Natural Hair Dyes to Keep Your Locks Looking Gorgeous
Have you been thinking about going natural but don’t know how to take the plunge? Or maybe you’ve been rocking your natural hair for a while now and are looking for new ways to keep it looking gorgeous. Either way, this blog post is for you! I will share with you some of the best natural hair dyes out there so you can have beautiful hair all year long. Let’s get started!
Natural and non-toxic hair dyes
Looking for an all-natural hair dye that will give you gorgeous, healthy-looking locks? Check out these five options:
Henna is a popular natural hair dye that has been used for centuries. It can be used to add a red, brown, or black tint to your hair, and it’s known for its conditioning properties.
Indigo is another natural hair dye that can be used to achieve different shades of brown or black. It’s often mixed with henna to create different colors.
Yes, coffee! Coffee can be used as a natural hair dye to add a dark brown hue to your locks. Brew a coffee, let it cool, and then apply it to your hair.
Like coffee, tea can also be used as a natural hair dye. It’s perfect for those who want to add a lighter tint to their hair.
- Beet juice
Beet juice can be used to give the hair a reddish tint. To use beet juice as a hair dye, mix beet juice and conditioner in equal parts. Apply the mixture to your hair and leave it in for 30 minutes before rinsing it out.
- Carrot juice
Carrot juice can also be used to give the hair a reddish tint. To use carrot juice as a hair dye, mix carrot juice and conditioner in equal parts. Apply the mixture to your hair and leave it in for 30 minutes before rinsing it out.
Lemon juice can be used to lighten the hair. To use lemon juice as a hair dye, mix lemon juice, and water equal parts. Then, apply the mixture to your hair and leave it in for 30 minutes before rinsing it out.
These are just a few natural hair dyes you can use to achieve beautiful, healthy-looking locks. So, if you’re looking for an alternative to chemical hair dyes, give one of these a try!
DIY homemade hair dye recipes
If you’re looking to ditch the chemicals and make a move toward more natural beauty products, look no further than your kitchen pantry! There are tons of ways you can color your hair using ingredients you probably already have on hand. From beets to blueberries, there’s a DIY hair dye recipe for every hue.
Not sure where to start? Check out our beginner’s guide to DIY hair color. Then, once you’ve mastered the basics, try your hand at one (or all!) of these homemade hair dyes.
- Blueberry Hair Dye
Looking for a way to add some dimension to your hair? Mix 1 cup of blueberries, ½ cup water, and 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Use a blender to puree the ingredients into a smooth paste, then apply it to your hair and let it sit for 30 minutes before rinsing.
- Chamomile Hair Dye
If you’re looking to add some highlights to your hair, chamomile is your go-to ingredient. Mix equal parts chamomile tea and water in a spray bottle, then spritz it onto your hair. Let the mixture sit for 15 minutes before rinsing out. For best results, do this treatment once a week.
- Lemon Juice Hair Dye
Lemon juice is a natural way to lighten your hair — perfect if you’re looking for summery highlights. Simply mix equal parts lemon juice and water in a spray bottle, then spritz it onto your hair. Go out into the sun for 30 minutes to an hour, then rinse out the lemon juice and enjoy your new lighter locks!
- Hibiscus Hair Dye
Hibiscus flowers can give your hair a lovely reddish tint. To make this DIY hair color, steep 2 hibiscus tea bags in 1 cup of boiling water for 15 minutes. Remove the tea bags, add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil to the mixture, stirring well. Apply it to your hair, cover it with a shower cap, and let it sit for at least an hour before rinsing.
- Sage Hair Dye
Looking to give your hair a little boost? This herb can help bring out natural highlights while also adding some shine. Mix 1 cup of water and 2 tablespoons of dried sage leaves, then bring the mixture to a boil. Remove it from heat and let it steep for 15 minutes before strainings the leaves. Pour the liquid into a spray bottle and spritz it onto your hair. Let it sit for at least an hour before rinsing out.