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DIY O’Clock: 6 Easy Ways To Colour Your Brown Hair At Home

DIY O’Clock: 6 Easy Ways To Colour Your Brown Hair At Home

Whether it’s just out of curiosity, for fun, or just due to plain old boredom, colouring your hair can be the perf way to experiment with your look. That said, brown is one of the most versatile hues, and since every member of the A-list has dabbled in light-brown hair, it feels like a trend-forward way to freshen up our hair colour without going too far from our natural colour. There’s just one hurdle that keeps some of us from a new colour – flip over a box of hair dye and you’ll notice a never-ending list of harsh ingredients like PPD, ammonia, and parabens.

So if you’re too scared to lose your hair colour-virginity and want to sidestep the bad stuff, we have just the thing for you. Enter natural remedies that can give you lighter locks sans damage. While you might not get to platinum blonde status, these concoctions will add some golden tones to your hair without the serious commitment of bleach. Wanna give a subtle sun-kissed update to your tresses? Keep scrolling for DIYs that will get the job done.

Also Read: Benefits Of Coconut Milk For Hair

Au Natural Ways To Give Your Strands A Makeover

The Citrusy DIY

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You’ll Need:

  • Lemon
  • Warm water
  • Spray bottle

Method:

Step 1: To get started, squeeze the juice from the lemons into the spray bottle and add water. It’s best to add two parts of water for each part of lemon juice.

Step 2: Wet your hair, then spritz the lemon juice mixture throughout the lengths — or just over the sections you want to lighten. To maximise its lighting abilities, sit in the sun for up to 1 hour. Then, wash the lemon juice out of your hair. PS: Don’t forget to apply sunscreen to any exposed skin to protect it from the Sun!

Hakuna Ma’Vodka

You’ll need:

  • Vodka
  • Seltzer

Method:

Step 1: Mix 1 part vodka to two parts seltzer into a spray bottle, then spritz it on strands while relaxing in the sunshine. The cleat blue tones of vodka will leave any brassiness you have in your strands, while the alcohol lifts the natural pigments in your locks!

For Tea-Lovers

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You’ll need:

  • Chamomile tea bags
  • Hot water
  • Yogurt

Method:

Step 1: Leave the 3-4 tea bags steeping in hot water until it cools down.

Step 2: Shampoo and condition your hair and then apply the chamomile tea to your hair once it cools down. Don’t wash your hair afterwards; instead, just let it air-dry.

Cinnamon Is How We Roll!

You’ll need: 

  • Honey
  • Cinnamon
  • Olive oil

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add 2 tablespoons of honey, 1 tablespoon of cinnamon, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil to create a mask.

Step 2: Mix it all together. You can add a bit of conditioner if the consistency is too thick. Then, let the mixture sit for half an hour, giving time for hydrogen peroxide to activate. Apply the mixture to your hair, tie it up in a bun, and slap on a shower cap. Leave this on your hair for at least four hours. Even better if you can let it sit overnight, just remember to put a towel over your pillowcase to avoid stains.

Bee Sweet, Try A Honey DIY

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You’ll Need:

  • Honey
  • Vinegar
  • Coconut Oil

Method:

Step 1:  To a bowl, add 2 cups of raw apple cider vinegar and 1 cup of honey. 

Step 2: Then, add 1 tablespoon of warmed coconut oil and blend the ingredients well. Apply to your hair, wrap it in an old towel. Leave it on overnight and wash it off with a shampoo the next morning.

The Hero-Ingredient

You’ll Need:

  • Vitamin C capsules

Method:

Step 1: Crush 8-9 Vitamin C tablets and mix them with the amount of shampoo you normally use on your hair. Shampoo as usual and follow it up with a conditioner.

Give your hair a celeb-approved makeover at home with these easy-peasy DIY Recipes.

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18 Nov 2021

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