Tea holds an important place in beauty these days. Gone are the days when kitchen ingredients were only used for making dishes and drinks; organic and natural ingredients are now used for beauty purposes widely. Tea rinses are used for various hair issues- lighten, darken, dandruff etc. In this post, we will see how to lighten your hair with tea-


Chamomile tea is the best when it comes to hair lightening. Chamomile has natural hair lightening and conditioning properties that lightens the hair along with nourishing it.

Recipe: Boil 3 cups water and pour it in a cup. Steep 3-4 chamomile tea bags or loose dried chamomile about 3-4 tablespoons for 30 minutes with a lid on it. Strain and pour the tea in spray bottle or a mug. More: Natural ways to lighten hair and also add highlights.

Application: Use chamomile tea as a last hair rinse and do not wash it away with water.


Lemon tea has hair lightening properties when it is exposed to sunlight.

Recipe: Boil 3 cups water and pour it in a cup. Add lemon peels from 4-5 lemons and let it steep for 15 minutes. Add the remaining lemon juice to it after water cools down. Your lemon tea is ready.

Application: Use lemon tea as hair rinse once you are done with shampooing and conditioning. Do not wash it off. You can also spray lemon tea on hair before heading out to the beach.


If you have dark or black hair, cinnamon tea can lighten your hair by giving it a brown tinge. Honey too has bleaching properties and combination of cinnamon and honey works well in lightening hair.

Recipe: To make this tea, add 3 tablespoons of cinnamon powder to 3 cups water. Let it simmer for 15 minutes and once it cools down a bit and is lukewarm, add 2 tablespoons of raw organic honey to it after straining. Stir until honey dissolves.

Application: Use this tea as last hair rinse. Rinse it off after 5 minutes. For better results, skip honey and do not rinse it off. Repeat this every time you wash your hair.