Highlight and lighten your hair naturally by following the easy tips

| February 13, 2017

Hair coloring or hair dying is very popular among women and men also, especially as they get older and grey starts too show. They dye their hair to hide their grey hair but some stylish girls like to dye their hair to look attractive and for a change in their appearance. Mostly women like to dye their hair in lighter color in the warmer months of summer season and like dark hair colors in winters.

But with the frequent use of dye that contains harsh chemicals they tend to damage the hair. If you are also one of them who tend to want lighten the hair in summers but want to steer clear harsh chemical lighteners. So this article is for you because we are giving you some homemade dye tips than can be easily followed.

Mehndi/Henna+ Lemon:

While mehndi or henna is usually used to darken the hair but it can lighten the dark brown or black hair and leave reddish highlights. Lemons are also used to lighten the dark skin and hair because it contains bleaching properties. It works because of the citric acid which can be used while out in the sun to naturally lighten the hair.  If you like to dye your hair with henna and lemon then follow this method.

Make a paste with henna; take about 3 tablespoon off mehndi, freshly squeezed lemon juice and boiling water according to the need. Make a paste of these three things, leave it for whole night, then apply this paste to your hair and then let sit for 2-3 hours. Wash out well with plain water as per usual and be amazed by your luscious ginger locks.


Rhubarb is a vegetable but its thick and fleshy stalks are treated as a fruit.  Mostly people are unaware of this pink vegetable because it is grown only in UK. This is used as a lightening agent for blonde or light brown hair. It is a good choice for summer, to lighten for hair with rhubarb you will need. Take ¼ cup of chopped Rhubarb and 2 cups of water; boil these things together in a stainless steel covered pan.

Let the ingredient steep overnight and strain the decoction in the morning, pour this liquid onto your hair after washing them with shampoo and let your hair dry without further washing.
You can use this plant in another way too, just bring the Rhubarb to a boil and then strain it. Then after the juice has cooled, apply to it your hair and leave on for 10 minutes. after ten minutes, just rinse your hair with plain water.


You will be amaze to know that simple table salt affects the color of hair. Mix one part of salt with five parts of plain water. Rinse into your hair, let sit for 15 minutes and after five minutes, rinse and wash your hair as usual.  The salt from the sea can lighten your hair especially when you are out in the sun as swimming in the ocean. Take 1 tablespoon of sea salt, dissolve in half cup of warm water. Apply the liquid on your hair for 20 minutes and rinse and wash for that sexy beach look.


Category: Hairs Health

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My Name is Asma Jahangir & i am 25 years old hairstylist and a writer from Okara i created this blog to post my hairstyles inspiration ideas for my users.