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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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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®
Gray Hair Causes Clarified Simply put: ‘Gray hair, then, is simply hair with less melanin, and white hair has no melanin at all. Genes control this lack of deposition of melanin, too. That’s why that in some families, many members' hair turns white in their 20s.’1 Additionally: ‘The sebaceous gland is vital because it produces sebum, which conditions the hair... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Natural Teen Hair Dye for the Real You ‘Let’s Me be Me’ 3 reasons to reveal the real me with a natural teen hair dye: I want to be myself and dying my hair makes me feel like an individual. I want to make my own personal style statement. My friends are dying their hair with risky chemicals, but I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Hair Dye Allergy Increasing According to a report from the United States National Institute of Health and the British Medical Journal, hair dye allergy is on the increase. This coincides with the increase of teens and young adults dying their hair with chemical hair dyes containing PPD (para-phenylenediamine). “A patient with contact allergy to a hair dye often presents with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
“The use of PPD (para-phenylenediamine) as a hair dye is popular because it is a permanent dye that gives a natural look. Further, PPD enables the hair to be shampooed without becoming discolored, as well as, permed to achieve waves or curls without difficulty. Hair-dyes have high concentration of para-phenylenediamine and should be avoided because when exposed to UV rays,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Why Detox Body with Bath Salts? Who doesn’t feel a little overwhelmed and exhausted around this time of the year? Cool weather, the holiday season with lots of socializing, coupled with plenty of unhealthy, rich food and booze. Your gift sends the message that you want the recipient to be pampered in a luxurious, rejuvenating, hot bath. We all need... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Aloe Vera Benefits for Healthy Hair Aloe Vera is an excellent treatment for hair fall because the plant itself closely matches our own body’s biochemistry, containing many of the same vitamins and minerals that make up our own bodies. Without question, Aloe Vera provides benefits for hair fall or hair loss. It strengthens, adds a healthy radiance and shine to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Improve Healthy Hair Growth -with Amla Plus Herbal Hair Oil Are you a little confused with the mass-produced products promoted as quality amla oil for hair? Did you know that most of these products are ‘basically liquid paraffin, with green dye, or fragrance of amla in other cheap oils, with hardly any herbal benefits’? * This underscores the necessity to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Sesame Oil for Hair and More –Ancient Nourishment I find it pretty amazing to learn of the benefits that ancient oils contain to nourish and grow healthy hair. Sesame oil is another oil used for centuries for its benefits inside and outside the body. In Asian countries, sesame oil has been commonly used in cooking for ages. Its popularity is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Saba Botanical of USA on Facebook -Thanks Friends! Thank you for visiting Saba Botanical of USA on Facebook on the Saba Botanical of USA page. Saba Botanical loves the benefit of engaging with one united group of friends and followers. It’s easier to communicate with you about current posts, product questions and more. You have immediate access to ordering product... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Avoid Straight Hair Woes from Formaldehyde Exposure -Repeating the Warning Advertising is all around us promoting various hair treatments and processes to change our ‘out-of-control’ hair to unbelievably smooth and desirable tresses. These products claim to contain ‘all-natural’ and supposedly harmless ingredients. Sadly, the truth is: many of these hair-smoothing, relaxers and blowout products contain cancer-causing formaldehyde1,2,3. Application releases this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
A Dry Shampoo Alternative You’ll Love Traditional dry shampoo is used usually for three reasons: 1) Very oily scalp needs to be washed, and/or 2) No time for regular hair washing with liquid shampoo and conditioner 3) Inexpensive. Using a dry shampoo* is usually viewed as an easy, practical substitute ‘in a pinch’. However, dry shampoo should never substitute for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Co-Wash Hair Definition Simply put, co-washing is the practice of cleansing your hair with conditioner –not shampoo. Co-washing with the proper condition can bring new life to your hair. A good conditioner should protect, add shine and moisture to your hair. Co-Wash Hair Care Tips In order to maintain a healthy appearance, it’s important to hydrate your hair regularly. All... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®
Hair Follicle Formation Have you ever wondered just how does hair grow? Knowing about hair follicle formation and hair growth can be an aid to better hair care. Hair follicle formation1 takes place before the start of the hair growth cycle. A shedding exogen phase occurs apart from the hair growth cycle. During this phase, one of several hairs from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at Lustrous Henna®