How do you get natural highlights?


Quick Answer

To promote natural hair highlights, create a solution of lemon juice, chamomile tea, cinnamon and honey. Spray your hair with this solution after showering and before enjoying direct sunlight.

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Full Answer

  1. Brew the tea

    Pour 1 cup of boiling hot water over one chamomile tea bag. Allow the tea to steep for five minutes.

  2. Combine the ingredients

    In a spray bottle, combine 1/2 cup of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 teaspoon of honey. Pour the freshly brewed tea over the ingredients. Secure the spray bottle lid, and shake until the honey is fully dissolved.

  3. Wash and dry your hair

    Wash your hair with your favorite shampoo. With a towel, squeeze your hair dry. Do not use a hair dryer.

  4. Spray your hair

    Once your hair is mostly dry, spray your entire head with the solution. Concentrate the application to areas you wish to naturally highlight.

  5. Brush your hair

    With a fine-toothed comb, brush your hair to distribute the lightening mixture.

  6. Dry your hair

    Allow the solution to naturally dry. Do not use a blow dryer.

  7. Style as normal

    Once your hair is dry enough, style as normal.

  8. Reapply before going outside

    Lightly spray your hair before spending significant time in direct sunlight. Direct sunlight expedites the hair lightening qualities of the ingredients.

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