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Lustrous Henna, natural dyes, chemical dyes and more natural hair coloring information?
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Check out a few frequently asked questions below:
A: See Mechanism of Hair Dying
Most of the chemical dyes contain bleaching agents, such as ammonia and or peroxide which damage the outer most layer and create capillaries in the hair shaft to deposit hair dye inside. The next application again does the same to hair shaft. Resulting in: loss of strength, causes roughness over time, gradually damage hair and scalp permanently.
Natural dyes for hair coloring such as, Lustrous Henna®, colors hair by coating the hair shaft. Lustrous Henna provides thickness to hair and stay stick as semi-permanent color. The next application again does the same and results in an increase in strength and shine to hair. The herbs from Lustrous Henna® provide nourishment to the scalp, keeping it healthy.
2. Q: What is PPD?
A: Para-Phenylenediamine - PPD (a coal tar derivative) is a main coloring agent in most of chemical hair
dyes. This coal tar derivative is also used with other names in chemical dyes.
3. Q: What are the allergic reactions PPD can cause?
A: Allergic reaction caused by PPD hair dye in mild cases usually involves dermatitis to the upper eyelids or the rims of the ears. In more severe cases there may be marked reddening, swelling and blistering of the scalp and the face. The eyelids may close completely and allergic contact dermatitis reaction becomes widespread.
4. Q: How much Lustrous Henna® do I need for one application?
5. Q: How does Lustrous Henna® differ from regular plain Henna?
A: Regular henna is just grounded powder of leaves from plant of Lasonia Inermis which give only one
color. Lustrous Henna® differs in many ways. See Lustrous Henna® vs Plain Henna for detail.
6. Q: How long Lustrous Henna® lasts?
A: 3-4 weeks the color will fade. But the best part is since Lustrous Henna® fades gradually, does not
show ugly distinctive color difference with growth as with a chemical dye. Depending on the type of hair and how many times a person shampoos, with most people, it fades away in 6-12 weeks.
7. Q: Can I see actual color on my hair immediately after the application?
A: You will see the color, but the actual color will appear in 24 to 48 hours. As the color gets darker within this time period the actual coverage is established after this period. However, the color you get immediately after the application, still be admired by most people, as it is attractive enough to catch attention of people around you.
8. Q: I have lot of gray hair, will I be able to cover gray?
A: Gray hair is usually coarser and dryer then the other type of hair, as they tend to lose the natural
oils. Up to 20% gray can be covered easier by the semi-permanent dye as Lustrous Henna® in any shade. People with more than 20% gray may require two or three applications to get a desired shade. Once you achieve the desired shade, it is normally easy to maintain afterwards.
9. Q: My hair is dry; will Lustrous Henna® work on my hair?
A: Lustrous Henna® not only color hair but its conditioning properties help brings body, life and vibrancy to dry damaged hair. Lustrous Henna enriches hair with its essential oil, giving hair natural radiance.
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