A 2008 study conducted by Clairol discovered that 75 percent of American women dye their hair. This same survey revealed that 88 percent of women feel their hair has an effect on their confidence.
However, those hair dyes contain dangerous chemicals and although many women know that, they continue using store-bought hair dyes about which studies have shown that can be carcinogenic.
Fortunately, there are natural options for dying your hair without chemicals. You can learn a few homemade and simple mixtures to color your hair. And, they are extremely easy to prepare!
NATURAL RECIPES FOR COLORING HAIR:
CARROT JUICE OR BEET JUICE FOR RED HAIRThere is no need to use harmful chemicals from hair dyes when you have carrots or beets.
- Beet juice (also you can add carrot juice
- Whipped coconut oil
Combine the coconut oil and beet juice, apply the mixture to your hair. Then, use a plastic wrap to cover it and let it stay for 1 hour. Rinse off as usual and apply condition at the end.
CHAMOMILE FOR GOLDEN BLONDE HAIR:
- 8 tablespoons of chamomile
- 300 ml of water
- Lemon juice
Put the dried chamomile flowers in a pot and pour the water over them. Heat it for 15 minutes and when it cools off – strain it. Add the lemon juice at the end.
Apply the mixture on your hair and comb it. Now it needs to dry off. You will achieve better results if you stay in the sun to dry it. Then, wash your hair as usual.
WALNUT HULLS FOR DARK BROWN COLORCrush the walnuts boil the hulls in a pot of water for at least Thirty Minutes. After it cools, let your hair soak in the dye for up to 20 minutes, depending on the shade you’re opting for. Make sure not to rub it into the scalp too much.
ONION PEEL RECIPE FOR GRAY HAIRAdd a half glass of onion peels into a glass of boiling water. Let it sit for 20 minutes and cover the glass so the heat cannot get out.
Separate the liquid from the peels by utilizing gauze. Add 2 tablespoon of glycerol to the liquid. .Rub this mixture on your hair every day until you get the desired result. After you rub it into your hair, rinse it as usual and let it dry naturally.