How To Make Organic Hair Color
Not all of us are comfortable with using chemical hair colors. This doesn’t mean that you don’t like colored hair but you are just scared of the potential damage. The good news is that you can color your hair with natural ingredients. Organic hair colors are not too strong so they take time in showing up. The good thing is that natural colors do not cause harm to hair and so can keep using them for as long as you want. Organic hair colors are safer also because these are grown without any chemical fertilizers. These are some ways To Make Organic Hair Color
Chamomile Tea and Lemon
A concoction of these two can be used to lighten the hair color. It will not make your hair blonde but with regular use, your hair will turn lighter. For this, just mix 1 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 2 cups of chamomile tea. Pour it over your hair and dry it in the sun for a while. Rinse off with water.
Brew a few cups of a strong potion, allow it to cool and then pour it all over your hair. Let this liquid stay on your hair for as long as possible. 20-30 minutes minimum. And then wash off using just plain water. The effects are cumulative so just repeat the process at least 2-3 times more or till you get the desired hue. You can also make a paste of coffee to get similar results.
This is a very popular way to color hair naturally. You can add a variety of ingredients to get darker color as well. Henna gives a reddish hue but if you mix it with indigo powder, you will get almost black hair. Henna also conditions hair. To make basic henna hair color try the recipe here or go here if you want to use indigo with henna.
Walnut Shell Powder
Walnut shell powder gives a very dark brown color to hair. Dry the shells and grind them into powder. Boil it in water. Strain and allow the liquid to cool. Then you can either pour the entire liquid on your hair or you can use a cotton ball to dab on the mix on to the gray strands only. Let it stay on hair for about an hour and wash off with water.
Hibiscus and Marigold Flowers
Boil 2 cups of water. Add in 1/2 cup marigold or calendula petals and 2 tbsp hibiscus petals. Simmer for 30-40 minutes. Strain the concoction. Let the liquid cool down and use it as last rinse after every shampoo. Use till you get desired color.
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