I have blond hair naturally but it's not as light as it used to be years ago. There are times I look at my kids who are towheads (real...
I have tried so many boxed dyes in my life and still I have a hard time reaching the color that I want. So one day I was looking through my favorite book that my sister got me for my birthday (Reader's Digest: Homemade). This is the best birthday gift I have gotten in a long time!! Anyway, back to what I was trying to say, I can across this recipe to naturally lighten hair.
I had all the ingredients in my pantry and so I thought I would give it a try. I was pretty impressed with the results, so this is now my go-to hair lightening trick!!
Wanna know what it is???
2 teaspoons of chamomile tea and juice of 1 lemon.
YUP, that's it!!
You will need to juice the lemon into a bowl, and I brew my tea in about 1/2 cup water to 1 tea bag. This makes it extra potent and not so watered down. Then put this into a spray bottle and drench your hair, then go sit in the sun for 2 hours. Longer in the sun is always better, but at least 2 hours. You could always try using a dryer too if you cannot get into the sun, but I haven't tried that yet.
Wanna try highlights instead of doing your whole head?? A tip from the book says to get an inexpensive straw hat that has lots of holes in it and pull strands of hair through with a crochet hook or a pencil.
Have fun with this!!