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Use instructions and products from Ancient Sunrise® to dye your hair with no chemicals!

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Utilice las instrucciones y los productos procedentes de Ancient Sunrise® para teñir su cabello sin productos químicos!

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What are these plants?

Ancient Sunrise® Chapter 5
Plants that Dye Hair


This chapter discusses henna, indigo, and cassia, (lawsonia inermis, indigofera tinctoria, and cassia obovata) and the chemistry of each of these dye plants. Understanding the botany of these plants will help you understand how to get the best results from your henna hair dye.

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What's with the acids?


Ancient Sunrise® Chapter 6
Henna and Acidic Mixes


This chapter discusses the necessary chemistry of mixing henna and cassia with a mildly acidic liquid.  This chapter discusses several sources of fruit acids, and how each has a different effect on henna.

Links to specific topics in this chapter:
Formulate

Ancient Sunrise® Chapter 7
Mixing and Testing your Henna Mix


This chapter discusses the mixing, dye release, formulation, and testing of a wide range of non-chemical permanent colors from henna, indigo, and cassia.  This chapter includes step-by-step instructions to produce the color you want for your hair.

Links to specific topics in this chapter:
apply

Ancient Sunrise® Chapter 8
How to Henna Your Hair


This chapter has step-by-step instructions for first time users dyeing hair blonde, red, brunette or black with henna indigo, and cassia

Links to specific topics in this chapter:
roots

Ancient Sunrise® Chapter 9
Gray Hair and 'Doing Your Roots'


This chapter has step-by-step instructions for maintaining your gray roots as they grow in; dyeing them red, brunette, or black.

Links to specific topics in this chapter:
Troubleshoot

Ancient Sunrise® Chapter 12
Troubleshooting


This chapter provides answers to the most frequent questions from people who henna their hair; these include problems with hard water, slight adjustments in color, getting complete and permanent color, and the occasional surprise.

Links to specific topics in this chapter:
  • Why Are My Cassia and Henna Turning Brownish, or Worse? (hard water problems)
  • Henna and You
    • I Itch
    • Why Is My Urine Green the Morning After Applying Henna? (harmless but startling)
    • I Don’t Have Enough Time
    • My Hair Feels Dry After Henna
    • I Have a Headache
  • Troubleshooting Paste and Application
    • I Missed a Spot.
    • I Want to Slightly Change My Hair Color
    • My Roots didn’t Take Up Enough Color
    • I Mixed My Paste and it’s Too Tunny
    • I Mixed My Paste and It Is Too Thick
    • I Mixed My Henna, Got Interrupted, and Forgot About It
  • Understanding the Nature of Henna
    • My Hair Smells Like a Wet Dog
    • Indigo Turned My Hair Green
    • My hennaed hair is getting too dark
    • I Just Hennaed My Hair and It Is Too Orange
    • I Don’t Know What I Have
    • I Made a Mess
    • I Mixed My Indigo, Got Interrupted, and Forgot About It
    • My Forehead and Ears are Orange
    • My Hands are Orange 
    • I Hate This, I Want My Chemicals Back
Dye your naturally light or gray hair vibrant red with low or medium lawsone content henna.  Dye your naturally light or gray hair auburn with high dye lawsone content henna.  The general instructions for dyeing your hair red or auburn with Ancient Sunrise® henna and all Ancient Sunrise® Red and Auburn kits are the same.  

Click HERE for red and auburn hair dye instructions!


red
Tiñe naturalmente tu cabello claro o gris/canoso de un color Rojo Vibrante con henna de bajo o medio contenido de lawsone .

Tiñe naturalmente tu cabello claro o gris/canoso de color Castaño Rojizo con henna de alto contenido de lawsone.

Haz click AQUÍ para instrucciones de cómo teñir su cabello Rojo o Castaño Rojizo!

Las instrucciones generales para teñirse el cabello de color Rojo o Castaño Rojizo con Ancient Sunrise henna ® son las mismas que para todas las cajas /kits de Ancient Sunrise ® Rojo y  Castaño Rojizo.

Dye your hair brunette colors by mixing henna and indigo. Different colors come from different proportions of henna and indigo. The general instructions for dyeing your hair any shade of brunette Ancient Sunrise® henna and indigo and all Ancient Sunrise® Medium Brunette and Dark Brunette kits are the same. 

Click HERE for dark and light brunette hair dye instructions!

Dark brunette
Tiñe tu cabello de color castaño mezclando la henna y el índigo. Diferentes colores de claro a oscuro saldrán como resultado de diferentes proporciones de henna e índigo.

Haz click AQUÍ para instrucciones de cómo teñir su cabello de Castaño Oscuro o Castaño Claro!

Las instrucciones generales para teñirse el cabello de cualquier color Castaño con Ancient Sunrise® henna  o índigo son las mismas que para todas las cajas /kits de Ancient Sunrise® Castaño Mediano y Castaño Oscuro.



Dye your hair black by applying indigo over henna.  Click HERE for black hair dye instructions!
The general instructions for dyeing your hair black with Ancient Sunrise® henna and indigo and all Ancient Sunrise® Black kits are the same.

black

Tiñe tu cabello de Color Negro aplicando el indigo sobre la Henna. 

Haz click AQUI para instrucciones de cómo teñirse el cabello Negro!

Las instrucciones generales para teñirse el cabello de color Negro con Ancient Sunrise henna ® o índigo son las mismas que para la caja /kit de Ancient Sunrise®  Negro.
Dye your drab blonde or graying blonde hair a fresh golden color with cassia. Add a little henna for strawberry blonde and light copper red. Click HERE for blonde and strawberry blonde instructions!

The general instructions for conditioning or dyeing your hair blonde with Ancient Sunrise® cassia and henna, and the Ancient Sunrise® Blonde kit are the same.

blonde

 Tiñe tu cabello rubio o gris monótono color dorado fresco con Cassia. Añade un poco de henna para un color rubio fresa o rojo cobre claro.

Haz click AQUI para instrucciones de cómo teñirse el cabello rubio o rojo fresa!

Las instrucciones generales para teñirse el cabello de color Rubio con Ancient Sunrise ® cassia y henna son las mismas que para la caja /kit de Ancient Sunrise®  Rubio.
Watch a 'how to' video and learn to do your own roots,
"How I take my Hair from Gray to Gorgeous with Henna"  

Deb Brommer will show you how to do your roots.  Deb works in our customer service department and she'll help make your hair look its best. Call now!  We're here to help you be beautiful!

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