Natural Way to Color Your Hair Black
These are the questions that the majority of people want answers to. Dyeing of hair is the most common self-care & grooming regime followed by people across age groups. With many environmental challenges leading to premature greying, young people are very conscious of avoiding the use of chemically laden dyes available in the market.
Soapy Twist brings you a natural, ammonia-free way to color your hair black along with imparting abundant nutrients & conditioning for long, lustrous, and bouncy hair.
Let us understand the magical effect of Henna and Indigo in combination on your hair. Additionally, let's explore the best tips on how to use Henna and Indigo Powder to Dye your hair Black.
Henna Powder: A naturally cooling agent, henna powder has been established over centuries as a potent hair dye that offers many haircare benefits. Essentially, it promotes hair growth, fixes damaged hair, and is a deep cleanser and a natural conditioner.
Indigo Powder: It is an organic solution to hair fall, apart from offering a beautiful dark tinge to your hair when used in combination with henna, this powder helps promote hair growth as well as fight dandruff. Furthermore, Indigo enhances the overall quality of your hair apart from preventing it from premature greying.
How to use Henna and indigo to color hair naturally?
Coloring your hair naturally, with organic ingredients that are free from ammonia and all harmful chemicals is a three-day ritual.
Preparation for Day 1
One evening before Day 1
- Infuse 100 grams of Henna Powder in an iron wok (kadhai) forming a paste with either black tea or black coffee. Adding Curd or one egg for extra conditioning is optional.
- For better results add one teaspoon each (5 grams) of organic Amla, Bhringraj, Fenugreek & Hibiscus powders to this paste and mix till all herbs are infused fully.
- Leave it soaked overnight.
In the morning, apply the Henna paste to your hair and leave it on for at least 45 minutes.
Wash your hair with warm water to ensure all henna particles are washed off completely.
- Infuse 100 grams of Indigo powder in a regular vessel (glass, steel) with lukewarm water, and make a thick paste.
- Apply the paste to your hair and leave it on for at least 45 minutes.
- Wash your hair with lukewarm water to ensure all Indigo particles are washed off
Day 3. Wash your hair with a mild, sulfate-free shampoo.
Many people feel that this three-day ritual is a cumbersome one and try to mix the henna and indigo and apply it on the same day.
This however does not give the desired result! Agreeably it is a cumbersome process but one that ensures your crowning glory is not compromised with chemically laden easy-to-use products, that harm your health in the long run.
Furthermore, following this three-day ritual will promote better hair & scalp health ensuring that premature hair fall & greying are reduced considerably.
Disclaimer: This DIY recipe is intended for educational purposes only and not to be used as professional or medical advice. While we strive to ensure the information is accurate, we make no representation of its accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose. Therefore, the user assumes full liability for all decisions made based on this information.