Henna is commonly knows as mehendi in the Indian language. Its botanical name is lawsonia inermis. The leaves of the Henna plant are green in color & grow on a small traditional Indian shrub amid the tropical climate of the deserts of Rajasthan, India.
Red Henna Powder has been used in natural hair coloring for centuries. When a paste of red henna powder is applied to the hair, it leaves a subtle, but not dramatic, reddish-brown color. It is not a dye, but rather an all natural, harmless alternative to chemical hair dyes.
Neutral Henna Powder,Cassia obovata, made from a variety of pure Henna leaves, gives little or no coloring effect. It is used for hair conditioning and gives a natural shine & luster to hair.
Specfic Uses:Henna Powder contains natural ingredients that possess medicinal properties which are vital for hair conditioning. It prevents premature graying of hair and is used for hair nourishment, making the hair shiny and smooth. Henna Powder plates and protects the hair shaft while acting as a cooling agent for head.
Instructions for the use of Henna Powder
Red Henna Powder is a little messy, but well worth the effort as the color can last several months. When applying Red Henna paste, rubber gloves must be worn. Contact with finger nails must be avoided or the keratin of the nails will also be stained. It is also recommended to smear the hair line with Petroleum Jelly to prevent staining.
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