creating a neutral/cool red over bleached hair

I really want to stop bleaching my hair as I want to grow it. At the moment I have about an inch of my natural light ash brown root with a few greys the rest is a mix of straw and ash blonde. I want to henna it but do not want to end up highlighter orange! I know the bleached portion will be brighter than roots but figure this will look like ombre as it grows and I continue to do the roots. So could you recommend a way of getting a red rather than orange result.

Which bulk Henna makes up Cinnamon kit?

Hello :)

I used the cinnamon kit to dye my hair a couple of months ago and I'm so happy with the results. I'd like to purchase the henna and citric powder in bulk for root maintenance but I wasn't sure if it is Jasmine, Twilight or Monsoon which make up the kit. 

Cassia on white hair

Hello I was wondering if anyone could share their experience of Cassia on white hair (my friend skipped grey and went straight to white as she aged!). We're going to do a strand test to see how her hair reacts but I was wondering if cassia fades or darkens over time?

Confused about dye content accuracy

When reading the posts here it seems as though Twilight is known to have the highest lawsone content, followed by Monsoon and African, with Jasmine having the least dye content.

The Mehandi sales page says Twilight has 2.8% lawsone, Monsoon has 1.7%, and African and Jasmine have 2%.  The description of Jasmine says it "will not cover cover gray as well as the higher dye content hennas". This seems to indicate the Twilight, with its auburn tones, is the best of all possible options for gray hair, but that Jasmine and African would be the next best possible options. 

Monsoon Golden Blonde? It's so strange!

I used to dye my hair with henna all the time.  My hair is naturally dark brown/black, with red highlights, but I started getting a lot of gray hair about 10 years ago.  I dyed my hair with henna from Mehandi for several years, but I stopped using it in 2012.  I got a beautiful black-red color, and the last dye I recall stashing in bulk in my freezer was Punjabi Prime.

With cassia from henna-red to blonde?

I have used henna for few years and now I would like to go more close to my own colour which is quite blond. Now the colour is natural orange/red.

What happens if I use cassia? Whar effect is if I add camomilla and/or lemon? Can I get more blond hair with cassia or does is affect only for the roots?


too orange, how to make it dark auburn red

Hy, so I put henna on my hair; I am naturally dark blond, but I had red color on my hair already...I used red henna ( I am in Croatia, so I took 100% normal red henna), I mixed it with a bit of Indigo just to prevent carrot, and I ended up with brownish-red-ginger. I wanted darker red, more auburn. Can i do smtgh now to make it darker? Is is possible to mix pure red henna with lemon juice or maybe black tea to get more auburn? 

Lawsone content: Monsoon vs. Jasmine

On the Mehandi shopping page Rajasthani Monsoon is described as having 1.7% lawsone content.  Rajasthani Jasmine is described as having 2% lawsone content.  The description for Jasmine says it won't cover gray as well as "higher content" hennas. Does this mean that the Twilight is the only option for covering gray?

Hello to all - and question that has likely been asked gazillion times -

First of all - Hello!  This is my first post here.

Several years ago I regularly dyed my hair with Punjabi Prime henna I purchased from  I colored about once a month for 3* years.  I used to mix the henna with pure lemon juice or citric acid, and I did my whole head each time, (my natural hair color is very dark).  My hennaed hair used to be a rich, dark red...not purplish or burgundy...closer to mahogany (like Arlene in True Blood).

Colour Formula Questions! Light/Medium Natural Brown


Hi Everyone

I've been reading and reading for what feels like forever and am probably more confused that I was before I read a thing!

I am trying to achive a light natural brown, which is my natural colour, I mainly want the strength, shine and conditioning benefits of henna/amla/cassia/indigo with slight colour.

I read this post by an Admin and did a happy dance knowing that it is possible


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