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Lustrous Henna®
Color By Nature Lustrous Henna® is the brainchild of Syed Abbas. It is an all-natural hair color dye in various shades for men and women. Simple: just mix and use. Then look beautiful.
Interests: Color By Nature Lustrous Henna is a safe hair coloring alternative for people who are allergic to chemical hair dyes, for pregnant women, breast feeding women, and all health conscious people who have a need to dye their hair. Beside Color By Nature Lustrous Henna, Saba Botanical of USA offers many other hair and skin care products.
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About the Indigo Plant The indigo plant has been used since ancient times as a natural hair dye. It was used by men and women to dye textiles and hair. The botanical name is Indigofera Tinctoria. Other synonyms are true indigo, pigmentum indicum, neel and neelii. The plant is actually a leafy shrub that grows 3-6 feet tall with magenta-colored... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Lustrous Henna®
For Soft Skin Soapnut (Reetha Fruit) to the Rescue! The Indian fruit, Reetha, contains natural soap. Soapnuts, Soapberries are given this common name because the fruit pulp is used to make soap. The generic name is derived from the Latin words saponis, meaning “soap,” and indicus, meaning “of India.” Reetha Fruit (Soapnut) has been used for washing for thousands of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Natural Hair Flower Power: Bhringraj (Eclipta prostrata) Scientific name: Eclipta prostrata (syn. Eclipta alba) commonly known as false daisy, yerba de tago, and bhringraj, is a species of plant in the family Asteraceae. This plant has cylindrical, grayish roots. The solitary flower heads are 6–8 mm in diameter, with white florets. The achenes are compressed and narrowly winged. This species... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Amla Powder or Indian Gooseberry for Hair Loss Prevention -and Much More Amla powder (Emblica officinalis) is a wonderful cleansing agent for both the skin and hair. It imparts luster to hair and protects from dandruff, also helps prevent premature gray hair. Amla stimulates growth of hair on the scalp, and strengthens the hair roots, thus preventing hair loss. Amla... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Flower Power Botany: Lawsonia Inermis, Henna Botanical name: Lawsonia inermis. Common name(s): Henna, Mehendi, Menhdi (Hindi). Plant Family: Lythraceae (Crape Myrtle family). Flower Power Modern Usage: Lawsonia Inermis, Henna The leaf of the henna plant (Lawsonia inermis) contains a dye called, “lawsone” or “hennotannic acid”. Lawsone is primarily concentrated in the leaves of the henna plant. The lawsone extract from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
About Henna All Natural Hair Dye There exists an all-natural hair dye that benefits all hair types. It is a vegetable/plant based dye that includes pure, highly-sifted herbal henna, indigo leaf powder and other herbal extracts and powders. Dark hair colors are naturally achieved resulting in excellent black hair color, dark brown hair color, brown hair color and many more,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Henna Hair Dye -A Natural Hair Dye Approach Recently I was reviewing the statements of a number of sufferers from chemical hair dye allergies. What they seem to desire the most are hair dye allergy alternatives. Henna is a recommended natural hair dye approach and the best way to avoid suffering from hair dye allergies. Take a look: Hair Dye... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Hair Color- Love the Golden Highlights of Cassia Obovata Natural highlights of hair color like ash blonde hair, golden blonde hair or other lighter hair shades can be made radiant with Cassia Obovata. It is a green powder like henna, but unlike henna it does not deposit any color if left on for short time periods. Cassia Obovata is an... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Natural Beauty: Eye Color, Hair Color, Skin Tone According to color experts, our overall facial features are usually divided up into two categories: Cool and Warm. Our eye color, skin and natural hair coloring determine whether we are in the warm category or cool category. Cool Natural Beauty Cool eye color: dark brown, black-brown, gray-blue, dark blue, hazel with white... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Natural Hair Dye from the Henna Plant The Henna Plant -a Truly Natural Hair Dye The Henna plant or Hina (Lawsonia Inermis) is known by a variety of names: Al-Khanna, Al-henna, Jamaica Mignonette, Mehndi, and Mendee. The lawsone, primarily concentrated in the petioles of the leaves, cause staining or dying. However, they must be crushed in order for the lawsone... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Lustrous Henna®
Possible Side Effects from Dangerous Substances Heed Warnings that Can Save Our Life What if we had a safety inspection of our home and it was found out that it was no longer healthy for us to live in? We were told that due to a problem with a dangerous substance. If we remained in our beloved home, our very... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
DIY Hair Masks for Special Occasions A special occasion doesn’t mean you need to spend lots of cash to look fabulous. Need a hair treatment that will bring the radiance back to your locks? Want to turn a few heads when you make an entrance? Well, believe it or not, a visit to your kitchen and bath will give you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
Why Perform an Allergy Test on Premium Henna Hair Dye? Lustrous Henna® is a laboratory tested, premium quality, henna hair dye. Lab testing certifies that Lustrous Henna® is non-toxic and does not contain chemicals such as para-phenlenediamine (PPD). Lustrous Henna® also does not contain ammonia, peroxide, or other synthetic dyes. It’s 100% all-natural, plant-based hair dye. Lustrous Henna® hair dye... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
Is P-Toluenediamine in Permanent Hair Color Dye? “Toluene-2,5-Diamine and Toluene-2,5-Diamine Sulfate are used as ingredients in the formulation of permanent hair dyes, colors and tints. Toluene-3,4-Diamine may also be used in hair dye products.” 1This permanent hair color chemical has also been called para-toluenediamine (PTD) or p-toluenediamine. So, is it safe when used in permanent hair color dye? It depends... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
Safety First: Synthetic Hair Dye and Chemicals Hair salon and consumer hair coloring formulas use a high number of toxic chemicals in their formulas. In one analysis of popular brands and formulations, Consumer Reports found nearly 20 different ingredients that were classified as potential human carcinogens “Conventional dyes contain high level of toxic chemicals that can be absorbed through the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
Don’t Get Sucked in by ‘Glamorous Advertising’ –Avoid Formaldehyde Exposure We’ve seen the ads. Women with seemingly unmanageable tangled, curly hair, appearing frustrated and ashamed…uh, that is…until they try the latest ‘flavor-of-the-month’ hair smoothing products that contain ‘all-natural’ and supposedly harmless ingredients that almost miraculously changes the composition of the model’s hair to a radiant, bone-straight mane that is now... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
Compound Henna' Hair Dye –What Is It? Not all henna hair dye mixes are completely herbal or all-natural. There is a mysterious henna mix that generally is composed of lower quality henna that contains lower dye content and is mixed with harmful additives and synthetic dyes that can cause severe allergic reaction. Even if the package doesn’t contain PPD (para-phenylenediamine),... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
08/23/16 3 Natural Hair Coloring Tips for the Pregnant Mom Pregnant Mom Natural Hair Coloring Tip #1 Chemical Hair Dye is Not the Best Hair Dye for Pregnant Women It is strongly recommended by most obstetricians, gynecologists and other health care professionals, that pregnant women NOT use permanent hair dye... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at My Blog
Natural Hair Color. Natural Hair Color. Natural Hair Color...I'd use almost anything for Natural Hair Color!" ...well, maybe not. Permanent Hair Color Chemical Ingredients “Toluene-2,5-Diamine and Toluene-2,5-Diamine Sulfate are used as ingredients in the formulation of permanent hair dyes, colors and tints. Toluene-3,4-Diamine may also be used in hair dye... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at My Blog
6/8/16 Tips to Nourish Your Healthy Hair Externally You might be surprised that most of the following tips for healthy hair have been used in Southern Asian countries for ages. Some have been given an updated touch with a couple of other beneficial tips. For stopping your hair from graying,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at My Blog
Hair Dye - All Natural in Powder Form Only Question for Saba Botanical of USA: Is your product only in powder form? Is there any chance of you creating a liquid hair dye or gel form natural dye? Syed’s Answer: “We have in the past looked into making Lustrous Henna® in cream/gel or liquid form. Unfortunately, herbs used in Lustrous... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Lustrous Henna®
My 2016 New Year Resolution for Natural Hair Care: Use a 100% plant-based hair dye that also conditions my hair by staying free of harmful chemical dyes, remaining PPD-free and avoid damaging my hair. Use genuine, natural botanicals to clean and condition my hair, thus stopping hair loss and promote hair growth with regular use. To help me keep my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
My Hair Growth -Should I Stop Caring? In many ways, our hair is like the kind a very special plant or garden that we love to care for. For the majority of us, all we have to do is ‘fertilize’ regularly and grow. We’re also thankful not to have the issues that others might experience in growing a head of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Herbal Skin Care Recipes -for Personal Spa Treatment Who doesn’t love the pampering of a personal spa treatment? Your face, hand and body are soothed with Ayurvedic botanicals from plants used since ancient times. So get ready to enjoy a wonderful way to de-stress with your own home spa herbal skin care treatment. Easy as 1, 2, 3: Mix, Apply,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
About Cold-Pressed Castor Oil (Ricinus communis) -Hair and Scalp Care Reminder Castor Seed Oil is a natural emollient that penetrates the surface layers of the skin, making it softer and supple. Perfect for dry feet and heels or other excessively dry skin areas. Its powerful benefits to the hair and scalp include: dry scalp prevention; moisturizes hair and eliminates dry... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®