Do you want to change the color of your hair without harming it? This is possible if you use a natural dye such as henna. It is obtained from the dried leaves of lavsonia. With the help of henna, you can change the color of your hair for the benefit of them. The use of this dye gives the hair volume, density, eliminates dandruff and split ends.
Shades of henna for hair are varied. It all depends on what component will be added when painting.
Hair will get a golden honey hue if henna is mixed with rhubarb, saffron, chamomile or turmeric. Saffron is first boiled for about 2 minutes and then mixed with henna. Rhubarb is cut very finely and allowed to sweat for 20 minutes on fire, then filtered and added to henna. Chamomile (2 tablespoons) is poured with boiling water (100 ml), infused for 30 minutes, filtered and also mixed with henna. The easiest way is with turmeric - it is simply added to henna.
Reddish shades of henna for hair are obtained by adding beetroot juice, elderberries, cocoa powder or hot red wine to henna instead of water. Adding kefir to henna will get darkhair color and avoid severe dryness.
Amazing powder - henna for hair! Shades of chocolate can be obtained if ground coffee, walnut shells, black tea or 1 tsp are added as one additional ingredient. hops per 1 sachet of henna.
When dyeing your hair with henna, follow these rules. Pour henna with hot water and mix until the consistency of thick sour cream without lumps is formed. Apply the resulting mixture with a brush to clean and damp hair. The mixture should not have time to cool down too much. Next, put on a plastic cap, wrap your head with a towel. After 1-1.5 hours, wash off everything with warm water without shampoo. It is advisable not to use it for 2-3 days to fix the color.
Know that henna is almost impossible to wash, so wear old clothes when painting. Apply the cream to the hairline to prevent the skin from staining. Hair color will become even brighter and richer after a few days, this is one of the properties of henna.
Shades of henna for hair coloring can be further diversified by mixing it with basma. For blond hair, the ratio is taken - 2 sachets of henna and 1 basma; for dark chestnut - 1, 5: 1; for black - 1:2.
It takes time and experience to find the right shades of henna for hair, as the result depends on the original color, the structure of the hair and the components added to the henna.
Its benefit is that it:
- is a natural dye;
- suitable for pregnant women and nursing mothers;
- relieves dandruff and thickens hair;
- does not destroy the hair structure.
Before dyeing your hair with henna, consider the following:
- gray hair is not painted over;
- cannot be used after perm (hair straightens);
- women with dry hair need pre-treatment;
- subsequent hair dyeing will not bring the desired result.
Every woman will be able to try different shades of henna for hair and appreciate all the beneficial properties of this paint made from natural ingredients.