Honey is incomparable in everything and everywhere! Lightening hair: fast, comfortable!

Honey is an effective healer of many ailments, it is also known as an anti-inflammatory, antibacterial agent. This natural product, given to humanity by nature itself, is able to prolong the elusive youth and beauty, to fill the body with life-giving force and energy. But this magic properties of honey do not end there. It is indispensable as a means for hair care, with its help you can not only strengthen them, but also lighten. Lightening the hair with honey is one of the simplest and available procedures, which allows solving two problems at once: to heal strands and remove the remains of the pigment from them.

Lightening the hair with honey
Honey masks brighten hair for 1-3 tones

Advantages of honey masks

Honey masks made with pure honey or with the addition of lemon, cinnamon, burdock oil, will give odds to any aggressive chemicals used in beauty salons:

  • the constituent vitamins of the groupB, E and K, fructose, glucose, ascorbic acid, nourish the hair with useful substances, activate growth, slow down the
    fallout and heal them from the roots to the tips;
  • honey does not cause allergic reactions;
  • with its help you can partially remove the paint, if the resulting shade does not suit you;
  • honey lightening is acceptable on all types of hair;
  • mask can be kept on strands for a long time without fear for their condition.

Honey masks do not give a quick effect. Depending on the number and frequency of procedures, hair can be lightened by one to three tones. Honey will straighten and refresh the color, giving the strands a luxurious golden hue and eliminating the remains of the coloring matter.

How to choose high-quality honey

Attention! Honey must be natural and quality. The low-quality product not only does not solve your problem, but also "presents" new ones, negatively affecting the health and appearance of the curls. Therefore, before you lighten your hair with honey, make sure it is of good quality.

You can check the quality of the product in three ways:

  1. Set fire to a drop of honey on a spoon or knife edge. The real bee product will only melt a little, while its fake will take the form of caramel or completely burn, leaving a smell of burnt sugar in the air.
  2. Add a little iodine to the honey mixture. If the color changes( except for yellowing), then you have a sugar surrogate.
  3. Dissolve a spoon of honey in a glass of hot water, the appearance of sediment will indicate the presence of foreign ingredients in the product.
Quality honey
To be sure of the quality of the product, dissolve it in hot water

We described in detail in detail all the subtleties of this medicinal product of beekeeping in the article Selecting natural honey: we sweep away counterfeits and determine who is lying!

Application rules for clarifying agents

After verifying the naturalness of the product, you can proceed to apply a clarifying mask. It is important to know how to properly lighten your hair with honey, otherwise you will not achieve the desired results.

  • Wash your head with shampoo and add one teaspoon of soda to the water. This action will help to soften and reveal the structure of the hair for the penetration of honey into the hair shaft.
  • Do not resort to the participation of softening balm or conditioner - the strands will be covered with a protective layer, which will become a barrier to the action of the useful mixture.
  • Before the procedure, dry the hair a little, so that the mask on the head does not become liquid.
  • Prepared mixture evenly spread along the entire length of the curls, lightly massaging and rubbing it.
    Application of honey mask
    Apply the mixture on clean, damp strands of
  • . When finished, wrap the head with a cellophane sachet or put on a shower cap.
    Mask of honey on hair
    After applying the mask wrap the head with polyethylene

    Important! Do not cover the hair with a towel and do not blow dry with a hairdryer - the effect of lightening will not be achieved.

  • The duration of exposure of the mask is determined by its ingredients. For example, lightening of hair with honey and lemon takes 6-8 hours, while other masks last up to 10 hours. After that they are thoroughly washed off with warm water with shampoo. Complete the clarifying procedure conditioner or balm.

    Warning! A noticeable effect of the mask appears only in the second or third stage of honey staining. Since the product does not cause any damage to the hair, the procedure can be repeated 10-12 times with a time interval of 3 days. Only in this case you will be able to achieve a light shade.

Recipes of honey masks

Lighten the hair with honey and give them a healthy shine will help "grandmother's" recipes and simple means from the kitchen cabinets.

Classic blend

Dilute honey with water to make it easier to apply the mask. Instead of water, you can use natural apple cider vinegar. Alternately, strand the strand distribute the mixture throughout the head. Soak for 8-10 hours. Frequent use of the classic mask will provide a light golden hue to brown-haired women and blondes.

Chamomile and honey

A clarifying mixture of chamomile and honey is designed for women with blond hair, as well as for those who wish to get rid of the yellowness of color. Ingredients participate in the following proportions: half a glass of chamomile broth, 3 large spoons of honey and juice of half a lemon.

Duet with cinnamon

Lightening the hair with honey and cinnamon will give strands a beautiful, reddish color. Especially luxurious this shade will look on light blond hair. For the mask you will need a teaspoon of chopped cinnamon and 2 large spoonfuls of bee products. It is necessary to sustain it for 8-10 hours.

Tandem with kefir

Kefir itself has excellent clarifying qualities, and in the duet with honey this effect doubles. To create a mask, take: a glass of yogurt, a teaspoon of yeast and 2 tablespoons of honey. Ingredients carefully mix, gently apply on curls( the mixture will turn out very liquid) and wash off after 3-4 hours.

Effect of honey masks
Honey masks do not give instant results, the desired effect will manifest only 10-12 times

Lightening of dark hair

This procedure is performed only with the use of acacia honey( and no other), which should be pre-melted with a water bath. You do not need to breed it. Acacia product is endowed with a strong clarifying effect, and only this variety is able to "eliminate" the dark paint and clarify the hair on 1-2 tones.

Honey mask with lemon

To make a mixture squeeze juice from a half of lemon and mix it with 3 spoons of honey. For a better effect, you can add a spoonful of burdock oil. Keep the mask on your hair for no more than 7 hours. Lighten hair with honey and lemon produce no more than once in 7 days.

Honey and lemon
Tandem honey and lemon is considered one of the most effective clarifying masks


Attention! Honey masks do not activate allergic reactions, however, in some cases, clarifying procedures are prohibited.

When to abstain from honeyed hair styling:

  • for individual intolerance to beekeeping products;
  • in the presence of burns, foci of inflammation and open wounds on the scalp;
  • in diabetes mellitus, because, penetrating through the pores of the skin, honey can increase blood sugar levels.

Honey continues to amaze us with a palette of medicinal properties and cosmetic versatility. Alone or interacting with other products, it allows you to achieve stunning results in lightening your hair.