How To Cover Gray Hair At Home And Total Naturally

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Gray hair is among the most dreaded nightmares that women have. You might disagree, but no one really gives gray hair much thought until you find one of your own. That’s when it starts to feel like the world is crashing down on you. Like everything is changing. And we, as human beings, do not like change.

While some of us make peace with it and gracefully transition into silver vixens, some of us like to take our time before we make the transition. That is if we ever choose to because you always have a choice. Following are 20 natural ways to cover gray hair that you can choose from.

How To Cover Gray Hair Naturally At Home

1. Amla And Henna Pack

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You Will Need
  • 1 cup Fresh Henna Paste
  • 3 tsp Amla Powder
  • 1 tsp Coffee Powder
  • Gloves
  • An Applicator Brush
Processing Time

1 hour

Process
  1. In a plastic bowl, combine all the ingredients until you get a smooth, consistent paste. You can add some water if you think the paste is too thick.
  2. Put your gloves on and apply the mixture onto your hair using the applicator brush. Make sure that you cover all the gray parts.
  3. Leave it in for an hour or until the paste dries up.
  4. Rinse the hair pack out with a mild sulfate-free shampoo.
How Often?

Once a month.

Why This Works

Amla and henna work together to dye your hair naturally. Also, they are excellent ingredients for providing your hair with moisture and nourishment.

2. Black Tea Remedy

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You Will Need
  • 2 tsp Black Tea Leaves
  • 1 cup Water
Processing Time

1 hour.

Process
  1. Boil the black tea in a cup of water and let it steep for a couple of minutes.
  2. Set the solution aside to cool.
  3. Once the tea has cooled, apply it to your hair and leave it in for an hour.
  4. Rinse your hair under cool running water.
  5. Do not shampoo.
How Often?

Repeat this once in two weeks.

Why This Works

Black tea stains your hair, darkening it. It also adds shine to your hair, making it an excellent remedy for reviving dull, lifeless hair.

3. Henna Remedy

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You Will Need
  • 2 tsp Black Tea Leaves
  • 4 tbsp Pure Henna Powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Amla Powder
  • An Applicator Brush
  • Gloves
  • Conditioner
Processing Time

1 hour

Process
  1. Soak the henna powder in a cup of water and let it soak for 8 hours. You can leave the henna to soak overnight.
  2. In the morning, boil the black tea leaves in water and let it steep for a couple of minutes. Set it aside to cool.
  3. Once the tea has cooled, pour it into the henna paste that you left to soak. Add the lemon juice and amla powder to this mixture and stir until you get a smooth, consistent paste.
  4. Put your gloves on and apply the mixture onto your hair using the applicator brush. Make sure that you cover all the gray parts.
  5. Leave it in for an hour or until the paste dries up.
  6. Rinse the hair pack out with a mild sulfate-free shampoo.
How Often?

Once a month.

Why This Works

Henna is a natural dye that also possesses antifungal and antibacterial properties. Not only does it darken your hair, but it also restores the pH balance of the scalp and normalizes oil production.

4. Sage Water Treatment

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You Will Need
  • Handful of Sage Leaves
  • 2 cups Water
Processing Time

2 hours

Process
  1. Boil the sage leaves in water and let it steep for a couple of minutes.
  2. Let the liquid cool and then pour it through your hair. Ensure that all of your hair is saturated with the sage water solution.
  3. Leave it in for 2 hours and then proceed to wash your hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo.
How Often?

Once a week.

Why This Works

Sage leaves (salvis or sefakuss in Hindi), are one of the most effective of ayurvedic remedies for gray hair. It restores the natural color of the hair and prevents the growth of gray hair.

5. Coconut Oil And Lemon Remedy

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You Will Need
  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
Processing Time

30 minutes

Process
  1. Combine the ingredients in a bowl and start applying it to your hair.
  2. Massage the mixture into your scalp and work it down to the tips of your hair.
  3. Once all of your hair is covered, leave it in for 30 minutes.
  4. Wash your hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo.
How Often?

Twice a week.

Why This Works

While coconut oil and lemon juice do not reverse graying, it delays it by preserving the pigment cells in your hair follicles.