How to Bleach Hair at Home

How to Bleach Hair at Home

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The excitement that comes with lightening your hair is unparalleled. But so is the damage that is done to your hair once you bleach it. Let’s be honest; One can’t help but swoon over a good color-do. And it makes you wonder whether the want to spruce up your hair may weigh out the cons. But, what if I told you; you could bleach your hair without damage? Following, I’ve put together a list of 8 simple ways to lighten your hair at home with natural ingredients. Keep reading to find out how you can get some gorgeous highlights, damage-free, with ingredients from your pantry.

How To Prepare Your Hair
If your hair is not in good condition, these methods can dry your hair out. To ensure that this doesn’t happen, start oiling your hair 2-3 times a week from two weeks before when you are to bleach it. It is also advised to use a deep conditioning hair mask at least once a week.

How To Bleach Hair At Home

1. Bleach Hair With Lemon Juice

You Will Need

  • 1 cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Warm Water (for normal hair)
  • OR 1/4 cup Conditioner (for dry hair)
  • 1 Spray Bottle

Prep Time
2 minutes

Processing Time
2 hours

Process

  • For normal hair, pour the ingredients into a spray bottle and shake. For dry hair, mix the ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
  • Spray/Apply the lemon juice mixture onto your hair until it is completely saturated.
  • Sit out in the Sun for 1-2 hours with the lemon juice in your hair.
  • Wash and condition your hair.

How Often?
Once a week until you get the results you desire.

Why This Works
Lemon juice is one of the best natural bleaches for hair. It helps lighten the color of hair as long as there is enough warmth to lift your hair cuticle and allow the lemon juice to penetrate your hair shaft.

2. Bleach Hair With Honey And Vinegar

You Will Need

  • 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • Towel

Prep Time
2 minutes

Processing Time
Overnight

Process

  • Combine the ingredients in a bowl until you get a smooth mixture.
  • Apply this mixture onto your hair until it is completely saturated.
  • Wrap your hair in a towel and leave the mixture in overnight.
  • In the morning, wash your hair with shampoo.
  • Finish with conditioner.

How Often?
Once a week until you achieve your desired results.

Why This Works
Both honey and vinegar have bleaching properties which help lighten your hair. Using this treatment will lighten your hair by at least one shade.

3. Bleach Hair With Cinnamon

You Will Need

  • 1/2 cup Conditioner
  • 1/2 cup Cinnamon

Prep Time
2 minutes

Processing Time
3-4 hours/Overnight

Process

  • Combine half a cup of hair conditioner with enough cinnamon to get a thick paste.
  • Apply this mixture onto your hair and leave it in for about 3-4 hours.
  • Optionally, you can leave the mixture in overnight.
  • In the morning, wash your hair with shampoo.

How Often?
Once a week until you get your desired results.

Why This Works
Cinnamon lightens your hair leaving it looking rich and dimensional. It also protects your hair from the Sun and contains antioxidants which prevent hair damage.

Courtesy of StyleCraze

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