The use of henna for hair has been done seen in ancient times. Henna leaves are not only applied to hair but the paste is also applied to hands in India due to the traditional significance. Henna has an amazing effect on the hair an helps in making it strong and beautiful and also helps hide gray. Henna can be applied directly to the hair but to make its use even more effective you can combine it with some other ingredients and prepare hair masks or hair packs which work amazingly on hair. Mentioned below are few such hair packs using henna which works wonders for your hair.
1. Henna Powder, Lemon Juice And Green Tea Hair Pack:
This pack helps in making the hair stronger and voluminous and also makes it shinier. While henna makes the hair stronger green tea conditions the hair and lemon juice makes the hair shinier.
Green tea, 2 tablespoons of henna powder and one tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
Boil water and pour it on the green tea and let the mixture stand for some time. Now strain the solution and add the henna powder to the green tea solution. Leave it overnight. To this mixture add fresh lemon juice. Mix well and apply the pack to the hair and leave it for at least one hour and then wash with water. Apply the pack once in a week on a regular basis to get the results.
2. Henna Leaves, Mustard Oil And Fresh Yogurt Pack:
This pack is very useful in controlling hair fall.
200 ml of mustard oil, few henna leaves and one tablespoon of fresh yogurt
Add the henna leaves to the mustard oil and boil the mixture thoroughly so that the leaves are completely mixed with the oil. Cool the mixture and store it in a glass container. Take a little of this oil and add fresh curd to it and mix well and apply this mixture to the hair .Wash hair after one hour. You can also use the henna and mustard oil mixture in place of regular oil.
3. Henna Powder. Fenugreek Seeds And Mustard Oil Pack:
This pack is very effective in the treatment of dandruff and itchy scalp and also helps in the treatment of dry scalp.
Half cup of fenugreek seeds, half cup of henna powder and mustard oil
Soak the fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Next day in the morning grind it to a smooth paste. To this add the henna powder and the mustard oil and mix well. Apply this mask to the hair and leave it for half an hour. Wash with water after half an hour. Follow the remedy once in a week.
4. Henna Powder, Indian Gooseberry And Lemon Juice Mask:
This mask is found to be useful in promoting hair growth.
Henna powder, lemon juice, Indian gooseberry and water
Take henna powder and add water and lemon juice to it and mix well. Extract the juice of Indian gooseberry and add it to the mixture. Mix well and keep the mask in fridge for some time. Now apply the mask to the hair and wash hair after one hour. Apply the mask once in a week for best results.
5. Henna Powder, Coffee And Beetroot Pack:
This pack makes the hair stronger and provides natural burgundy color to the hair.
2 cups of henna powder, one cup of beetroot juice, juice of one lemon, 2 tablespoons of coffee powder and black tea solution
In an iron bowl mix henna powder and black tea solution and leave it overnight. Next day in the morning just before applying the mask to the hair add the beetroot juice and the lemon juice. Mix well and apply the mask to the hair. Leave the pack for 3 hours and then wash with water.
6. Henna Powder, Olive Oil And Egg White Pack:
Egg nourishes the hair and keeps it healthy while the olive oil keeps the hair moisturized. This pack helps in the treatment of scalp infections.
2 cups of henna powder, one egg while, one tablespoon of olive oil and water
Mix henna powder and water leave it overnight. Next day just before applying the pack add the egg white and olive oil and mix well. Apply this mixture to the hair and leave it for 2 hours. Wash hair after 2 hours. Apply this mask once in a week.
Use these simple and amazing henna based packs to nourish your hair and get shiny, healthy and glowing hair.