I purchased this product in the dark brown/black colour. I am probably about 40% grey at 31 years old and because I'm naturally dark it is super noticeable in between colouring. I normally colour every 3 weeks because it is so noticeable. This is a great product for me. It covers my greys in between colouring. It has a precision nozzle so you have better control over where you are spraying and if you miss spray it wipes off easily. I style my hair then apply where needed. But be careful when you are wearing it....it transfers!! I had my sunglasses on my head and when I put them on my face they transferred product! Haha everyone was asking if I was bruised on the sides of my nose I had no idea how easily it transferred. Aside from this I really like the product as it saves me having to colour it all the time. I'd definitely reccomend to others but with the warning on how it transfers.
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Schwarzkopf Root Retoucher Review
Schwarzkopf Root Retoucher is a root cover spray that offers flawless blending between two colours at the roots, as well as perfect coverage for grey or lighter-coloured hair in seconds. It is formulated with micro-fine colour pigments, ensuring the hair fibres are covered. The precise spray applicator distributes the colour pigments in the desired area, resulting in instant root coverage and a harmoniously blended colour result.
Available in shades: Dark Blonde, for blonde to dark blonde hair; Brown, for light brown to medium brown hair; Dark Brown, for brown to dark brown hair; Black, for dark brown and black hair and Cashmere Red for red hair shades.
Pack Size: 70g
Availability Supermarkets, Farmers, selected pharmacies
Tips: Wash off before bed...it will transfer on sheets/pillows. Don't rest your sunglasses on your head or it will end up on your face haha! Don't try to press gen on the nozzle to spray or it drips out. Use full force haha.
I tried the brown shade of this product which blended in with my natural dark brown shade and covered all the gray hair coming through at my hairline and roots. It lasts about three days and shampoos out easily. Supermarkets have it on special quite often. I would recommend this product for covering regrowth and stray greys.
Tips: Shake container first then spray about 10 centimetres away from hair. Brush through hair thoroughly.
Awesome product. It works well, however the instructions are hard to find under the little arrow on the bottom left had corner of the label - so I tried blindly at first and managed to spay brown on my face at the hair line and scalp. It did wash off after several washes with soap and water
Tips: Next time I’ll use gloves and hold the can further away - as per found instructions. There was a lot of transfer onto my fingers. I brushed it through my hair so there was not much transfer after it had dried.
I bought this in the shade dark brown which was the perfect shade for my hair.
I got invited to go out one night and I needed to dye my hair, was full of grey hair and I felt pretty self conscious of it. I was recommended to use the root retouched and wow, it really worked.
Easy to use, I followed the instructions as stated on the bottle. No mess and I got a really good result. Stayed in my hair until I washed it out the next day, so staying power was pretty darn good.
No irritation or reactions which was good, only think is it made my hair a tad dry but just follow with conditioner after washing and it comes right.
It's ok but with practice. On my first go, I had it too close to my hair and ended up with a dark patch on my scalp. I recommend holding it about 10cm away. The scent is neutral.
My hairdresser put me onto this when I admitted how insecure my greys made me. I get my hair coloured every 8 weeks but my few greys pop through before each appointment. Instead of increasing my visits and therefore the cost and damage to my hair she suggested I use this in my part and hairline to cover up until the next wash. You can’t go wrong; just spray. The one draw back is sometimes it can leave a few ‘splatters’ along the hairline that you want to catch before you leave the bathroom.
Tips: Do your makeup after you use this in case you have any brown splatters that need to be wiped away!
The shades are a bit off, purchased dark blonde and it was pure darker brunette - so go lighter! I was hoping for a quick fix for my roots in between dyes and was excited to pick this up in the vault, I quite like Schwarzkopf products and had somewhat high expectations, This did an okay job, it provides a lot of pigment and covers all hairs up completely, it can look natural if you brush it out and don't spray too close as it is quite cold. It does stain if you sleep on it or lay down which is a pain and i'm not sure i'd be hanging about in the rain with this on, but it did a good job and is a cool new product to have tried.
Tips: pick a colour lighter than your hair.
UPDATE: After reading some other reviews here I have found out where the instructions are! There is a little arrow and small "open" on the bottom left corner that you pull back and instructions are underneath.
So I have dark brown hair but when looking at the shade matcher on the bottle I decided to get the black colour cos I thought it was more suited to my tones and I was right. There is a warning on the packet that says "a preliminary test according to accompanying directions should be made before use." But then there are no directions and there is nothing to say how far you should hold it away from your hair or anything so that gave me a bit of anxiety whether or not I was doing it right. It did cover my greys but it also temporarily stained my scalp so I couldn't see my hair parting. I felt like I looked younger after applying. I will use it again but I don't think I will buy it again when it runs out because I tried a few transfer tests and from five minutes after applying to 5 hours after applying it showed on my hand when I touched my hair so I wouldn't trust sleeping in it for fear of it ruining my pillows and I'm a bit concerned about what will happen if I get caught in the rain with it in my hair.
I love this product! I picked it up in a previous beauty vault and I'm glad that I did. Its super easy to use and covers greys 100%.
I always dread grey hairs showing up after I have colored my hair. This root re toucher is a blessing. It cover the greys and no one can ever tell. It just blends in to my usual hair colour. I'm very impressed.
It retails for $19.99 - very affordable and lasts up to 25 applications. It washes out fully every time you wash your hair and I haven't had any issues with it transferring onto my clothes or pillowcases either. I will forever be repurchasing.
Very good colour match, blends in well with hair colour, stays on till next shampoo, did make my hair look a little frizzy so added some oil to hair after the retouch
Tips: Be very careful not to get spray on skin or clothes, stains