Henna before and after hair. Henna is a plant lawsonia inermis. Henna comes in a powdered form and you must mix this with water before you can apply it to your hair. It comes packaged in an air tight bag inside a foil lined light impenetrable pouch for the longest shelf life. It literally would burn my scalp and anywhere it touched.
The leaves of this plant when dried and powdered smell like hay the leaves of the henna plant have a red orange dye molecule lawsone a napthaquinonehenna will stain your hair red orange. Mix the henna powder. Using henna is a wonderful way to dye your hair red without using chemical dyes. All natural henna hair dye 100 gram pouches.
This stain is translucent and will combine with your natural color. Triple sifted to give you the smoothest paste once mixed up. Mix cup 50 g of henna with cup 59 ml of warm water. Ive always enjoyed changing up my hair color and thanks to a good friend of mine who happens to be a very talented hair stylist ive had the opportunity to change it rather often.
Natural henna thickens hair helps protect the scalp from sun damage and contributes to healthier hair and scalp. I gave up on trying all of the companies that said they were all natural. Adulterated mixes comprise over 90 of the henna hair dye market and have given henna a terrible reputation because they cross react often disastrously with oxidative hair dyes. 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.
Commercially packaged henna intended for use as a cosmetic hair dye is available in many countries and is now popular in india as well as the middle east europe australia canada and the united statesthe color that results from dying with henna depends on the original color of the hair as well as the quality of the henna and can range from orange to auburn to burgundy. You may recall my excitement earlier this summer when i decided to try using henna as an all natural alternative to hair dye.