Henna on light brown hair before and after. I felt i should give my body a rest. People with light brown or dark brown hair someone looking to radically change their look from blonde or light brown will add some slight brown undertones to african indian and asian hair. No products in the cart. 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.
You may recall my excitement earlier this summer when i decided to try using henna as an all natural alternative to hair dye. Ox the sequence of henna dye release and binding is as follows7 lawsone is produced by hennocide precursors in the henna leaf. 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. 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.
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. I had breast cancer and chemo so i did not want to use chemicals on my hair. The precursor is converted into the intermediate aglycone by hydrolysis in mildly acidic. This stain is translucent and will combine with your natural color.
Henna is a plant lawsonia inermis. Natural henna thickens hair helps protect the scalp from sun damage and contributes to healthier hair and scalp. 100 natural chemical free.