5 Simple Ways To Bleach Hair Naturally November 29, 2016

Everyone likes to color hair. It makes one look young and fresh. If you wish to highlight your hair without using the harsh chemical lighteners or color dyes, then there are natural homemade recipes that will help you. These recipes bleach your hair gently without damaging it, unlike chemical treatments. And do not forget the big bucks you end up spending on it. Homemade hair lightening recipes are less expensive in comparison to store-bought dyes.

How to Bleach Hair at Home:

Here are top 5 ways that will help to naturally bleach your hair. They are moreover convenient to try at home.

1. Honey And Vinegar

1. Honey And Vinegar

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Honey is a good hair lightening natural ingredient. Honey bleaches your hair and at the same time nourishes it. Whether you have dry, oily or normal hair, the natural pH balancing properties of honey suits all hair and scalp types.

Required Products:

  • 2 cups of vinegar
  • 1 cup of raw organic honey
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of grounded cinnamon and cardamom

How To Prepare:

1. Add all the ingredients in a bowl and mix them well.

2. Then apply the recipe onto damp hair as it helps in better absorption of the ingredients.

3. You can use a flat hair coloring brush or even your comb to help the ingredients get evenly distributed.

4. If you would like to have only highlights, then apply it to the areas you want.

5. After you apply the mixture, wrap a plastic wrap, a towel or a shower cap on your hair to prevent drying of the bleach.

6. Leave the mixture on your hair overnight and then rinse it off in the morning.

This natural hair lightening mixture works effectively as the hydrogen peroxide traces in honey act as lightening agents. Cinnamon and cardamom along with olive oil help in boosting up the lightening effect.

2. Chamomile Tea

2. Chamomile Tea

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Chamomile tea is a hair lightening agent. If you don’t get chamomile tea, you can replace it with black tea as it provides equally good properties. Chamomile tea naturally lightens color pigments in your hair.

Required Products:

  • Chamomile tea
  • Hair conditioner

How To Prepare:

1. Start by brewing a pot of chamomile tea for a good half an hour.

2. The tea has to be very strong, so allow it to brew well and leave it to cool.

3. Now add 5 to 6 tablespoons of the chamomile tea to your conditioner and leave it for 10 minutes.

4. After you wash your hair with your regular shampoo, apply this chamomile tea – conditioner mixture to your hair.

Chamomile tea works slowly so you would be seeing results only after 3 weeks of application. Be patient and keep applying it till you get good results which you desire.

3. Cinnamon

3. Cinnamon

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Cinnamon is an amazing recipe for hair lightening as it helps in bleaching hair as well as leaves a nice aroma to your hair.

Required Products:

How To Prepare:

1. Add about a half tablespoon of cinnamon powder to a handful of hair conditioner and mix it well.

2. Then, apply it evenly from top to bottom of your hair.

3. You can also comb your hair to allow the mixture evenly coat between your hair strands.

4. After you apply the mixture, wrap a plastic wrap, a towel or a shower cap on your hair to prevent drying of the mixture.

5. Leave the mixture on your hair overnight and then rinse it off in the morning.

4. Henna Powder

4. Henna Powder

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Henna powder has been traditionally used for hair coloring. It provides excellent hair conditioning and nourishing properties along with lightening.

Required Products:

  • Henna Powder
  • Chamomile powder
  • Boiling water

How To Prepare:

1. Start by mixing equal amounts of the two powders and make a thick paste.

2. Then add it to the boiling water. Let this mixture cool and apply it to damp hair.

3. You can also comb your hair to allow the mixture evenly coat between your hair strands.

4. After you apply the mixture, wrap a plastic wrap, a towel or a shower cap on your hair to prevent drying of the recipe.

5. Leave it for an hour, if you have dark hair, and then leave it for a good 2 hours.

6. Follow it by rinsing your hair and you can skip conditioner as henna itself will deeply condition your hair.

5. Lemon

5. Lemon

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Lemon carries a fresh, tangy fragrance and has the ability to bleach your hair perfectly.

Required Products:

  • Lemon
  • Water

How To Prepare:

1. Mix two parts of lemon juice with one part of water and sprinkle it on your hair.

2. Then, take a sunbath for good 3 to 4 hours.

This method of hair lightening works quite fast and you will notice results within a week. But, always remember as acids in lemon are slightly stronger and they leave hair dry. So follow it with a good hydrating conditioner after hair wash.

Hope now you got an idea on to how to bleach hair naturally! Which one is your favorite? Do not forget to share your hair bleaching tips and experiences in the comments section below.

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