The magic trick to perfecting your hair styles? Root Cover Up powder that acts like “hair make-up” to INSTANTLY thicken the look of your hair, cover roots, conceal gaps and thinning spots and fill in crooked hairlines to get flattering, face-framing hair.
Meet Root Cover Up: a high performance, color-matched powder (comes in eight shades!) with near-magical powers that’s your new styling must-have. This do-it-all, stick-to-it powder is a fast fix for getting rid of imperfections. Got an uneven hairline? Need to learn how to touch up roots? Want to blend your part or even your extensions?
Root Cover Up (blending, concealing, perfecting) powder to the rescue!
It’s such an innovative, game-changing product for women (AND men who want thicker looking hair) that Root Cover Up has won Allure’s “Best in Beauty” awards SIX times. Six consecutive years in a row! Not one, not two, but six.
Root Cover Up is a favorite of celebrity stylist Chris Appleton who says, “It’s all in the details and this perfecting powder is the ultimate real life re-toucher. No style is complete without it.”
If you’re a stylist, this secret weapon is the ultimate finishing powder to elevate your artistry - and its infinite uses are probably obvious.
But if you’re someone just trying to rock your best style each and every day, you may not realize the major difference Root Cover Up can make in your final appearance. So today, we’re breaking down all the ways you can use it and explaining exactly why it deserves a permanent spot in your bathroom (and ALWAYS in your purse).
ROOT COVER UP 101: HOW TO TOUCH UP ROOTS
The most obvious use of Root Cover Up is... to touch up roots. If you’re someone who colors your hair and hates having a gap in between salon visits, this powder is a must-have.
It’s highly pigmented and water resistant, which means your re-growth (or let’s be honest, your gray roots) are going to stay hidden. See it in action right here:
ROOT COVER UP 101: MAKING HIGHTLIGHTS LAST
Aside from growing out greys and single-process color, or just haven’t had time to refresh your highlights. No one wants that dreaded color block right at the scalp, but you also don’t want to rush to the salon. No need to worry, Root Cover Up features a thick brush that lets you create smooth, even strokes of color, so you can seamlessly blend your highlights right up to your scalp. And here’s the best part: even the palest blonde shades thoroughly cover dark hair, so you can actually extend blonde highlights… without using dye or peroxide!
Most people have an asymmetrical crooked hairline (hey, it’s genetic). But having an uneven hairline doesn’t have to be permanent. You can use Root Cover Up to re-shape and balance the look of your hairline to face-framing perfection. Simply dab Root Cover Up along your face frame, filling in gaps and connecting any spaces. You can gently buff the powder to create a blended effect that softens and diffuses a hard, harsh color line.
ROOT COVER UP 101: BLENDING YOUR SKIN COLOR
Let’s say you love a good makeup look. Sometimes foundation isn’t an exact match, and while we all know how to blend our neck and decolletage, one area that isn’t easy to match is your scalp. A bright scalp can take away from your look. The solution? Root makeup. You can use Root Cover Up to blend your part, diffusing any brightness in the skin on your scalp, so it’s your face that commands “centerstage” with show-off glow, not your scalp!
ROOT COVER UP 101: MAKE EVERY DAY HAIR LOOK FULLER
If your hair tends to be fine and fall flat, you can turn to tips and tricks to pump up the volume. But that can be a little time consuming, and maybe isn’t realistic for everyday. Luckily, Root Cover Up can make strands seem fuller in an instant. If there are sections in your hair that have gaps or just seem a bit more sparse and translucent, dabbing on a bit of Root Cover Up camouflages your scalp. In one simple step, your hair instantly looks thicker and richer.
ROOT COVER UP 101: HOW TO HIDE YOUR PART (OR PARTS)
Maybe you’ve just created an awesome style, like braids, or a topknot. If your hair is on the thinner side, you may be left with stark scalp lines tracing (and defining) your style. To make hair look fuller and to keep the focus on your fun look, use Root Cover Up to blend in your parts.
ROOT COVER UP 101: CLEAN UP UPDOS
Everyone loves to dress up and make different hairstyles for various occasions. For example, if you have a wedding, you need to style your hair a certain way to compliment your wedding outfit. Having the right hairstyle can bring a huge change in your appearance. But treating and styling hair isn't that easy.
Anyone who’s rocked an updo (for a wedding, prom, sweet 16... you know the drill) will know that you spend a lot of time slicking and smoothing your hair up and back. But what ends up happening is that you expose hairlines and patterns that are typically hidden. Plus, even with the most fastidious up-do there can be some serious gaps, and skin can poke through the slicked style. The solution? Use a bit of Root Cover Up to clean up the look.
ROOT COVER UP 101: BLENDING EXTENSIONS
We did an entire blog post about how to apply extensions with celebrity stylist Chris Appleton. His must-have product for the process? You guessed it--Root Cover Up. It’s the ultimate go-to for hiding any tracks, blending extensions, and making sure your part looks super natural. Watch how he uses it, right here: