Mehndi is considered to be the most miraculous to darken white hair. The natural color produced in henna is very beneficial in darkening the hair. Mehndi does not harm the hair like artificial and chemical rich color or dye in the hair. Rather it helps the hair to overcome many problems.

Many people must have seen coloring white hair with henna. Mehndi is the first choice of people for coloring hair. Mehndi not only whitens the black hair but also plays a very important role in making it beautiful and good group.

Henna is actually a plant, and the origins of it lie in ancient Egypt, even though Indian cultures are where it found prominence. Do you know that Cleopatra too used henna? Yes, even before it became an intricate part of festivals and traditions as a beautiful means to adorn the body with designs, henna was a part of the Egyptian queen’s beauty regime.

Henna has cultural importance too. It is known to bring wealth and good luck and is also known to have protection against the evil eye. Henna, the plant, grows on deep sandy soil and requires an average temperature ranging between 35 and 45 degrees celsius to grow to its full potential.

 

Henna’s natural colour is orange, and it oxidises into a deeper reddish brown. Often, it is mixed with tea water and other such ingredients to give a deeper natural tint to hair, whether original or grey.

Henna has cultural importance too. It is known to bring wealth and good luck and is also known to have protection against the evil eye. Henna, the plant, grows on deep sandy soil and requires an average temperature ranging between 35 and 45 degrees celsius to grow to its full potential.

 

So let’s know which things are mixed in henna and applied to the hair, so it helps to make white hair effectively black and shiny?

Apply egg and lemon in henna

Egg is very beneficial for hair, while lemon is rich in Vitamin C. The combination of henna, egg and lemon is very beneficial in darkening the hair. All you need is to mix 2-3 spoons of henna with 1 egg white and 2-3 spoons of lemon juice and water as needed. Make a paste and apply it on the hair and leave it for 4-5 hours. Wash off after that. Apply 2-3 times a week.

 

Apply oil mixed with henna

In henna, if you apply henna mixed with mustard, coconut oil or castor oil in the hair, then it helps in darkening the hair quickly. Mix 2-3 spoons of henna powder in 50ml oil in your oil and heat it in an iron vessel like a pan. Heat it till the mixture turns black. Let it cool down and store it in a glass vial. Leave it on your hair for at least 4 hours before bath or overnight. Then wash the head with a mild shampoo. You apply it 2-3 times a week, after that you will get to see its miraculous properties yourself.

Apply banana mixed in mehndi

Banana is also very beneficial in darkening the hair. You have to crush a ripe banana well and make a paste, after that add 2-3 spoons of henna powder to it. Make a paste of it and leave it on the hair for at least 10-15 minutes. After that wash off with shampoo. Apply 2-3 times a week. This will also make your hair look black and healthy. Apart from this, the growth and volume in your hair will also be visible in the hair by using banana.

Apply coffee and indigo to henna

Indigo also helps in providing a natural black color to the hair, while coffee is also beneficial in providing a shiny light burgundy color to the hair. Add equal quantity of indigo powder, one teaspoon of coffee powder to 2-3 spoons of henna. Add warm water to it and make a paste. Apply it on the hair and leave it for 4-5 hours and wash it off with shampoo. Apply 2-3 times a week. This will make your hair naturally black and there will be no side effect of any chemical on your hair.

Apply amla mixed with henna

Amla is an effective medicine in removing the problem of white hair. All you have to do is put 2 amla or a spoonful of amla powder in a vessel, then add 2-3 spoons of henna powder and mix it. Add water to it and make a smooth paste. Apply it on the hair and leave it for 4-5 hours and wash off with a mild shampoo. You can also leave it overnight by applying it on the hair. Apply 2-3 times a week. After this you will have a natural, black, beautiful and shiny look.

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Take special care of these things too

By applying henna to the hair, they become strong. The head gets cool and the hair color also becomes good. People also use things like amla, shikakai, reetha etc. along with henna in it. But some people also mix many types of such substances in Mehndi. Due to which it starts doing harm to your hair instead of doing it. That’s why you should not use some things with Mehndi.

Do not apply oil to the hair before applying henna. Because if you put oil in your hair. So there will be no use of applying henna and if your hair is dry then applying henna will be beneficial. Because the color of henna will also go on the hair.

Henna is to be applied in the hair. So you do not mix henna in plain water. Rather, you mix coffee or tea leaf water in the henna. This will also darken the color of the hair and if you want, first boil tea leaves or coffee by mixing it in water. Then after the water cools down, mix the henna and let the mehndi melt for some time, then apply it. If possible, melt the henna in an iron pan or iron vessel.

The use of henna reduces hair fall and helps in eradicating dandruff etc. Mehndi helps in growing hair naturally. By applying oil made from henna, hair grows. On the other hand, applying henna powder with mustard oil is helpful in preventing hair fall.

Mehandi acts as a conditioner for the hair. It gives shine to the hair and it makes the hair thick. By making a kind of layer on the surface of the hair, it protects the hair from sunlight etc.

 

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