Top Natural Hair Dyes – How to Color Your Hair at Home

If you want to color your hair but you are worried about damaging your hair with chemical-filled hair colors that are available on the market then here are few natural ways to dye your hair at home. Below are some cruelty-free or natural ways to dye your hair:

Top Natural Hair Dyes


You can easily buy organic henna powder online or can also make your own henna hair color from henna leaves. All you need to do is make a paste of henna and apply it to your hair. Let it sit for 3-4 hours and wash it off. Henna gives a reddish-brown color to dark hair and orange-red shade to blonde or lighter hair. Henna is also anti-microbial, it can make treat dandruff and also make your hair healthy.


Black tea can be used to enhance your hair color naturally at home and also add shine. Brew a pot of some strong black tea. Let it cool down and put it into a bowl. Rinse the black tea into your hair a few times. Rinse on last time waiting ten to fifteen minutes before rinsing out completely. Shampoo and condition your hair.


To make a herbal hair dye, steep green tea bags in 1 cup of boiling water. Add 1 tablespoon each of rosemary and sage (either fresh or dried) and let it stand overnight. To use, shampoo as usual, and then pour or spray the mixture on your hair, making sure to saturate it thoroughly. Blot with a towel and do not rinse. Repeat the process few times to achieve desired results.


Cocoa can be used to color your hair, simply mix the cocoa powder with water to form a thick paste, rub it into your hair, cover with a shower cap and leave it on for 20-30 minutes. The longer you leave it on the darker the color will be. Wash your hair normally and apply a conditioner. You need to repeat this several times in order to get the desired shade.


Coffee stains your hair for a darker brown color. To get a deeper color, you may have to repeat the process several times. Brew some strong coffee and let it cool down. Pour the coffee into a bowl. In the shower wash your hair normally and use the coffee as a rinse and pass through your hair several times. Rinse with water.


Beet juice can add natural red tints to your hair. Depending on what shade you want, you can use beet juice alone, or mix it with carrot juice. Beet juice won’t have much effect on dark black hair but if you have blonde or lighter colored hair then try beet juice.

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