How to Highlight Hair Using Cinnamon

Hair coloring has harsh chemicals which can severely damage hair which defeats the purpose of using organic products on your hair. Although you can use henna to color your hair. There are other alternatives to safely highlight your coils. After 3 to 4 applications, you should see results. Just proceed with patience.

Key Ingredients for Highlighting
1 Cup of deep conditioner
1 Cup of organic honey
1 tsp. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. Cinnamon
2 Tbsp. Olive Oil


Apply prior to washing the hair. Leave on for 3 to 4 hours, possibly overnight. Rinse thoroughly. Shampoo.

Red Highlights

You may also add Jamaican Sorrel which adds additional red highlights. To prepare: Boil water and pour over the sorrel. Soak overnight. Strain off the water and add the above ingredients to the sorrel. Pour the liquid over the hair after shampooing. Massage into hair, wrap with plastic cap and leave on the hair for one hour or more. Caution: Sorrel stains so be careful during application process.
Sorrel is a fresh tropical flower which promotes hair growth, prevents hair loss, heals split ends and thickens hair.

Burgundy Highlights

2 beets
½ Tbsp. water
1 Cup deep conditioner


Blend the beets or use a juicer until beets become liquefied. Add to conditioner. However, do not let conditioner become to runny. Leave on hair for 3 to 4 hours with a plastic cap or it can be left on hair overnight. Wash out. Reapply for 3 to 4 applications to see results.

Photo Credit: Guiding Instincts

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