Indigo Powder

Indigo Powder combined with henna powder, an abundantly used natural hair dye combination to get shiny black hair has been used since almost 4000 years ago when no artificial hair color was even thought to be invented. Indigo powder is actually grounded leaves of the plant famous as Indigofera Tinctoria . It is named as the indigo powder because it has the deep blue pigment in it. Although indigo powder has blue pigment it only gives dark brown/black hair color when mixed with henna and not blue color. During the 19th and 20th century indigo was such a common hair dye in Europe and the US, that it was marketed as "black henna". Henna is never black, henna never dyes hair black, but powdered indigo resembles powdered henna and it does dye hair black. So, when indigo was sold as hair dye, it was called "black henna”.

Make sure the indigo powder you are using is green in color and smells like dried up peas, when mixed with water it gives ink blue coloured paste.

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Instructions :

1. Do a patch test first to make sure you don’t have some sort of reaction and to make sure it will actually work on your hair.
2. Do not keep any mixed indigo powder in the fridge-freezer or in direct sunlight.
3. Store any unmixed indigo powder in a zip lock bag sealed tight and in a cool dark place.
4. For best results, use in combination with henna or after henna.
5. Use shampoo after 24hrs but before 46hrs to lock in the color tones.
6. If Indigo does not stick so easily to your hair, you may add egg white to the mixture.
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Please note :

  • The product is meant for external use only.
  • Please do a patch test before use if you have any skin/hair issues.
  • Effects will be gradual and steady since this is a natural product.
  • The colour of the product may change over time but its efficacy will remain the same.