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Apart from age, gray hair can also appear more quickly due to several genetic factors.

  6 Februari 2024 09:00 - Gray hair is one of the signs of aging that appears when a person is 30 years or older. Although it does not rule out the possibility that gray hair can also appear more quickly, even when someone is still young or a teenager. This occurs due to decreased production of melanin as the natural pigment of hair, so that the growing hair strands do not get perfect pigment. This is what makes gray hair grayish white.

Apart from age, gray hair can also appear more quickly due to several other factors. Such as genetics, hormones, styling hair too often using heating tools and chemical dyes, and an unhealthy lifestyle. Some of these factors will damage the melanin in the hair tissue and cause gray hair to appear.

Having gray hair on your head is quite disturbing to your appearance, so it's not surprising that many people are looking for ways to disguise their appearance. Not a few people use sachet polish sold on the market. The results are indeed effective, the chemical content in sachet polish will actually damage hair health if used for a long period of time.

The solution, you can use natural ingredients in an effort to darken your hair so that gray hair is disguised. Like the upload from the TikTok account @beautyhacks7777 on November 17 2023, which shared how to darken hair to disguise gray hair with 3 kitchen ingredients. The kitchen ingredients in question are coffee grounds, cornstarch or corn flour, and coconut oil.

"Coffee hair dye MSK for shiny hair coulour (Coffee mask hair dye for shiny hair color)," he wrote in the description of the uploaded video, which reported from the TikTok account @beautyhacks7777, Monday (5/2).

Darkens hair, disguises gray hair, various sources


Coffee is a drink that is widely consumed to relieve sleepiness. This is because of the high caffeine content in it. This drink, which is also rich in antioxidants, has various benefits for healthy hair and scalp, you know. One of them is blackening gray hair. Not without reason, coffee has dark pigments, so it can act as a stain on hair.

According to Healthline, the caffeine content in coffee also has benefits for hair health, including restoring hair growth, softening hair, giving shine, and reducing the appearance of gray hair. Likewise, cornstarch is rich in vitamins A, B, C and E as well as various minerals in it. These vitamins and minerals are what your hair needs to stay healthy for the long term. Healthy hair will automatically delay the formation of gray hair.

Coconut oil, which is known as a multifunctional oil, can also disguise gray hair and make hair naturally shiny. This is because coconut oil contains polyphenols which are rich in antioxidants and vitamin E which is believed to help cell regeneration and increase hair blackness. This natural ingredient can also prevent hair melanin from fading.

Darkens hair, disguises gray hair, various sources

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With just these three kitchen ingredients you can make a hair darkening mask that is effective in disguising gray hair. With regular use, you will get naturally black and shiny hair. Here's how to make and use it.


1. 2 Cups of water
2. 2 Tablespoons of coffee powder
3. 1 tablespoon cornstarch
4. 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Darkens hair, disguises gray hair, various sources

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How to create and use:

1. Pour water into the pan and add coffee grounds
2. Cook using medium heat until it boils and the water turns black
3. Add cornstarch then stir until the texture turns thick
4. Turn off the stove then strain and take only the fine gel
5. Pour in the coconut oil then stir until evenly mixed
6. Apply the mask to your hair thoroughly, from the roots to the ends of the hair
7. Leave it for 30-40 minutes then rinse using gentle shampoo
8. Continue with conditioner
9. Do this regularly 2-3 times a week to get naturally dark and shiny hair.

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