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How to cover grey hair at home | Mature hair

Christophe Robin
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All things are subject to the passing of time, but Christophe Robin believes that if one thing should remain constant it is the gift of hair confidence. Discovering grey hair is a natural part of ageing process, as the hair’s melanocytes make less melanin, the hair loses it’s colour. No matter how you choose to age, Christophe Robin is there to enliven your routine and enrich dull hair days with targeted solutions. If you’re not able to go to your favourite salon for an appointment, nows the time to rediscover your innate radiance. Seize the day and become your own colourist, invest in your individuality and let your vivid hair personality shine true. Read on to learn how to cover grey hair instantly at home with natural, luminous results.  

You’ve achieved your perfect hair colour – but what next? Chemically-treated hair requires a helping hand to stay true and vibrant beyond a few washes, while virgin hair benefits from an added radiance boost to look its best. If you're not able to go to your favourite salon for an appointment, now's the time to discover how to take matters into your own hands and become your own colourist. Restore multi-dimensional depth to tired-looking tones, expertly conceal greys and let your vivid hair personality shine true for longer.


Wondering how to cover grey hair? If visible grey hairs are scuppering your hair’s full potential don’t reach for boxed home dyes, which can look flat and one-dimensional. Embrace indulgence and discover the secret to blending greys beautifully with your authentic colour so you can stay true to yourself. You don’t have to be a stylist to achieve salon-quality results using temporary hair colour to cover grey roots. 

Not sure what the best semi-permanent hair dye to cover grey hair is? Introducing Christophe Robin’s temporary colour gel, with this formula covering your greys has never felt so luxurious. A true ally of maturing hair – this clever must-have won’t have you waging war on your hair. Instead embrace grey hairs as part of your journey, concealing them with a bespoke solution designed to complement and maintain the colour you love. Consider it a magic wand for your hairline! 

The temporary hair colour for grey hair provides natural and subtle coverage specifically targeting mature hair with simple custom application in just 40-minutes courtesy of a handy applicator brush. Colour pigments coat the hair fibre without modifying hair’s structure, blending greys immediately into your base colour to achieve a seamless, youthful look. When you entrust your hair to Christophe Robin, you’ll never have to search for the best semi permanent hair dye to cover grey hair. Instead, the Temporary Colour Gel will become your Holy Grail. 


Discover how to cover grey hair no matter your shade, four available options formulated to fit any hair colour: dark chestnut, light chestnut, dark blonde and golden blonde. Simply choose the colour closest to your natural base and marvel as it adapts to your unique hue.  


Free from ammonia, peroxide, and oxidants, Christophe Robin’s temporary hair colour for grey hair contains nourishing ingredients that don’t compromise the health of your hair or irritate your scalp. Oat flakes – rich in proteins, protein, lipids, and amino acids – protect and nurture the scalp, while extract of Inula flower preserves and brightens colour, regenerating the hair fibre by stimulating the production of keratin.  


Ready to expertly conceal mature strands in just a few simple steps? Follow this guide on how to cover grey hair:

  • Wash with a silicone-free shampoo, but do not use conditioner
  • Apply the Temporary colour gel to towel-dried hair as desired. Use the applicator brush to specifically target grey strands or massage in evenly using the gloves provided for more widespread coverage
  • Leave to develop for 40 minutes, before adding a small amount of water and massaging to emulsify and help remove excess product 
  • Rinse thoroughly until the water runs clear, but do not shampoo 


Top-ups last between 5-7 shampoos, fading evenly with every wash so you no longer have to worry about unsightly roots between salon appointments. Ensure your vivid hair personality shines for longer by treating your hair with the Temporary Colour Gel every few weeks, or as often as needed. Prevent colour fading and protect the vibrancy of your hair with the coveted Colour Shield Ritual Regime.Allow award-winning shade solutions to transform the staying power of colour between appointments, restoring multi-dimensional depth to tired-looking tones. 


Christophe Robin
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