Many curlies want to lighten their curly hair a little bit. You don’t need to worry about damage when you want to lighten your hair with the natural ingredients we have provided in this post. If you are one of those and are looking for a natural way to lighten curly hair, this post is what you are looking for.
How can natural ingredients lighten your hair?
Natural ingredients are a great way to lighten your curls. This happens by the right amount of chemical reaction. If you use the right proportions, a little amount of peroxide will be released. These right proportions are very important to achieve the results you are looking for.
What is peroxide?
You may be wondering what this peroxide is and what it does to your hair. Peroxide is an ingredient responsible for changing your hair color. You can find this ingredient in the hairdresser’s bleach.
Why are natural ingredients safer for this?
The method that we are going to introduce in this post is safe if you do it the right way and in the right proportions. Besides this, the emollients and vitamins that are in honey can also protect your hair. If you do it correctly and based on the direction, you won’t have to deal with dryness or breakage.
How light can my hair get with this method?
If you are looking for a method that can change your black hair to blonde, this method is not what you are looking for. This method can only make your hair a couple of shades lighter and it does this without causing any damages to your curls.
The natural formula to lighten curly hair
What you will need:
- distilled water
- dark honey
- a spray bottle
You should use 4 times the amount of water to honey which should be calculated by weight. For example:
- 10 grams of honey
- 40 grams of distilled water
If you want to calculate this in cups, tablespoons, or ounces, take a look at the honey conversion calculator. This can make things much easier for you to calculate.
How to apply this natural DIY hair lightener
Now that you know how you can make this natural formula, it’s time to see how you can apply it to your hair.
Apply the mix to washed hair
You need to apply this mix to washed hair. But, remember that you shouldn’t apply conditioner to your hair. You can apply conditioner as usual after rinsing out the mix.
Let it sit on your hair
If you want to get the best result, apply the mix to your hair with the spray bottle and let it sit on your hair for 1-2 hours.
Rinse out the mix
You can rinse out the mix after 1-2 hours. Now, you can apply your favorite conditioner as usual.
If you have found any method that works for your hair, feel free to share them in the comments. This can be very useful for those who have your hair type. Have you ever tried these natural ingredients to lighten curly hair? Share your experience with us in the comments.