Ancient Sunrise Henna for Hair
"Ancient Sunrise Henna for Hair" explores the art, science, techniques, and history of using henna, indigo, and cassia to dye hair. This book is a timely update of the previous book, "Henna for Hair" by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, to address the problem of the epidemic of para-phenylenediamine sensitization: the increasingly dangerous and widespread allergy to chemical hair dye.
Separate chapter headings are listed below for your download convenience. Click on each chapter heading cover below to download each PDF file.
Learn about 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.
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.
"Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair"
Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD is
licensed under a
Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
You may share information in this book online as long as you cite the source and post a link to this URL.
You may not use this information on any commercial website or in any commercial publication.
Citation format: Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD.
Sunrise® Henna for Hair" TapDancing Lizard
Accessible also via hennaforhair.com, mehandi.com, and