Radico Colour Me "Eco Cert" Certified Organic Hair Colour - Golden Blonde. Contains ONLY henna and herbs. No harmful synthetic chemicals. Blends away grey. More natural coverage. Completely safe and natural hair colour. Protects and nourishes hair. Simple instructions to use enclosed in various languages. It is boon for those persons who are sensitive and allergic to chemicals. 1 packet is enough to colour short hair 3 times, or long hair once. 100gm
A little more abou the Herbs used in the Radico 100% Organic Henna Colours.
Function of Herbs Used :
Henna (Lawsonia Inermis): Used as Hair Dying/Astringent agent, boost hair growth, cools scalp skin, treat dandruff, make Hair Shine.
Amla (Emblica Officinalis): Help in darkening color. It prevents greying of hair naturally and promotes hair growth and improve its retention.
Bhringraj (Eclipta Alba): Helps in hair retention through revitalizing hair follicles by stimulating blood circulation.
Indigo (Indigofera tinctoria): Hair Coloring, masking, toning and antiseptic function.
Manjistha (Rubia Cordifolia): Manjistha is very effective in preventing hair loss, dandruff and type of skin problem. Also helps in darkening color
Methi (Trigonellafoenum-graecum): It control dandruff, premature hair fall and seasonal irritations of scalp. Helps in fixing color
Hibiscus (Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis): The hibiscus shrub has great cooling properties. It prevent dandruff and add shine and luster to hair.
Coffee (Coffea Arabica): It is used for hair color darkening. It also minimize hair damage.
Katha (Acacia Catechu): It is used to add dark tones to hair color, astringent
Limitation and Precaution of Organic Hair Color
Its application time is at least 60 minutes, which is longer than the chemical hair colors.
In order to achieve a darker color of any shade leave paste on hair for a longer duration of time and apply heat.
When color is first applied it may not provide optimal results especially if hair has been badly damaged by chemical processing in the past.
As a result it may be necessary to repeat the process 2 to 3 times in order to achieve the desired results. This should be done in 24 hour intervals.
Shampoo and conditioner is not required after rinsing hair but can be used if desired.
Once the process is complete it is important to note that hair may continue to become darker over a period of up to five days. Organic hair colors will oxidize and become deeper, and richer in color within the first few days. Result may vary person to person.
It is for Health Conscious people. So understanding about natural product is very important.
Its mild nature and limitations should not be considered as defect or shortfall but a beauty of nature, for the safety of your health.
Few person may get tingling effect or a mild itching on scalp during application, nothing to worry
about, as presence of indigo herb may cause this effect in some person
It give best result on people who have up to 30-40% grey hair. It may not impact exact color on person with 100% grey hair, They may get following result :
Few person may get orangish tone in excess on hair
Kindly apply indigo paste to neutralize this effect and it get nice dark color
Few person may get purple tone in excess on hair
Kindly apply henna paste to neutralize this effect and get nice dark color
Henna* (Lawsonia Inermis), Amla* (Emblica Officinalis), Bhringraj* (Eclipta Alba), Colourless Henna* (Cassia Auriculata), Methi (Trigonella Foenum-graecum), Hibiscus (Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis), Indigo* (Inedigofera Tinctoria). 100% Organic Ingredients
Application Method of Radico Colour Me Organic Hair Color
Take required amount of powder as per hair length as mentioned above. Add warm water to Organic Hair Color in 1:3 ratios (1 part of Organic Hair Color and 3 part of water).
Adjust the quantity of water as required to achieve "yogurt or ketchup" consistency.
Paste should not be too thick or too thin. Apply the paste starting at the roots and spread evenly to the ends.
Preparation: Qty Required: 20gm to 30gm - For Short Hair 40gm to 60gm - For shoulder length hair (Medium size hair) 70gm to 100gm - For waist length (Long hair)
Application: Starting at the roots, paste to hair immediately after mixing. Grey hair may require a heavier application of paste. Use the enclosed shower cap to cover hair after paste is evenly distributed
Finish: Wait at least 60 minutes after application of paste. If a darker color is desired leave the paste on for a longer period of time. It is safe for paste to remain on hair for two to three hours.
Heat can also be applied with a hair dryer during this time to intensify results.
Rinse: After 60 minutes or more as desired, rinse hair with running water until the water runs clear.
No shampoo is needed.
Style and dry hair has desired.
Keep out of reach of Children. Do not use if you are allergic to any of the herbal ingredients. Do a sensitivity patch before using the product. Do not apply to eyebrown or eyelashes, or use in the eye area. This is to prevent the herbal powder entering your eyes. Do not colour your hair if you have a rash on your face, or sensitive, irritated and damaged scalp. Do not use in pregnancy.