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Natural Hair Colors - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Skon Henna > Natural Hair Colors – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. What is Henna?

Henna is a natural substance. It is prepared from the plant Lawsonia Inermis and requires warm temperatures for its growth. It is not found in regions of heavy rainfall. It is a popular substance as it could be used as a natural dye. Organic henna powder leaves a reddish-brown tint when applied on skin and hair. It is interesting to note that the leaves of the plant might not give any colour. It is only after crushing them that one could see the skin to catch the colour.

Henna powder is used to colour hair and is also extensively used to make beautiful body art in many regions on hands, feet and nails. It also has a strong, sweet-tangy smell which is loved by many.

Read more about Henna’s origin, history, uses, and medicinal properties.

2. Are the Henna Powder and the Natural Colours that we sell organic?

The products that we develop at Skon Henna, without chemicals are organic products like the organic henna powder. Only 100% natural ingredients are used to manufacture those. Our special range of Fast-Acting Henna based Hair Colours are free from all chemicals and have No PPD, No Ammonia and No Barium.

3. How do we apply these colours to hair?

Largely the application process of organic henna powder or natural colours on hair involves mixing the colours with water and applying the paste using a brush or fingers evenly throughout the hair. The paste is then allowed to dry and then washed. We provide complete assistance to explain the application of different products, including the precautions to be taken. For detailed application process, please leave your email in the chat section to your right and we can share the details with you.

4. Can henna powder be used for grey hair?

Yes, our products can be used on all types of hair, including grey hair. The 100% Natural Hair Colours provide 100% grey hair coverage. The shade that the hair colours leave might vary a little, depending on the base colour of the hair.

5. What are Fast Acting Henna Hair Colours?

Fast Acting Hair Colours are a special range of hair colours that provide hair colour instantly and easily. They spread right across the roots of the hair and leave hair soft, easy to manage and also with a pleasing fragrance. These are 100% chemical free, safe to use and without PPD, Ammonia and Barium.

6. Why is PPD, Ammonia harmful for hair?

PPD that is Paraphenylenediamine is a chemical which is commonly used in hair colouring products. The chemical could lead to mild to excessive allergies on skin and is hence its use is discouraged by many.

Just like PPD, Ammonia is also considered to be harmful as it could damage hair cuticles resulting in dry, unhealthy hair. Excessive exposure, specially for those with sensitive skin could also result in skin allergy and irritation for eyes.

7. Can henna powder only add colour to hair?

Henna is meant to be like a natural dye and hence could leave a strong colour. It is prepared from the plant Lawsonia Intermis. The organic henna powder leaves reddish-brown tint and can be applied on hair, skin and even fingernails. In some cultures, its application on hands and feet in intricate designs is considered a must during occasions like weddings. When used on hair, it not only leaves a reddish-brown colour but also nourishes them. The shade of colour that it leaves on hair could vary depending on the base colour of the hair.

8. What is the best quality of henna?

The highest quality of Henna powder is produced when fresh, green leaves are used for the same. They grow in hotter temperatures and good cultivation enhances the colouring strength of henna. Good quality henna will not only leave a rich, lasting colour but will also nourish hair and prevent damage. Organic henna powder is great for hair growth. It is also important to note that being a natural substance, henna is perishable. Hence, it might lose its strength if kept for long, specially if it is stored in open and moist surroundings.

9. What is the difference between pure henna and herbal henna powder?

Pure henna powder is only crushed henna, with no other substance added to it. We at Skon Henna prepare this by procuring the highest quality of henna leaves, allowing them to dry completely, sorting impurities, grinding the leaves, further sieving them and then packaging them to preserve its quality.

Herbal henna powder on the other hand is henna powder, processed with same way and them mixed with other Indian herbs like amla, reetha and more. The addition of this herbs makes the product even more beneficial for hair. Its application not only spreads across the hair and adds colour evenly throughout but also leaves the hair soft, shiny and easy to manage.

10. How to use henna for hair?

The application process of henna on hair is simple and involves mixing the henna powder in water to make a paste. This paste is then applied on clean hair and left to seep in. After sometime it can be washed to see the required results. Care has to be taken to make the paste with the right thickness and leave it for the right time to allow the colour to nourish.

11. From where can I import henna powder?

You can import organic henna powder, herbal henna powder, 100% natural hair colours, henna based 100% low chemical hair colours, fast acting henna based hair colours and Indian herbs from Skon Henna. Skon Henna is a Jaipur, India based manufacturer and exporter of henna and hair color products. We cater to the export requirements of buyers all across the globe. We are well-equipped to process the orders and provide the highest quality of products. We also provide customised packaging options for our buyers as per their brand requirements and guidelines.

SKON HENNA

12. What is Skon Henna?

Skon Henna is an export-house based in Jaipur, Rajasthan in India. We are a respectable business house that have a strong culture and rich values. We are manufacturers and exporters of organic henna powder, natural hair colours and Indian herbs to buyers all across the globe. We maintain a strong research and development team, train our workforce constantly and have stringent work procedures to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of products and value our commitment to our buyers.

13. Are we open to selling and packaging for your brand?

Yes. We package our products as per the brand requirements of our buyers and follow their guidelines to print the packages.

14. Is Skon Henna the manufacturer of the products?

Yes, Skon Henna is the manufacturer of all the products that we sell and export to the buyers.

15. What are the certificates we have for Skon Henna?

Yes, we have the due certificates required for product quality standards and also for exports of these products.

16. Where can I see the prices of the products?

Please send us an email at info@skonhenna.com or fill in our contact form here and we will get in touch with you with further details and the price list.

17. Are these products packed safely for transit?

Just like our entire process of manufacturing, we take care of the product packaging too. The products are packed in double layers aluminium packages such that the inner seal preserves the freshness and the outer foil packaging protects the product from harmful light or damage during transit.

HENNA AND NATURAL HAIR COLOURS

18. What are 100% Natural Hair Colours?

These colours are completely naturals products and are a mix of henna and other herbal products. The are free of all sorts of chemicals, PPD and additives. Because of the richness of the natural ingredients present in these products, they not only add lively colours to your hair but also nourish them to leave them looking healthy, smooth and shiny. These are a popular choice to colour the hair without causing damage. At SkonHenna, we have a wide range of 100% Natural Hair Colours available in colours like Herbal Wine Red, Herbal Soft Black, Herbal Orange, Herbal Light Brown, Indigo, Herbal Brown, Herbal Dark Brown and Herbal Rose Brown.

19. What are the benefits of henna for hair?

Just like most natural products, henna also has multiple benefits for hair. It acts as a natural conditioner for your hair and leaves your hair looking healthy and smooth after application. This is also a reason why many people love applying henna on hair, apart from the rich colour that it leaves. It is also know to keep the ph levels of hair balanced and fight dandruff. Further, it is also known to reduce hair fall.

20. Do natural hair colours permanently colour your hair?

The herbal colours which are made from henna mixed with other herbs could leave colour on hair for about 25-30 days. Then depending on the how one wants to retain the colour, they could be used again to colour the hair. The benefit of using these over high chemical hair dyes is that they do not damage the hair nor leave them rough or brittle.

INDIAN HERBS

21. What are Indian herbs?

Indian herbs are small plants which generally don?t have a strong woody stem. Most of these plants have leaves or flowers that could have rich benefits when used for medical purposes, cooking and also for spiritual purposes in many cultures. These could be used either in their fresh or dried form and are different from spices.

Because India has a rich heritage of following Ayurveda for different medicinal purposes and also because its weather conditions support the growth of many herbs, the herbs grown in India are popular all across the globe. They are exported in large quantities and are used either in their original form or as ingredients for other products. Their use could vary from medicinal purpose for application or oral intake, they could be used on skin and hair. They are also used to produce oils which further have additional uses and benefits.

Skon Henna manufacturers and exports Indian Herbs like Amla, Neem, Brahmi, Reetha, Rose Petals, Indigo Leaves, Multani Mitti, Shikakai, Tulsi, Bhringraj and Arnica in their powder form.

22. How to use Indian herbs?

Indian herbs have varied uses due to the multiple benefits they provide for health, skin and hair. They are used as a natural ingredients in products ranging from shampoos, natural hair colours, skin creams, oil, medicines, edible products and more. Many of them could also directly be used or oral intake or application. However, they should be used only after good knowledge about their use and benefits and some of them might have strong effects and might not be suitable for some people depending on their skin type, food habits or body requirements. In addition, these Indian herbs can also be mixed with the organic henna powder to derive more benefits.

23. Is Amla good for hair?

Amla is an Indian herb and is a round-shaped small fruit. It is the Indian Gooseberry. It has lot of benefits for hair like it adds as a natural conditioner, strengthens the hair and prevents hair loss. It can also be used to fight dandruff and lices. It is rich in Vitamin C and its juice could be used to massage the scalp and hair. It is also used as an ingredient in many hair oils and shampoos.

24. What is Tulsi?

The scientific name for Tulsi is Ocimum Tenuiflorum and is commonly known as the Holy Basil. It is an aromatic herb and apart from its immense benefits for health, it is used for religious purposes for many ceremonies in countries like India. It is used for medicinal purposes and also to make essential oils and tulsi tea. Benefits of Tulsi for hair include curing infection, strengthening of roots, cooling of scalp and prevention of hairfall.

25. Is Neem healthy?

Neem is a herb that is essentially the leaves of the Neem tree. This is considered to have immense benefits for health, especially due to its antifungal properties. These leaves are also consumed directly by many but have a sweet-bitter taste. In countries like India, it is used for cooking too. It not only adds to the flavour in food but its consumption is considered to be healthy, particularly for skin diseases. It is also considered to purify the blood and improve liver function. Many times it is also considered to be good for consumption by diabetic patients as it lowers blood sugar levels.

26. What is Reetha?

Reetha is an Ayurvedic herb and is also known as soap nut or washnut. It is dried and grinded to make the Reetha powder. It has many anti-bacterial and anti-allergic properties and because of this it is commonly found as an ingredient in many hair and skin products. It acts as an excellent hair cleanser in itself and removes dust and impurities from hair. It also further nourishes the hair by preventing hair fall, curing hair infections and fighting dandruff. It also has benefits for skin and health.

27. Is Multani Mitti good for skin?

Multani Mitti, whose scientific name is Bacopa Monnieri is popularly used by many directly on their face, after mixing it with water and sometimes even with rose water and making a paste. It is an easy go-to, home remedy for many women to add shine and softness to their skin. It also absorbs oil and dust from skin, because of which many times people mix it with glycerin before application. It fights acne, pimples and tanning on skin. It also has benefits for hair like acting as a natural cleanser and conditioning the hair.

We offer a variety of pure Indian herbs, check them out here.
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