Dye Hair Coppery Red: Mix henna powder in a bowl with lemon juice to make an applicable paste, let it sit up to 12 hours at room temperature for dye release. Before applying henna, wash and dry hair, apply the henna paste thick into sectioned hair, from root to top evenly. Wrap hair with plastic wrap and allow the paste to sit in hair for 2-3 hours. Rinse out the paste thoroughly from hair.
Dye Hair Brown (one step method): Mix henna powder in a bowl with lemon juice as henna paste, let it sit up to 12 hours at room temperature for dye release. In a separate bowl, mix up the desired amount of indigo powder with salty warm water as indigo paste. Add the just mixed indigo to the henna paste and stir together until well mixed. Immediately apply to dry clean hair. Wrap head in plastic wrap and place a shower cap over the top. Allow to sit on hair for 2-3 hours. Rinse paste from hair.
Dye Hair Black (two steps method): First dying hair with henna paste after henna dye released, let sit for 2 hours, rinse the henna paste out. Then dying with indigo paste after immediately indigo paste mixed, allow to sit on hair for at least 1.5 hours, rinse the indigo paste out. These two steps no need to be done in the same day.
- Do not shampoo the hair right after dying with henna / indigo, as the henna / indigo will need time to oxidize.
- After first time using henna/indigo dye, re-dye hair second time in 1-2 weeks to get deeper and richer in colour.
- Don’t use indigo alone to dye white-gray hair.
- Henna paste can be reused and stored in freezer half year, or in fridge 3-4 weeks.
- Indigo paste can ‘t be reused. Use up all the paste or throw away the leftover.
- Conduct strand or skin test before use.
- Please consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have any medical disorder or pregnancy.
- Keep out of the reach of children.