Re: No dye release

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Posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on July 30, 2002 at 13:36:52:

In reply to: No dye release posted by silvia on July 30, 2002 at 06:55:39:

Ditch the honey. Natasha had a batch of henna wherein the proteins in
the honey totally prevented dye release.

Dried limes are very sour, and adding the ascorbic acid to that may
have made your mix too sour. Ph 5.5 is ideal.


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