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History
    • For thousands of years, henna has been used for hair treatment purpose in India and Middle East. This is because the Lawsonia, the main ingredient of henna, interacts actively with hair protein (Kerati n) to cure damaged hairs and turn them into rich and glossy hairs. As a proof henna has been used for hair treatment in Europe from generations before and it is still being sold in buckets from a street stalls in traditional markets. For thousands of years, henna has been used for hair treatment purpose in India and Middle East. This is because the Lawsonia, the main ingredient of henna, interacts actively with hair protein (Kerati n) to cure damaged hairs and tum them into rich and glossy hairs. As a proof henna has been used for hair treatment in Europe from generations before and it is still being sold in buckets from a street stalls in traditional markets.
    • - Nourishing hair
      - Restoring damaged hair
      - Promoting hair growth
      - Giving hair with gloss and elasticity
      - Enriching volume to thin hairs
  • A number of paintings from the Middle Ages describe the queen of Sheba decorated with henna on her journey to meet Solomon. Cleopatra, an icon of beauty, is also known to have a craving for Henna. Henna was the source of Cleopatra's famous seductive perfume, cyprinum, used to soak the sails of her barge before her Hrst meeting with Antony. During the late 18005, a famous opera star Madame Patti has been credited with popularizing henna hair dye. She was famous both for her voice and her red hair color. She used henna to cover her gray hairs.As a result, more European women tried using henna on their hairs, nails, and the soles of their feet during Victorian Era and henna became at the center of the European fashion.
  • - No ammonia, thus no offensive smell
    - No oxygenated water
    - No irritation on scalp
    - No damage to hair
  • Henna has wonderful effects to control sebum release from scalp pores and to efficiently remove wastes. Such effects prevent hair loss and nourish hair to make thin and damaged hairs healthy. For skins, henna prevents and improves skin troubles related to excessive sebum by removing wastes blocking skin pores and balancing the sebum release.ln addition, henna has excellent antibacterial/disinfection effects. It improves scalp troubles such as scalp rashes or dandruffs and keeps scalp healthy. For skins, henna makes skins clean and healthy by improving various skin troubles including pimples, bacterial skin diseases (athlete's foot, trichophytia, pityriasis versicolor, etc), and rashes.
  • Effects on scalp
    - Sebum balancing and scalp pores control
    - Preventing dandruff and hair loss
    - Preventing scalp diseases such as rashes and trichophytia
  • Effects on skin
    - Sebum balancing
    - Removing wastes
  • According to a study published in Netherlands, henna leaves have been used as preventive medicine for skin diseases and proved effective on jaundice, enlarged spleen, and pains from nephrolithiasis. Its effectiveness as anti-inflammatory drug, fever remedy, and pain killer is also well documented. From various records proving henna's miraculous effects, it has been used for thousands of years not only for cosmetic purposes but also for medical purposes It is still being used widely in India,Turkey, Egypt, and Middle East, where its efficacies are well established