The desire to change to look attractive is inherent in any woman. Hair toning is one of the simplest and safest ways to make changes in your appearance. But not many have enough time and opportunity for regular visits to the beauty salon. The question how to brighten and tonify hair at home and at the same time preserve their beauty and health, many women are asked.
How to properly lighten the hair at home
The procedure of lightening the hair requires caution and a painstaking approach. When clarified, the dark pigment of the hair is removed from its upper layer and replaced by a lighter one. To lighten hair in the home conditions, you can, first of all, resort to folk methods. The safest means are chamomile, kefir and honey.
2 tablespoons of dried camomile flowers should be poured 200 ml of boiling water, close the lid tightly and let it brew. After the broth cools down, it must be filtered. With this liquid, you can rinse your hair after washing your head. From the decoction of chamomile, you can also make a lightening mask. Then in the cooled broth should be added 60 g of glycerin. Apply the mixture to dry hair. Head a towel, pre-wearing a polyethylene hat or bag. The mask should be kept for 40 minutes, then wash the head with shampoo.
A good clarifying effect is provided by masks from honey. Before applying honey, you should wash your head with shampoo, adding ? teaspoons of baking soda. Then the hair should be thoroughly dried. Honey before the application is slightly warmed in a water bath. After applying the mask, the head must be wrapped. To achieve a good effect, the mask should be kept on the hair up to 10 hours, so it is better to do this procedure at night. Then the head should be washed with usual shampoo. Using honey allows you to achieve lightening of the hair on 3 tones.
To brighten the hair at home you can make a kefir mask. Just warm the yogurt a little and apply it on dry hair along the entire length. It is not necessary to wash your hair before applying this mask. Then wrap your head and leave the mask for 1 hour.
You can also lighten your hair with special paints. But they should be used very carefully.
How to properly tone the hair at home
Toning of hair means staining with light toning means, sparing the hair. You can tint the hair with special dyes or with the help of special shampoos.
When toning after lightening, you need to choose a color that is close to your natural hair color, but it should be darker on the 1-2 tone. It is worth remembering that natural shades do not paint the clarified hair, so it's better to choose brown ones. It is also important to know that on the clarified hair as a result of toning you will get a lighter shade than you have chosen.
Before toning, the hair should be washed with usual shampoo (without using balm) and lightly dried. Then start applying the paint. For this, divide the hair into 4 zones: from the ear to the ear and from the middle of the forehead to the neck. First, apply the paint to the bleached hair of the occipital part of the head, then to the areas near the face. And only after this – on the overgrown roots. The time of hair coloring depends on the dye used, on average, 20 minutes. You do not need to wrap your head. After the time has elapsed, rinse the paint thoroughly with water and rinse the hair with your usual shampoo.