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When temperatures begin to rise, I feel a pang of envy when seeing my blond-haired, beach-waved friends. It feels like chic braids are so much more flattering on them — but I'm too scared to lose my hair-color virginity. I've never processed my straight, light-brown strands, and colorists constantly try to convince me to try dye.

Instead of giving in to the pretty peer pressure, I'm turning to natural remedies to brighten my mane. If you're also brunette (and bored!), I suggest you do the same — plus, these DIYs make for a superb Pinterest board. While you might not get to platinum status, these easy tricks will add some sun-kissed golden tones to your mane without the serious commitment of bleach. Read on to master these hacks!

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