Ways to naturally dye your gray hair
Graying of hair is a problem that does not come with age anymore. Even kids are suffering from this particular problem today. The reason is the pollution, stress, unhealthy diet that is affecting the liver and last but not the least, improper hair care regimen. What most people do as a solution to premature graying of hair is to dye their hair. While this is possibly the only option for covering the unsightly gray hairs but it is not necessary to use the chemical dyes available in the market.
The dyes do not only come in contact with your hair but also with the scalp and other areas of your skin. The chemicals in these dyes are harmful for your skin and can even cause cancer. Hence before you use these chemical hair dyes, make sure you understand what you are getting and at the cost of what. It would be a much safer option if you can use natural hair dyers that you would find in your kitchen.
These natural dyes would not offer overnight solution to your gray hair problem and you would also need to apply the dye frequently than you would have to with chemical dyes but at least you would not need to worry about harming yourself in the process. The natural dyes are given below:
- Henna – a very common hair dye used in India, henna would not only instantly color your hair but would also nourish it, moisturize it and make it shine with good health. How many chemical hair dyes would provide you with all of the above?
- Shells of walnuts – the hard shelled outer covering of a walnut are a very good natural dye too. Crush the shells of the walnuts and mix with boiling water to make it into a fine paste. Apply it on your gray hair, leave on for some time and wash off for naturally dyed beautiful hair.
- Coffee and Tea – the tea and coffee you drink everyday are extremely good natural hair dyers as well. Just soak tea bags or tea leaves for a long time to make the liquid concentrated and then use it to dye your hair. If you are using coffee, use the coffee in boiling water and use the concentrated liquid to dye your hair.
The color on your hair will not last long if you use the above natural ingredients and it would take a little effort too, to make the dyes. But the result would be worth it.