Whether you're scared of taking the full-on platinum plunge, aren't allowed to hit the bleach or just want a super natural way of lightening your hair at home: this is it.
Because, although bleaching your hair is the only real way to get it shades and shades lighter than your own natural hue, there are some ways of slightly lightening your hair without the chemicals.
Here's three totally natural ways to lighten your hair at home:
Sounds like a sticky recipe for disaster - but raw honey is actually a really good natural hair lightener because when diluted, it contains hydrogen peroxide.
Mix in some of the sticky stuff with your favourite conditioner and then apply overnight before thoroughly washing your hair. After just one treatment your hair should look a couple of shades lighter.
People have been squeezing lemon juice into their locks for YEARS to get sunkissed highlights in the summer. It takes a bit longer than the honey method - but by spritzing hair with lemon juice before sitting in the sun leaves your hair with perfect natural highlights. Winner.
Chamomile works in the same way that lemon juice does to give natural lightening. Brew some chamomile tea (add a few bags for a heftier dose) and let cool. Then pop it in a spray bottle and spritz onto your hair. Spend a few hours in the sun and ta-daaa: natural highlights.