What is Henna ? Henna (Botanical name Lawsonia Inermis) is a plant which has been used for many centuries by various cultures as a dye. Women has been known to dye their hair with henna which leaves it soft, healthy and orange brown in colours. Henna is also used in ancient Asian Countries as a decoration on hands and feet. Henna plant is grown in a few countries like Egypt, Sudan, Iran. But India is known to be the source of best quality coloured colouring henna.
Why Should I switch to Impression Colour, when I am satisfied with my cream/liquid hair dye ? As Impression being largely herbal based and also Ammonia Free (Ammonia is known to cause harm to hair on persistent use) it is absolutely harmless to the hair. Moreover it is less expensive while imparting same results as the well known cream based brands in the market.
Can Henna be used by persons with sensitive skin ? Henna can be used by anybody but some persons have extra sensitive skin and as such could be susceptible to allergy. It is therefore, suggested that a sensitive test as given in this website is conducted before each use. Because our herbal based colours have minimum chemicals, these are less allergic than the purely chemical based hair dyes (creams/liquids).
Why I should do a strand test? Strand test is to determine the result of colour on your actual hair.
How can I get sample hair strands for conducting strand test? A few strands can either be taken from the head or by using the fallen hair, from a brush or comb.
How often can the hair color treatment be done? In the normal course, application of henna hair color lasts for about 4 weeks, usage can be repeated thereafter.
Which color will suit me the best? Refer the color chart and choose the color accordingly. Our product, does not lighten your natural hair color.
What if I don't see a color change? If you don't see a color change, it means that either you have chosen a color too close to your natural hair color or you did not leave the hair color long enough. A strand test will help you avoid the situation.
Can I change the natural colour of any hair with Impression Colour from Black to Brown No, the Impression Colour will only cover your grey hair in respective shades. For change of colour bleaching is required.
What is bleach and where it is available ? The bleach is a creamy lotion/liquid, which is commonly known as `Developer' in market parlance.It is made from another chemical called "Hydrogen Peroxide." The bleach is made by Wella and many other companies sold them separately in small bottles of 40/60 ML size for self users suitable for one/two application depending on size of the hair.
Is bleach harmful to the hair? The bleach also known as developer is supplied with all cream based hair colours along with the colorant tube as such colours are not effective without use of bleach. Since all chemicals cause some harm, it can be assumed that in the long run, the excessive bleaching can lead to some damage to hair.
What is the outer colour of the powder of Impressions Herbal Based Hair Colour ? The outer colour of the powder varies from greenish to grayish to black. Because when the powder is newly packed, it looks greenish but over the time due to oxidation it becomes grayish and then black. But it does not affect the quality of the product.
What is the method of application ? The same is given earlier in the website.