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Old 07-24-2013, 11:41 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by juanab View Post
Henna also imparts a temporary resin, which can easily be removed with a clarifying baking soda rinse (which is followed by a diluted vinegar rinse of 2tsp vinegar to 2.5 cups of water and a deep moisturising treatment), or sulfate-based shampoo followed by a deep moisturising treatment.

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This will not remove the henna itself--henna bonds to the keratin, which is why it's so difficult or impossible to remove. It just removes the resin coating. The lawsone (dye) is not removed.
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Conditioner wash and style, sometimes with a dab of BRHG.
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