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

Henna over chemically treated hair

I've been using henna and indigo for several years now and love it, so I am wanting my daughter to use it too. I've looked and read but want some reassurance. 

She is dark blonde naturally and has been using chemicals to make it red.  She has about an inch or two of regrowth of dark blonde and the rest is red.  Do I need to have her dye her whole head the dark blonde -mback to her natural color - and then use henna to make it red or can I just put henna all over her head, the regrowth and the chemically red hair?



Misleading directions on box and paper....need clarification

Got the Grey coverage kit Dark Brunette hair.  New item I never had in previous shipment so I am thinking I got the wrong kit.  Its a little packet with white powder. Should I use this even though I never used it before???

1) Box directions say mix Henna with distilled water.  Paper inside box said mix with acid.  Which is it??  In the past I have use half apple juice and distilled water.

Help! I used 200 g of cassia mixed with 50 g of Rajasthani Jasmine. Want to go back to blonde!

Hi ladies, I'm naturally medium to dark blonde with less than 10% gray (my hair was completely natural when I used the cassia/henna mixture 3 weeks ago). I used 200 grams of cassia and 50 grams of Rajasthani Jasmine mixed togehter (both purchased from Mehandi) mixed with all orange juice and left on for 3 hours. I now have dark blonde/light brown with fairly deep/dark red/gold/slight brassy tones. I hate it. :(... I want to go back to being a blonde - actually want to be lighter than I was when I started.

How can I lighten or ombre hennaed hair

I am aware it is not possible to lighten your hair with henna, however, I wanted to know if it is possible to lighten your hennaed hair with other products such as lemon, peroxide, rhubarb, honey, chamomile or anything else. I would like to achieve an ombre look but I do have dark brown hair with reddish tints from henna. If it is possible to achieve this with the most minimal amount of damage please share! I do have some grays and I want to avoid coloring my hair for as long as possible but I also want to be able to play around with different colors even if it is not so obvious.

Henna gloss for gray hair?

Could I do a bi-weekly gloss to color gray gradually instead of the full-on henna treatment?

I have naturally light brown hair that is 30/40% gray; i.e., dirty dishwater. In the past, I used 50% Raj Twilight / indigo for a med auburn brown I was satisfied with (and great gray coverage, btw)--but the ROOTS! Ugh. Gray roots showed up every two weeks, and I didn't have the discipline to keep it up. So I grew it out. Now I have a chin-length bob that has become so dry and frizzy I look like I rode my broomstick through a tornado. It was way less frizzy when I was hennaing!

Any tips to make henna redder?

Okbso I've been using henna for years and I've never had this issue. For some reason the last batch isn't very red, it needed up brown with a slight hint of red. I always use the certified henna with the highest dye content but this last bit didn't turn out right. Any ideas for something to add to it to make it redder? I don't want to throw it out as there's at least one more use left. Thanks for any tips!


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