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How To Lighten Hair With Hydrogen Peroxide?




Lightening the shade of natural hair is not in craze and women prefer to get a western or blonde look in their appearance. Hydrogen Peroxide is one of the most popular hair bleaching agents which can lighten the shade of hair if used correctly.Lightening the shade of natural hair is not in craze and women prefer to get a western or blonde look in their appearance. Hydrogen Peroxide is one of the most popular hair bleaching agents which can lighten the shade of hair if used correctly. Let us read to know how to use hydrogen peroxide to lighten hair naturally.

Is it Safe to Put Hydrogen Peroxide in Your Hair?

Hydrogen peroxide although a harmful chemical, if used in diluted form before applying on the hair will not affect the quality of hair and scalp.

How to Lighten Hair with Hydrogen Peroxide:

Hydrogen Peroxide can be used in multiple ways to lighten hair. We are sharing some of the best ways for the same.

1. Honey and Hydrogen Peroxide to Lighten Hair:

Honey is known for its natural bleaching elements. It naturally lightens hair color.

Ingredients:

  • Honey
  • hydrogen peroxide  capsule
  • Water

Preparation Time: 5 Mins.

Procedure:

  • Depending on the length of the hair  mix 4 part of honey with one part of water
  • Now add 2 capsules of  Hydrogen peroxide  and mix well
  • Apply the mix on your hair from top to bottom and massage your hair gently
  • Cover your hair with a hair cap
  • Allow it to sit for 30 to 60 mins
  • Wash your hair using lukewarm water and herbal shampoo
  • Use conditioner on your hair

How it work:  It will naturally work on your hair and put the color few shades down to give a lightning look.

Repetitions: Once in a week.

Best time to Apply: Always before taking bath.

 Tips: If you have black hairs then avoid using hydrogen peroxide with honey as this will turn the hair orange.

[ Read: How to Use Honey to Lighten Hair ]




2. Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide to Lighten Hair:

Baking soda is one of the best natural hair lightener and can use once in every 7 days. It hair of any toxins and other harmful chemicals.

Ingredients:

  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Baking Soda
  • Bowl
  • Brush
  • Aluminum foil

Preparation Time: 5 mins

Procedure:

  • First select the portion which you want to lighten and tie up the rest hair
  • Depending on the amount of hair you want to bleach take baking soda
  • Now add few drops of Hydrogen Peroxide in baking soda and mix well in a bowl to form a paste having fluid feature in it
  • Take a hair brush and apply it on the parted hair which you want to bleach from root till bottom
  • Wrap every section of applied paste with aluminum foil.
  • Heat the area with hair dryer
  • Do for 10 to 15 mins
  • Leave it for an hour
  • Check the hair and wash it with mild shampoo

How it work: The mix will work on your parted hairs to lighten the shade of hair to give a blonde look.

Repetitions: Once in even 7 to 10 days.

Best time to Apply: In your free time.

Tips: Condition your hair well.

[ Read: How to Use Baking Soda to Lighten Hair ]




3. Lemon Juice and Hydrogen Peroxide to Lighten Hair:

Lemon is acidic in nature and is a natural bleaching agent which can work well to lighten the shade of the hair.

Ingredients:

  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Lemon Juice
  • Water

Preparation Time: 5 Mins.

Procedure:

  • Take 1 quintal of  water inside a spray bottle
  • Take 2 lemons and squeeze the juice and add in the water in spray bottle
  • Shake the bottle well
  • Add 2 cap of 3 percent hydrogen peroxide into a spray bottle and shake well
  • Now spray it all over your hair until it is completely damp.
  • Run a comb all through your hair to spread the spray water evenly
  • Sit under the sun for about 30 mins
  • Wash your hair using mild shampoo

How it works: This will lighten up the shade of the hair in a natural way and sun will speed up the process.

Repetitions: Once in a week.

Best time to Apply:  Better doing before taking a bath.

Tips: Condition your hair well.

[ Read: How to Apply Lemon Juice to Lighten Hair ]




4. Hydrogen Peroxide and Conditioner to Lighten Hair:

Conditioning you hair on daily basis is important to maintain its health and quality. It moisturizes the hair making it smooth and shining.

Ingredients:

  • Conditioner
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Water
  • Spray bottle

Preparation Time: 5 mins.

Procedure:

  • First wash your hair using a mild herbal shampoo
  • Now apply conditioner  on your hair and then make it air dry
  • Take  water half filled spray  bottle
  • Add 2-3 caps of 3% Hydrogen peroxide and shake well
  • Spray it all over your hair and then comb your damp hair for even spreading
  • Let it sit on your hair for about 30 to 45 mins
  • Again wash your hair with shampoo
  • Apply conditioner again

How it work:  This process will help in giving a overall lightening effect to the hair.

Repetitions: Once or max twice a week.

Best time to Apply:  Better to do before final bath.

Tips: Avoid using Hydrogen peroxide if you have black hair as it will turn it orange.

5. Hydrogen Peroxide and Ammonia to Bleach Hair:

Ammonia is used in much hair color to bust right through the hair cuticle for depositing the color on hair. It helps in lightening the natural color of the hair.

Ingredients:

  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Water
  • Powdered ammonia
  • Spray bottle

Preparation Time: 5 mins.

Procedure:

  • Wash the hair thoroughly using mild shampoo to remove oil and dirt
  • Take a tea cup full of Hydrogen peroxide
  • Take a spray bottle and mix  1 cup of hydrogen peroxide, 1 cup water, 1 spoon powdered ammonia
  • Now spay it all over your hair evenly and then comb it well to make the spreading even better
  • Allow the mix to sit on your hair for about 30 to 45 mins.
  • Check if you get the desired color or not.
  • If not let it sit for another 20 mins
  • Wash your hair again using mold herbal shampoo

How it work: It evenly bleaches the hair and gives a perfect blonde look

Repetitions: Once in a week or 15 days

Best time to Apply:  Better to apply before taking bath

Tips: Condition your hair well for shining and smooth look.

The above are some of the popular ways of lightening the hair using Hydrogen Peroxide. If you have any skin problem then consult your dermatologist before you apply any of these methods.

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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