Henna and indigo is my absolute favourite way to colour my hair. It’s relaxing and therapeutic and leaves my hair a lovely shade of blue-black that lasts for up to 12 weeks. I’ve featured henna and indigo on the site several times and you can catch up on the previous articles at:- Henna and Indigo for Hair – A Comprehensive Guide Can Henna and Indigo Really Loosen Your Curl Pattern? Read More
How to color natural hair safely, protect and care for colored natural hair, best shampoos for colored natural hair, best conditioners for colored natural hair and best healthy products for colored natural hair to promote health without damage.
When natural hair is color treated, no matter how careful you are, there is still some damage involved in the process. You are raising your hair cuticles extensively so the color can be deposited deep within your strands. To make the color last longer and preserve the health and integrity of your curls, it is necessary to use excellent aftercare products — shampoos, conditioners, deep conditioners and leave in Read More
There are times natural haired ladies want to switch up their looks and one of the ways we do that is via colouring our hair. First up, colouring natural hair with commercial dyes isn’t a good idea and can lead to dry, brittle and damaged hair in the long term. My top recommendation for colouring hair remains henna and indigo if you really want to change up your hair colour. With Read More
I received this question from one of my readers about high porosity hair and a natural way to cover grays. She has been dyeing her hair with chemicals for around 20 years. “First, let me thank you for your informative books that I have purchased. It’s a lot of valuable information and I like that you give solutions that I’ve never heard before. I’m transforming back to natural after going Read More
The previous article covered How to Color Natural Hair with Henna and Indigo – A Comprehensive Guide. This article will go into more detail regarding the myth that henna can loosen your curl pattern. I will also share my results from testing out this theory. The article also includes the most frequently asked questions about using henna and indigo to color natural hair. Can Henna & Indigo Loosen Curl Pattern? I Read More
Natural hair is resilient and versatile. You can do many creative things with natural hair. Unfortunately, colouring natural hair with chemical dyes is not one of those creative things. Irrespective of what the bottle says or promises, colouring natural hair with chemical dyes will eventually lead to dryness, split ends and breakage. The chemicals are just too harsh for the hair. They work by raising the pH level of hair Read More