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5 Ways To Colour Hair Naturally
December 18, 2023
- Carrot Juice Hair DyeAchieve a reddish-orange tint for your hair by using carrot juice. The duration of the tint varies based on your hair color, typically lasting a few weeks. Follow these steps:a. Mix carrot juice with a carrier oil like coconut or olive oil.b. Apply the mixture generously to your hair.c. Wrap your hair in plastic and let it set for at least an hour.d. Rinse with apple cider vinegar; repeat the next day if a stronger color is desired.
- Beet Juice Hair DyeOpt for beet juice for a deeper red tint with cooler undertones. The application process is similar to carrot juice:a. Mix beet juice with a carrier oil.b. Apply the mixture generously to your hair and wrap it.c. Allow the mixture to set for at least an hour before washing it out.
- Henna for Vibrant Red HairHenna, a natural plant-based dye, is renowned for its long-lasting, vibrant results that can endure for four to six weeks. Follow these steps:a. Mix 1/2 cup of henna with 1/4 cup of water, achieving a mashed-potato-like consistency.b. Cover the mixture and let it sit for about 12 hours.c. Apply to damp, combed hair in sections, wrapping it in plastic for at least two hours (up to six) before washing.
- Lemon Juice for Sun-Kissed HighlightsLemon juice gradually lightens hair, offering a natural sun-kissed effect. Note that results are permanent:a. Pour lemon juice into a spray bottle.b. Spray liberally onto your hair, combing it through.c. Sit in the sun for optimal results, leaving the juice in for at least an hour before washing.d. Repeat sessions may be needed for the desired effect.
- Coffee Hair DyeBrewed coffee can darken hair by a shade or two and potentially cover some gray hair:a. Brew a strong cup of dark-roast coffee.b. Mix 1/2 cup of coffee with 2 tbsp. of coffee grounds and 1 cup of leave-in hair conditioner.c. Apply to clean, damp hair, letting it set for at least an hour before washing.d. Repeat as necessary for desired results; note that the change is subtle and temporary.