Henna is an excellent herbal conditioner and colorant. It nourishes the hair making it shiny, soft and silky. Henna repairs and seals the cuticle, thus helps in healing hair shaft, preventing hair breakage. Henna balances the pH of the scalp, thus, preventing premature hair fall, graying and dandruff. It also reverses the effects of pollution on hair as well as dryness due to excessive blow drying, dyeing etc. Henna also has anti-fungal and preservative properties.
HAIR CONDITIONING: Mix henna with curd or water to make a paste and apply it all over the head, wearing hand gloves. Rinse the mixture off your hair after an hour or so. You might have to wash your hair a couple of times, before you get rid of all the henna from your hair. Oil hair post wash for better gloss & shine.
HAIR DYING: To colour your hair dark, mix the henna powder, lemon juice, coffee and water in an iron skillet to make a paste and let it stay overnight. However if you wish to colour vibrant reddish brown do not use skillet or any iron utensil. Apply it all over the head, wearing hand gloves. Rinse the mixture off your hair after an hour or so.