Make Social Distancing Dye-namic With These Temporary Hair-Color Products From Sephora
Whether you're just hoping to get your roots in order or ready to try out a bold new color from the safety of your own bathroom, there's a nonpermanent hair-care product at Sephora to turn that into reality. Many of them happen to also do double duty as things you want to use anyway, like deep-conditioning masks and dry shampoos.
Bold pinks and purples can be rinsed out as soon as your next shampoo, plus there are options to gently tone blond and brunette hair back to something neither brassy nor dull. (Sounds a lot less risky than grabbing some scissors, right?)
See the best temporary and semipermanent hair-color products at Sephora ahead, 'cause there's no time like this time alone to get creative.
dpHUE Color Touch-Up Spray
Not only is there a wide range of 10 color choices with this dpHUE Color Touch-Up Spray ($28), but the versatile bottle also has both a targeted nozzle (for small problem spots right at the roots) and a larger one to cover more surface area (and color longer hairs, too).
Good Dye Young Semi-Permanent Hair Color
This Good Dye Young Semi-Permanent Hair Color ($18) comes in eight vibrant shades (plus black), all in an essential-oil-rich conditioning cream base. The nontoxic, professional-grade color will last four to six weeks but is 100 percent free of any harsh peroxide or ammonia.
Living Proof Color Care Whipped Glaze
There's one Living Proof Color Care Whipped Glaze ($29) that brings a subtle color change to blond (and highlighted) hair and also one for darker tones. Both have a temporary dye inside along with a protective UV filter and chelating agent (that guards against hard-water minerals that can alter hair's hue).
Good Dye Young Poser Paste Temporary Hair Makeup
As its name hints, the Good Dye Young Poser Paste Temporary Hair Makeup ($18) is like makeup for your hair and can be applied every single day if you'd like (as this paste washes out with one shampoo). Cover your entire head with pink, purple, or green, just your bangs in blue or orange, or perhaps some red or yellow roots instead.
dpHUE Gloss+ Semi-Permanent Hair Color and Deep Conditioner
This dpHUE Gloss+ Semi-Permanent Hair Color and Deep Conditioner ($35) not only conditions hair and adds shine, but it can also boost fading color and tone highlights.
Amika Desert Trip Temporary Color Spray
The Amika Desert Trip Temporary Color Spray ($9, originally $18) offers pink-gold, silvery-purple, or holographic-violet options in spray form so these shades can be spread all over while polymers inside hold your finished look like (regular, clear) hairspray would.
dpHUE Root Touch-Up Kit
If you're ready to get a bit more serious about touching up your roots, this dpHUE Root Touch-Up Kit ($32) can help color up to one inch of new growth with low-ammonia, salon-quality color. (Plus, there are two applications per kit so you'll be a pro by the time the second one comes around.)
Moroccanoil Color Depositing Mask
This Moroccanoil Color Depositing Mask ($28) can enhance your current hue, tide you over till your next salon visit, or even switch in a brighter color (like bordeaux or aquamarine). At heart, they're all also deep-conditioning treatments rich in hydrating argan oil, amino acids, and apricot kernel oil to keep hair soft and safe.
Bumble and Bumble Blondish Hair Powder
The tint in this Bumble and Bumble Blondish Hair Powder ($36) blends best into dark blond or light brown hair, but it still extends the time between shampoos and adds texture if color fixing is not your primary concern.
Sephora Collection Semi-Permanent Hair Color
If you're down for a more dramatic change, the Sephora Collection Semi-Permanent Hair Color ($12) can bring teal, pink, or purple shades to your hair without ammonia or peroxide. It's not too dramatic, though, as the color gradually fades out after seven to 10 washes.
Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch-Up Spray Temporary Gray Coverage
If you're looking for a water-free fix, this Rita Hazan Root Concealer Touch-Up Spray Temporary Gray Coverage ($25) can hide visible roots (or thinning hair) with a pinpoint-and-shoot spray.
Christophe Robin Temporary Color Gel
The Christophe Robin Temporary Color Gel ($35) is an at-home, root-covering hair-color option that requires no mixing and just blends any grays into the color of the rest of your hair, then slowly and evenly washes out each time hair is shampooed.