Orange roots help please!

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Orange roots help please!

I normally use 50/50 twilight and indigo one step process. The indigo fades so quickly on my grey roots so I did an experiment to see how my hair would look without indigo and used twilight and amla on my roots. It is way too orange so I need to go over again with henna and indigo. My question is how long should I leave it on for?  I don't want to go black. I was thinking an hour? Normally I leave on for 4 hrs but that is on grey, now it's orange I'm not sure. Thank you!!

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Hello, I would recommend mixing 2 tsp indigo with water into a little paste, mixing that with 1/4 cup regular conditioner, and leaving it on your hair for 15-20 minutes. If it still isn't dark enough after rinsing, you can repeat that process as many times as needed, and increasing indigo concentration and time as needed.

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Red roots

Hi, my roots always turn red after about a week.  But I really only need to do my roots every 3 weeks to cover the gray.  Could I do what you suggest here to darken the red roots? My hair ends up being three different colors for a couple weeks ! (brown length,  red roots, gray roots) and I can't stand how it looks.

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Red Roots


Yes you can use the suggested mix of 2 tsp of indigo powder, mixed with distilled water into a paste, then added to a 1/4 cup of conditioner. If your indigo seems to be fading out that quickly, you can also try a clarifying shampoo or rainwash before applying your henna/indigo mix.

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