At-Home Hair Maintenance: Color

Looking for little ways to cut back? Slashing your salon visits in half can help you save a ton – and between appointments, you can keep up your look with these less-expensive products.

See even more at-home hair tips in our Maintain Your Hair At Home guide.

Hair at home clairol perfect 10
Hair at home touch up stick

To cover grays in 10 minutes without visiting a stylist, try Clairol Nice ‘n Easy Perfect 10 ($14 at Once you’ve figured out your color, the pronged comb makes application a cinch.

For an even faster solution, ROUX Tween Time Instant Haircolor Touch-Up Stick ($7 at Amazon) is like concealer for your roots: swipe it on and go.

Between the two (and for about $20), you should be able to hold out a lot longer before giving in to a salon coloring.