Coffee grounds are not just for divination. It can serve as an excellent body scrub and even hair dye. We'll show you how to get gorgeous hair color and beautiful shine with coffee grounds.
Using coffee grounds for hair coloring
Strong coffee can be used as a dye for dark hair - both natural and dyed. Brew a cup of black coffee. Wait for it to cool down. Thoroughly mix 2 cups of leave-in conditioner with 2 tablespoons of ground coffee and cold coffee in a large bowl. Massage the mixture into dry hair. Leave it on your hair. The exposure time depends on what color you want to achieve - the longer the paint remains on the hair, the deeper and more saturated the color will be. If you want to achieve a dark copper tone, just add henna to your coffee and conditioner.
How to fix color
To fix the color after dyeing, a mix of freshly brewed coffee with conditioner or hair shampoo will help. Apply the resulting mixture to the entire length and leave under a bath cap for half an hour. Rinse your hair thoroughly afterwards. Another way to prolong the life of the color is to rinse your hair with a chilled decoction of strong coffee every time after washing.
How to strengthen hair roots with coffee grounds
To strengthen your hair roots and prevent hair loss, use a coffee grounds mask once a week. Drain the liquid part and apply thick to dry hair, rubbing vigorously into the roots. Put a cap on your head, wait 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water. Recipes for homemade hair masks.
How to make your hair shine
Brew 2 tablespoons of natural coffee with a glass of boiling water. Cover and wait for the mixture to cool. Then strain through cheesecloth, and then rinse your hair, after washing it with shampoo. Dry and style.
Some useful tips for using coffee grounds
- Use only natural coffee without flavorings or additives.
- Use a medium to fine grind coffee.
- Blondes should not experiment with coffee - the color can turn out to be unpredictable.