How to dye your hair with henna

How to dye your hair with henna?
Painting your hair is one of those sensitive themes that leaves many women doubtful when it comes to natural options. Will it be effective?

If you have been turning your hair with a natural routine, dye it with chemical paint will destroy everything you have achieved. Therefore, our advice is to try henna!

If you have questions or fears about the process, Worry Not! This is the last guide to know all about henna, the natural color that not only dye your hair, but the Strengthens and stimulates growth without releasing any kind of chemicals on your scalp.

What is henna?
Henna is one of the oldest natural pigments, obtained from the inermly Lawsonia plant. The leaves, once dried, are crushed to a thin powder that, mixed with a liquid (water or tea) can be used as a totally natural color.

Henna Benefits
In addition to the ability to dye hair naturally, henna has several benefits to our hair. Stimulates its growth and natural brightness, Unlike conventional paints, which make hair more fragile and guys. It is ideal for calm angry leathers, thanks to its anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties. Is Great option for those who allergies to chemical inks. Balances scalp pH and excessive oil production.

The henna does not contain congratulations, ammonia, alcohol or synthetic fragrances, Chemical ingredients present in conventional paints that damage the hair. Remember that everything you put in your hair is quickly absorbed by hair follicles, rapidly entering our bloodstream, hence it is important to choose natural ingredients.

How to use henna?

Choose to apply henna to dry hair on a day when you haven't washed it - the last washing it is ideal for two days.

What you will need:
- A cup to make the mixture
- A hairdresser brush
- A towel (which does not mind dirty)
- Sticking film or a bath cap
- Your favorite henna + a liquid to form the folder
- Extra hands to help (not mandatory, but it makes it easy!)

1. Choose the color you prefer - dark, brown, coppery or blond. You can also mix different hennas to reach the tone you are looking for!

  1. Mix the henna with hot water. The ideal ratio is 3 tablespoons for 3/4 cup of liquid. If you are looking for a dark color, try replacing water with black tea. If you are looking for a clearer tone, use chamomile infusion.

The mixture must have a mud or yogurt consistency - it does not want it too liquid, so as not to drain, or too thick, so that you can apply well. It can always adjust consistency, with more liquid or more henna.

Tip: Mix about two hours before, so that the color opens until the time to apply.

  1. Separate your hair into different parts, brushing each with the mixture you have prepared from the root to the ends. Having someone help here, especially if you have long hair, it's great, because it will make sure it covers all the hair well!

  2. Secure the hair with the cap or the adherent film and then place the towel. Wait 3 hours if you have dark hair, or between 30 minutes to 1 hour if you have light hair.

Tip: Protect the skin from the forehead, next to the hair root, with a little super -hair serum, so that the pigment does not teach the skin. Keep a paper or cloth next to you to clean the skin if something drains during the process.

  1. After this time, wash your hair well and comb. It is normal for some henna remains in the hair - don't worry. It is supposed to go out in the next two/three washes.

Being a natural pigment, you may have to make some attempts until you find the color that "grabs" better in your hair. But don't give up! The hair gets used to it. You will see that after feeling your hair brighter, bulky and healthy, the whole process is worth it!