Re: Just curious... what happens if you add Folger's Crystals to the paste?

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Posted by Michele Hill on August 22, 2002 at 22:56:32:

In reply to: Just curious... what happens if you add Folger's Crystals to the paste? posted by Jenna on August 22, 2002 at 21:26:27:

: ... I wonder. Would it do anything at all for the color, add a
: different texture to the paste, or do nothing at all? Any
: tales out there? I'm planning on experimenting, but I was
: in seeing if anyone had played around with this before.
: Getting ready for an SCA event weekend after this... can't wait!
: Jenna
: the mostly-lurker
: as yet without a site
: but getting a month's worth of film developed this weekend :-D

I actually did this, not the exact brand of Folgers, but an instant
coffee. I can honestly say it had the same effect of color AS HENNA
W/O it, however a very unfortunate thing, my henna was fading after 7
days....when I was use to a three week presence of most every other
design. Very disappointing. Now if this was b/c of the coffee or the
exfoliation of my skin that week, I will never know, since I didn't
see enough change to incorporate it into my permanent recipe.

However, you may have luck, but take heed to what CCJ said about
caffeine, maybe decafe? ha....


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