Blonde Hair Color Brightening Tricks & Tips

By LeafTV Editor

Blonde hair is especially susceptible to dulling. Whether your hair is naturally blond or chemically blond, they both share similar issues. Regaining brightness throughout your hair can be achieved quite simply by practicing a few specific beauty tips. Results will be noticed instantly. Although, the more consistently you practice these beauty tips the brighter and blonder your hair will become.

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Blonde Hair Color Brightening Tricks Tips

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As a blond, the products you use can dull your color just as much as they can brighten your color. That's why it is so important to take care when making decisions regarding your hair products. For your regular shampoo it's best to use one without any detergents or silicones. Shampoos with these contents may make your hair look great at first but over time, residue builds up onto the surface of your hair. This dulls or darkens blond color and as well sometimes creates a greasy appearance. In addition, a purple shampoo should be used once every week or two. Purple shampoos do contain detergents so it's best to only use them on occasion. The purple color of the shampoo counteracts any off tones within blond hair brightening your blond and brings out any natural highlights. Purple shampoos, also known as violet shampoos can be found in most hair salons.


Lemon is a great way to create lighter and brighter highlights within your blond hair. Conveniently, lemon also strips away product build-up completely. Put a mixture of half lemon juice and half water into a spray bottle. Spray the lemon mixture throughout your hair until your hair is drenched. Sit in the sun to activate the lemons bleaching power. After 20 to 30 minutes rinse your hair thoroughly with shampoo. Also, use a conditioner to ensure your hair doesn't become dry from the lemon. Most likely you will notice an instant boost of vibrant color. Natural highlights will also begin to appear. Apply lemon repeatedly as often as necessary until you reach your desired appearance.


Honey not only lightens your hair it also moisturizes your hair. This is a great way to achieve eccentric color without causing any damage. Mix together 1 ½ cups of distilled water, ½ a cup of raw honey, 1 tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle in some cardamom herbs. Stir all of the ingredients together until you reach a smooth texture. Brush the honey mixture throughout your hair and allow it to sit for half an hour before rinsing away. There's no need to condition afterward as the honey and olive oil will have already locked in plenty of moisture.