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HENNA CONDITIONING FOR DRY HAIR


Ingredients:

Henna powder

Any essential oil that you use regularly (one tablespoon)

Warm milk

Instructions:

  • Take required amount of henna powder into a small bowl.

  • Add, one tablespoon of oil and enough milk to it.

  • Mix it well until you get fine paste.

  • Apply this paste on hair and leave it for 20-30 minutes.

  • Rinse the hair with cold water and never use a shampoo or conditioner.

  • Let the hair air dry and apply oil and leave it overnight on your head.

  • Next day, shampoo and condition your hair.

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HENNA CONDITIONING FOR OILY HAIR


Ingredients:

Henna powder

Yogurt (2 tablespoons)

Sugar (1/4 th of tablespoon)      

Instructions:

  • Take required amount of henna powder into a small bowl.

  • Add, two tablespoons of yogurt and 1/4 th of sugar to it.

  • Next add bit of water and mix it well until you get fine paste.

  • Apply this paste on hair and leave it for 20-30 minutes.

  • Rinse the hair with cold water and never use a shampoo or conditioner.

  • Let the hair air dry and apply oil and leave it overnight on your head.

  • Next day, shampoo and condition your hair.

HOW TO MIX HENNA FOR HAIR CONDITIONING


Ingredients:

Henna powder

Curd (one cup)

Methi powder/fenugreek (1 tablespoon)

Egg (Optional)

Instructions:

  • Take required amount of henna powder into a small bowl.

  • Next add one cup of curd, table spoon of methi powder and water to it.
  • You can add egg too(optional).

  • Mix them well until you get fine paste.

  • Apply this paste on hair.
  • Leave it for 30 minutes.

  • Rinse the hair with cold water and never use a shampoo or conditioner.

  • Let the hair air dry and apply oil and leave it overnight on your head.

  • Next day, shampoo and condition your hair.

HOW TO MIX HENNA FOR BURGUNDY COLOR HAIR


Ingredients:

Henna powder

Beet roots (two)

Hibiscus flowers (6-8)

Instructions:

  • Boil two beetroots, hibiscus flowers for 20 minutes.

  • Allow it to cool and make them into fine paste using food processor.

  • Later, add required amount of henna powder to this mixture and mix it well.
  • Just before applying, add one lemon juice (or) one tablespoon of vinegar.
  • Mix this total mixture well.

  • Wear gloves and separate your hair into small sections, about 1″- 2″ in width so that you get

 maximum coverage

  • Using either your hands or brush, apply henna from root to tips.
  • Continue this until all of the mixture is evenly applied and covers your entire head.
  • Leave it for 40-45 minutes.

  • Rinse the hair with cold water and never use a shampoo or conditioner.

  • Let the hair air dry and apply oil and leave it overnight on your head.

  • Next day, shampoo and condition your hair.

HOW TO MIX HENNA FOR DARK BROWN HAIR:


Ingredients:

Henna powder

Tea and coffee decoction

Gloves

Instructions:

  • Put henna in an iron bowl.

  • Next, add freshly boiled tea and coffee decoction.

  • Cover the lid with cover.
  • Leaving it around 6-7 hours or overnight helps to release dye from the henna powder.

  • Wear gloves and separate your hair into small sections, about 1″- 2″ in width so that you get maximum coverage.

  • Using either your hands or brush, apply henna from root to tips.
  • Continue this until all of the mixture is evenly applied and covers your entire head.
  • Leave it for 40-45 minutes.

  • Rinse the hair with cold water and never use a shampoo or conditioner.

  • Let the hair air dry and apply oil and leave it overnight on your head.

  • Next day, shampoo and condition your hair.

FENUGREEK, AMLA AND HENNA MIX FOR HEALTHY AND GLOWING HAIR


  • You should prepare this mixture the day before you are planning to apply.
  • Do not apply this mixture if you are having cold.

Ingredients:

Dry amlas (10-20 pieces)

Tea leaves (2 table spoons)

Coffee powder (2 table spoons)

Fenugreek seeds (1 table spoon)

Henna powder (4 table spoon)

Instructions:

  • Take the above ingredients as per measurements into a small bowl.
  • Boil them together by adding 3 cups of water and boil till it is reduced to 1 cup.

  • Sieve it and grind the mixture in food processor.
  • To this mixture, add henna powder and 2 tablespoons of hair oil.

  • Just before applying, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of curd and one egg white.

  • Mix this total mixture well.

  • Apply this paste on your hair and leave for half an hour.

  • Wash it with a good shampoo, after 2-3 washing’s your hair looks healthy and glowing.

LIST OF INGREDIENTS/NATURAL ENHANCERS THAT YOU CAN ADD IN YOUR HENNA MIXTURE


OIL OF YOUR CHOICE:(Almond, Olive etc):

  • Adding about 2 tablespoons of ay essential oil of your choice to the mix is great for dry hair

and damaged tresses.

  • It also makes the henna glide on easy and rinse out quicker than usual.
  • It also acts as a detangler even after the hair is rinsed.

EGG

  • An egg can also help quench dry hair and acts as a power-packed protein rinse

YOGURT:

  • Yogurt helps in reducing frizzies and aids in application. Just add about 3 tablespoons per 4 ounces of henna.

CLOVE POWDER:

  • Adding clove powder into henna will deepen and enhance the color.

BEETROOT:

  • Adding beetroot into henna gives burgundy color to your hair

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR:

  • Adding about 2 tablespoons of vinegar boosts henna’s staying power in grey hair.

LEMON:

  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice brightens blonde tones and helps to combat brassiness.

COFFEE:

  • Replacing water in the henna mixture with  coffee deepens auburn tones and adds deeper browns to your overall color.

TEA:

  • Try replacing the water in the mixture with rose hip tea, hibiscus tea, or even red-hued fruit teas to make your auburn hues gorgeous.
  • Try a black tea – For more golden brown highlights.
  • Try chamomile tea-For brighten blonde hair and add some highlights

MOLASSES:

  • 3 tablespoons of molasses enhances and adds depth to red tones.