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.
Women painted basma hair, eyebrows and eyelashes, and
the men used her to tint her beard.
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- Technology use
- Beneficial features
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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)
- 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
- 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.
There are two ways: joint or
In the first case, the ingredients are mixed and applied immediately.
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
|Basmy amount (in parts)
|Amount of henna (in parts)
|The exposure time of the mixture (in hours)
For more varied shades you can use in
mixtures with basma for hair other natural dyes:
- Beet Juice;
- Black tea infusion;
- Onion peel;
- Walnut leaves;
- Hibiscus tea.
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:
Giving a natural shine;
Strengthening the roots;
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.