Henna on black hair before and after. How to apply henna to hair. Henna is a non damaging plant based dye that you can use to stain your hair a reddish brown color. Often called black henna or neutral henna tattoos these patterns painted onto your skin are. Henna is a plant lawsonia inermis.
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. If you see a shop or stall offering to paint black tattoos onto your skin dont be tempted to get one. 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. No products in the cart.
Using henna is a wonderful way to dye your hair red without using chemical dyes. 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. Pre packaged henna with unlisted ingredients chemicals and chemical salts became consumer products. 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.
This stain is translucent and will combine with your natural color. It could leave you scarred for life and put you at risk of a life threatening allergic reaction. Natural henna thickens hair helps protect the scalp from sun damage and contributes to healthier hair and scalp. 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.