The red colored henna is recommended for people who are looking at adding a subtle hint of red to their dark brown hair. Additionally, people who want their hair to look naturally red from top to bottom can use this. This is also useful for people who don’t mind the red color and are also looking at covering the greys. The red colored henna is made from the using the leaves from the Lawsonia inermis tree.
The leaves from the Lawsonia inermis tree are dried and then powdered before they can be used. The henna that is then made has a green color, however, when applied on the hair it gives a warm reddish-brown color. Here an ingredient, named lawsone, acts as the active coloring agent. The red color of the henna is the natural shade of the Lawsonia inermis tree, which can then be modified using different natural
Benefits of Henna:
Henna is a natural product and there is no specific procedure that needs to be followed with regards to the application. Other being used to color the hair, henna is used as a natural conditioner in India as well as out of India. The henna application is known for multiple benefits,
Henna application is known to cool the scalp. When henna is used with products containing antimicrobial properties, it can help improve the health of the scalp and also help in fighting off conditions like dandruff.
Henna is also used as an ingredient for balancing or controlling the oil production by the scalp and help further in maintaining the pH of the scalp. Henna is known to be an active ingredient in helping unclog hair follicles, removing excess oil in the hair and also helps in restoring the natural running of the sebaceous glands on the scalp.
Due to the removal of excess oil and unclogging of follicles through the application of henna, hair fall is reduced and healthy growth of hair is further enhanced.
When the pH levels of the hair scalp are maintained, they further ensure that the hair cuticles are sealed. Sealing of the hair cuticles makes the hair more lustrous and also improves the elasticity of the hair.
Due to the benefits of Henna, it is recommended that the henna pack be used once every month. The regular use of henna pack not only ensures that your hair colored and the grays covered, but it also helps boost the health of the scalp and promotes hair growth. If you just want to use henna for its advantages and not for the color, then its recommended that the henna pack is not left overnight.
In addition to all these benefits, there are other indirect advantages of using henna. It is known to help regulate blood pressure and also uses to bring down the body temperature of the body in case of fever and is further known to be a headache reliever. There are many other benefits when it comes to the uses of henna. The use of henna can prove to be extremely beneficial for the mind, hair, and body.