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Brunettes Hair Dye with Potatoes and Catnip

Ingredients Potato Cotton Ball Rosemary Sage Raspberry leaves Parsley Ivy Berries Catnip Black coffee Black Tea Instructions  Cook an unpeeled potato in boiling water. Cool slighly. Dip a cotton ball in the cooking water, cover and saturate hair, being careful [...]

February 13, 2012 Natural Dyes

Cassia Powder Hair Dye

Ingredients 5 tbsp. cassia powder 1 cups lemon juice Instructions Mix 5 tbsp. cassia powder with lemon juice to get a paste-like spreading consistency. Leave in a cool place for eight to 12 hours. Apply this paste to your hair [...]

February 10, 2012 Hair Lightening, Natural Dyes, Popular, Recipes

Natural Red and Gold Highlights with Marigold

Ingredients 1/3 cup of fresh crushed marigold flowers 2 1/2 cups of distilled water 1/4 cup red wine Instructions Simmer 1/3 cup fresh crushed marigold flowers  in 2 1/2 cups of distilled water in a non-aluminum pot for 20 minutes. [...]

February 2, 2012 Natural Dyes, Popular, Recipes

Golden Natural Hair dye with Saffron

Ingredients 1 cup saffron threads 2 cups of distilled water 1 tablespoon lemon juice This recipe gives hair a rich golden tint – it’s a good one for grey roots in blonde hair. Instructions Put a large pinch of saffron [...]

January 13, 2012 Natural Dyes, Recipes

Yogurt Cinnamon Hair Dye

Ingredients 8oz plain yogurt 4 tbs of cinnamon Instructions In a bowl mix 8oz plain yogurt with 4 tbs of cinnamon. The mixture can be easily applied on your tresses. Start massaging the treatment into your locks with circular motions. [...]

January 9, 2012 Natural Dyes, Recipes

Lighten Hair With a Chamomile Cream

Ingredients • Instant chamomile tea bags • Liquid chamomile extract • Yogurt • Lavender oil • Shower cap • Dried chamomile flowers • Mild commercial shampoo • Colander • Safflower, sunflower or olive oil • Sealable bottle or jar Instructions [...]

December 21, 2011 Hair Lightening, More Vibrant Hair, Natural Dyes, Shampoos

Rhubarb Root for Lightening Hair

Ingredients • 3/4 oz. powdered rhubarb root • 1/4 cup or more fresh rhubarb • 3 to 4 cups pure water • Red wine (optional) Instructions • Visit your local or online bulk herb retailer or health food store to [...]

December 21, 2011 Hair Lightening, More Vibrant Hair, Natural Dyes, Popular, Recipes

Walnut Hair Dye

Ingredients • Small pot • 2/3 cup dried sage • Lavender essential oils • Walnut hulls • Plastic bag • Meat mallet • 2 tsp. cinnamon Instructions • Place 2 cups walnut hulls in a plastic bag and crush with [...]

December 21, 2011 More Vibrant Hair, Natural Dyes, Popular, Recipes

Revitalizing Grey Hair Shampoo

Ingredients 1/2 cup of dried sage 1/4 cup of dried rosemary Water Instructions Add the sage and rosemary together in 2 cups of water and simmer for 30 minutes. Turn the heat off and allow mixture to steep for two [...]

December 21, 2011 Hair Lightening, Hair Treatments, More Vibrant Hair, Natural Dyes, Popular, Recipes, Rinses

Lemons and Flowers Hair Dye

Ingredients • 2 whole uncut fresh lemons (squeezed & strained for juice) • 2/3 ounces or 20 grams of marigold flowers (you can buy at health food store) • 2/3 ounces or 20 grams of chamomile flowers (buy at health [...]

December 21, 2011 Hair Lightening, More Vibrant Hair, Natural Dyes, Recipes