Today everybody likes to experiment with their looks and hair forms an integral part of beautification. People are either not satisfied with the colors they have or they want to apply a new color on the already existing color. Using another chemical like a hair color or a bleach to solve the purpose causes a lot of damage to the hair. The chemicals are harmful for your health too. So it is advisable to use home remedies to lighten hair.
Sunshine is an excellent natural hair lightener. Cover your scalp with a conditioner and a sunscreen and your body with a cloth after applying sunscreen. Then lie with your hair open in the sun. You have to lie on your face so that your hair can absorb the sun's rays. Lie in the sun for not more than 20 minutes daily till you have attained the color of your choice. One of the most effective home remedies to lighten hair is using lemon juice in the right proportions as it is acidic in nature. The best method to use lemon juice is mixing it in a gallon of water and then using it.
Lemon juice has a tendency to dry hair but it gives quick results if applied in a concentrated form. So those of you who are going to the beach can simply spray your hair and let it dry. Go for a swim immediately and wash your hair. You can do this 2-3 times in a day. One of the healthy home remedies to lighten hair is to mix olive oil with lemon juice and apply it on your hair and scalp. The olive oil provides nourishment to your hair whereas the lemon juice helps in lightening the hair. It helps in reducing dandruff too.
You can mix lemon juice along with chamomile tea and use it as a rinse and obtain a mild bleaching effect. One of the useful home remedies to lighten hair is mixing lemon juice with conditioner. Then apply it on your hair with a comb after you have used shampoo. Leave it on your hair and sit in the sun for 20 minutes to get best results. Wash your hair after that and see the difference in the color of your hair. You can easily lighten your hair by swimming in the sea or in a pool. The chlorine in the pool bleaches your hair, so does the salty water of the sea.
Chamomile flowers have to be soaked in boiling water for 30 minutes in boiling water. You have to strain the water when it cools down. Then use it like a rinse and preserve the water so that you can use it 6-7 times in a day. You have to dry your hair or leave it on your hair for 15 minutes after every application. One of the home remedies to lighten hair is using tea. All you need to do is soak black tea in a cup of boiling water and allow it to cool. Then strain the liquid and check it on your hair strands first. You have to do this as tea may darken your hair if it is already a shade lighter.