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Mandy Ann

Lemon juice to highlight hair?

Has anyone tried using lemon juice to lighten their hair? I recently went to a salon and got highlights... though my hair is blonder, I'm still not satisfied enough with the highlights I got and would like to go even blonder. Would mixing some peroxide and lemonjuice lighten my hair?

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I'm not sure why you'd use lemon juice if you're going to go the hydrogen (or benzoyl!) peroxide route--that stuff will lighten it quite a bit on its own, though not in a good way. I have hair that is I think only slightly naturally darker than yours, Mandy, and it looked more orange than blond when I used peroxide to streak it. Ick. But yes, lemon juice + sitting in the sun will lighten your hair, though not nearly as much as peroxide. You might fork up the money for a DIY highlighting kit from the drugstore if you want a better shot of doing it right without paying salon prices.

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