Henna is an alternative that is used for tinting your hair.
Chemical-based colorings are believed to be unhealthy and proven to be hazardous. Being natural, Henna does not contain any harmful chemicals. It is a safe and non-toxic choice that can give the same satisfying results. All that is needed to use Henna is hot water, no ammonia or peroxide is used to activate the coloring process. The shade of Henna is brought out through your hair while it brightens your natural hair colour.
Leaves of different plants are used to make Henna hair color. It can be found in health food stores and some beauty supply stores. The Lawsonia leaf produces a red colour and the Indigoferae leaf produces dark shades. The Cassia auriculata is neutral and is for conditioning. The three of these shades can be combined in many ways to generate many different colours.
There are many advantages to using Henna. It prevents hair loss, makes hair stronger, quality conditioner, eco-friendly, has a beautiful fragrance, ammonia free, for both men and women and improves the natural look.
Even with so many advantages, there are also some drawbacks and disadvantages to using Henna. It cannot always be found locally, shades are all warm-based and this is not always best for all hair colours, liquid henna can be messy, it has a longer wait time and it is harder to get back to regular hair colour after using it.