Henna: what you need to know before using it

It is a perfect, natural way to cover white hair: find out everything about henna, how to prepare it and how to use it.

Henna comes from the dried leaves and branched Lawsonia inermis. It is a fine powder used especially to cover white hair. This product is very different from the dyes used by hairdressers, as it is completely eco-friendly. It has a very ancient origin: it was the first substance used for tattoos by many ancient peoples. Nowadays, however, it is mostly used for hair. Let’s find out more about this product!

Henna: how to prepare and apply this natural dye

In order to prepare this dye, you just need to buy the henna powder. Mix it with lukewarm water and add an acid element, such as plain yogurt. In order to tnhance its moisturizing effect, you can add at the end oil or honey.

Applying the mixture is really easy. Wear gloves and apply the product on your dry hair, from roots to tips, and let sit for at least 4 hours. The final results varies according to your hair color.

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Henna: does it really work on white hair?

Yes, it actually covers white hair, but onyl if you choose the one that comes from the Lawsonia Inermis, that is red henna. If you want to obtain another color, you should use other natural powders which can modify the first one.

This product is a great beauty ally, as it gives a shiny touch to your hair. It is recommended on brown hair, for mahogany highlights. Of course, this product is perfect for redheads, as it will enhance their natural color. Does blond henna exist? Yes, and it is perfect to improve your highlights.

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ultimo aggiornamento: 12-02-2019

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