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Lustrous Henna®
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: Promoting nature to effectively color hair, as well as healthy hair and body care.
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Mung Beans Helps Your Scalp –from the Inside Mung beans contain, copper, which is a very important mineral for a healthy scalp and thick hair. Body and hair cells depend on good nutrients, like the rich protein and vitamin B1 found in mung bean, as well as calcium and phosphorus for strong bones. The mung bean also contains anti-oxidants and... Continue reading
Posted a moment ago at Lustrous Henna®
Skin Protection Tips Help Scalp Protection Proper scalp protection in winter mimics proper skin protection. Unprotected skin leads to dry, peeling, itching skin. The same things that our skin needs are the same things our scalp needs during winter. Thinking of what winter does to our unprotected skin actually helps us to understand what it will do to our natural... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Lustrous Henna®
“Save Your Hair” Claims that Can Lead to Disaster There are innumerable amounts of hair products that claim to save your hair, damaged from other products that have claim to save your hair. You then move on to yet another product that again claims to: save your hair. Even though countless men and women are affected by hair loss caused... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Lustrous Henna®
The following hair growth pack is commonly used to moisturize hair and aid in clearing up problem dandruff and other scalp conditions; even lice and fungus. Lemony Egg and Yogurt Hair Growth Pack Mix one cup of yogurt with one egg and the juice of one lemon into a workable paste. Apply paste to the entire length of hair from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Sharing Your Pain: Allergic Contact Dermatitis It’s painful to read of the physical and emotional scarring and distress caused by allergic contact dermatitis from hair dye chemicals such as, PPD (para-phenylenediamine), especially if you’ve suffered the same sad consequences. Yet, it still helps to share and learn of a solution to this dangerous substance and the potential adverse reaction it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 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 28, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
The Flowering Acacia Catechu Tree Did you know that there is another flowering tree that produces a wonderful benefit for hair color? First of all, the acacia catechu tree is found in the forests of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and other Asian countries. According to, the World Agro Forestry Centre, acacia catechu is a small or medium-sized, thorny tree up... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Natural Hair Dye that Naturally Conditions Hair Did you know that Lustrous Henna® all-natural hair dye is the brainchild of a man on a quest for a safe, non-allergenic product that would cause no harm to his hair. Perhaps you can identify with Syed Abbas’ quest for a plant-based hair dye that would not only cover his gray hair and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Progressive Hair Dye is an Dangerous Risk for Men Many men use progressive hair dye because they're unaware of a safer, natural hair dye alternative to color gray hair. Progressive hair dye and hair color formulas have been targeted at men for decades to cover their gray hair. These change the gray hair color gradually. Permanent and semi-permanent synthetic dyes... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Why Make Ancient Bath Salts at Home Bath salts are water-soluble, pulverized minerals added to water to be used for bathing. They are said to improve cleaning, enhance the enjoyment of bathing, and serve as a vehicle for cosmetic agents. Bath salts have been developed which mimic the properties of natural mineral baths or hot springs.1 It is said that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
The Athlete’s Foot Nightmare Let’s face it: Suffering from athlete’s foot is an embarrassing, aggravating nightmare that can cause you to suffer day and night -without let up! However since athlete’s foot is caused by a fungus and is contagious, you need to work to get rid of it and prevent future outbreaks. While there are over-the-counter temporary solutions; there... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Flax flowers Healthy Hair Hot Oil Treatment with Flaxseed Oil Did you know that natural herbal oils you've probably already use for skin care are known to help strengthen, regrow hair and to eliminate dandruff. Flaxseed oil is very beneficial for healthy hair. It’s easy to apply, and when used along with the natural botanical powders at Saba Botanical of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Body Art Quality Henna for Hair vs. Traditional Henna Hair Dye Body Art Quality Henna (BAQ Henna) is normally used for tattoo body art, however the higher dye content actually makes it a stronger application than other types of henna for hair dye. Therefore, Saba Botanical of USA provides pure, body art quality henna (Lawsonia Inermis) for those who prefer... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 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 31, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Natural Hair Dye -Various Historical Applications The following quote is a bit of natural hair dye history that is informative and a little amusing. From the use of simple plants to mixing with potentially dangerous metals, this is quite interesting. It underscores the lengths people have gone in order to change their hair color and/or get rid of gray hair... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Make Your Own Skin Moisturizer and Body Mask at Home Mix up a homemade skin treatment that will protect your skin with moisture and other natural emollients. Functions of the Saba’s Face & Body Mask and skin moisturizer recipes:Treats dull dehydrated skin • Gives clear youthful radiance • Relaxes and firms tired skin tones • Refines the pores • Gentle,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Skin Moisturizing Homemade Facial Recipes Frankly put, our face needs protection. Our facial skin is constantly under attack from elements that can rob it of its moisture, natural suppleness and healthy glow. When this happens, our facial skin can become excessively dry and even wrinkle. Did you know that you could mix up a homemade facial that will protect your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2014 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 Oct 17, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Clear Up Eczema -from Babyhood to Adulthood Modern medical eczema treatment aims to control the symptoms by reducing inflammation and relieving itching. In contrast, ancient traditional methods have provided an effective natural remedy for allergic reactions with this troublesome condition for many sufferers for centuries. To prevent or reduce allergic reactions, there are no “quick fixes”, even for mild cases.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
First Reminder: ‘Black Henna’ is Risky. When thinking of the product commonly imported and sold as ‘Black Henna’, please don’t confuse it with Lustrous Henna in Soft Black. These are two totally different products, one is potentially dangerous; the other is actually beneficial and healthy. The 'Black Henna' name is misused for skin (tattoo) and hair dye products, are not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Lustrous Henna® Hair Color Before Photos -Why Not? I’ve often wonder why Saba Botanical of USA receives many AFTER photos, but not so many BEFORE photos of their very happy customers. I pondered and pondered and realized there are several reasons for this: If you have gray hair, you might be very shy about taking a pic, since that may... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Have You Read about Chemical Hair Dye Risks in the News? The Health Effects of Hair Coloring “Coloring your hair may be dangerous to your health. The health effects of hair coloring are, to a certain extent, unknown. And the link between hair coloring and cancer is controversial and, to date, inconclusive. But many of the chemicals contained in frequently... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Natural Hair Defined Natural hair is an important biomaterial primarily composed of protein, notably keratin. Keratin assembles into rope-like intermediate filaments. The structure of these filaments provides strength to the hair shaft. Natural hair growth begins under the skin in a hair follicle. The only "living" portion of the hair is found in the follicle. The hair that is visible... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
Trending Health Alert: Chemical Hair Dye Potentially Harmful for Children and Teens This warning bears repeating over and over again. Permanent and most semi-permanent dyes contain harmful chemicals that have been proven to cause adverse damage to an adult scalp and hair shaft. Obviously, the potential for damage is even more severe to the developing skin and hair shaft of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Lustrous Henna®
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