Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair Kits: Black is different from other henna for hair kits!
kit contains a 100g package of body art quality henna and a 100g package of indigo (a total of 200g).
- This kit contains 100%
pure laboratory tested body art quality henna and natural indigo. Learn why body art quality henna is
different, and why it is important to you here: www.bodyartquality.com
This kit will dye chin-length hair a beautiful black. If your hair
is longer than chin length, you will need one kit for every three inches of hair length.
How much should you use?
- 100g each of henna and indigo will do your roots.
- 100g each of henna and indigo will dye short hair.
- 200g each of henna and indigo will dye collar length straight hair (two kits)
- 300g each of henna and indigo will dye shoulder length straight hair (three kits)
- 500g each of henna and indigo will dye waist length hair (five kits)
Brunette hair dyed black with henna and indigoYou
can safely dye your hair a beautiful, true black with henna and indigo
The results of this kit will vary according to the natural color of your hair.
- This is a two-step process: first you dye your hair with henna, and
then you dye over that with indigo.
- You can do it all on one day,
or you can do the henna on one day and the indigo on the next day.
This dye is permanent. It will not wash out. Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair
kits strengthen hair and make it heavy, silky and glossy.
- If your hair is blonde, dark
blonde, red, brunette, brunette, dark brunette, gray or white, this kit
will dye your hair black.
- If your hair is very light or dye
resistant, or very damaged from chemicals, you may need more than one
application to get true black.
- Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair kit will dye gray and white hair
black when used according to instructions.
- Test first!
Doctors often recommend that patients stop using chemical dyes to dye their
product will not “coat” your hair, nor will it make hair brittle,
because this product has no metallic salts, synthetic dyes or unlisted
- This kit contains only pure body art quality henna
- You can use this henna kit to dye over synthetically
dyed hair, but please test first! Results may be unpredictable.
- The results of bleaching or highlighting indigo are very unpredictable. Please test first!
If you are allergic to synthetic hair dye, you
should have no allergic reaction to henna and indigo
- Henna and indigo are plants that are generally considered very safe to use on hair.
- Henna and indigo are generally considered safe for women who are pregnant or nursing.
- Henna and indigo are generally considered safe for cancer survivors.
- Henna and indigo are generally considered safe for people who are allergic to chemical hair dye.
- It’s always best to consult your physician if you have any questions
about your health.
- This kit has absolutely no synthetic dyes or synthetic chemicals of any kind. This kit only has natural plant powders.
- Please test first
on an inconspicuous bit of skin to be certain you are not allergic to henna and indigo.
- Henna and indigo will stain
- Allergic reactions to henna and indigo include intense itching, beginning within three hours of application.
- If you find you are allergic to henna or indigo, please do
not use this product!
Please read the instructions
inside this box!
instructions for Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair kits are different
from other kits because the ingredients are different.
Before you begin:If you have never used an Ancient™ Henna for
Hair kit before, test first!
is a two part process: first you dye your hair with henna, then you dye
your hair with indigo. Indigo over henna creates black.
- Confused? Ask questions on the forum at http://www.hennaforhair.com for more information. You'll get answers FAST!
- Call the Help Desk for more information: Phone 330-673-0600 (USA)
- If our phones are busy, email email@example.com, tell us your phone number, and we'll call you!
Mix your henna the day before you dye your hair for best
- Harvest some of your hair from your
hairbrush, use a little of your henna and indigo according to
- Smear the hair thickly with the henna paste, make sure all the hair is completely coated, wrap it in
plastic, and let it sit for several hours.
- Rinse, and pat dry.
- Smear the hair thickly with indigo paste, wrap it in plastic and let it sit for one hour.
- Rinse, and pat dry. See if it came out the way you want.
- If it has a green tone, don't panic. That's from the indigo, it will oxidize to black in one day.
- If you need help getting the results you want, ask
questions on the forum at www.hennaforhair.com. People there have
had lots of experience with henna for hair, and they’ll be glad to help
- This will help the henna stain your hair a darker color, and
the color will not fade or wash out.
- You will mix the indigo just before you're ready to use it, not the day before.
Dyeing your hair black with henna and indigo is a two step process.
First you dye your hair with henna. Then you dye your hair with indigo.
Indigo over henna dyes your hair black.
Instructions, Step One: Dyeing with Henna
the henna powder in a glass, plastic or ceramic bowl with dilute lemon juice,
orange juice, or some other mildly acidic liquid.
- Mix enough
liquid into the henna to make a paste as thick as mashed potatoes.
- Cover the henna paste with plastic wrap and let it rest overnight at
- When you are ready to apply the henna, stir in some
more liquid until the paste is as thick as yogurt.
mix henna with coffee. Your hair will smell bad, and you'll get
the jitters. Coffee will NOT make your henna darker!
- Don't add eggs or oil to henna. That will hinder the stain.
- Don't mix henna with wine or vinegar. That will make the henna smell terrible.
- Work the paste into the
- Coat every hair thickly by stroking the paste into the hair
with your fingers.
- Gradually work your way to your forehead, one
section at a time.
- Use the piping bag to apply paste to those
“hard to get to” spots, or to do your roots!
When all your hair
is thickly coated with the henna, clean the paste off your forehead,
ears, and neck, and wrap up your hair in plastic wrap. Leave the
mix in your hair for two hours or more. The longer you leave
henna in your hair, the deeper the stain. Then, rinse the paste
out of your hair and shampoo.Instructions, Step Two: Indigo over Henna
you have washed the henna out and towel dried your hair, dye again with
indigo. Mix indigo with enough water to make a paste as thick as yogurt. Stir out all the lumps.
Apply the indigo paste right
down to the scalp, section after section, as if you are frosting a
- Section your hair into ¼ inch sections, and get ready to dye
your hair again.
- Mix the indigo powder with water in a bowl. Mix
enough water into the indigo to make a paste is as thick as yogurt.
- Use the indigo mix immediately! Do not let the indigo paste sit for more than a few minutes!
- You must work the paste into the hair.
- Coat every
hair thickly by stroking the paste into the hair with your
- Use the piping bag to apply paste to those “hard to get
to” spots, or to do your roots!
- Wear gloves! Indigo will stain
you find the indigo paste is difficult to work with, add a little
instant vanilla pudding mix powder. That will improve the
hair has been dyed red with henna, washed, shampooed and dried, section
the hair and apply indigo paste. Begin at the nape of the neck,
and work forward, one setion at a time. When all the hair is
thickly coated with indigo, wrap up hair in plastic, and leave it one
hour. When hair is dyed with indigo, rinse and shampoo the paste
out of the hair. In these pictures, you can see that henna and indigo dyed perfectly over hair with previous synthetic black dye.When all your hair is thickly coated with the
indigo, clean the paste off your forehead, ears, and neck
- Wrap up
your hair in plastic wrap.
- Leave the mixture in your hair for one
hour. Wipe away any drips that trickle out.
- After one hour, wash the mix out of your hair and
shampoo. In two days, the stain will mature to perfect black.
- If your roots seem a bit reddish, go over them with more indigo paste.
If you have henna paste left over, put it in the piping bag and put it in the freezer
You can apply henna and indigo as often as you want. Henna is GOOD for your hair! Every time you apply henna and indigo, your hair will take up more color
- Henna paste will stay fresh in the freezer for a year. Thaw it, and its ready to use!
- Use leftover henna paste to touch up any spots you missed.
- Use leftover henna paste to go over your roots as they grow in.
- DO NOT put leftover indigo paste in the freezer. It will lose its power to stain.
- When you want to touch up your roots, mix up some fresh indigo paste.
Some people love the smell of henna and indigo. Some people hate the smell of henna and indigo.
your hair is as dark as you want, just do roots whenever they
begin to show. Remember, gray hair grows faster than pigmented
hair! White roots show up fast! Touch up your roots as
often as you like. Henna and indigo won't hurt you.
Some people think henna and indigo makes their hair feel dry.
you hate the smell of henna, add a spoonful of powdered ginger and
cardamom to your mix. Your hair will be pleasantly fragrant!
- Wash your hair a few times and condition once. Your hair will settle down to feeling very silky.
Our help desk phone number is 330-673-0600 or toll free 855-MEHANDI
- People often need to change their shampoo and conditioner with henna and indigo: they can usually go without conditioner.
- If your hair didn't come out the way you hoped, ask for advice on the hennaforhair.com forum.
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