How to Make Hair Products

Liquid Hair Bleach

This gentle liquid hair bleach is easy to mix and use.


  • Measuring cup
  • Small saucepan
  • Eyedropper
  • Mixing spoon
  • Bowl


  • Vegetable oil
  • Hydrogen peroxide (3 percent solution)
  • Ammonia

Yield: Enough for one application

Measure 1/4 cup of vegetable oil into a small saucepan, and heat it gently over low heat until it's warm. Remove from the heat. Add 1/4 cup of 3 percent solution hydrogen peroxide and 20 drops of ammonia; stir to blend. Pour the bleach into a bowl.

To use the bleach, swab the mixture into the hair with absorbent cotton. Leave it on the hair for about 20 minutes; rinse thoroughly and shampoo.