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How to Dye Hair Naturally

According to a study, over usage of chemical dyes or the chemicals used in the dyes may cause allergic reactions and might lead to asthma and even cancer in some cases. While the hair dyeing process is as amusing as it seems, we shouldn’t compromise on the quality and keep an eye on how the chemicals will affect our health and our hair. So, are you :

  • Worried about the side effects that chemical dyes have on your hair?
  • Thinking about dyeing your hair with the natural resources at your home?
  • Searching for a reliable source to dye your hair naturally without chemicals?
  • Looking forward to knowing what type of natural dye works best for your hair?

Sit and relax. We’ve got you covered.

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Whether you are looking to cover up your white or grey hair or experiment with different color dyes, we listed out the best natural techniques with step-by-step processes. Let’s get into them.

(Note: Remember that the result of a dye depends on the base color and type of your hair. So don’t forget to do a patch test before applying the dye, so that you can know how it looks on you.)

1. Turning the grey hair into brown with Coffee powder

Looking for a natural way to turn your grey hair into brown without any chemicals or even Hanna? Here’s the solution:


Any branded coffee powder(Ex. Bru), Coconut oil, Aloe vera gel(You can use either the natural aloe vera gel or a readymade one).


  • Take a small bowl.
  • Add one tablespoon of coffee powder.
  • Add sufficient coconut oil to it.
  • Add one tablespoon of Aloe vera gel.
  • Mix it well until you get a creamy texture.
  • Apply it to the grey hair with a brush.
  • Wait for one hour and wash it with water or shampoo.

Apply it thrice a week and eventually, you will see your grey hair turning into brown.

How it works:

While the coffee powder gives you the color, aloe vera works as a conditioner and leaves your hair smooth and shiny, coconut oil will help gently applying it to your hair.

2. Purplish red or Pink tint with beetroot juice

Here’s a simple and natural technique to dye your hair to Purplish red and Magenta or Pink. (If you have darker hair, this technique will give a purplish-red tint and a Vibrant magenta or pink tint to a lighter hair)


Beetroot juice and Coconut oil.


  • Take a small bowl.
  • Pour half a cup of beetroot juice into it.
  • Mix it with one tablespoon of coconut oil.

Apply this mixture to your hair with a brush and wait for 45-60 mins before you wash it with a shampoo or a conditioner.

How it works:

Beetroot juice helps in giving the strong dye to your hair while coconut oil helps in applying it perfectly.

3. Highlighting your hair with lemon juice

Did you always wanted beautiful highlights but are afraid of the damage bleach causes to your hair? Try this natural alternative instead.


Water, lemon juice, and coconut oil.


  • Take a small bowl.
  • Pour a quarter (1/4th) cup of water in it.
  • Add a half cup of lemon juice to it.
  • Mix it with one tablespoon of coconut oil.

Now spray the resulted liquid mixture onto the areas you want to highlight. Do this daily to see the perfect results.

How it works:

Lemon juice is a natural bleaching agent and the coconut oil will prevent your hair from drying out.

4. Chocolate brown with Amla powder

A natural DIY technique to make a hair dye at your home that turns your hair into a chocolate brown color.


Water, Coffee powder, Amla powder, and Henna


  • Take a pan.
  • Pour one and a half cups of water into it.
  • Let the water boil.
  • After it boils, mix it with one tablespoon of coffee powder.
  • Let it cool for half an hour.
  • Take a small bowl.
  • Add two tablespoons of amla powder.
  • Add one tablespoon of henna to it.
  • Now take the coffee which was kept aside for half an hour for cooling.
  • And pour it into the bowl of amla powder and henna.
  • Mix it until you get a thick creamy texture paste.
  • Wait for half an hour after you get the paste.

Apply the paste to your hair with a brush and wash it with shampoo after half an hour. Use this natural dye for 4-5 times and you are going to see your hair turn into this shiny, chocolatey brown color.

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How it works:

While the mix of coffee and henna gets you the desired color, amla powder boosts the tone of color and hair volume.

So, these are the most natural and simple techniques to dye your hair without using any chemicals. There will be absolutely no side effects as every technique listed above involves only natural resources.  So ladies, go crazy with colors.

Bonus tip

You can take any food coloring liquid and add a few drops of it to half a cup of conditioner and mix it. Apply it to the areas you wish to color and rinse your hair after 15-20 minutes. As the food coloring liquid is edible and chemical-free, we can assure you that it’s perfectly safe to use.

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