Bad henna reaction. It contains ppd that im allergic to its how i realized i am allergic to ppd. I bought henna color labs dark brown henna because i wanted to dye my hair a little bit darker and have it still look natural. Allergic reaction to chemical hair dye following black henna tattoo contact dermatitis to para phenylenediamine in hair dye following sensitization to black henna tattoos an ongoing problem. Its getting progressively worse and is incredibly painful and uncomfortable.
I did a treatment this sunday and photo documented it for this post. Rainbow henna was the one that just about killed me from anaphylactic shock. They include natural henna options ppd free semi permanent options and unique products such as hairprint. The highly anticipated by like two people tutorial for my two step hennaindigo process.
Id never even heard of black henna mary bates was visiting turkey in 2015 when a woman on the beach asked her if she wanted henna. It has dark green narrow elliptical and tapering leaves that are approximately 5 cm long and have a tea like aroma. Henna is a non damaging plant based dye that you can use to stain your hair a reddish brown color. Applying henna dye to your hair can be quite messy and you have to take some precautions to make sure you dont stain your forehead or surroundings.
Over the last three years i have developed a strong allergic reaction to hair color both in the salon and what you buy over the counter. Henna is a thorny evergreen shrub that can reach up to 60 m in height. Once henna is on your hair you have to. How to apply henna to hair.
I also wanted to add some moisture to my damaged hair and as it had been previously dyed with traditional box dye i needed something that was all herbal and wouldnt react with the dye in my hair.