Henna – the natural hair colour
Witnessing a strand of grey hair can be petrifying at any age. Whether it’s the stress of premature greying or a repercussion of aging grey hair is never welcome. But no matter how hard we try with utmost care we can just delay these signs but not avoid them permanently. Grey hair is as inevitable as aging itself.
Thankfully there are ways to colour these locks and keep the secret safe. The market is flooded with a range of hair coloring products highlighting their unique propositions whilst smartly concealing the side effects. Hair color brings along the agony of hair fall degrading the quality of your stands and regular use over the years may also cause permanent skin marks.
A better alternative is our ancient treasure of long, luscious, brown hair. Organic henna not only colours our hair but also provides necessary nourishment. Henna is made from the leaves of Lawsonia inermis and combining the paste with different natural element yields different shades of color.
Here are some of the noteworthy things you might like to know before picking your pack of organic henna.
It is super easy to make and apply
Unlike chemical hair colors, henna needs no expertise preparations. Here are some simple steps for you to follow:
Just take out the henna in a bowl, add some water (you may also use black coffee or black tea for better colour).
Blend it properly. You may add some amount of lime juice to help fight dandruff and egg white for silky shiny hair.
Keep the mix aside for some time and let all the ingredients settle in. Its better if you can keep it for overnight.
After an hour apply the fuse evenly on your hair right from the scalp to ensure deep nourishment.
Wear a shower cap and let the colour settle on your strands.
Wash off the hair properly without leaving any trace of henna and shampoo afterwards.
This will not just color your hair but also give you luscious silky locks.
Henna provides shine and condition to the hair without altering the actual structure or texture of the hair.
Being a natural coloring agent there is no risk of side effects with henna.
Henna makes the hair strong, thicker and shiny. It does not damage and break hair. So applying henna can penetrate the hair soft and make hair strong.
Henna when applied with fenugreek seed fuse and lemon juice helps combating dandruff and hair fall.
Put on your gloves unless you want to sport orange hands. Henna has strong coloring effects and it can leave the hands stained for many days if proper care is not taken. Don’t forget to put a shower cap or wrap a plastic package.
Some people reports of dryness after using henna but such are rare cases. If the hairs are naturally dry then application of henna makes them drier. It is best to apply henna on well moisturized hair.
The Final Verdict
If you are thinking of coloring your shafts, henna is something you will love. It not just serves the purpose of coloring but also makes your hair strong, voluminous and shiny.