April-May 2022 Newsletter
Mehandi.com & Ancient Sunrise MonthlyDecember-January 2022
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Catherine's Curiosities - Articles on henna and hair by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD
This month, we continue our presentation of each of the chapters of "Ancient Sunrise Henna for Hair" by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD, a free, downloadable e-book about how and why to use henna as an alternative to commercial chemical hair dyes.
Ancient Sunrise Henna for Hair Book Chapter 3: Compound henna
Henna, lawsonia inermis, has ONE translucent dye color, rusty red-orange, based on the lawsone molecule precursors naturally produced in the henna leaf. The commercially available henna hair dyes that come in “colors,” such as black, brunette, chestnut, blonde, and so on, are compound hennas. These products have additives to change the color of henna. The additives may be other plants, toxic metallic salts, chemical dyes, ingredients that have quasi-spiritual claims, and para-phenylenediamine to create a range of colors.
Read more: http://www.tapdancinglizard.com/AS_henna_for_hair/3_compound_henna.pdf
Tips and Techniques
For Earth Day, we used Becoming Moonlight products to transform Michelle, our inventory supervisor, into an Earth goddess.
View the video: https://vimeo.com/264267548
You can see the result here: https://www.mehandi.com/article-a/396.htm
From our blogs
“Okay Google…search ‘eyebrow henna.'”
A robotic voice replies, “Here are the results from the search.”
My thumb swipes upwards in a circular motion as I scroll through hundreds of results and several services offering “henna” for eyebrows. The biggest disappointment is that none of the results show pure henna.
Read more: https://www.ancientsunrise.blog/eyebrow-henna/
Henna is Not Black: Stopping the Illegal Use of Para-phenylenediamine (PPD) on Skin
It happens every summer. As soon as school lets out and families go on vacation, a handful of news reports go viral about a vacationer getting a “black henna” tattoo and ending up in the hospital. Too often, they are children. Severe reactions to “black henna” can result in painful, weeping blisters, permanent scarring, and a multitude of other symptoms. In some cases, a reaction may be life-threatening.
Read more: http://www.becomingmoonlight.blog/2018/06/12/henna-is-not-black/
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