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Simple ways to cover gray hair naturally

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If you have gray hair and you want to cover it, it is possible to do so naturally. Let’s find out how you can do that right at your home.

Amla and henna pack

This pack will help you to reverse the gray hair in the longer duration. In the short duration, you will be able to cover them and people will not even notice them. To make this pack, you will need 1 cup fresh henna paste, 3 teaspoon of Amla powder, and 1 teaspoon of coffee powder. You will also need an applicator brush along with gloves. In a plastic bowl, you need to combine all the ingredients and create a consistent paste. You can add some water if necessary. Now put on the gloves and using the brush applied a paste on your hair. Special care should be taken to ensure that you are covering all the gray hairs. Now leave the paste on your hair for about one hour and then rinse with a mild shampoo. If you do this just once a month, that will help you to cover the gray hairs and also to eliminate the possibility of gray hairs in future.


You can also use only henna to cover your gray hairs. You need to teaspoon of black tea leaves, 4 tablespoon of pure henna powder, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of Amla powder. You will need to soak the henna powder for eight hours. It is better to soak it in the night before and then apply in the morning. Boil the black tea leaves in water and allow it to steep for a few minutes. Cool it and then add to the henna paste (henna powder soaked in water). Also add the lemon juice and Amla powder and stir it to make a fine paste. Using gloves and applicator brush, apply the paste on your head and leave it for an hour or till the paste dries up. Then rinse with a mild shampoo. You need to do this once a month and that will be good enough for you hair. Henna is a natural dye and so it will darken your hair. It will also restore the pH balance on your scalp. Henna is useful because it will normalize all production at the base of your hair strands.

It has been used for a long time in India not only to cover the gray hair but also to improve the health of hair because of the benefits henna has to offer. If you find henna leaves, can also use them instead of henna powder.

Black tea

Black tea can help you to cover your gray hairs without much problem. You need 2 teaspoon of black tea leaves and one cup of water. First, boil the black tea in a cup of water and let it steep for a few minutes. Let the solution: for some time and then apply it on your hair. Leave it for about an hour and then rinse with cool water. You should not use a shampoo after doing this. Black tea is useful because it will stain your hair and make it darken. It will also provide you with another additional benefit which is shine to your hair. If you have dull and lifeless hair, this is a remedy which will make it shining.


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