All Natural Hair Color Recipes
BRIGHTEN AND TOUCH UP BLOND HAIR
To make a lemon-based wash that will lighten and add shine to blond hair, mix 2/3 cup boiling water with the juice and grated peel of one lemon, and steep for 30 minutes. Strain and stir in 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar. Apply evenly on your freshly washed hair and rinse with warm water after 10-15 minutes, repeat once a week.
Mix together a paste that will turn blond hair shiny. Pour a little boiling water over about 5 ounces of chamomile blooms and steep for 30 minutes. Then strain and put the flowers into a bowl with 3 ½ ounces of dried, finely grounded rhubarb. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and an equal amount of hot water, and mix. Apply with a brush and cover hair with plastic wrap for 30 minutes, rinse out and wash your hair.
BRUNETTE HAIR DYE
To make a shimmering brown dye, blend ½ cup of natural henna with 1 cup of finely ground walnut shells. Stir in enough boiling water to make spreadable paste. Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of olive oil, stir, and apply with a broad brush. Cover your hair with plastic wrap and let sit for 20-30 minutes before thoroughly rinsing and washing your hair.
Create a medium brown dye with a light red luster by mixing 3 ½ ounces of crushed onion peel, 1 ½ ounces of finely ground sandalwood, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Pour in enough boiling water to create a spreadable paste and apply with broad brush. Cover your hair with plastic wrap and leave for 20-30 minutes before rinsing and washing your hair.
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