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Indigo for Hair

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  • Veronica's Henna & Indigo'ed Hair
  • Indigo used to maintain natural black tones and cover grey

Product Description

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Indigo Powder for Hair is a natural plant. The powdered leaves have a natural dark blue dye. Indigo is used along with henna to dye darker hair tones.

What color tones will you achieve? 

  • reddish brown when using proportions of 75% henna and 25% indigo. This method is called a one step process.
  • brown tones when using proportions of 50% indigo and 50% henna. This method is called a one step process.
  • dark chocolate brown tones when using proportions of 75% indigo and 25% henna. This method is called a one step process.
  • Black Tones when you use henna first at 100%, and then second step of indigo at 100%. This method is called a two step process. 
  • Apply indigo with your henna application to get browner tones. This method is called a one step process. 

Instructions and recipes will also come with every purchase of indigo.

Our indigo is packaged in double plastic bags inside of foil packaging. This ensures freshness.

Please note: this indigo differs from our organic indigo. They are from two different farms, and the results vary. This difference is similar to the difference in color results between henna powders. This particular indigo is best for resistant hair and grey hairs. We recommend this indigo for our clients wanting dark tones including black tones. 

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More Info

Dye release for indigo is 15-20 minutes. Please mix with warm to hot water only. A bit of salt added to the indigo will help it adhere better to your hair strands, if needed.

Using indigo for brown to black tones

Veronica's recipe: She used 60/40 ratio of henna to indigo, with the henna mixed with very strong, cool black tea. Then after that she did two very strong glosses of mostly henna with a little bit of indigo.

Product Videos

Mixing Indigo for Resistant Hair and Black Tones (05:26)
This new indigo that we have in stock is perfect for those who have resistant greys and hair. This indigo also is best for deep rich black tones. You can get your indigo and all your natural hair care products at Henna Sooqhttp://www.hennasooq.comThank you!
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    This new indigo that we have in stock is perfect for those who...
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  1. Fantastic!

    Posted by Alicia on 19th Apr 2014

    I have been coloring my hair black with chemical dyes for a few years now and wanted to go natural. I used this with jamila henna in a two step proccess and I got wonderful results. I used both products for the minimal amount of time needed in order to get color and I got exactly what I wanted for my first time using indigo. I'll definitely buy this again in the future. Can't beat the price too.

  2. Surprised....

    Posted by Unknown on 16th Mar 2014

    I used this as part of a two step process to make my hair black. I do have some premature grays and had been looking for a natural alternative to color them. I started with Moroccan henna, which produced the expected result: my gray hair turned red. I mixed my indigo with salt and warm water and left it for 15 minutes. I applied it generously, left it for 3 hours, and found after rinsing that I had a patch of bright red hair near the crown of my head. To its credit, the grays along my hairline are now black.

    HS Reply: For any areas that remain red toned please do reapply the indigo to those areas. Glad those hairline greys were covered nicely!

  3. fair results

    Posted by Kathy on 8th Mar 2014

    i followed the results mixing with warm water and lemon juice.i waited 6 hours and applied to natural African American hair that was washed the day before with no product in my hair.i slept with the henna in my hair under a plastic cap for 8 hours and washed it out with warm water only.after twelve hours i mixed the indigo with a teaspoon of salt and warm water as the directions stated to help indigo bind to hair better.i applied indigo to clean hair that had no product after it had sat for an hour. i let it sit in my hair over night under a bag.i rinsed it out with warm water only as i had done with the henna but the color almost completely rinsed off my hair.i then put conditioner only in my hair and after a few minutes i rinsed with warm water and most of the remaining color rinsed off.the ten percent that remained on my hair also rinsed out with the next two conditioner only hair washings over the next two weeks.there is not even a reddish tinge left on my gray hair now and the process was done 6 weeks ago.i used the indigo for resistant hair and jamila skin dye quality henna

    HS Reply: Just wanted to ask but did you let the indigo sit for an hour? It might be that for the henna you need a henna that is better for brown to black tones and has a better dye content like our Moroccan henna, and for indigo not sure if you meant it sat out for 1 hour as that is too long. It needs only 15-20 minutes max for dye release and mixed more so with a hot water temperature for a good dye boost. Not boiling just hot but that you can touch it. If you can let us know what you washed it out with to make sure it was a gentle/color safe shampoo/conditioner.

  4. Indigo For Richer Color!

    Posted by Unknown on 4th Feb 2014

    I really like this product used it with the2 step process with brown henna! My color was beautiful! Deep, dark, rich color! I only rated a 4, because my roots turned red and were not as dark as I would have liked. Although I did receivea lot of compliments! ;0))

  5. Wow!! Black hair...finally!

    Posted by B.Boreland on 16th Jan 2014

    This is my first using the Indigo separately from
    the henna. My store bought henna had the indigo already mixed in, but I didn't know until I watched a You-tube video showing them being used separately to properly cover gray hair. Well they referred to Henna Sooq and I went online to their site,bought the products separately and followed the sister's instructions. My gray hair is black!! Wow!! I've used henna and indigo(one step) for years and never had such good results! I just figured I'd settle for toned downed grays since I wanted to remain natural. Hey...but now I can have black hair again! Two step method definitely worth it. And by the way, this indigo rinsed out pretty good too!

  6. Fantastic

    Posted by Georgina on 2nd Jan 2014

    Mixes to a smooth paste. Easy to use when put into plastic squeeze bottle. Just as long as you rinse it out well it doesn't seem to make my scalp itchy.

  7. Love It

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Nov 2013

    I've been using this product for quite awhile and it gives great results every time. Give it a try, you'll love it too!

  8. WOW

    Posted by Michele Clark on 17th Nov 2013

    I don't think people realise you can achieve these beautiful browns with out chemicals. I have the healthiest beautiful brown hair and I love it. I'm especially excited about being able to go without having to cut the split ends because I don't have any. How awesome is that.

  9. As always...

    Posted by Leslie on 12th Nov 2013

    great results. the oxidation process takes atleast 15-20 minutes. just enough time to rinse jamila from hair. once indigo is on hair, i let sit for 15 minutes then hair turns absolute blue. this is when i put on plastic cap and let sit for 3 hours. at this point, hair turns totally black. i rinse, co wash and rinse out remaining indigo. then, add moisturizing deep conditioner. i let sit for 1 hour and rinse out, apply leave in made with aloe vera powder, 2 drops of peppermint oil essential and perppermint tea. once hair dries, its flawless. amazing results, everytime.

  10. Love it

    Posted by Unknown on 27th Oct 2013

    I purchased this product along with Henna. I have a lot of gray hair. I do the two step process because I desire black hair. Yes, Its time consuming but I love the end results. Never doing Biegn again.

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