What is Henna, Is it a natural product?
Henna is a small shrub 1 – 1.5 meters tall, which can grow upto 2.5 to 3 meters in height. This actually grows in hot and dry climate like India, Sudan, Egypt, etc. Indian Henna is considered to be the best quality henna in the world. The natural pigment botanically known as Lawsonia Inermis present in it leaves gives a very rich color on the skin and hair.
The leaves are harvested from the plant, sun dried, and grounded into a fine powder, which is mixed with water to form a thick paste and then applied on the body or hair.
Are there any side effects while using Henna?
Henna is being used for over 5000 years. It is a perfect 100% natural product. Its allergic reactions are very rare but still some people may be allergic to it, so for precaution allergy/sensitivity test should be carried out.
What are the usual colors of henna decoration?
Depending on your skin color and texture, the designs can appear as orange, red, brown, or burgundy. The color of Henna is also based on the strength of the dye-paste mixture and the duration of time it is left on that part.
Avoid using metal bowls or utensils for mixing, as they can react with the natural chemicals present in Henna.
What does henna smell like?
Some people love the smell of Henna and others cannot tolerate it. Henna paste has a peculiar scent similar to a barnyard or to damp clay. Still,the odour has been described by some as an aphrodisiac!
Is it painfull to apply henna on body?
No! Whether for everyday wear or special celebrations, painting Henna on the skin is a painless beauty treatment. It is a pleasant and relaxing experience. The most difficult part of getting a Henna design is sitting still for the time required, which can be anywhere from 30 minutes to several hours depending on the complexity of the design.
Do's and Don't s.
Do store Henna in a cool, dry, dark place.
Do check the ingredients mentioned on Henna hair products as many of them use low quality henna and add chemicals to give the colour.
Don’t use Henna in the area of the eye, your eyebrows, or internally.
Don’t use Henna on newly chemically treated hair; it may cause unplanned hair variations.
Don’t coat the hair with Henna right before getting a perm. Henna can restrain the activity of the perm chemicals and thus, reverse the perm’s results.
For Body Art/ Tattoos henna can give only redish color all other colors contain chemicals
Henna Industries is a manufacturer of hair colour using Henna for hair colouring, professional hair colour, herbal hair colour and hair colour highlights.
Henna Industries Pvt Ltd.
Plot No. 45, Sector 27 A,
Faridabad-121003, Haryana (INDIA)