Tea is commonly known to contain a high amount of antioxidants, particularly black and green teas. Tea is also beneficial for your hair. Indie Lee from Huffington Post’s The Blog recently wrote about how tea is beneficial for hair growth and how it can also be used as a natural colorant and highlighter.
According to the article, Chamomile tea will bring out the highlights in naturally blonde hair. Just wash and condition hair, then spray or rinse your hair with a strong dose of chamomile tea. After a half hour or so, rinse the tea out.
Black tea can darken hair and give it a healthy shine. Brew a strong pot of tea, let cool, then completely saturate your hair.
If you have medium-brown, auburn or strawberry blonde hair, calendula (marigolds) have been known to bring out red highlights as well as enhance the reddish-brown color of your hair. However, leaving it in too long can leave brassy tones.
Rosemary tea will bring out the warmth of dark hair and is also supposed to help prevent hair loss due to poor circulation and re-stimulate growth. Sage tea is also supposed to encourage hair growth as well.
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