Create natural highlights with 3 recipes using basic kitchen ingredients

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Our hair can easily become a little dull looking, and there is nothing  better than a home made recipe to add a little life to it! Here are 3 natural recipes that will have your hair shimmering and shining! 

1/ For dark brown hair: coffee

Did you know that coffee can make a very good natural hair dye, as long as you have a chestnut or light brown base? This aromatic morning beverage will provide your hair with beautiful highlights while improving its condition.


  • An espresso
  • White vinegar
  • White honey


1/ Mix the ingredients in equal parts, until you achieve a smooth but not too runny texture.

2/ Wash your hair and towel dry it.

3/ Apply the mixture like a mask and leave it to work for 20 minutes.

4/ Rinse well.

5/ Use this recipe once a week for a more intense effect.


2/ Cocoa for mid-brown hair

Flaunt your chestnut locks with a few chocolate highlights!


  • 3 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons of honey


1/ Pour the ingredients into a bowl and stir well.

2/ Apply the mixture to dry hair.

3/ Leave it to work for one hour.

4/ Rinse with clear water.

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3/ Tea to darken your hair

Black tea can easily darken the colour of your hair.


  • 200 g of unflavoured organic black tea leaves


Prepare the mixture the night before.

1/ Boil a litre of water in a pot.

2/ Add the tea leaves.

3/ Boil for 30 minutes and allow it to cool and infuse throughout the day.

4/ Strain it.

5/ Use this liquid to rinse your hair after each shampoo.

For a more pronounced effect, don’t strain the mixture.

Credits: Max Pixel

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