What Is Henna? Henna
or ‘Lawsonia inermis’ is a privet type bush that grows abundantly throughout the
eastern countries. It has a natural, vibrant red color that also coats hair to
add loads of shine.
Hennas have been used since 3400 BC and is are well documented safe methods for
dying hair (and skin). Hennas offer a safe alternative to coloring with
commercial hair dyes. A henna can be modified with other ingredients like
chamomile, rhubarb, coffee, and indigo.
Henna quality depends on which country it is grown in. For instance, Egyptian
and Pakistan henna gives a weak orange. Lush uses the finest henna in the world,
which is grown in Iran (Persia) and gives a vibrant red color. Obtaining
Iranian henna is not simple, but we are lucky enough to have a supply line into