Hair toners are a hair grooming treatment that is in trend these days. Hair toner neutralizes the yellow and orange tone that picks up with regular use of shampoos and product buildup on bleached hair. Enhancing the highlights and treated hair colour, it makes your hair appear healthy lustrous and glossy and more natural-looking tone. Toning your hair at a salon is pretty expensive. Using store-bought toners often can damage your hair. You can make your own chemical-free hair toner at home that will make your hair nourished and shiny without leaving any side effects on your scalp and hair.
Here Are 5 DIY Hair Toner Recipes:
1. Homemade Toner For Brassy Hair:
Toning your hair is necessary to banish the yellow tone and brighten your blonde. Here is a safe, non-damaging method you can try to get an impressive result.
• Any conditioner of your choice
• A semi-permanent hair color (ammonia and peroxide free) in violet shade
• Application brush
Take sufficient amount of conditioner in a bowl that is adequate enough to cover your hair. Using the brush mix little bit of hair color into conditioner. The shade you want to get should be light purple. Start applying the toner to your wet hair coating thoroughly the each and every strand. Allow the toner to sit on your hair for about an hour and then rinse off with plain water without shampooing. Repeat the process whenever your hair becomes too brassy. Use purple shampoo when required to keep the tone fresh. Purple dyes and purple shampoos banish yellow and help you achieve a more neutral tone.
2. DIY Hair Toner Recipe For Blonde Hair:
• 2drops of purple food color
• 2drops of Blue food color
• Sulfate free shampoo
• 1tsp. baking soda
Squirt the amount of shampoo you need to wash your hair in a bowl. Now add both the food colours and baking soda and mix well adding 2-3 tbsp. of water. Shampoo your hair with this mixture and leave it on your hair for 10 minutes before rinsing your hair. Apply conditioner after a thorough rinse. If your hair has orange tone instead of yellow you can add few drops of colour to your conditioner also for extra toning. Baking soda, in combination with food colours works best to remove product buildup and also helps to neutralize the warm tones and breathe life back into your hair.
3. Homemade Hair Toner With No Added Colour:
• A good quality conditioner
• Few drops of freshly squeezed lemon juice
In a bowl mix conditioner that can protect hair colour with water to get a consistency that can be applied with a brush on your hair. Add lemon juice to this solution and apply all over your hair parting them in sections. Leave the mixture on your hair for about half-an-hour to work and then rinse your hair thoroughly with normal water to get rid of all the product buildup that had lost the shine of your hair.
4. DIY Apple Cider Vinegar Toner:
½ cup of apple cider vinegar
½ cup of water
Shampoo and condition your hairs as you usually do. Mix apple cider vinegar and water to get a solution and apply thoroughly on your washed hair. Give your hair a gentle massage and rinse your hair with normal water. Removing yellow tone and product buildup this toner will bring back shine to your hair.
5. DIY Hair Toner Using Tea:
2-3 tea bags
2 cups of water
Boil the water and immerse the tea bags until you get a dark black-brown color mixture. Allow it to cool Apply the solution to your entire hair thoroughly and allow it to work for 30-40 minutes and then rinse off with normal water. This solution will help to enhance the existing color and texture of your hair.
These homemade hair toners will improve the color and texture of your hair without spending lot of money.