Before you head to the salon and spend hundreds of dollars highlighting your locks, take a look in your kitchen cabinets. We’ve found five natural and common household items that can do the job for you without the use of harsh chemicals. Combine these items with natural sunlight and you've got yourself some gorgeous hair! Check them out below, you may be surprised!
Chamomile tea has more uses than settling an upset stomach or conquering insomnia. This tea can actually give brunettes natural blonde highlights! Simply boil a pot of the tea and allow it to cool completely. After washing and conditioning your hair, rinse with the cooled tea. Head outside in the sun with your tea-drenched hair for 30-60 minutes to achieve maximum results.
You’ve probably heard this trick before, as it is one of the best-known natural hair highlighters. Mix 1/4 cup of fresh-squeezed lemon juice and 3/4 cup of water in spray bottle. Spray the mixture onto your hair and leave on for two hours, spending at least 30 minutes in the sun. Just make sure to avoid getting lemon juice on your skin, as it can cause blistering in the sun!
Yes, beer! Any light-colored beer, such as Corona, is great for adding sun-kissed highlights to your locks. Buy a six-pack and pour four of the bottles into a basin or sink. Soak you hair in the beer and then head into the sunlight. Relax outside for an hour and enjoy those spare two beers!
Olive oil works wonders for your hair. Not only is it a wonderful conditioner, but it can be used as a natural hair lightener as well! Pour a generous amount of olive oil onto your hair and brush through. Head outside with your olive oil-soaked locks for an hour and then wash it out. Your hair will not only be lighter, it will be soft and moisturized too!