There are many alternatives for those who want to dye there hair with safer options rather than opting for commercial hair dyes especially as the safety of these commercial dyes is uncertain.
Some of the ingredients that are use within commercial hair dye can cause risks to your health. If you are looking for an alternative that is safer it is worth exploring how to make your own natural hair dye.
When starting to learn how to make your own natural hair dye you will find that you will already have most ingredients needed to get started in you pantry. Natural hair dye can be made from popular household ingredients and the types of ingredients you will need depend on what color you would like your hair to be.
If you want to learn more about how to make you own natural hair dye at home then there are many recipes available on the internet.
For those who want to dye their hair to cover gray you should try rosemary and sage mixed together. Mix these two ingredients with some water and simmer them all for 30 minutes. After the mixture has simmered remove from the hear and let it steep for a couple of hours. Next you should apply it to your hair and leaving it on the hair until it completely dries. You can then wash the mixture off your hair and wash with shampoo and conditioner. If you would like your hair even darker simply repeat the same procedure again.
An alternative way to cover gray hair with natural hair dye is to learn how to make your own natural hair dye using walnut husks. Using walnut husks to make natural hair dye works best on brown hair. To make hair dye with the husks simply mix with water and simmer for 30 minutes then allow the mixture to steep and cool for around 1 hour. Once the mixture has cooled you can then apply to your hair and let it dry. Once the dye has dried thoroughly on your hair you can then proceed to rinse the mixture and wash your hair.
If you would like to learn how to make your own natural hair dye that will transform you into a red head using kool aid is ideal. This ingredient will result in a vibrant red color. To make this hair dye concoction mix the kool aid powder with some water and then apply to your hair. The longer you leave the mixture on your hair the brighter the color will be. If you want your hair even brighter you can simply reapply more mixture.
It is important that before dying your hair even with natural homemade hair dyes that you perform a patch test first just to make sure you do not have any allergic reactions.