Henna has been around for thousands of years and the use of henna to decorate the body originates from the Middle East and India. Today it is very popular around the world as a temporary tattoo but can even be used to dye the hair.
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Henna has always been interesting to me but it’s not surprising that plants can be used for dye. Plants were the first dye material but dying our hair with is isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind. This was not only my first time using any sort of henna but also my first time dying my hair!
I’ve wanted to dye my hair for some time now but didn’t want to use the harsh chemicals that are involved in dying hair. It can also be pretty expensive to go to a salon to get your hair done. I also didn’t want to try at home permanent hair dye since I’ve never dyed it before. I kind of act like I don’t care too much about my hair and to a point, I don’t, but the health of my hair is more important to me than how it looks. What drew me to henna was the fact that it is made from plants and can actually help repair your hair.Continue reading →