15 21:47:47

No idea of your hair style but try Googling 'scarf round head' - lots of ideas there.

What about some of those root touch up mascaras?

www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2296603/Can-make-hair-banish-grey-roots-We-selection-test.html

AJNH Sun 17-May-15 21:51:51

Can you not stick a semi permanent dye on your roots?

I don't have highlights! Just dark hair so that'd be my easiest option! ... Highlights may be a whole new board game grin

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 17-May-15 21:55:49

Josh Woods @ M&S ?
A brush on colour for roots.
They do Colour WOW on QVC but you won't get that before Tuesday. Handy to watch the presentation though to show you how to.

If you get the M&S one you can at least get a practice session in.

Tizwailor Sun 17-May-15 21:56:19

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

solidarityplease Sun 17-May-15 21:59:49

I really didn't want to go down the dye route as just starting to get colour back to how it should be, after a stint of DIY jobs.

My grey isn't really grey, pretty much white.

Has any one tried bumble and bumble hair powder?

Just going to look at those mascaras....

musicmum75 Sun 17-May-15 22:03:35

My hairdresser recommended hair lipstick, but I haven't tried it yet. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cover-Gray-Women-Medium-Brown-Lipstick/dp/B000TC0NIS

Tizwailor Sun 17-May-15 22:04:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

musicmum75 Sun 17-May-15 22:04:55

www.amazon.co.uk/Cover-Gray-Women-Medium-Brown-Lipstick/dp/B000TC0NIS

solidarityplease Sun 17-May-15 22:15:04

Oo thank you, I'll look at the hair powders and the lipstick looks good, although apparently better if you have a' few' Grey's. I've got bloody loads. ��

solidarityplease Sun 17-May-15 22:15:45

greys

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