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.
Originally Posted by DepressedCurls
Ok, thanks...will the color mellow in a few days, do you know?

3A/B? A corkicelli mix of ringlets, spirals, helixes & s-shaped curls
Medium-fine texture, normal porosity, normal elasticity

Summer: pink; Winter: Blue; Year Round: green
Lo-Poo:Giovanni SAS sulfate free poo, L'Oreal Evercream CC
Co-wash: TNRV, VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea, TNNM
YTC, Nexxus Hydra-light w/ CNPF GVPCB, Biolage CB, TNNM, Giovanni SAS