Changing hair color is a small change that totally feels refreshing. Certainly, dyeing hairs involves certain risks. Indeed, dyes, even if they are applied by a certified hair colorist, can damage the hair because of chemicals. However, it is possible to dye your hair with natural products. You can find most of these natural items in your kitchen and they are not harmful to your hair. Here are 6 natural dyes to try on the spot!
Henna has been used since ancient times to dye hair. This is a natural product and it’s also good for your scalp. You can get it from pharmacies or specialized stores. However, be careful not to buy synthetic henna and read the instructions carefully before dyeing your hair.
You can dye your hair in a darker shade or easily cover your gray hair with coffee grounds.
- Brew coffee and wait until it cools down.
- Mix one cup of coffee with two cups of leave-in conditioner.
- Add to your mixture 2 tablespoons of additional coffee grounds.
- Apply a coat to your clean hair and wait an hour.
- Rinse your hair with cider vinegar.
- Repeat the steps for darker results.
You can darken your hair or cover your gray hair with black tea. However, if you want to lighten them use other kinds of teas. For example, you can use chamomile to enhance blonde locks. You can also use rooibos tea to bring out locks or red hair. The longer you wait the more intense the results will show on your hair.
- Infuse 3 to 5 tea bags in two cups of water.
- Let it cool down and mix it with your weekly hair conditioner.
- To cover your white hair, mix your solution with a little fresh or dried sage herb.
- Wait an hour (you can wear a shower cap and keep leave it on all night).
3. Illuminizing Your Hair
- Mix one part of turmeric, one part of calendula herb and one part of chamomile tea in 2 cups of boiling water.
- Infuse for 20 minutes and filter it.
- Apply the liquid on your hair and leave it on for 20 minutes.
- Rinse and repeat until you get the desired look.
2. Red Highlights
- Boil two cups of water and a cup of rose hips.
- Infuse until the water is reddish.
- Wait until the water is cold and drain the mixture.
- Leave the solution on the hair, wait 20 minutes and rinse.
- Repeat until you get the redness wanted.
1. Carrot or Beet Juice
You can get great orange or red highlights thanks to carrot or beet juice. If you opt for carrot juice, your hair will be more orange-reddish while if you use beet juice, it will get closer to a dark red.
- Pour a cup of homemade juice over your hair and mix with a little coconut oil to revitalize your hair.
- Make sure the mixture gets in and wrap your hair for an hour.
- Be careful not to stain your skin and clothes.
- Rinse and spray apple cider vinegar on your hair.
- Repeat if necessary.
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