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Henna For Natural Hair

What Is Henna?

Henna is a flowery plant that is dried and made into a powder. The natural color of real henna is green.

Easy Tips On How To Apply Henna To Your Hair
  • Make sure you first choose the color of henna you want. There are different shades available, examples are red, brown and black.
  • Pour the quantity of henna into a non metal bowl and add hot water until the mixture is creamy and smooth.
  • Stir in the mixture with a non metal spoon, a spatula works really well.
  • Add some conditioner into the mixture so that your hair doesn’t get dry. It also softens the hair.
  • Let the henna mixture sit for a few hours before use. You can also store it in the fridge overnight for a full dye release and apply to hair the next day.
  • Spread the henna to clean hair and cover with a disposable plastic cap or wrap. This will hold in the heat, moisture and help the henna penetrate through the hair strands.
  • Leave henna in your hair for a few hours (leave it overnight for more intense color) then wash thoroughly.
  • The color will gradually slowly fade away with time.

TIP:  Use a dark colored towel because henna will drip and it will stain your clothing and everything else in comes in contact with

To learn more Watch the video below from safiya D on youTube on her first henna experience.

Things to know about henna treatments
  • It makes your hair healthier, stronger, and shinier and gives your hair a natural color or tint.
  • Henna does not act as a moisturizer so you have to do a moisturizing deep conditioner afterwards to give your hair some moisture.
  • It can sometimes loosen the natural curl pattern.
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