Washington - White House stylists have been accused of heavy-handed use of the cosmetic eyebrow pencil creating a glaring mismatch with the ever-greying Presidential thatch.
Obama's thinning, greying curls have seen aides plead with the Prez to let the Capitol Hill barber work his magic with some subtle dye shades known as the salt 'n' pepper fix.
"Mr President, the treatment comes highly recommended by leading appeal court judges," spokesman Jay Carney said today as he slipped the boss a packet of patented Just Four Men hair color.
During the Iraq War the formulation was widely used by George W Bush who went grey very rapidly in the anatomical area known as the private quarters.
Bill Clinton, too, once said it saved his ass during the 1998 impeachment trial when Ken Starr asked him to drop his pants to prove or disprove Monica Lewinsky's claims of a bald spot on the presidential poonani.
As he heads to Europe for a mini-summit to mark the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings Barack Obama has the look of a man under intense pressure.
A two minute shampoo-in, shower-off treatment could see Obama's tresses restored to pre-2008 election glory.