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DIY Henna

DIY Henna for Hair & Henna Body Art

Right at your fingertips are all the resources you'll need to get started on your henna journey. We provide each and every one of our clients with the support, guidance and even customized recipes that will work perfectly for your hair type, texture and hair focus. Khadija has provided her professional henna hair coloring library with you in mind.

As a professional henna artist, Khadija shares her expertise in this beautiful art form with free classes, eBooks for download and videos you can watch on henna mixing, design work and even business advice.

 


  • Not all henna powders are created equally. There are blends, henna hair colors, hair quality and even fake henna. It honestly makes it near impossible to choose what might work best for you. We do believe there will be some trial and error in the whole process but it shouldn’t be so complicated...

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  • After so many years of doing henna and natural herbs for hair, and getting all sorts of questions, I really felt we could use a good post on common mistakes and errors, when it comes to henna for hair (and herbs). We’ve included some amazing tips that everyone should know...

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  • How to use Henna and Indigo to color your hair reddish brown, brown, dark brown and up to black tones naturally and color your grey hair...

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  • There are so many different henna powders, how do we choose the one that will work best for us? There are a few things that are a must when choosing any henna powder...read more...

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  • You’ve chosen the right henna powder for you and your hair and are ready to mix your henna powder into a paste to naturally color your hair and cover greys...

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  • You’ve chosen the right indigo for your hair and are ready to mix your indigo powder into a paste to naturally color your hair and cover greys. It’s important to note that indigo shouldn’t be used on it’s own. If you use indigo paste on your hair without first doing henna or adding henna paste to your indigo it will leave your hair with a green hue....

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  • Once you have decided on which henna and/or Ayurvedic herbs to use on your hair you’ll also have to determine how much you’ll need to use and purchase from Henna Sooq. How much you will need depends on your hair length, and thickness. This will give you a generally idea of how much you’ll need for 1 application...

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  • Measurements Made Easy. You can use a scale that measures grams to measure out 50 grams of henna, and 50 grams of indigo. Some clients expressed owning a weight watchers scale that they like to use. Be sure to press tare to get your weight at 0 if you’re also using a bowl to hold the powders in. You don’t want to...

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  • Every henna and ayurvedic hair recipe requires a liquid when mixing it into a paste for use. There are so many choices and you might be overwhelmed. Our guide directs you to the best choices and especially to start with where your hair focus is so that you will decide on the right liquid for you and your hair...

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  • Henna + Hibiscus + Cocoa Butter = moisture rich hair recipe. Mix your henna and hibiscus petal powder together in a bowl. Equal proportions of...

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  • Henna + Amla + Aloe Vera. This DIY hair recipe will leave your hair beautifully highlighted with bouncy curls and added moisture...

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  • Cassia + Soapnut + Shikakai = squeaky clean and shiny hair recipe. Mix your cassia and soapnut and shikakai together in a bowl. Equal proportions of...

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  • Caring for your henna body art design. How do you ensure the darkest stain results for your henna body art? Wouldn’t you love to ensure that you get that rich reddish brown stain? It can even dark as a black cherry. Using fresh body art quality henna powder is the first part in...

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  • Khadija's henna body art recipe. Since 2005, I have been mixing henna for body art by hand and have tried many combinations of powders and ingredients. I love the process of testing out new powders, formulations and playing in the henna “mud”. I now use...

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  • Mixing Jagua for natural black designs. You may have heard about how bad black henna is. That it’s full of chemicals and can scar your skin for life. It’s true. There are black henna cones and products on the market that can badly...

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