Modern use of Basma: variety recipes and benefits

Natural dye – basma for hair – long and good
known. It is obtained from the dried leaves of a tropical shrub –
indigoferas. It was used thousands of years ago.

Indigofer Women painted basma hair, eyebrows and eyelashes, and
the men used her to tint her beard.

Technology use

The content of the article:

  • Technology use
  • Beneficial features
  • Video How to get black hair color with natural
    dyes Basma + Henna

Basma is used in conjunction with another vegetable dye – henna.
When using pure powder from the leaves of indigophore appears
an unwanted greenish or purple hue from which
not easy to get rid of. (Read more about henna hair treatment)

Coloring order:

  • Prepare the mixture by stirring the powder in a porcelain or
    glassware with hot water;
  • Without waiting for cooling, apply the mixture to the hair, starting with
    the back of the head;
  • After uniform distribution, wear a shower cap or
    special plastic cap for dyeing, top cover
    a towel;
  • After the expiration of the required time, wash off the mixture with a large
    amount of water without detergent.

Shampoo should be used no earlier than 3 days after dyeing.
During this time, the continuation of natural

You can add a little essential oil to the mix. This will make it easier.
application and give the coloring composition a pleasant aroma. Before
addition should ensure that the oil is not allergic.

Basma for hair There are two ways: joint or
separate coloring.

  1. In the first case, the ingredients are mixed and applied immediately.

  2. In the second, henna is used first, then basma or her

When applying separate staining, you need to remember that henna
it is washed off more slowly. To prevent unwanted
ginger color basma should be repeated after some
time after the first procedure.

Natural dyes can accumulate on the hair, therefore
with each re-staining the color will become more
rich and dark. Important: coloring in lighter tones with
applying basmy is impossible.

Quantity and proportions

Possible proportions of two vegetable dyes
are shown in the table:
Desired shade Basmy amount (in parts) Amount of henna (in parts) The exposure time of the mixture (in hours)
The black 3 one 3
Chestnut 2 one one .5
Light chestnut one one one
Brown shades one one From 0,5
Bronze 1 2 1.5

For more varied shades you can use in
mixtures with basma for hair other natural dyes:

  • Beet Juice;
  • Black tea infusion;
  • Onion peel;
  • Hop;
  • Walnut leaves;
  • Elderberry;
  • Hibiscus tea.

Beneficial features

Basma contains tannins that are good for health.
hair. Hairstyle after dyeing becomes more lush and

Cosmetic properties of basma for hair are widely known:

  1. Growth stimulation;

  2. Giving a natural shine;

  3. Structure improvement;

  4. Strengthening the roots;

  5. Dandruff removal. (Read more about eliminating dandruff)

Hair gets the thinnest shell that protects them from
external factors. This, in particular, explains
the impossibility of staining with chemical dyes after application

Basma for hair with all its positive qualities has
one disadvantage: it increases their dryness. You can use it
once a month. Add moisture to the moistening mixture.
natural oils.

Video How to get black hair color with natural
dyes Basma + Henna

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