I used amla as well. Right now, the grey roots are quite bright. I hope it tones down a bit in a couple of days. It's great that it is natural, but not so sure about the smell. Also, it made my hair kind of feel like straw afterwards.

Is there protein in henna?

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Originally Posted by Julesonline

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Henna acts like a protein, filling in spots in your hair strengthening it...so that may be why your hair feels the way it does.