Easy Remedies To Permanently Remove Hair Colour

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Hair colour will look lovely on your tresses in the first few weeks. However, when the colour begins to bleed, you will see each of your strands in a different view.

Removing this stale hair colour is possible in the saloon, but the amount of chemicals that is used in the process will only dry and wear out your healthy locks.

To avoid using the harmful chemicals, Boldsky has listed out a few home remedies that you can opt for to permanently remove the hair colour.

However, though these remedies are highly effective, it takes a longer time than usual to get rid of the ombre effect. On the other hand, when these easy remedies are used on your hair, they pamper your roots, scalp and each strand.

So, if your hair feels dry, limp and colourful, take a look at these inexpensive home remedies to permanently remove the hair colour.

Experts also advice that when using these ingredients for the first time, make sure that your hair has no oil and the scalp is dry, only then will these remedies be effective in removing the chemicals from your tresses:

The Right Shampoo

Anti-dandruff shampoos contain chemicals that help in stripping the colours off from the hair. If you continue to use an anti-dandruff shampoo for an entire week, you will soon be stripped out of that hair colour.

Salts To The Rescue

Bathing salts like Epsom salt and sodium bicarbonate work effectively in removing the hair colour from your tresses. Rinse your hair with any of these salts for a week and see the colour fade away with ease.

Hot Oil Treatment

Did you know that hot oil works wonders too in removing the hair colour? All you need to do is to heat a little olive oil or coconut oil and massage it on to your scalp. Allow it to stay in your hair for half an hour and then rinse it off using an anti-dandruff shampoo. The effects of this remedy will leave you amazed.

Baking Soda

This is a very effective remedy to permanently remove the hair colour. In a bowl, add one tablespoon of soda and one to two tablespoons of lemon juice. Mix the content to one and add it to your bathing water. Rinse your hair with this mixture to see the hair colour vanish in no time.

Try A Vitamin C Shampoo

It is all in the shampoo that you use, say a lot of experts. Washing your hair with vitamin C shampoo that contains citrus properties can strip the hair colour from your locks. Try amla shampoo for a month to see your hair changing back to its original colour.

Honey & Cinnamon

When used on semi-permanent colours, this treatment can actually give you effective results without damaging your hair to an unrepairable condition. Add one tablespoon of cinnamon powder and one tablespoon of honey. Combine the ingredients to one and apply it like a hair mask to get rid of the colour. Rinse after an hour and repeat the following week.

Try A Vinegar Rinse

After you have washed your hair with an anti-dandruff shampoo, soak your hair in a vinegar solution for about 5 minutes and then wash it off with plenty of water before following with the shampoo once again. This simple remedy will work wonders on your hair to remove the hair colour.

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Story first published: Thursday, March 10, 2016, 9:00 [IST]
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