When bleaching your locks for the first time, an exciting hair transformation awaits you, yet improper techniques and products may damage them severely. Lighting be achieved safely without significant disruption to your scalp and locks. by employing the appropriate techniques and products
Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide:
You will need bleach powder, hydrogen peroxide, and baking soda to bleach hair at home. Baking soda is a deodorizer, while hydrogen peroxide lifts pigments from your hair. These ingredients can be found at local beauty stores.
The mixture can be applied as a paste or spray. Adjust its consistency by adding more baking soda for thickening and more hydrogen peroxide for lightening. Ensure proper ventilation and protect surfaces and clothes using barriers like newspapers or old towels.
Multiple bleaching sessions may be required for darker starting colors. For drastic changes, it is advisable to consult professional colorists. Limit conditioner use as some products may damage hair over time.
Cinnamon and Honey:
Bleaching hair at home is an economical way to experiment with blonde or pastel hues. Test hair elasticity by pulling on a strand – if it quickly springs back, it should be safe for DIY bleaching.
Before Bleaching, let your hair’s natural oils protect and maintain its condition. Section hair into four parts, starting from the back/bottom, and working towards the crown. Use a toner after bleaching to neutralize brassy or yellow hues.
Coconut oil is a natural conditioner, nourishing hair strands and protecting against protein loss. Apply coconut oil before bleaching to minimize damage and promote softness.
To use coconut oil effectively, warm a small amount in the microwave for about 30 seconds, apply it from roots to ends, and leave it in for about an hour before washing it. Jojoba oil can also provide additional moisture benefits and prevent future damage.
Aloe vera not only soothes sunburns but also offers beauty benefits. It acts as a natural humectant, sealing in moisture and adding shine to dry strands. Aloe vera gel can be purchased at drugstores or obtained directly from an aloe plant.
Add a homemade hair spray containing aloe vera to your bleaching kit to hydrate strands and limit the damage. Combine the ingredients into a reusable spray bottle and use as needed.