Henna is one of the best choice for the people who want to cover their grey hair or try out some new hair color. Using henna is easy but using it in a right way is very important. Henna, also called Mehandi, nourishes the hair from root to tip, filling in damages, smoothing out hair strands, and thickening it. If you want to opt for natural henna you can get the henna leaves from the stores or check if you have its tree in your surrounding area, just grind it into the paste and use it. With the right conditioning oils, hair is softer and more manageable after henna treatments. check out this below natural henna hair dye recipe and try it for out.
- 1/2 cup of Henna Powder
- 1/2 cup of hot water or Tea
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or apple cider Vinegar
- 1 teaspoon coffee powder
- 5 drops of your favorite essential oil (optional)
How to prepare?
Step 1: Grab all ingredients first and make sure you wear a gloves and keep a waste towel too.
Step 2: Mix all the ingredients as mentioned in the ratio above.
Step 3: Cover the bowl and let it sit at room temperature for 2 hours.
Step 3: Once the pack is ready start applying in the each stands of your hair. Make sure you complete the scalp and also apply to the complete hair from root to tip.
Step 4: Let the henna sit for 3 hours, for strong and deep color keep it for 5-6 hours before your rinse it.
Step 5: Rinse away the henna with plain water and then wash hair with a mild, natural shampoo.
Tips : You can use henna for hair growth and reduce the hair fall too. Make a oil out of henna and coconut oil. Just boil the henna powder or leaves in the coconut oil and then stain it after it cools down. Apply this oil thrice in a week for couple of months.