Artificial Hair Coloring

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Gone are the days when artificial hair coloring was used primarily by the older generation to combat the inevitable graying of their hair.

Nowadays, hair dying is a trendy procedure popular among the old and young, women and men alike.

It is primarily a cosmetic procedure done to cover up gray hair, restore color after a hair dressing procedure like bleaching, or experiment with a different hair color for fashion purposes.

Hair coloring is not merely a service to be purchased at the salon anymore. People have become adept at doing it at home.

About 18.14 percent of households in the United States reportedly used hair-coloring products in 2015.

Home hair coloring saves an immense amount of time and money. However, there is a flip side to
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Some hair dyes contain gluten and can trigger an adverse allergic reaction in a gluten intolerant person.

Moreover, regular use of chemical hair dyes is positively associated with an increasing risk of bladder cancer, according to a 2005 study published in Public Health Reports.

Henna

Ancient Egypt, South Asia, Europe, Arabia and Africa – cultures the world over have been using henna as a natural hair-coloring agent for thousands of years. It is one of the most potent natural coloring agents in the world.

Depending upon the actual color of the hair and the quality of the henna being used, the resulting color after a henna application can be orange, red or a dark burgundy.

Besides its coloring properties, henna is also an incredible conditioner and makes the hair manageable. It also provides strength and vitality to the hair and prevents breakage.

Moreover, henna helps inhibit the over production of oil from the scalp that makes hair greasy and limp, and maintains its buoyancy.

You can avoid many of these concerns by using natural products without the chemical additives.

how to dye your hair naturally

Here are some ways you can dye your hair
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Applying the henna:

Part your hair down the middle of your scalp into two sections, bringing each section to either side of your shoulders. Put on a pair of gloves for applying the henna to protect your fingers and nails from staining. Starting with the right side, lift a 2-inch section of your hair from the crown and begin coating your hair with the henna. Once the section is completely coated, twist it with your fingers and coil it into a bun on the top of your head. Start moving down from the crown, parting a 2-inch section each time, repeating the coating and twisting process, and each time coiling them around the same first bun. Repeat the process with the left side of your hair. When done, you should have one big henna mound on the top of your head. Wrap a plastic wrap on your head (or use a shower cap for shorter hair) and keep it on for at least 5 to 6 hours. For best results, sleep with it overnight.

Rinsing:

Rinse your hair with plain cool water. Do not wash your hair with shampoo or conditioner for the next 32

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