If you are really afraid that chemicals can damage your hair and health, then a natural hair dye is just the right compromise for you if you want to change your hair color. Nobody says that you canít have a beautifully colored hair by using natureís gift but most importantly, its chemical free and instead of damaging your hair; some can help even heal and strengthen it.
Although natural methods are often more time consuming to do, but for the sake of your health and hair, I am pretty sure you will never regret choosing this route because in the long run, you will definitely reap the benefits.
A Gift from the East
Letís start with a no brainer. Do you want a natural hair dye that shines, conditions, soften and even removes dandruff OR a hair dye that damages, can potentially cause cancer and other health risks? I really think you already have the answer with you.
Henna among other herbs is the most belittled and least promoted natural hair dye that can do a good conditioning job for your hair. It has been used since the ancient Egyptian days for dyeing hair and also an important merchandise of Eastern European and Middle Eastern countries for centuries before it even reaches here.
Pure henna is extracted from the plant lawsonia inermis, a marvelous little tree that thrives in hot and dry climates in certain areas in Asia and the Middle East. The leaves of the henna plant contain a dyeing molecule known as lawsonia, which gives your hair a natural amber and reddish color pigments. The leaf's paste itself is dirty green in color but when you apply the paste to your hair, tiny lawsonia molecules will seep and penetrate through your hair cuticle and gives your hair a vibrant and lovely shade of amber red color.
Initially especially with light colored hair, the dyeís contrast can be very striking but over a few days, it will darken and provide a very natural and lovely color that stays for months under regular conditions.
There is Only 1 Henna Color
There are many misconceptions that henna comes in a variety of color but in fact henna comes in only 1 kind of shade, which is a blend of amber and red. However, a lot of misleading manufacturers sell various products with a huge range of colors like black and market it as natural henna.
These kinds of products are known as compound hennas contained other coloring agents like lead acetate and chemicals like PPD mixed together with some low quality henna to give a different color. These products are unsafe and there are no different from conventional chemical hair dyes.
In Singapore, itís hard to obtain pure quality body art henna as there are only a handful of suppliers that directly import and sell pure henna. Most shops only sell low quality or compound henna so always make sure what you get is pure.
Pure body art quality henna is used for temporary tattoos so if itís safe for your body, itís definitely safe as a natural hair dye as well. Although henna is a great natural hair dye solution, it takes some skills to master to get the right shade that you want because everyoneís hair color and conditions are unique. You should test by applying to some hair salvaged from your home before trying it on your own hair to see whether the color suits your taste first.
A Variety of Natural Choices
Choosing a natural hair dye does not mean that your hair color options are chopped down to only a handful of selection. Of course the color palate is more limited but with a little research, you can practically get the closest color that you want by mixing a few ingredients together.
Some of the most common natural hair dyes include
Henna, Indigo, Lemon, Amla, and many more! Now letís take a look at some steps and ideas on how you can have fun coloring your hair with a natural hair dye.
Henna has been used for thousands of years for its medicinal and cosmetic pr operties. To offer our customers best quality henna powder, we ensured exacting quality tests before using. Our in house experts test each batch of powder for its freshness, colour and longevity. Our guaranteed fresh, finely shifted henna powder is one of the finest. Dying your hair using henna powder and indigo powder.
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Other Himalayan herbs
Henna contains those natural ingredients, which are vital for hair nourishment. Combination of various pure herbs like Brahmi (Bacopa Monnieri), Amla (Emblica Officinalis), Bhringraj (Eclipta Alba), Shikakai (Acacia Concinna), Neem (Azahrichta Indica) and other Himalayan herbs, which are used to make hair voluminous, shiny, healthy and strong.
The principal advantage eco-friendly natural and gives an excellent care to the hair. Being completely natural in composition, our herbal henna and the products does not cause any side effects and are safe for application.
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Today it is used for coloring and conditioning of hair as well as body art. Henna is a Persian word that is used to describe a small flowering shrub (Lawsonia Inermis).
The variety of henna plant varies from region to region and different plants have different colouring properties and the colour of the powder also varies. Henna powder in its pure and natural form is a bright or deep green, khaki or brown. The colour produced by pure natural henna ranges from orange to red, to black cherry and near black colour. Pure black colour is not produced by natural henna powder.