Hair coloring is a fashionable procedure among both men and women. It is the type of service most often chosen in hair salons. But have you heard of hair coloring with henna? This term is most often used in the context of eyebrows. However, few people know that it can also be applied to hair. Learn more about henna and hair henna in the following article.
Henna for hair is a natural alternative to toxic dyes. It has been known to humans for a long time. For many generations, Indian women used it for coloring. Over time, it gained popularity in other parts of the world as well.
Henna for hair is a greener and much cheaper option for coloring. It contains minerals that nourish the hair. Among them are magnesium, potassium and calcium. Henning the hair strengthens it from the inside and ensures that a barrier is formed on it to protect it from external factors.
Henna is made from the leaves and shoots of the defenseless lavsonia. It is a plant that grows in India, Australia and Africa. It was already known in ancient Egypt. At that time, hair, nails and hands were painted with this dye. The leaves of this plant were dried and crushed and mixed with lime milk. This is how henna turned red, and when the mixture was combined with dyes – brown and yellow.
Henna paintings on the skin last about 3 weeks. They are popular in India, but are also performed in other parts of the world. Usually henna is used to color eyebrows and eyelashes. It makes them darker for several weeks.
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