White henna on dark skin. Banjaras natural henna powder is light and heat sensitive as it is an organic product with no preservative added. But we did it and it rocks. Divya patel the artist behind henna by divya is a toronto on based professional henna artist with over 10 years of experience with henna body art. I found my first grey hair at 18 years old.
And by age 22 my hair was liberally sprinkled with grey and that is when i first started using henna. A reddish brown dye obtained from leaves of the henna plant and used especially on hair and in temporary tattoos. 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. Getting the perfect dark brown is tricky and using only natural ingredients makes it even more challenging.
Temporary paint on henna tattoos are becoming increasingly popular but to make them look more like a real tattoo para phenylenediamine ppd is added to make black henna. We found that tweaking a variation of our natural black formula adding some additional henna and blending in some light reflective conditioners we could get a glorious dark chocolatey brown. Natural henna comes with a whole lot of benefits for hair and skin. Mehndi is a form of body art originating from the indian subcontinent in which decorative designs are created on a persons body using a paste created from the powdered dry leaves of the henna plant lawsonia inermisdating back to ancient india mehndi is still a popular form of body art among the women of the indian subcontinent africa and the middle east.
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.