Today we are going to answer a question that many people ask: Are there any differences between colorings plant-based and henna?
The answer is... Yes
To better understand...
What is henna? The differences with colorings plant-based
Henna is a shrub (Lawsonia inermis, belonging to the Lythraceae family) mainly from the Indian subcontinent and North Africa (North Africa, India, Pakistan, Persia, Yemen...).
The leaves are harvested and crushed to obtain a fine powder which, when in contact with water, reveals its pigments and allows the coloring.
It has a natural color bright red colour that also adds a lot of shine to the hair.
The quality of henna depends greatly on its country of origin. Some henna also contains metallic salts, which damage the hair and the scalp.
It is totally advisable to be very careful before using such products as you may cause irreversible damage to your hair.
Indeed, you cannot go back to the chemicalcoloring at the risk of creating a reaction between the chemical agents that will literally break your hair, right from the root.
What are colorings plant-based ?
The coloring is a100% natural coloring . It is a mixture of different dye plants and ayurvedic plants with or without henna.
This mixture contains plants which, in addition to colouring, coat the hair, giving it shine and suppleness.
There is a wide variety of colouring plant powders available to provide a wide range of color .
There are for example indigo, katam, madder, hibiscus and many others
These plants, mixed together, can give different shades, from light to dark.
Ayurvedic herbs are of great interest for the hair.
A true ancestral beauty secret of Indian hair, they care for, protect and strengthenthe hair.
By surrounding the hair, it forms a sheath that will protect it from external aggression.
They also promote a good condition of the scalp by stimulating and purifying actions.
A quick reminder: The coloring plant helps to protect the hair and keep it in good condition, but does not nourish or moisturise it in any way. Care is necessary if your hair tends to be dry (masks, balms or milks).
If your hair lacks moisture or nutrition, it could become brittle and lacking in flexibility or movement.
In summary: The coloring is a mixture of pigments and ayurvedic plants which colour the hair and offer very beautiful results, both in terms of color and in terms of the quality of the hair, they are thicker, sheathed.
Biocoiff' pigments are a mixture of dye plants and ayurvedic plants.
To obtain what we call a "formula", these pigments are then mixed together. This mixture of different pigments from our range is specific to each customer and each hair type.
At Biocoiff', each client has a unique formula.
Indeed, it is elaborated especially for her, according to the natural color , desired and the percentage of white hair.