December-January 2024 Newsletter & Ancient Sunrise Monthly

December-January 2024

Catherine's Curiosities - Articles on henna and hair by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD
Henna for Christmas Mass in Sicily, 1184
Ibn Jubayr spent some winter weeks in Palermo on his return from his pilgrimage to Mecca in1184. He observed Sicilian women going Christmas mass at the Church of St. Mary of theAdmirals, La Martorana:

“The Christian women's dress in this city is the dress of Muslims; they are eloquentspeakers of Arabic and cover themselves with veils. They go out at this aforementionedfestival clothed in golden silk, covered in shining wraps, colorful veils and with lightgilded sandals. They appear at their churches bearing all the finery of Muslim women intheir attire, henna and perfume."
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Real People, Real Henna
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"Paula H." adds red to her naturally blond hair
My natural hair color is a strawberry blonde, but have been experimenting with different colors for several years trying to find a color that was me. I was disappointed in over-the-counter hair dyes because they just didn't last and I was also becoming concerned about the effects all those chemicals they contain may have. So during a search I found this site, read other's mixes and results and thought I'd give it a try.
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An at Home Spa Day While Using Henna Hair Color
Incorporating an at-home spa day into my self-care routine has been a wonderful addition, especially when I’m applying henna to my hair. I’ve embraced a more natural lifestyle, focusing on a healthier diet, regular walks, and using all-natural face and body products like Ancient Sunrise henna hair color.
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