Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair
by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD
Separate chapter headings are listed below for your download convenience. Click on each chapter heading cover below to download each PDF file.
|Chapter 1 "Henna for Hair"
This chapter discusses the risks of using chemical hair dye, and the epidemiology of millions of cases of hair dye allergy and introduces the solution for allergies to chemical hair dye and associated chemical sensitivities.
|Chapters 2, 3 and 4 are being revised and will be available soon.|
|Chapter 5 "Plants that Dye Hair"
|Chapter 6 " Henna and Acidic Mixes"
|Chapter 7 "Mixing and Testing your Henna Mix"
This chapter discusses the mixing, dye release, formulation, and testing of a wide range of non-chemical permanent colors from henna, indigo, and cassia. This chapter includes step-by-step instructions to produce the color you want for your hair.
|Chapter 8 "How to Henna Your Hair"
This chapter has step-by-step instructions for first time users dyeing hair blonde, red, brunette or black with henna indigo, and cassia.
|Chapter 9 "Gray Hair and Doing Your Roots"
This chapter has step-by-step instructions for maintaining your gray roots as they grow in; dyeing them red, brunette, or black.
|Chapter 10 "Lightening your Hennaed Hair"
This chapter discusses the application of henna over chemically lightened hair, and chemically lightening hennaed hair and demonstrates the technique of highlights with henna and foils.
|Chapter 11 "Henna for Relaxed and Natural Hair"
This chapter contains step-by-step instructions for using henna, cassia, and indigo to dye relaxed hair, natural hair, and locs.
|Chapter 12 "Troubleshooting"
This chapter provides answers to the most frequent questions from people who henna their hair; these include problems with hard water, slight adjustments in color, getting complete and permanent color, and the occasional surprise.
|Chapter 13 "Henna and Your Health"
This chapter discusses the safety and wellness aspects of dyeing your hair with henna: why it is recommended for pregnant and nursing women, how it can enhance your wellness, and who should not dye their hair with henna.
|Chapter 14 "Stylists and Salons"
This chapter is directed to stylists who wish to incorporate henna into their salons because they need to serve clients who have become sensitized to chemical hair dye, or they, themselves, have become sensitized to chemicals.
|Chapter 15 "Additional Techniques for Henna"
This chapter discusses henna manicures and
pedicures, as well as amla facials for salon practice, and provides step-by-step instructions.
“Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair” by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD is licensed under a CreativeCommons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
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Catherine Cartwright-Jones PhD. 2015.
“Ancient Sunrise® Henna for Hair”
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