Hair colour and highlights are very much in vogue now. With the increase in fashion trends and hair colouring becoming a rage with the young generation, the markets are flooded with chemical hair colours. These hair colours are available in myriad attractive shades but along with the beauty they impart, they are harmful and cause damage to hair with prolonged use due to the harmful chemicals present them.
Hence the best way to look appealing is by using natural products to highlight hair. Homemade recipes to lighten hair is not only healthy for the hair,it is also inexpensive compared to the store bought chemical ones. Below are discussed some of the best homemade recipes to lighten hair colour naturally.
Homemade Recipes to Lighten Hair Naturally are
Honey and Vinegar
This recipe is a combination of honey and olive oil where honey is a natural hair lightening ingredient and olive oil keeps the hair moist.
Distilled vinegar-2 cups.
Uncooked raw honey-1 cup
Extra virgin olive oil- 1 tablespoon
Ground cinnamon or cardamom-1 tablespoon
You have to mix these ingredients and then apply on wet hair. A comb or brush can be used to evenly spread the paste or it can be applied in the regions of your hair where highlighting is desired. After the application wrap a towel around your hair or use a shower cap or swim cap. Leave the mixture all night long for best results. Avoid sunlight after application of this mixture. This mixture gives wonderful results because of the presence of hydrogen peroxide traces which is a lightening agent , Cardamom and Cinnamon and virgin oil further enforces the effect furnishing a great look.
Chamomile tea, is a wonderful hair lightening agent. It has many beneficial properties to keep your tresses silky, lustrous and healthy.
After boiling water immerse tea bag in it for 10 minutes. After the tea cools, wash your hair with it and leave it on for 15 minutes. Repeat it 2-3 times for a marvellous result. Then shampoo your hair.
– Rhubarb is another natural product which provides outstanding hair lightening.
- Rhubarb- ¼ cup of it is chopped
- Water- 2cups
Boil the rhubarb in water and then permit it to cool, followed by straining the liquid and using it as a rinse. Leave it on for 10 minutes before washing your hair with water.
Baking soda is another natural ingredient and can be used for lightening hair and removing chemicals from hair. By using it once a week you can have harmful chemicals removed from the hair and lightening it marvellously.
Cinnamon has a beautiful odour and does a wonderful work of hair lightening.
- Cinnamon powder
The mixture is prepared with cinnamon powder and hair conditioner and applied evenly covering the entire length of hair and is left on all night, followed by shampoo the next morning.
Stop using harmful chemicals which can damage your hair permanently. Instead use natural products to lighten it along with keeping it healthy.