Henna and basma hair
A few thousand years ago, eastern womenbegan to use henna and basma to paint with their help their hair, as well as nails and the body. It's amazing that many old recipes of cosmetics have become the property of the past in view of the development of new technologies in the cosmetic industry, and the recipes for coloring hair with henna and basma still exist in almost the same form as they used to.
Surprisingly, to date, neitherone paint from synthetic substances is not able to achieve the result that can give henna and basma. This refers to the health that brings hair coloring with the help of these cosmetics. Therefore, in spite of the fact that today there is a wide variety of paints intended for hair dyeing, the companies producing these cosmetic products also produce paints based on henna and basma. Well, the female sex with pleasure uses them to give the hair not only a beautiful and natural color, but also a healthy appearance.
The magic power of nature
Henna is extracted from a plant that is very richessential oils and various tannins. Due to these compounds, henna can bind to the surface of the hair and envelop it with a film that can not be seen with the naked eye. But in the process of contact, some of the substances contained in henna penetrate very deeply, into the very structure of the hair and, thus, the curls become healthier.
Such a substance, like henna, can well strengthenroots of hair, eliminate the known to many trouble called dandruff. In addition, henna helps to avoid hair loss. Well, a nice addition to all this - amazingly beautiful, natural shades of hair.
With the help of henna, it is possible to color the hair in the verya variety of tones: it can be ashen blond, and dark brown. In the case if simultaneously applied henna and basma, the shades will turn blue-black, that is, you can become a burning brunette. The shade that results from the use of one henna depends on the initial shade of the woman's hair.
Technology of using henna and basma
Today there are two main technologies, wherehenna and basma are used together. It can be the simultaneous application of these cosmetic products and sequential. In the first case, henna and basma are mixed in the right proportions, and then applied directly to the hair. The second method involves the initial staining of hair with henna, and a few days later - tinting basma.
It should be noted that henna is usually dilutedslightly acidified solution. For example, you can add a couple of grains of citric acid. Thanks to this, it will be possible to achieve a more intense color, which, moreover, will persist for a long time.
If a woman wants to diversify those tones,which can provide henna and basma for hair, it can dilute these powders with the help of other liquids. For example, wanting to achieve a brighter red shade, you should dilute henna with red wine. Before this it needs to be slightly heated. If the desired shade is purple, then you should try to stir henna with beet juice. To achieve darker colors, it is recommended to use coffee, as well as ordinary kefir.
Wishing to achieve a saturated and uniform colorhair, should be added to a mixture of henna and some liquid, a little essential oil. This will allow henna to penetrate more deeply into the hair, and the entire mixture for coloring - evenly spread over them. Remember that a lot depends on what your original hair color is, so it's better to try to paint only one strand first.