Gray Hair Cover Shampoo Recipe

This shampoo recipe contains 3 ingredients that are known to temporarily darken black hair. If you are desirous of covering your grays in a healthy way from shampoo to hair rinses. This recipe is a good first step in the right direction.

Ingredients

1/2 cup Liquid Castile Soap

1 tablespoon Sage Leaf (steeped in water and strained)

1 tablespoon Rosemary (steeped in water and strained)

1 tablespoon Peppermint (steeped in water and strained)

2 Black Tea Bags

1 teaspoon Olive oil (coconut oil is also a good option)

 

Directions

1. Boil water and steep 1 cup water to half pack of sage leaves. Do the same for rosemary and peppermint in separate non-aluminum containers for 45 minutes.

2. Steep the black tea bags in hot water in a covered container for 45 minutes.

3. Strain all your herbs and allow to cool.

4. Mix the liquid from your herbs with the liquid Castile soap and 1-teaspoon olive/coconut oil and bottle the ingredients.

5. Use instead of regular shampoo.

Results are apparent after a few uses. You can make fresh batches every two weeks.

One Comment »

  • Mo said:

    Hello Black Hair 101, I am about to try the Gray Hair Cover Shampoo recipe, but need something clarified. The recipe calls for 1 tablespoon Sage Leaf but the first step of the directions mention half pack Sage Leaf (assume that is a typo). Also is it OK to use dried herbs? Also can peppermint oil be used instead of the actual peppermint leaves?

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