Henna is a botanically based, natural coloring, and conditioner for the hair made with a variety of powdered herbs. All certified organic blends emanate from the Lawsonia inermis plant, a shrub that grows in the deserts of the Middle East, West Asia, and North Africa. This plant contains hannatannic acid, and when mixed with hot water, beautifully coats the hair sealing in oils and tightening the cuticle giving the hair a rich, healthy shine. Henna blends naturally and fades gradually without noticeable regrowth. The color may last up to three months and can be applied every 4-6 weeks, if desired.
Note: Switching from chemical hair colors to organic herbal hair colors may require multiple applications to obtain the desired shade and is dependent on the condition of the hair. If chemicals have never been used in the past, henna should cover in the first application. Henna can color gray, but it may take multiple applications. Contains no synthetic additives or artificial coloring agents. Choose from Blond, Brown, Chestnut Dark Brown, or Red. Instructions are included with each order. The product comes packaged in a bag that can be resealed.
Short hair requires: 1 - 2 oz; Medium length hair requires: 3 - 5 oz; Long hair requires: 6 - 9 oz
Suitable for blond hair: Blond, Brown, Chestnut Dark Brown, Red
Suitable for brown and black hair: Brown, Chestnut Dark Brown
Suitable for red hair: Red
Brown: Cassia auriculata (Cassia) powder; Indigofera tinctoria (Indigo) powder; Lawsonia inermis (Henna) powder; Emblica officinalis (Amla) powder; Ziziphus spina-christi (Ziziphus) powder; Eucalyptus globulus (Eucalyptus) powder; Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) powder; Curcuma longa (Turmeric) powder; Matricaria chamomilla (Chamomile) powder
Chestnut Dark Brown: Lawsonia inermis (Henna) powder; Indigofera tinctoria (Indigo) powder; Emblica officinalis (Amla) powder; Ziziphus spina-christi (Ziziphus) powder; Eucalyptus globulus (Eucalyptus) powder; Aloe barbadensis (Aloe Vera) powder; Curcuma longa (Turmeric) powder; Matricaria chamomilla (Chamomile) powder
Red: Lawsonia inermis (Henna) powder
Henna may be applied to damp or dry hair that is clean. Towel dry if needed. Apply cream or oil around the hairline, ears, and neck to avoiding staining the skin.
Mix the henna with lukewarm water, approximately 104 degrees Fahrenheit, and stir to make a creamy paste.
Wear plastic or rubber gloves to avoid staining the hands. 1. Separate hair into 1" thick sections. 2. Using a brush, begin at the scalp and paint paste onto hair from roots to ends. 3. Continue applying until all hair is thickly coated with the mixture. 4. Place a cotton or tissue band around the hairline. Cover hair with a shower cap, and let sit until desired color is achieved. 5. Rinse hair thoroughly with clean plain water. Allow to air dry.
Timing by Color:
Darker colors: Leave on for 60-90 minutes; Lighter colors: Leave on for 30-60 minutes.
Helpful Tools: Plastic or glass bowl; plastic or wooden spoon; oil or cream; plastic or rubber gloves; cotton or tissues; tint brush or 1.5" paint brush; plastic bag or plastic wrap; protective cape or old towel
Note: For external use only. Do not use around the eyes or on cut or abraded scalp. Keep out of reach of children. Not to be used for dyeing eyelashes or eyebrows. In case of eye contact, rinse thoroughly with water. Not suitable for temporary tattooing. Conduct a sensitivity test before using the product. Expiration Information: Henna does not "expire" in the sense that it will be damaging to the hair. However, it does become less potent over time. Henna should be stored in a sealed bag so that degradation of the product will take a longer time than if it was stored in a container in a warm place or in direct sunlight.