If you want to lighten your hair color a few shades you can also try natural methods. Besides the fact that you protect your hair, the result is subtle and gentle.[expand title=”” trigpos=”below”] By doing it the natural way you won’t get a dramatic hair color change on the first try. This way you are protected from disasters which sometimes happen when you use chemical discoloration.
Here’s one way to naturally lighten you hair: 1 tablespoon of honey, 2 tablespoons of ground cinnamon, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and 6 tablespoons of water (preferably distilled water).
Dissolve the honey in water and add the remaining ingredients until they form a paste, which is applied to damp hair. Cover your head with a shower cap and wait a few hours. In the first minutes you will feel a slight burning or itching of the scalp. Do not worry, it goes away fast. Wash your hair. Use this recipe each week, until you are satisfied with your hair shade.
The citric acid in lemon is a natural bleacher for skin, teeth and hair. The lemon juice gradually lightens hair and keeps it healthy and shiny, while doing so. There are several ways that you can lighten your hair shade with lemon juice. The first would be to squeeze the juice from a lemon or two, depending on hair length and apply two to three hours before washing your hair. Another method would be to rinse your hair after every wash with the juice of one lemon diluted in one liter of water. A third option is to mix the shampoo with the juice from a lemon before washing and keeping it on the hair for 15-20 minutes before rinsing.[/expand]