Henna/Amla/Indigo Gloss...?

Just wondering if anybody has had any experience mixing Henna, Amla (prevent curl loosening) and Indigo?
I'm planning to do a Henna/Indigo mix soon (when I recieve my order ). But I've been thinking about doing a Henna/Amla/Indigo gloss... What you chicas think? I heard/read curly chicas doing a Henna Gloss so why not a Henna/Amla/Indigo gloss..??!!!
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I've only done a henna/amla treatment. Not with the indigo. Not necessarily a gloss either, but close. Not sure if indigo has any particular benefit to the hair, but if it's about a darker color rinse, I don't see why not!

I LOVE using amla with henna. Makes my hair shine and my scalp healthy.

If you try it out, let me know how it turns out!
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You can't really "gloss" with indigo. You will need to do a 2 step. You can mix the henna and amla after the henna dye releases and apply for your preferred amount of time. Then apply the indigo. Anything other than that will likely end up giving you blinking booger green hair.
Thanks for replying ladies.

This is when i get confused:
While educating myself about Henna treatment and its benefits on hennaforhair.com and mehandi.com i saw that Henna and Indigo can be mixed into one bowl after Henna dye release... right? i want to get a darker brown/brunette... as it is explained.
Based on what i have read thus far, I am familiar with mixing henna, wait for dye release and then apply first.Then later on (after Henna is applied and washed) i should apply the indigo for a black hair color... right?

My hair is not black. i would say its like light-med Brunette (some lighter parts due to highlights in my hair from before). I am afraid of using Henna only because i dont want the red color...

I am getting so confused now.

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@eccentric_kurlz: If i end up trying it, i will post pics.

@straightkinky: Oh Em Gee... no green, lol.
I think i am a 3c/4a... My journey began on Oct '07. Semi-BC Oct. 2009. Hair Goals: GROW OUT HEAT DAMAGE!
My Routine:
Monthly: BS, Condish w/ Honey, DT, ACV, LI & Styler. Wkly DT.Wash n Go. experimenting w. Twist, Twist Out
I Heart: Knot Today. SheaMoisture line. Jojoba and Shea Butter. Avocado mixed w 5 drops Jojoba oil b4 wash.
tgomezmsw, if you are looking at hennaforhair.com you already have the best resource for all info pertaining to henna. I checked the site before I gave you the info I did. Good luck and happy henna'ing. I'd check the glosses page in Catherine's forum for what you can do to get the color you want.
tgomezmsw, I am thinking of doing a henna/amla gloss (no indigo, don't want my hair to be too black) My avatar pic is like a year old now...but I still have the golden brown/brassy highlights on the ends of my hair in the front sides (rest of my hair is a dark brown). I don't want the highlights anymore...I have had them for 3-4 years and would like a nice warm medium brown all over and don't want to continue paying the $$ for Aveda color.

I don't want the red highlightsl (especially on the grays I have on my edges) so I bought a Cocoa brown bundle from Butters n Bars. It has Dutch cocoa in it along with the Raj Henna (which is supposed to be not as much red as other Hennas like Jamila or Yemeni). It is suppose to give a medium brown color when combined with the cocoa.

However, I don't want the curl loosening either as I have a looser curl on the sides and front so I ordered Amla and I am waiting for it to come to add to the Henna & Cocoa to keep the curl from loosening and to maybe darken the brown (so I can get brown on the highlighted parts and grays)....but I am not sure how much to use....???

I am going to test on some stray hairs I have been saving first...and I am definitely going to add to a protein free and cone free condish (I read on other sites that GV Biolage Condish Balm is good for henna glosses...bought some at Sally's for $5.99 and label does not list cones or proteins).

I really just want a med brown w/o the red and I want the benefits of strengthening, shine, and less frizziness...so I am thinking of adding like a 1/2 T of Raj Henna, 1 T Amla and 1 T cocoa to 1C of condish?

I have also read about just doing Amla treatments that are supposed to give similar benefits to Henna w/o the red but I read it may darken your hair....guess I am confused too on what to do for my first try....any suggestions??? Maybe I should just try the Amla gloss first and then if it is too dark repeat with just a little Henna and Cocoa?

(I also only plan to leave on my hair for 30 min...it seems from what I have read on other sites, internet, etc. the longer you let it sit, the more dye release you get)

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