Can you use henna to lighten hair? Read more.
Like it or not, henna will never lighten our hair. We now bring you several tips, thanks to which you can lighten your hair without using peroxide-based, chemical products and other damagers of beautiful and healthy hair.
It is well-known that hair henna does not have any lightening properties and that it can only be used for darkening your hair. Henna and other herbs in the mixture will only wrap around the hair and not alter its structure. Therefore, when you colour the entire length of your hair, it will only get darker and darker with every colouring. But what do you do when you are bored of your own dark hair colour and you would like to lighten it as safely as possible? How do you lighten your hair without using chemicals?
1. Honey and vinegar
Honey has excellent lightening properties, which are even stronger in combination with vinegar. Mix two parts of vinegar with one part of honey and add a spoon of argan oil to prevent drying. Your hair be beautifully soft and shiny. Finally, add a little cinnamon, also for a lightening and brightening effect. Thoroughly massage the finished mixture onto the entire length of your hair. We suggest using a high-quality hair brush for better application. Wrap your hair in a foil or bathing cap and let it work ideally overnight.
2. Chamomile infusion
Chamomile is also an excellent natural lightener and at the same time it is suitable for allergy sufferers and people with sensitive scalp. Buy high-quality, dried chamomile from your nearest herbalist and make a strong infusion. Use it to regularly rinse your hair and let it work for at least 20 minutes. The lightest your natural hair colour, the more visible the effect.
This very popular cake ingredient can pretty effectively lighten your hair. It adds a beautiful golden touch to brown and red hair, but it can dye blonde hair yellow. Mix the rhubarb and cook it in the water until there is a mixture that can be applied comfortably into your hair. You can add a little bit of lemon juice and cinnamon. However, you can even only use the rhubarb, but the effect will not be as bold. Leave the mixture in your hair for at least 2 hours.
4. Baking soda
Baking soda has an irreplaceable place in every household and has recently been increasingly used in the so-called no poo method of hair-washing. Regular usage of edible soda can achieve lighter colour tone. Baking soda will also perfectly removes all chemical layers, so it is also suitable as a cure before coloring with henna.
5. Lemon and the sun
Probably the most well-known and also most effective recipe for natural hair lightening is the one with lemon juice! Mix one part of lemon juice with two parts of water, massage onto your entire hair-length, and go outside to take in some vitamin D in the sun until your hair is completely dry.
Will you try any of our tips? If so, well be glad if you share your experience with us.Do you know more tips on how to lighten your hair naturally? Don’t hesitate and write to us.