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Ask a Stylist: How Can Men Cover Their Gray Without Going to the Salon?

In the latest edition of Patch's "Ask a Stylist" series, Salon Hype owner Ross Bartolomei gives advice to women whose men want to color their hair, but may bit a bit proud.

Every so often on Patch, Salon Hype owner Ross Bartolomei answers a question about the ubiquitous discussion topic that is our hair. 

Got a question for Ross? Email it to joe.odonnell@patch.com.

Question: My husband is getting gray and he'd really like to cover it, but I know it would be difficult to get him to even be seen getting haircolor in a salon. Help!

Answer: I've got great news! L'Oreal Professional offers a quick and easy discreet color service for men. It can be done at the shampoo bowl and to everyone in the salon it just looks like you are getting shampooed. It takes five minutes or less, and it's called "Cover 5."  Depending on the shade your haircare professional chooses, Cover 5 can what we call smudge hype gray, that means it just slightly takes the edge off the gray. It basically mellows the gray out, or if desired, we can cover the gray completely. The great technology behind Cover 5 is when it fades out slowly, like its suppose to, it won't turn red or orange, which is a dead give away that you've had a color treatment. Also, the feedback we hear from our male clients is everyone from family members to co-workers weren't sure what they had done, but they tell them they look great! The cost is $45, and in five minutes your husband will look five years younger. It's a win-win!

Jeff December 06, 2012 at 11:56 AM
Perhaps a better question is how many men actually give a crap.

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