This condition is usually called premature graying.

  24 April 2024 10:10 - When someone enters old age, they will usually experience various signs of aging. Such as sagging skin, the appearance of wrinkles, and the most obvious is the appearance of gray hair. Not without reason, this happens because the production of melanin as the pigment that gives hair its natural color begins to decline.

This decrease in melanin production will cause the growing hair strands to not get the perfect pigment, so they will turn grayish white, known as gray hair.

Genetic factors and lack of intake of vitamins and nutrients such as B-6, B-12 and E can also speed up the appearance of gray hair. A person can also turn gray due to the effects of using inappropriate hair care products, autoimmune diseases, thyroid gland disorders, excessive stress, and smoking habits.

Because of these factors, many people start to gray when they are still young. This condition is usually called premature graying. Therefore, quite a few people feel insecure because of the appearance of gray hair. So, they look for various ways to blacken gray hair.

Starting from dyeing her hair black, dyeing her hair in various favorite colors, to using natural ingredients. No need to use cumin, because the owner of the TikTok account @healthytips4youeveryday on October 8 2023, actually used 3 other kitchen ingredients to blacken gray hair without polish. The kitchen ingredients used are cloves, shallot skins and black tea.

"NATURAL RECIPE TO ELIMINATE GRAY HAIR," he wrote as a description of the uploaded video, which quoted from the TikTok account @healthytips4youeveryday, Tuesday (23/4).

3 Kitchen ingredients to blacken gray hair without polishing Various sources


Contains cloves to treat gray hair.

Cloves are a kitchen spice that can actually be used to treat gray hair, you know. Either premature gray hair or gray hair due to the aging process. This is thanks to the high eugenol content in cloves which has antioxidant properties to protect hair shafts and follicles from oxidative damage. It also helps increase the levels of pigments that give your hair its natural color.

Benefits of onion skin to reduce gray hair growth.

Red onion skins, which have long been considered trash and thrown away, actually have a ton of benefits for hair, you know. One of them is to blacken gray hair and prevent it from growing back. Red onion skin is believed to be effective in protecting hair from premature graying. This is because onion skin is rich in antioxidants which can ward off free radicals. Free radicals are known to be one of the causes of premature gray hair.

Not only that, as reported on the Healthline page, shallot skin also has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties similar to the shoots (shallots themselves). Well, these two properties can help grow hair, including making hair look healthier, free from gray hair, and beautifully maintained.

It turns out black tea can blacken gray hair, you know.

Meanwhile, black tea is also a drink that can blacken gray hair without polishing it, you know. Black tea is believed to increase melanin and keratin in the hair strands, thereby restoring the hair's natural pigment. Apart from that, this type of tea is also effective in covering gray hair that has grown darker.

With just these three ingredients, you can make a hair blackening mask that is effective in treating gray hair without polish. In fact, these ingredients will also delay the growth of gray hair so that there are no more gray hairs. Here's how to make it:

3 Kitchen ingredients to blacken gray hair without polishing Various sources

photo: TikTok/@healthytips4youeveryday


- 1 teaspoon of cloves
- A handful of red onion skins
- 2 black tea bags
- 1 cup of water

3 Kitchen ingredients to blacken gray hair without polishing Various sources

photo: TikTok/@healthytips4youeveryday

How to make:

1. Pour the ingredients mentioned into the pan
2. Cook using medium heat while continuing to stir for 15 minutes
3. Turn off the stove and let it sit until the water turns black
4. Strain then take the water
5. Transfer to a storage jar or spray bottle
6. Spray this gray hair blackening mask thoroughly on your hair
7. Roll your hair and cover it with a shower cap for 2 hours
8. Rinse hair only using water (do not use shampoo)
9. Use this mask regularly 2 times a week to get even black hair without gray hair.

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