Pop quiz! How many times do you think of getting your hair coloured? How many times have you actually taken the plunge? We know it’s a huge commitment thus you always end up thinking ‘some other time maybe’.
No matter how much you want to flaunt a gorgeous hair colour, it just seems so scary to make the commitment and thoughts like ‘what if the colour doesn’t look good on me’ and ‘what if the chemicals damage my hair’ cross your mind.
What if dyeing your hair was easier than that? Well, it is. You can use naturally pigmented ingredients from your pantry to colour your hair.
Take a look at three ways to dye your hair naturally and temporarily and test the waters by colouring your hair the natural way.
This one’s no surprise. Henna has been used as a natural hair dye since centuries and still remains to be the most effective solution to hide grey hair and get a stunning auburn shade in your tresses.
Mix the henna powder in water to make a smooth paste and let it sit for a couple of hours. Apply it on your hair and leave it on for another couple of hours before washing it off. Skip the conditioner as henna also conditions your hair and leaves it smooth and soft.
Coffee may be your saviour on hectic and lazy days but turns out, the aromatic beans are super pigmented and can colour your hair natural brown. Coffee makes your hair a bit darker and adds dimension to your locks, giving it a show-stopping shade.
Brew coffee in water and let it cool. Mix one cup of it with leave-in conditioner two tablespoons of coffee grounds. Apply the mixture on your hair with it and let it sit on your hair for at least an hour. Rinse with apple cider vinegar and follow up with a shampoo.
If you fancy burgundy mane that also happens to be the hottest hair colour on the block, all you have to do is get some beetroots.
Beets have a red tinge to them which when applied to your hair gives a natural-looking red colour.
Extract about one cup juice out of beetroot and add carrot juice to it if you want a muted reddish colour. Mix it with coconut oil and apply to your hair. Wash after an hour and spray apple cider vinegar to the make the colour last. Repeat the next day if you want a darker shade.
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