Amla: /AM-la/ or / OM-la/
Powdered Indian Gooseberry, used as a fruit acid to cool bright, brassy tones in henna and cassia mixtures, to prevent curl loosening, and as an exfoliating face mask.
Cassia: /KASS-ee-uh/ or /KAH-see-uh/
A plant dye powder that gives a translucent golden tone to light hair. Used in blonde mixes, alone as a conditioning treatment, and to dilute henna/indigo mixes.
Cassia Obovata: (See above) / oh-bo-VAH-tuh/
The scientific name for the cassia plant.
A plant dye powder that gives an orange red stain. Used in almost all henna for hair mixes.
Indigo: /IN-duh-go/ or /IN-dih-go/
A plant dye powder that, alone, gives a blue/green stain. Almost always used in combination with henna to product brunette tones.
Indigofera tinctoria: /in-di-GAH-fer-ah tink-TOR-ee-ah/
The scientific name for the indigo plant.
Our finest sifted henna. Great for delicate, damaged, thick, and curly hair because of its easy application and clean rinse.
A fruit acid powder derived from wine-making. Leads to light, bright results in henna and cassia mixtures. Diprotic acid.
Lawsone: /LAW-zone/, /LAW-sown/, or /LAW-sun/
The dye molecule in henna which binds to the keratin in the hair. A higher lawsone content leads to a richer, deeper stain.
Lawsonia inermis: /law-ZONE-nee-uh in-ERR-miss/
The scientific name for the henna plant.
The name of the online store which sells Ancient Sunrise and Becoming Moonlight products. Mehandi is also another word for Henna.
Malluma Kristalovino: /ma-LOO-ma kriss-tall-oh-VEE-no/
A fruit acid powder derived from wine-making. Deepens henna stains for rich auburns and brunettes. Potassium Bitartrate
Our henna with a lower dye content and rosier red stain.
Referring to the Rajasthan region of India, the source of our hennas.
Referring to the standard sifted indigo and cassia.
Our highest dye content henna, great for gray coverage. Results in deep auburn tones on lighter hair.
Referring to the finely sifted indigo and cassia.
A plant powder used to naturally clean and condition hair without affecting color.