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How to Lighten Hair with Honey Naturally?




Honey can be combined with several ingredients to achieve lightening of hair. The quantity of lightening attained by honey mask relies on how well the hair absorbs the honey, or to what extent your hair is porous. Let us read to know how to lighten hair with honey naturally.

Does Honey Lighten Hair?

Honey definitely works to lighten your hair because the natural hydrogen peroxide present in it is very effective. Moreover, it also contains iron which oxidizes the oxygen free radicals which are liberated by the hydrogen peroxide.

How to Lighten Hair with Honey:

Honey is sticky, so you need to add some proper ingredients and let the mask stay on for some time to see the effective results of lightening your hair.

1. Lighten Hair with Honey and Baking Soda:

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of baking soda
  • 1-2 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 cup of warm water

Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:

  • Mix ½ cup of baking soda and 1-2 tablespoon of honey.
  • Add 1 cup of warm water into it to prepare a medium paste.
  • Gently apply this paste and sit back for 15-20 minutes.
  • After desired lightening color of hair is achieved, wash it out.

How it works: The peroxide present in the paste breaks the bond and let it possible for the hair to change color by settling down color into your hair, or by subtracting color from the hair by bleaching it.

Repetitions: Twice or thrice a week.

Best time to apply: In evening.

Tips: Make sure the paste prepared is not very thin because thin paste would not cover well.

[ Read: How to Lighten Hair with Baking Soda ]




2. Lighten Hair with Honey and Cinnamon:

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • 4 tablespoons of cinnamon powder
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 Plastic bag
  • 1 tablespoon of any mild shampoo

Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:

  • Mix 3 tablespoons of honey, 4 tablespoons of cinnamon powder and 2 tablespoons of olive oil together till you prepare a smooth paste.
  • Massage this mixture over the damp hair and then cover your head by a plastic bag.
  • Allow the mask to stay on for 1-2 hours.
  • Wash it off using 1 tablespoon of any mild shampoo

How it works: The natural hair lightening combo functions to decrease dandruff; softens and moisturizes your hair as well as let your hair shine.

Repetitions: Once a day.

Best time to apply: In morning.

Tips: Based on the hair’s length, you can prepare adequate paste to lighten hair. For instance, if you have medium length of hair, use 3 tablespoons of cinnamon powder; however, for longhair length, use 6 tablespoons of cinnamon powder.

3. Lighten Hair with Honey and Lemon Juice:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup warm water (for normal hair)
  • or ¼ cup conditioner (for dry hair)
  • 1 spray bottle
  • 2 cups of water
  • few drops of any suitable conditioner

Preparation Time: 5 mins.

Procedure:

  • For normal hair, mix 1 cup of fresh lemon juice with ¼ cup of warm water and add it into the spray bottle and shake. For dry hair, mix 1 cup of fresh lemon juice with ¼ cup of conditioner and add it into the spray bottle and shake.
  • Through spraying procedure, apply the mixture over your hair till it gets fully saturated.
  • Relax in the sun for 1-2 hours.
  • Wash it off using 2 cups of water and apply any suitable conditioner.

How it works: Lemon juice is considered as one of the finest natural bleaches for your hair. The method assists to lighten the hair color as long as there is sufficient warmth to raise your hair cuticle and permit the paste to go in your hair shaft.

Repetitions: Once a week until you attain the desired lightening of your hair.

Best time to apply: Once a day.

Tips: If you are uncomfortable with use of spray bottle, just massage it through your hands.

[ Read: How to Lighten Hair with Lemon Juice ]




4. Lighten Hair with Honey and Chamomile:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon chamomile flowers
  • 1 cup water

Preparation Time: 5 minutes.

Procedure:

  • Boil a cup of water and add 1 tablespoon of chamomile flowers into it.
  • Cover this cup and decrease the flame and simmer it for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Just remove from the heat and allow it steep for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • After this mixture gets cool, strain it and apply.
  • Don’t rinse it out; allow your hair to dry naturally.

How it works: The method provides an attractive golden shade to the hair. Hence, if you are blonde, the hair would be much brighter and glowing; but if you hair is dark then it would become 2 or 3 shades lighter.

Repetitions: Several times a week till the desired color is attained.

Best time to apply: In your free time.

Tips: If possible then dry your hair beneath the sun, because doing this would improve the lightening effect.

5. Lighten Hair with Honey and Olive oil:

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons of Olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons of any shampoo
  • 2 cups of water

Preparation Time: 5 mins.

Procedure:

  • Coat your using 3 tablespoon of Olive oil and allow it to get absorbed on hair for minimum 30 minutes.
  • Wash off your hair using 1-2 tablespoon of shampoo and water.

How it works: Olive oil works effectively as a moisturizer, and it includes gentle lightening agents, capable to lighten your hair.

Repetitions: 2-3 times a week.

Best time to apply: At any time of day.

Tips: If you want to silken your hair, increase the amount of shampoo a little.

[ Read: How to Bleach Hair with Hydrogen Peroxide ]




6. Lighten Hair with Honey and Vinegar:

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of raw honey
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • 1 dye brush
  • 1 shower cap

Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:

  • Take 2 tablespoons each of raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar and raw honey in a bowl.
  • Mix 2 teaspoons of olive oil into it.
  • Whip the mixture by help of a hand blender and massage it on hair by one dye brush.
  • Leave it overnight by wearing a shower cap.
  • In the morning, wash your hair using any shampoo.

How it works: The method applies the acidic properties of raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar for lightening your hair color. This mask helps to lighten dark hair shades.

Repetitions: Once every 3 days.

Best time to apply: Before going to bed.

Tips: Increase the amount of honey to make the paste smooth.

7. Lighten Hair with Honey and Coconut oil:

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of any shampoo

Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:

  • Mix one cup of honey and two cups of apple cider vinegar together.
  • Heat up a tablespoon of coconut oil and then add it into the mixture.
  • Gently massage the mask on your hair.
  • Cover your head into a towel or shower cap and just leave it on overnight.
  • The following morning, rinse it off using 1 tablespoon of any shampoo.

How it works: The mask is very moisturizing and stimulating, allowing your hair to look lovely and shinny.

Repetitions: Once a day.

Best time to apply: Before going to bed.

Tips: It is recommended to use raw and organic versions of honey and apple cider vinegar.

8. Lighten Hair with Honey and Distilled Water:

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons of honey and
  • 1 tablespoon of distilled water
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar

Preparation Time: 5 mins.

Procedure:

  • Mix 4 tablespoons of honey with 1 tablespoon of distilled water.
  • Into this mixture, add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to use it as a conditioner.
  • Gently massage the mixture on your hair and rinse it off.

How it works: Honey successfully lightens hair whenever blended with distilled water. The mask works to give you soft shinny hair look, in addition to lightening your hair.

Repetitions: Twice a week.

Best time to apply: In your free time.

Tips: If the honey is too sticky, increase the amount of distilled water slightly.

9. Lighten Hair with Honey and Vitamin C:

Ingredients:

  • 10-15 vitamin C tablets
  • 2 tablespoons of anti-dandruff shampoo
  • 1 tablespoons of any conditioner

Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:

  • Take tablespoons of any shampoo and, into it, add 10-15 crushed vitamin C tablets.
  • Wash your hair and apply this mixture inside your scalp and hair.
  • Carefully cleanse your hair for approximately 5 minutes and later on rinse the shampoo out.
  • Apply 1 tablespoon of any suitable conditioner on your hair.

How it works: Vitamin C when combined with honey helps to being the bright look of hair effectively.

Repetitions: Once a week.

Best time to apply: At any time of day.

Tips: It is better if you apply branded shampoo.

10. Lighten Hair with Honey and Blow Dryer:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cups of water

Preparation Time: 5-10 mins.

Procedure:

  • Mix 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 cup of hot water.
  • Heat up 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, and add above ingredients into it.
  • Stir the mixture to dissolve.
  • Allow the mixture to sit for 30 minutes.
  • Gently apply the mixture on your hair thoroughly.
  • Wear a shower cap and sleep with this applied mixture overnight.
  • The following morning, rinse off the mixture using water.

How it works: The apple cider vinegar functions as a suitable conditioner, assisting to keep your hair from drying out.

Repetitions: Once a day.

Best time to apply: Before going to bed.

Tips: Be sure to lie on a towel in order to protect your pillow.

Different people have different hair shades and so different requirements to lighten their hair. Hence, the quantity of ingredients may vary a bit.

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