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Surya Henna Best for Women with Greyer Hair

Surya Henna Best for Women with Greyer Hair

Hair Care, Hair Color
After having read all the previous reviews about the experiences women had with Surya henna cream, and noticing some gaps in the feedback, I was prompted to tell about my experience with the product in the dark brown color. I am a 50 year old Caucasian woman with long brown hair (angled, slightly layered, ending on my back near top of bra closure) which, left undyed, is about 15% brownish grey plus 15% really grey in the layer under my hair. As I've aged and neared menopause, my formerly thick straight shiny hair has become frizzy and coarse especially in those grey areas. Furthermore, left undyed, the only thing that keeps my hair shiny, frizz-free, and less grey looking, is the use of a straightening iron, so that it does not look so "way out there" thick (like Gilda Radner's hair...

Natural Henna for hair coloring – Body Art Quality

Hair Color
20 Hours post Henna I have been planning to do Henna for some time now and this week I finally did it. I have been having increasingly worse reactions to commercial hair color (severe scalp itch, even sores) and I know that is a bad omen as it only gets worse and sensitizes you to even more things. I read a lot of posts and reviews of natural henna - body art henna, not the stuff that is sold as hair color in a variety of different shades* - before I made a purchase. I am thrilled with the results. It wasn't nearly as hard to do as some of the warnings I had read and the results were perfect. No itchy scalp and wonderful shiny color. My color was also applied over recently colored hair, with no problems. If my hair were a lighter shade to start with, the color wou...

Tints of Nature : Safer More Natural Hair Color

Hair Color
This time I tried Tints Of Nature Permanent Hair Color. I last reviewed EcoColors and it is a product that works well for me but I know from past experience that it is only a matter of time before I start experiencing problems. When itching and burning start upon application I know it is time to move on. I don't quite understand it but I can use some products for quite a while before I have any problems. This time I am preparing myself in advance. I want to find something to use when my present product becomes a problem. Possibly for me alternating products will make a difference too. It's not easy finding products with my requirements: Low chemicals especially ppd's. No ammonia. No parabens. No animal testing I discovered Tints of Nature and it fits my needs plus...

Light Mountain Hair Color (Henna) – Medium Brown

Hair Color
I decided to try a natural product after many years of experiencing burning & itching of the scalp that I suspected was because of hair dye. Upon researching hair dyes and learning about their toxicity and dangers of PPD, I opted to try Light Mountain. The box indicates that the color will last 4-6 weeks, so I consider it permanent color, although it is strictly 100% Henna with no chemicals whatsoever. Light mountain was easy to use. It smells like hay/fertilizer, but not as near bad as the chemical smells from other hair dyes. It is a 2 step process. First step is to cover damp hair with the light brown henna for 5-15 minutes. This was very easy and not messy at all. Rinse out, and then for Step 2, you apply the indigo (greenish) henna, use intermittent heat, and chec...