Everything in life is sweeter when the summer months are here. So you might as well double down on sweet and sun by learning how to lighten hair with honey. Creating natural highlights with honey is a gentle way to lighten hair without using harsh chemicals. Seems like a miracle, right? If you’re all into organic hair products, this is one must-try organic hair dye that can save you serious salon money.
To get all science-y for a second, honey has an enzyme called glucose oxidase that produces hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide acts as a bleaching agent when applied to your gorgeous locks. Much like the way you can lighten hair with lemon, using honey as a natural bleach is a multi-step process that brightens hair in stages. Not only is honey a mini hair miracle, if you find yourself in a jam, The National Institutes of Health reports that the antibacterial properties in honey’s glucose oxidase make for a natural wound dressing. So, you know, if you fight a bear and have only his honey stash to heal yourself, you’re totally gonna be OK…
If you’re game for this at-home hair lightening challenge, remember to use a honey with high levels of hydrogen peroxide for best results and distilled water in the mixture. The minerals in tap or filtered water can negate the bleaching properties in the honey, so buy ye a jug of distilled agua from the market.
Just follow these easy instructions and get your mane in full summer mode with a super sweet natural bleaching dye: Bustle, 7/2/2015
By Val Pearson|
2017-09-13T09:09:13+00:00 July 13th, 2015|Honey, News|Comments Off on How to Lighten Hair with Honey