How to Bleach Hair Naturally

How to Bleach Hair Naturally

Bleaching the hairs are going in trend these days. So, if you are looking to highlight your hairs but prefer not to use harsh chemicals, then there are a lot of home based remedies that you can try. All these remedies use the natural substance, and hence there is no point in getting your hairs damaged.

Moreover, these natural ingredients are quite cheaper as compared to the chemicals that are available in the market for the bleaching purpose. Besides, this it will keep your hair safe as there is no chemical found to make your hair brittle and dry. So, here are the ways to bleach your hairs naturally at home.



Cinnamon is an excellent natural substance that can be used for bleaching the hairs.  All you need to do is take little conditioner and add cinnamon powder into it and then apply it along the length of your hairs. Make sure that the mixture is applied thoroughly along the strands. Take a shower cap and keep the mix on your hairs overnight.

Rinse your hairs early in the morning and apply shampoo if needed. Use it again if you want to have more in-depth highlights.

Henna powder


Henna powder, when mixed with chamomile, can be a great bleaching agent for the hairs. Moreover, it will keep your hairs shiny and soft.

Take some boiling water and add Henna powder and Chamomile powder into it. Further, mix it well such that a paste-like structure is formed. Allow the mixture to cool and then apply it on your hairs evenly.

Apply a shower cap and allow the mixture to sit on your hairs for an hour. Remove the shower cap after an hour and rinse your hairs using clean water and use a mild shampoo if needed.



When salt is mixed with water, then it can give natural lightning to your hairs as well. You have to combine salt in water in a ratio of 1: 5 and then apply it on your hairs. Allow it to sit on your hairs for 15 minutes and then clean it using lukewarm water. Use a mild shampoo as well if required.



If you want to bleach your hair naturally, then vinegar combined with water can work in a significant way. You need to make a solution using vinegar and water in a ratio of 1: 6. Leave the solution on your hairs for 20 minutes and then clean it with water. After a few applications, you will notice that your hairs have been lightened.



Chamomile is a great way to add some highlights to your hairs, and moreover, it doesn’t contain any harsh chemicals that would damage your hairs.

Take little chamomile tea and allow it to boil. After this, allow it to sit for a few minutes until it cools off. Then, separate your hairs into the section and then highlight it or apply it on the entire head. Allow it to dry in the sun for 35 minutes and then wash it off with water. Pat dry and then style as you usually do.

Honey mixed with olive oil


If you are looking for softer hairs and delicate highlights, then Honey can be quite essential for you. Add one tablespoon of olive oil into one tablespoon of honey and further mix the solution thoroughly. Apply it on the area of the hairs where you wish to highlights and allow it to be on your hairs for 60 minutes. Make sure that you cover the entire length of the hairs. Once it is dried, wash it thoroughly and shampoo it if needed.

Baking Soda

baking soda

You can lighten your hairs by making a mixture of baking soda and warm water. Take about ½ cup of baking soda and add adequate warm water into it to make a paste-like texture. Apply the following paste on the area where you want the highlights and leave on for 20 minutes. If you want more dark color on your hairs, then leave the following solution for a more extended period. Use a shampoo and conditioner if required.

Vitamin C tablets

vitamin c

Take the amount of shampoo that you usually use for washing your hairs and subsequently add ten crushed Vitamin C tablets. This can be a perfect way through which you can bleach your hairs naturally at home. Further, shampoo your hairs as you usually do and make use of a conditioner if required.


Hydrogen Peroxide

Add little dilute hydrogen peroxide into a half cup of water. Apply it on the hairs using a cotton ball and further leave it on your hairs for 30 minutes. It will give you bleach pretty quickly, and even it won’t dry out very quickly. Wash your hairs using shampoo, and you would witness the kind of shade that you have always desired.



If you are looking for the best natural bleach, then Lemon is one of them. The highlights obtained through lemon seem quite right on the hairs. Make sure that you provide the hair with enough moisture and perhaps keep it warm.

Make a mixture using ½ cup of warm water and one cup of lemon and put them in a spray bottle and further shake it thoroughly. Spray the mixture directly on your hairs and allow it to dry. Leave it on for 2 hours while you sit out under the sunlight. Furthermore, wash it with clean water and use a conditioner. Use the application once a week to get the desired results.

Bleach your hairs using Vinegar and Honey


Vinegar and honey, when combined, give a great highlight on your hairs. Both of them comes with bleaching properties and hence gives a beautiful look to your hairs.

To start off, you would need to take a bowl and add ½ cup of honey, 1 cup having apple cider vinegar and 1tbsp of coconut oil into it and obtain a smooth solution from it. Apply the following solution directly on your hairs and allow it to dry.

Further, wrap your hairs around a towel and live it overnight. Once you wake up in the morning clean your hairs using shampoo and apply conditioner as well if required.



Rhubarb is regarded as an excellent bleaching agent, and it works quite well for light brown or blonde hairs. It has oxalic acid present in it which helps in highlighting the hairs for a long period.

Take 2 cups of water and add about ¼ cup of Rhubarb into it. Allow it to boil and further strain away the Rhubarb from it.  Allow it to cool and apply it on your hairs directly and leave it for 10 minutes. Further, clean your hairs using shampoo and then finish it off by the use of a conditioner.

Apple cider vinegar

apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar can be quite beneficial as it helps to bleach the skin and dissolve oil that might build up on your hairs. Moreover, it helps to de-fizz as well as de-tangle the hairs. Overall, it can be quite beneficial for your hairs.

To start off, mix apple cider vinegar in water in a ratio of 1:6. It is a great way through which you can highlight your hairs. Make sure that you repeat it more times to get effective results.

Final words

If you are looking to bleach the hairs naturally at home, then you should be aware of the fact that the color of the highlight can vary from person to person. The hairs of every individual are made differently, and further, it will have a different rate of color absorption. So, at last, the result that you would obtain will vary individually giving you different outcomes. Follow the list of ways that have been mentioned above, and you would be happy with the results that you would get.