How to lighten hair naturally

To lighten your hair naturally, you can prepare a shampoo and conditioner with chamomile flower, onion skin or lemon juice, pouring the natural preparation over the hair and allowing it to dry in the sun.

However, these techniques are more effective on blond and light brown hair than on darker hair, and should only be done once a week. Discover 3 ways to lighten your hair:

1. Chamomile tea

To prepare chamomile tea it is necessary:


  • 1 liter of water;
  • 50 g of dried chamomile leaves and flowers.

Preparation mode

Place the ingredients in a pan and boil for 5 to 10 minutes, let cool and strain.

After the normal washing of hair with your usual products, pour the tea, spreading it well, so that it is not stained. Chamomile tea can be used daily or until it reaches the desired color, without damaging the hair and should be left in the sun for about 30 minutes until the hair dries. You should use this technique about once a week.

2. Lemon juice

To prepare lemon juice it is necessary:


  • 2 lemons;
  • Water

Preparation mode

You should squeeze 2 lemons and keep the juice in a cup, straining the seeds. Then put the juice in a spray bottle and add water in the same amount as the juice. Then you should go in the sun for 30 minutes and, finally, wash your hair with the products removing the juice completely.

3. Onion tea

To prepare onion tea you must:


  • 1 cup of onion skin;
  • Water.

Preparation mode

To prepare onion tea, boil water and add the onion skin to the boiling water. It should let the water cool and apply directly to the hair, leaving it to act for about 30 minutes. Then you can wash your hair with your products.

Before applying any of the natural products to your hair, you can try on a small strand of hair to see the result.

Usually, these techniques should only be applied once a week and while you are in the sun letting the product act, you should protect your skin with sunscreen. In addition, it is important to moisturize your hair well to prevent it from becoming dry or damaged.

These techniques dry your hair and therefore you should moisturize it daily. See how to moisturize your hair and keep it beautiful.