May-June 2020 Newsletter & Ancient Sunrise Monthly
May - June 2020

Catherine's Curiosities - Articles on henna and hair by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD

TapDancing Lizard Publications - "Burqa: Garment as Signifier" free EBook
Our reactions to wearing a mask and staying at home during the pandemic of Covid-19 are rooted in our perspectives on cultures which use henna. Read 'Burqa; Garment as Signifier' to learn more.
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Tips and Techniques

Conditioning with Ancient Sunrise "Clarity" Cassia
Cassia is an excellent herbal conditioner for your hair. This video shows how to use it.
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From our blogs

How to Prepare Your Hair Before Using Henna
People frequently ask what they should or should not do to their hair before applying henna. Does hair need to be clean, or left unwashed? Can it have conditioner on it? Should it be wet or dry? As henna works differently from conventional hair dyes and treatments, these questions are valid. This article will explain the best ways to prepare your hair for your henna treatment to obtain the best results.
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“White Henna” and Becoming Moonlight® Gilding Paste
You may have seen images of beautiful henna-style body art done in white, silver, gold, or other colors. This technique is often referred to as “white henna,” and has gained popularity in both regions where henna is traditionally used, and in western societies. “White henna” is an interesting new twist on traditional henna. It’s great for formal looks in weddings or events, as well as casual summertime adornment.
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