Have you ever wished there was an easy way to enhance the color of your hair everyday? Something that didn’t involved leaving on hair dye or tint for hours? What if I told you that I have found a solution?I’ve been making my own hair spray for years now. I ditched the commercial chemical laden hair sprays a long time ago. I wanted something healthier for my hair. That recipe on it’s own is great. It works just as well as the store bought stuff, costs pennies to make, and it doesn’t have any crazy ingredients!

I have heard about using teas to dye your hair and so I decided to combine the idea of tea dying with hair spray. It’s a great idea! I use hair spray almost every day on my hair and with the help of the tea, I can give my hair a slow and subtle boost in color.

Now this is only going to enhance your hair color. It won’t drastically change your hair color. It also won’t instantly change your hair color. It’s a slow enhancement. I think it was 2-4 weeks before I really noticed that my hair was a different color.

Nonetheless, this is a great way to slowly tweak your hair color or to help maintain a hair dye.
Color Enhancing Hair Spray - I use hair spray almost every day on my hair and with the help of the tea, I can give my hair a slow and subtle boost in color.

Color Enhancing Hair Spray

1/2 cup water
chamomile tea bag
2 tsp. sugar

1/2 cup water
1 black tea bag
2 tsp. sugar

Red Heads
1/2 cup water
1 rooibos tea bag
2 tsp. sugar

Heat water to boiling. Add tea bag and steep at least 15 minutes.
Remove tea bag and mix sugar into the still hot tea. Stir till fully dissolved.
Once the liquid has cooled, pour into a spray bottle.

Use as you would normally use hair spray and replace once it starts looking strange.

This hair spray works great. If for some reasons you feel like you need a stronger hold, simply increase the amount of sugar. If you need less hold, then decrease the sugar.


One warning, this is essentially sugar water. While I’ve never had an issue with bees (and I’ve walked right through a buzzing field with this stuff on my hair before!) those with severe bee allergies may want to err on the side of caution.

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