Even though there is hundreds of hair dyes available in the market today, none of them are 100% organic or natural. They may be ammonia-free or contain some natural oil to give your hair that extra glow, but all of them contain hydrogen peroxide, a chemical essential to dramatically change hair color.
But if you want to use a completely organic hair dye then the best alternatives are homemade hair dyes. You can use natural plant extracts and spices to color your hair. But this process can take days, weeks or even months to have a dramatic change in your hair color. Therefore you need to be committed to organic hair dye process so that you can have the hair color you want without using chemicals.
If you have dark hair the process of changing hair color into a lighter shade will take a bit longer. But you can keep repeating this process until you get the desired results. A natural hair lightener would be a mixture of 1 cup lemon juice, and 3 cups chamomile tea. Massage this mixture in your hair and sit under the sun for some time. You can repeat this procedure few times a week to get faster results.
Another organic hair dye is a mixture of mashed organic Rhubarb with 4oz pineapple juice. Massage this mixture deep into the hair and spend some time in the sun. You can also apply ¾ cup honey with 1 ½ cup plain yogurt to damp hair. Wrap the hair with cloth or saran wrap and let it sit for eight to ten hours. Then rinse and wash hair with shampoo.
Yet another organic hair dye is a mixture of 4 tbsp cinnamon powder with 8 oz yogurt. Massage this into hair and let it sit for 30 minutes and then wash and rinse hair.
If you have light hair and want to darken it then there are some organic hair dye recipes that will darken and enhance your hair and also give you that extra shine.
Boil down mixture of ½ cup dry sage with 2 cups water. Strain the mixture and let it cool. Apply this into hair and leave for 40 minutes then wash and rinse hair. You can also boil down 1/3 cup walnut shells, 3 black tea bags in 2 ½ cups water. Strain the mixture and let it cool in room temperature. Apply into hair and leave until next shampoo.
You can also brew some coffee while leaving it black. Allow the mixture to cool and massage hair with it and let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse hair with warm water.
All the above methods of lightening and darkening your hair will need to be repeated over a period of time to give you best results. Your hair shaft will not change color in a single application. But these organic ways of coloring your hair will surely leave your hair healthy and chemical-free while it changes your hair color gradually.