Henna hair packs for shiny and strong hair

Henna hair packs for shiny and strong hair

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“Hair is the richest ornament of a women” Martin Luther once said. So true, beautiful hair multiplies the beauty of a women thousand times! Whether its short hair or long hair whats most important is how healthy it is!

We all like to experiment with our hair, whether it is styling, curling,straightening,coloring and what not? Our hair has to go though chemicals, heat, UV radiation, pollution which are very harmful, and thus leads to a number of hair problems-dry hair, frizzy hair,thin hair,gray hair etc.Constant and frequent use of hair dryers, curlers, straighteners damage the outer coating of the hair. Chemicals in shampoos, colors and dyes leads to hair fall and dandruff.

So, its very important to take care of our hair in a proper way and preventing it from damaging.

Henna and its benefits

Henna or Mehendi is very famous in India for its numerous benefits for hair and skin. It is used for making henna designs in marriages, functions and festivals. But its a miracle product for hair.

  • It conditions the hair, makes it smooth and soft. The hair so silky that you would take off your hands from your hair. You will just love it!
  • It forms a thick coat on the hair strands and thus protects it sun damage and other heat treatments.
  • It gives hair the natural color without any chemicals and helps from premature graying.
  • It when combined with egg gives it super shine and volume. Makes the hair more bouncy and manageable.
  • It has cooling properties, hence our grandmothers even applied it to palms and feet during summers to keep them cool, and when applied to scalp it gives cooling effect and relaxes it.
5 Best Henna hair packs

Henna pack for Conditioning using Green tea, Olive oil, curd along with Henna

This pack greatly conditions your hair, adds moisture, makes it healthy. It overcomes the dryness problem in hair thus preventing split ends.

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How to prepare and apply

To make this pack we are going to need green tea water. Just boil the green tea leaves for 2 mins and 2 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp curd. In a bowl take 3 tbsp henna for medium length hair, you can take less for short hair or more 1 tbsp for long length hair, now add green tea water, olive oil and curd.

Leave the mixture in the bowl covered for half an hour, so Comb your hair first and section it. Then using a brush apply this pack all over your hair. You can tie your henna coated hair into a bun and then wear a shower cap.Now let pack stay for about an hour and the rinse it off with a mild shampoo.

Henna pack for Dandruff using Fenugreek and Lemon along with Henna

Dandruff can be treated using this wonderful henna pack. Henna along with fenugreek has some medicinal properties that can treat the dandruff. Fenugreek contains minerals and proteins that are essential for healthy hair. Lemon has acidic properties because of its high Vitamin C contents and help rinse off the dandruff from your scalp and hair.

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How to prepare and apply

To make this pack we need henna 3-4 tbsp. depending on the length of your hair. Fenugreek seeds 2 tbsp and 2 tbsp. Lemon juice.

Soak the fenugreek seeds in water overnight. And the next day grind it to make a fine paste. Now in a bowl, mix all the ingredients and make a lumps free smooth paste.

Now apply it all over your hair and scalp. Let it stay for 1 hour and then rinse it off with mild herbal shampoo.Continue this for once a week for 1 month to completely get rid of dandruff.

Henna hair for voluminous and shiny hair using egg and curd with Henna

Henna when combined with egg gives a beautiful bouncy hair adding volume to it.

Egg is enriched with proteins and omega acids that gives hair strength and volume and curd and egg together gives super shine to the dull hair.

How to prepare and apply

To make this pack whisk an egg into a bowl, add 3-4 tbsp of henna depending on hair length. Then add 2 tbsp of curd in it, if the curd is sour it will be an added advantage.Now mix them together and form nice paste without any lumps.

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Now apply the pack all over the hair section by section from roots to the tips. Let the pack dry completely and then rinse off properly with mild shampoo. If you hate the egg smell then add any of your favorite essential oils to it like Almond, Rose etc

Henna pack for hair color using Coffee powder, Tea decoction, Lemon juice

Henna gives hair natural dark reddish brown color when combined with tea water and coffee powder.

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How to prepare and apply

To make this pack first boil the tea powder in water for about 2 mins and let the mixture cool. Then in a bowl, if its iron bowl then it will be more beneficial.In an iron bowl, take 3 tbsp. Of henna powder, add 1 tbsp of coffee powder, 1 tbsp of lemon juice and make a paste using tea water spoon by spoon gently. Let the mixture be covered and leave it overnight. Next day apply on hair sections until all hair are covered. And leave it for 1 hour and then rinse it off with mild shampoo til all the pack is completely rinsed off from the hair. And towel dry your hair, and you will notice beautiful color on your hair.

Henna pack to prevent hair loss, promote hair growth and overall nourishment using Hibiscus, Amla and Lemon juice

Amla is great for hair growth, its loaded with vitamin C, and anti-oxidants and minerals that prevents hair loss. Even its beneficial if you just drink Amla juice every morning. Hibiscus is a reddish orange color flower, its petals provide great nourishment to hair and hence it is used in many herbal shampoos and hair products. Lemon juice maintains the overall health of the scalp.

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How to prepare and apply

To make this pack we need dried and powdered hibiscus flower’s petals 1 tbsp. and Amla juice 2 tbsp along with 3-4 tbsp henna. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together and form a nice paste consistency should be that of a toothpaste.

Now apply it evening on hair sections one by one until all hair are covered. Leave it till the pack is completely dry and then rinse it with mild herbal shampoo, and towel dry your hair. Repeat this once a week until for at least 1 month.

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