It can be fun to try lightening your hair color. It adds oomph to your hair and it looks gorgeous. Bleach is one of the most used options for achieving blonde hair, but what happens if you’re very sensitive to the product, or you simply don’t want to use it? Bleach can make your hair dry, rough and prone to split ends. Tea rinses have become popular only recently; not only are they nourishing but specific teas can be used to naturally lighten your hair! Below are some teas that can be used to lighten hair:


Chamomile tea:

Benefits- Chamomile has hair lightening properties. Apart from hair lightening, it also softens hair, treats dandruff, treats scalp infections and stimulates hair growth.

How to make and use- Add dried chamomile flowers to hot water and steep it for 15 minutes. Strain it and let the tea cool down. Use it as a last hair rinse or as a hair mist. Do not wash it off. let it work overnight and shampoo it off the next day. Do this regularly to see results.

Cinnamon tea:

Benefits- Cinnamon has natural hair bleaching properties. Along with hair lightening, it also has hair growth stimulating properties. It also makes hair soft and shiny.

How to make and use- Take 2 cups of water in a vessel and add in 3 tablespoons of cinnamon powder. Bring it to boil and let it simmer until the quantity is reduced to half. Let it cool, strain and pour in a spray bottle. Use this as a hair mist before sleeping or mix some honey t it and apply on hair before hitting the bed. Shampoo it off the next day. Your hair will gradually become lighter. More: Cinnamon to lighten hair >>

Lemon tea:

Benefits- Lemon is a well-known natural beaching agent. When used correctly, it can effectively and quickly lighten your hair.

How to make and use- To make lemon tea, simply add in 2 tablespoons of lemon zest and juice of 3 lemons in a vessel followed by 1 cup of water. Let it simmer and strain. If you have dry hair, you can add in some honey as well. Honey too accelerates the lightening property. Spray the tea on your dry hair or apply to strands if you want naturally lighter highlights and go to sleep. shampoo it off the next day and make sure you use a lot of conditioner since lemon tend to make your hair drier.