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Henna for African Hair

Discontinued <br>Ancient Sunrise <br> Henna for African Hair


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The Henna for African Hair is now Discontinued. We recommend using our NEW Ancient Sunrise Rarity Henna. Click Here

Ancient Sunrise® Henna for African Hair is our best henna for all of the variants of natural and relaxed hair. The fine sift of this henna is easy to work into and rinse out of fragile hair.

Ancient Sunrise® Henna for African Hair creates shimmering red highlights on brunette or black hair but can not actually dye dark hair red. This henna can be used before or after relaxing; it will repair the damage from relaxers and other chemical treatments. Repeated applications of Ancient Sunrise® Henna for African Hair will slightly, gradually relax natural curls.

If you are allergic to chemical hair dye, or have been advised by your physician to not use chemical hair dye to dye your hair, you should be able to use Ancient Sunrise® Henna for African Hair and other Ancient Sunrise® products safely. We have tested all Ancient Sunrise® hennas through an independent certified laboratory to insure that they have NO lead, NO PPD, NO contaminants, adulterants or pesticide residue.

Ancient Sunrise® Henna for African Hair is independently certified 2.0% lawsone content.

Recommended amounts:
  • 100g will dye and condition short hair.
  • 200g will dye and condition collar length straight hair.
  • 300g will dye andcondition shoulder length straight hair.
  • 500g will dye and condition waist length hair.
  • Locs may take up 25% more henna paste.

Store henna in a cool, dark, place. You may refrigerate or freeze henna. Henna quality may deteriorate at high temperatures.

More information and free e-book

The links below connect to chapters of the free e-book Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair, a book researched and written by Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD, a researcher who focused her graduate and doctoral work on henna. Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair is meant to help people understand how to dye their hair without chemicals, to protect their own health and the health of the planet they live on, to correct the misconceptions that have lead to chemical hair dye industry replacing henna, and to dispel the abundant misinformation about henna.

You can download these selected chapters or download the entire book free of charge at http://www.hennaforhair.com/freebooks/

Ancient Sunrise Chapter 5
Plants that Dye Hair

Learn more about henna, indigo, and cassia 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.
Ancient Sunrise Chapter 6
Henna and Acidic Mixes

Learn the necessary chemistry of mixing henna and cassia with a mildly acidic liquid. Learn about the different fruit acids and and how each has a different effect on henna.

Ancient Sunrise Chapter 7
Mixing and Testing your Henna

Learn about 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 Chapter 11
Henna for Relaxed and Natural Hair

Here are your step-by-step instructions for using henna, cassia, and indigo to dye relaxed hair, natural hair, and locs.
Ancient Sunrise Chapter 9
Gray Hair and 'Doing Your Roots'

Here are step-by-step instructions for maintaining your gray roots as they grow in; dyeing them brunette, or black with henna and indigo.

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