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How to Touch up your Roots

Remember last week when I showed you the awesomeness that is the Madison Reed Touch Up Kit? Ya, I know, it’s pretty amazing all on its own, but I wanted to make sure I showed you just how well it works!

You all know that I use Madison Reed and absolutely love it. I love that I have control over my hair color, that it’s less expensive and that it’s healthier for my hair. And just in case I thought it was just me feeling this way about the products, my mom started using them (all on her own, I didn’t make her!) and she loves it! She couldn’t believe the coverage she got, how long it lasted, and how great her hair felt. That just confirmed what I already knew!

She does have some gray hairs poking through so I thought showcasing how the Madison Reed Root Touch up worked in her hair as well as mine would be a good demonstration as to what an awesome product it is. I don’t have gray hair (yet!) but my roots come in strong since I don’t have any red in my hair naturally.

Root Touch Up with Madison Reed

root touch up with madison reed

*Drops mic, exits stage left*

I mean seriously, do I need to write any more? Don’t those pictures speak for themselves? It’s essentially makeup for your hair. It washes out no problem, but covers what you need to cover in between hair coloring! I mean, if we all had our lives together and colored our hair exactly when it needed to be colored, we wouldn’t need a product like the Root Touch Up from Madison Reed, now would we? But I don’t know about you, but I don’t always have my life together and this baby is a lifesaver!

My mom colors her hair with Madison Reed in Napoli Brown and the Root Touch up color that we used on her was the dark brown in Ombra. I color my hair with Trieste Red from Madison Reed and the Root Touch up color I used was Sienna – Auburn Red. For my coverage I didn’t need full coverage since I don’t have gray, but I wanted to blend my hair so that the root line wasn’t so harsh.

in the process of using madison reed root touch up

It’s so easy to use. You take the little brush that comes in the compact, brush some of the root touch up powder on it and then apply it to where you need a touch up! Bam, no more grays! I do want to be clear – this isn’t permanent. It lasts from when you apply it to when you wash your hair again. It won’t get on pillows and even withstands rain & sweating it out at the gym! It also smells lovely and is great at absorbing oil and boosting your volume.

As with all Madison Reed products — and probably why my hair feels so great — the root touch up is free of gluten, PPD, ammonia, resorcinol, and other harsh chemicals.

I must say though, you can get Madison Reed shipped to you on a schedule, so there’s really no excuse not to color your hair. I am saying that with a box sitting in my bathroom waiting to be used… So it’s more of a do-what-I-say-not-what-I-do kinda of thing…

Hello Beautiful - root touch up

If you aren’t convinced, I honestly don’t know what else to say. It’s one of the coolest hair products I’ve seen. It also comes in a small compact with a pretty little black bag so you can easily throw it in your purse for on-the-go touch ups. All seven shades are available at or you can find some shades at Sephora! Check out this post for more information about Madison Reed in Sephora stores.

You have until the end of day August 31st to grab your Root Touch Up Kit & also get a brow brush valued at $7.95 for free! Just use this link and click through to order!

If you want to see the product in action, check out this short video. It shows how it works & talks a little bit more about why the product is so awesome. Check it out!

I hope you get a chance to try it out and love it as much as I do! 
This post is brought to you by Madison Reed, the company making healthier at-home hair care more accessible and convenient. Click here to learn more about Madison ReedClick here to see what people are saying.

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