Natural Henna How To
This entry was posted on March 18, 2008.
If you have hair that is relaxed, permed, damaged or fragile you might be wary of getting chemical coloring. Enter henna. This natural colorant is plant derived and a more gentle alternative to the harsh chemicals and peroxide in most hair color dyes. A quick consultation with your stylist will help you select the right color based on your natural hair - results will vary from person to person. Also ask for a quick patch test to make sure it is 100% natural henna and that you do not have any allergies before undergoing the coloring.
Henna is long-lasting permanent color, but it will still will wash out and lighten over time due to blow drying, sunlight and other factors. This comprehensive video is a great way to learn about the henna application process. You'll be interested to see the use of olive oil for hydration and shine, and eggs for protein and strength!