Lightening hair naturally (cinnamon)

So this is a pretty easy recipe to do at home. I will warn you that it might get messy. The effect it will produce is 2-3 shades lighter than what you began with. This recipe is all natural and so it can be used as many times as you want so that you can get the shade that you want.

What you will need.

3-4 Tablespoons of Cinnamon powder
1 Cup of Conditioner
1/3 Cup of Honey

Shower cap/plastic bag
Wide tooth comb
Wooden or Plastic spoon




Wash your hair like you normally do with your shampoo.
Let it dry a bit, when it feels just a little damp, take your comb and brush it out.

At this point mix conditioner, cinnamon powder and honey together to get a thick brown paste. Use a wooden or plastic spoon and a glass bowl (metal cutlery can react differently with the ingredients.)
Now, split hair into sections and apply the paste evenly making sure it doesn’t get onto your face (cinnamon makes skin red and sometimes can cause and allergic reaction on the spot.) I don’t recommend rubbing into your scalp either just apply gently.
Once you finish that put on your shower cap or plastic bag and then your towel.

Leave the towel on for 30 minutes so that the hair can get all nice and warm. Don’t worry if it feels hot and itchy at that point that is just the formula working.

After 30 minutes you can remove the towel but keep shower cap or plastic bag on. It will take another 3-4 hours to work, the longer you leave it on the more interesting the result.

Once you remove the cap wash your hair out well, you can use a bit of shampoo if you need to but there is no need for it as the conditioner should be enough.