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Posted by Maureen on August 3, 2002 at 10:55:44:

In reply to: Re: Not in PA posted by Maureen on August 3, 2002 at 10:52:51:

: Hi Leila,
:
: I read your previous post too fast. My reading of it defied what I
: thought I knew about where you are located...lol!!!
:
: The black herbal/henna hair dye is a mix of henna and indigo. I
: don't mix it with anything but water. Lukewarm water works best
for
: me. I made a mistake and used hot water one time and it fluffed up
: like a souffle...strange to work with and seemed to not stain as
: well. But the way it looked may have impacted my impression
: totally. I am not very keen on things that kind of grow and fluff
up
: right before my eyes like that. So, I just mix it with water to a
: thick paste...much thicker than anything you would use for body art
: paste. Then cover with plastic wrap and let sit about an hour or
: so. I have let mine sit up to 4 hours because I got busy with
: something else. You keep this at room temp. Then apply. You want
: to have on something you do not mind getting ruined. I have never
: used henna on my hair without getting it all over the place. I
also
: put a plastic shower cap over my hair with tissue around the edges
to
: keep any liquid in the paste from flowing down. Then I wrap that
in
: foil and then wrap my head in a towel. In the winter I leave it on
: all night long. In the summer the heat kept in by the cap, foil
and
: towel becomes too much after about 4 hours.
:
: Yes, I would appreciate seeing the pics. Thanks.
:
: Take care.
:
: Maureen

 


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