Marigold Hair Color

Use this recipe for red highlights in blonde or brown hair.


  • 1/3 cup crushed marigold flowers
  • 2 1/2 cups water
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  • optional: red wine


  1. Simmer flowers in water in a nonmetal pot for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat; strain when cool; saving the liquid.
  3. After washing hair; apply the marigold decoction as a final rinse; pouring it over the hair and catching it in a basin to reapply several times. (Red wine may be added to the liquid to intensify the effect.)
  4. Allow hair to dry naturally in the sun; if possible.
  5. Repeat the rinsing process with subsequent shampoos until you achieve the desired shade.
  6. By Ellen Brown

    Note: Some recipes are not suitable for sensitive skin. Each person is different, so test on the inside arm or wrist for any possible allergic reactions before using these recipes.


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