Where to buy hair dye before it's gone

Hair dye is flying off of store shelves. Here's where you can still get it online.

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On the hunt for hair dye? You're not alone. Now that we've all hopefully got enough toilet paper and Clorox wipes to last us through quarantine, our collective thoughts have turned to something less essential but pressing nonetheless: our crazy hair. 

With hair salons closed indefinitely, those of us due for a root touch up or bang trim have no choice but to take matters into our own hands ... and attempt to DIY our hair at home. But that means hair dye has turned into the new toilet paper in that it's selling out on store shelves everywhere. Walmart's CEO went as far as to call hair dye the next Coronavirus panic buying item (though, as always, we recommend that you buy only what you need in the short-term, because no one deserves to be stuck with roots right now).

The good news is that there are still a number of places where you can buy hair dye online (though it might be time to try a new shade, since we've seen lots of colors sold out). We've rounded up in stock brands, below, along with a few other hair care essentials that are flying off the shelves. 

Where to buy hair dye online

We've seen it most readily at these retailers:

Where to find hair clippers and other hair care essentials

Looking for hair clippers or shears to give yourself or a loved one a DIY trim? Both are also hot commodities, but we've seen them in-stock at Target, Walgreens, and Overstock

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Kaitlin Madden
Kaitlin Madden

Kaitlin Madden Armon is a writer and editor covering all things home. In addition to Real Homes, she's written for Architectural Digest, Martha Stewart Living, Refinery29, Modern Luxury Interiors, Wayfair, The Design Network, and lots more. She graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in journalism and currently lives in Connecticut with her husband, two sons, and black lab.