How To Use Toner At Home

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If you recently colored your hair, but the coppery red tone doesn’t suit you. It’s at this point when a toner comes in useful. A hair toner is used to eliminate coppery tones like yellow and orange from your hair. While pharmacy toners can be used, the constant maintenance required (using them) may harm hair. A simple option is to make your own toner.

Many girls are afraid of using readymade hair toner at home because they don’t know how long to leave toner in hair. So they just compromise on the brassy tone of their hair. Everything has an alternate. So here we will share some homemade toner that will not harm your hair.

DIY Homemade Tonner 

Homemade tonners are also effective and harmless. Here are some DIY homemade tonners. 

Lemon Mask Hair Tonner 

Lemon is high in vitamin C, a skincare component known for its preventative and general brightening qualities. It’s a natural technique to “bleach” blonde highlights and reverse grey tones in lighter colors for hair care. 


  • Squeez 2 to 3 lemons. Mix it in water in a spray bottle.
  • Add honey to the bottle and mix it well.
  • Spray the mixture on your hair 
  • Leave it for 1 and a half hours.
  • Rince the hair with a sulfate-free shampoo.
  • Do not apply any conditioner after washing.

Green Tea Hair Toner

Green tea has been demonstrated to boost hair growth in the scalp’s dermis-containing cells. It has a light green coloring that makes it a suitable toner. You may also try black or Chinese tea, depending on your hair color.


  • Boil three bags of green tea with two glasses of water.
  • Allow it to turn a light green color.
  • Wait 30 minutes after applying it to your hair.
  • Check your hair frequently to ensure that the appropriate color has been obtained.
  • It should be washed away.

Apple Cider Vinger 

As apple cider vinegar is somewhat alkaline, it can assist dull hair with a high pH balance. In reality, research reveals that raising the pH of your hair whether through alkaline shampoos or hard water opens the cuticle, causing your hair color to fade or lose sheen.


  • In a jug, combine 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar and 2 teaspoons water.
  • Fill your hair with the mixture and leave it in for 15 minutes.
  • Using indifferent water, rinse your hair.
  • Because apple cider vinegar might dry your hair, don’t use it more than three times a month.

Black Tea Spray

Black tea is an excellent choice for lightening black hair; The properties of detaining hair color.

  • 12 cup herbs, steeped in 2 cups boiling water for 45 to an hour Strain, chill, 
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  • then pour into a spray bottle. 
  • Spray clean hair with the product, rub it in, then cover with a shower cap. 
  • Allow 30 minutes for the mask to dry before washing with cold water.

Holly Hock Wash

Turquoise, pinkish, lavender, crimson, white, yellow, and even black are just a few of the colors available for the Hollyhock flower. The purple, on the other hand, is what you’ll want to use to get rid of coppery tones.


  • Heated 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar,
  • Add 2 tbsp  hollyhock herb
  • Add 1 cup water, or until a thick liquid is obtained.
  • Cool Down the mixture
  • Apply on hair for 30 minutes
  • Rinse with any hair product 

Indigo For Hair Tonning 

The rich indigo color comes from indican chemicals found in the Indigofera tinctoria plant. Indigo may improve the color and luster of your hair. This color will assist to balance out your brassy orange tones.


  • Combine 1 tablespoon indigo powder and 4 tablespoons white shampoo in a mixing bowl.
  • Make a paste with the mixture and apply it to your hair.
  • Keep an eye on the color of your hair.
  • Wash the mixture out with water and a sulfate-free shampoo after the desired color is attained.

Baking Soda Shampoos

Baking soda shampoo is a great way to clear your hair. This, when combined with the food color, is said to eliminate product and mineral build-up while also neutralizing your natural texture warm tones. There is, unfortunately, no scientific evidence to support this claim.


  • 1 teaspoon baking soda, sulfate-free shampoo, two drops each of blue and purple food color, and sulfate-free shampoo
  • Combine the products in the bottle.
  • Mix them well and wet your hair.
  • After that apply the prepared shampoo.
  • Leave it for a good 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Don’t use this excessively. Just try this twice a month.

Bottom Line 

Tonner is quite a rick as it can harm your hair. Try to use it professionally and carefully. if you are not ready to play with your hair with go for a homemade hair tonner. They are as effective but they will also protect your hair from harsh chemicals.


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