Top 7 -How To Use Henna Powder For Hair Growth

Top 7 -How To Use Henna Powder For Hair Growth

What is Henna?

  • Henna is a reddish-brown colored dye obtained from the powdered leaves of the Henna plant.
  • It is used to color your hair or used as mehndi for body art.
  • It is natural and safe to use.
  • It also has medicinal properties.

How to use Henna Powder for hair growth?

Henna can be used with different ingredients to help hair growth.

For the pack, you can choose one of these combinations -

  • Pack 1 - 1 cup henna powder with ¼ cup yogurt and few drops of lemon.
  • Pack 2 - 1/2 cup henna powder, 2 tbsp amla, ¼ cup water, and lemon juice.
  • Pack 3 - 2 cups henna, ½ cup ground fenugreek seeds, 2 tbsp mustard oil, and water.
  • Pack 4 - 2 cups henna leaves and 500 ml castor oil.
  • Pack 5 - 2/3 cup henna powder and 1 cup coconut milk.
  • Pack 6 - 1 cup grated beetroot boiled in 2 cups water with 1 cup henna powder.
  • Pack 7 - 1 egg, 1 cup henna, 1 cup water, and 1/2 cup lemon juice.

  • Mix the ingredients of the pack you choose and make a paste.
  • Leave this for a couple of hours in the fridge.
  • Apply coconut oil to the sides of your forehead, so henna doesn't stain your skin.
  • Wear gloves and apply on your hair.
  • Leave it for an hour.
  • Wash with water and a mild shampoo.
  • Repeat once a month.

Benefits of Henna Powder

  • It cools and keeps your scalp free from dandruff.
  • It balances ph levels and removes excess oil from hair.
  • It helps hair growth and revitalizes hair.
  • It stops hair fall and strengthens the hair.
  • It decreases split ends.
  • It helps condition your hair and makes it shiny and increases the volume of your hair.
  • It provides a safe way to color your hair as it doesn’t have ammonia or other chemicals.
  • It cures warts and acne on the scalp.
  • It has antibacterial and antiseptic properties.

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Henna for hair color at home

  • You can use henna to color your hair in the comfort of your home.
  • There are different types of henna powder - brown, burgundy, neutral, dark brown, black.
  • You can use the shade you desire for your hair either to change its color or cover grey hair.

How to mix henna for hair?

  • Mix henna in water or hot black coffee to make a thick paste.
  • You can add 1 tbsp indigo powder or amla powder to this if you want it to look more black.

How to apply henna for grey hair?

  • Make sure your hair is clean before using this.
  • Apply coconut oil to the sides of your forehead, so henna doesn't stain your skin.
  • Wear an old shirt as henna stains if it falls on it.
  • Use gloves and take small sections of your hair and put the paste over it.
  • Go from root to tip.
  • Do this until you have covered all your hair.

How long do you keep henna in your hair?

  • You can leave it on for about 1-2 hours for color and an hour or less for hair growth.
  • Wash it off with water and don’t shampoo for at least 24 hours.
  • Once dried, you will see that your hair looks shiny, healthy and the grays will be gone.

What to add in mehndi for silky hair?

  • Henna is also called mehndi by some people.
  • To make your hair silky, you can add some yogurt or 1 tbsp fenugreek powder or 1 tbsp hibiscus flower power to the henna mixture.
  • Repeat as above.

Allergic reaction to henna hair dye

  • Put some of the paste on a small area of your skin and rinse off after a few minutes.
  • Wait for 24 hours.
  • If you experience any redness or swelling or itching, don’t use henna as you may be allergic to it.
  • Don't use henna if you have infections of the scalp.

Types of henna powder

  • Brown henna 
  • Dark brown henna
  • Burgandy henna 
  • Black henna etc