Is it possible to lighten your hair in an easy and natural way? Of course it is! These tips and tricks are easy to incorporate into your daily routine, whether you want to change your look or just want to try something new. It will not only give your hair a slightly different and lighter tone, but will also make your hair healthier and make it shine more. Are you ready to try lighter hair?
1. The very simple way to lighter hair: Chamomile and lemon
First of all, it should be mentioned that these tips for naturally lighter hair will not lead you all the way to platinum blonde if your hair is dark brown. With these tips, your hair will be able to get a lighter, more shiny tone and color. If your hair is naturally chestnut colored, it will e.g. could get a more golden hue.
Chamomile is one of the most widely used products to lighten hair, and to make it work even better, you can mix chamomile with lemon juice.
Lemon juice is one of the most effective ingredients for naturally lightening your hair, but over time, it has a drying effect. To avoid this, we recommend a mixture of lemon juice and chamomile so that your hair is better protected from drying out. How? The recipe is easy. Boil two cups of water and put two bags of chamomile in. When the tea boils, take it off the heat and let it cool in the fridge.
Once the tea has cooled, add the juice of half a lemon. Apply the mixture on damp hair with a spray bottle. Let it sit for 20 minutes before washing your hair with your normal shampoo and then use a good conditioner to moisturize your hair. Do this twice a week and you will see how delicious your hair will be!
2. Eggs, beer and lemon
This is another good option that can be used twice a week. As you can see, we once again use lemon juice as it naturally brightens your hair. But never remember to use it alone – lemon has some properties that can damage your hair in the long run. So beware!
Therefore, we add some ingredients which, in addition to lightening your hair and making it shine, nourish your hair and make it shiny and silky soft. In with beer and eggs!
- Whisk an egg thickly
- Add half a cup of non-alcoholic beer
- Stir well and add the juice of half a lemon
Gently massage the mixture into your damp hair. Let it sit for 20 minutes before washing it out with a shampoo and then using a good conditioner. You will be able to see how shiny your hair will be and over time it will also become lighter.
3. Honey, lemon and apple cider vinegar
You will love this mix! It is easy and gives amazing results and lighter hair that you will be able to see from time to time. Again, lemon juice is the indispensable ingredient. We just throw in a few extra ingredients so that your hair stays healthy and strong. Remember to follow all the following points, without skipping anything!
- Heat a cup of water and add two tablespoons of honey
- When the mixture boils, add two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and the juice of half a lemon.
- Stir thoroughly and allow the mixture to cool in your refrigerator. When it is cold, you can apply it to damp hair.
- Use a spray bottle if it is easier, or massage the mixture into the hair. Let it sit for 20 minutes.
- Finish by washing your hair as usual and remember a good conditioner. You will see amazing results.
No miracle effect on dark hair
Keep in mind that if you have very dark brown hair, these hair masks will not suddenly make your hair completely light. The tricks we have given in the article will lighten your hair but it is not enough to change your hair color totally. With regular use, however, it will be able to give you natural highlights and make your hair look more beautiful.
Also remember to take care when using lemon juice and never use it alone in your hair as it will dry out and ruin the hair without the help of the other ingredients. The best way to use lemon juice is precisely in combination with other ingredients as described above. In addition, you should always finish using a good conditioner to protect your hair and provide moisture.
How many times a week can you use the masks? Approx. twice a week is appropriate. It is easy and effective and you will be able to see that the hair looks more shiny and gorgeous in no time. Try it!