Last time we were writing about how to darken hair naturally so it is only logical to write about natural ways to lighten hair also 🙂 If you want to lighten your hair without using bleach, efficient way is to go under the sun as much as you can. However, if you want faster solution, natural ways to lighten hair are in your kitchen.
Natural ways to lighten hair – Lemon
Squeeze the juice of one lemon and pour it in a bottle with a spray attachment. Add an equal amount of water. Shake well.
Spray the hair. Concentrate on those parts of the hair that you want to lighten the most. The more of this mixture is inflicted, the hair will be brighter.
Go under the sun and let the preparation works for about 30 minutes while sunbeams do their business. The longer you are under the sun, hair will be brighter. When hair is dry, you will see lightened highlights.
Wash your hair and apply conditioner or hair mask. When you dry your hair, you will notice the difference.
Tip: Lemon is drying out the hair so this method for lightening hair is good for oily and greasy hair. Avoid this recipe if your hair is dry and damaged and try another recipe that doesn’t include lemon.
Recipe for hair lightening preparation:
You will need:
- 2 lemons
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- hair conditioner or leave-in conditioner
- bottle with sprayer
Step 1 – Squeeze out lemon and pour the juice in a bottle
Step 2 – Add olive oil and conditioner
Step 3 – Mix it well. After that, your natural preparation for lightening hair is ready for use. Spray it on your hair and leave it on for at least half an hour.
Step 4 – Wash your hair.
Tip: Keep your preparation for lighter hair in the fridge in order to preserve the freshness of lemon.
To lighten your hair and get natural strands, it is necessary to apply this preparation every day before you go outside, in the sun. Be persistent, you’ll like the result. After a few days you will start seeing changes.
Natural ways to lighten hair – Chamomile
Make a strong tea using 3-4 bags of chamomile. Leave it to cool.
Pour the tea on your hair or if you want to lighten highlights only, apply chamomile tea only to those parts of hair.
Sit in the sun for 30 minutes and wait until the hair is dry. Wash your hair.
If you want your hair to be brighter, repeat the procedure two times a week.
Natural ways to lighten hair – Cinnamon
Cinnamon is on of the most effective natural ways to lighten hair.
Mix three teaspoons of cinnamon with four teaspoons of conditioner and massage it into the scalp.
After that, the hair should be protected with a shower cap. Leave the mixture on for four hours before rinsing.
Cinnamon can lighten hair up to three shades. This procedure can be repeated several times until you reach the desired color.
Natural ways to lighten hair – Honey
Honey contains low levels of hydrogen peroxide that lightens the hair.
Mix a teaspoon of honey with a cup of water and let it sit for half an hour.
After that add a cup of olive oil and apply on the hair. Put a shower cap. Leave on for an hour and rinse with lukewarm water.
Among these natural ways to lighten hair, honey will not have as much effect in hair lightening as much as the other listed ways so you can combine it with lemon or cinnamon.