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Shahnaz Husain, prominent beauty expert &CMD of Shahnaz Husain Group says “Henna may be applied once a week. It may have a drying effect on dry hair. However, oil can be added to the henna to counteract dryness. Eggs can also help to prevent dryness and nourish the hair.”

Natural and organic dye can help you to get the desired result and shade without any use of chemicals. We all prefer and are interested in natural products that do not cause damage to our hair, health and environment. If we are talking about natural dye then how can we forget “Henna”? Henna is something which is being used for hair care in India since ancient times. It is one of the most amazing natural elixirs for all hair care problems.

Well, you can have a look on below mentioned points to know the goodness of henna and how it conditions and benefits your hair;

  • Henna is very well known natural nourishing conditioner for your hair. It acts as a boon and adds volume to your hair and helps them to shine naturally. It helps to protect them from further damage by forming a protective layer on it.
  • It maximizes hair growth and minimizes hair fall, dandruff and other scalp related issues. We can use it for coloring our hair as it does not contain any chemical so it gives a deep reddish color without any side effect.
  • Unlike chemical-based products Henna supports to balance the natural acid-alkaline on your scalp and cleanses dirt from it without altering the natural balance. It prevents your hair from getting gray and makes them healthy and lustrous.

Some beneficial Henna hair packs-

For long hair

Henna can be used for different purposes. As we all have different hair texture and color so    Ingredients may be the same but results may vary on different individuals. There are various natural ingredients that can be added to henna depending on your requirement and hair texture for desired result. Below mentioned hair pack is beneficial for people; desire to have long hair;

  • Henna powder
  • lemon
  • cold water
  • Gooseberry, popularly known as Amla
  • Oils such as olive oil cinnamon, ginger or lavender
  • Yogurt, eggs.

Mix all above ingredients and make a paste-like consistency and Leave this mixture aside for some time. Apply it over the scalp with the help of a brush. Let the mixture dry for 40-45 minutes. Wash off your hair without using shampoo. This pack gets you long and shinny hair.

For dandruff

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi– about one tsp)
  • mustard oil
  • Few leaves of henna

 Take water in bowl add fenugreek seeds and let them soak overnight. Grind soaked seeds in next morning. Heat mustered oil with few henna leaves and let it cool for some time. After cooling the oil, strain it to get rid of rough particles. Now add the ground methi paste in the oil and massage on your scalp with your finger tips and leave it for a good 30-35 minutes then wash your hair. Using it once in a week can get you good results.

For hair fall

  • Mustard oil
  • Henna leaves
  • One tsp of lemon juice or fresh yoghurt

Use mustard oil and henna leaves mixture as mentioned above. Add 1 tsp lemon juice or fresh yoghurt instead of methi (fenugreek seeds). Apply this mixture on your scalps and massage gently for 10-15 minutes. Let it stay there for 30 minutes and then wash your hair.

Henna is chemical-free and safe for hair. It not only covers your gray hair but also penetrates deep inside the roots and conditions then from inside out and gets you lustrous hair.


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