Any over 30's dreadies?
LOL...I doubt it : ) x
girl if i told you how old i was you would pass out
updated by @melanie2: 07/03/15 06:14:29AM
I've found that Amazon sellers have Henna and Indigo powders so I will most likely get some from there. It's organic too : ) Will have to experiment with ratios of the two powders to get a nice deep burgundy...I really don't want to be ginger! : )
Mama Amandier said:
I use henna. I've used it for years and have continued to do so since starting dreads. What you want is body art quality henna, it is triple sieved making it wonderfully smooth to apply and easy to rinse out of dreads. This site is a great source of info:http://www.hennaforhair.com/
Thank you for your advice : )
not all hennas are created equal, some are finer than others. but no matter what it is kinda hard to rinse out & it will be conditioning on your dreads. i order fromhttp://www.hennaforhair.com/no matter why dye you use just put it on the outside of the dreads so it doesn't get stuck all in the center & very hard to wash out. other natural coloring- you can find indigo on that site, lighter colors: chamomile, marigolds, rhubarb roots, darker: sage, walnut hulls, tag alder, cloves. you can mix & match what you use for different results. I've never used most of these on hair (only yarn) but I know they can be used.
Me? I guess the photo must be TOO flattering!! I have been told I look younger than my age and I'm very happy with that. I usually cheat and wear make up for photos though : )
I totally thought you were about 19. Maybe 25 tops or so. But 30? Geez never would've guessed. And I don't even know what I based that assumption on either. Just kinda went automatic without really thinking about it.
I'm 27. I feel like 50 though. Can I still join the exclusive little club? I feel kinda left out .
It's great that you can accept it, I feel very happy for you that you can do that...right now I don't feel ready and would like to explore some colourants first :D I see 'normal' haired women who can't be out of their 20's and they have over 80% grey/white and it just makes them look like an old lady..which is obviously ok for them.
I just seeit as a sign of premature ageing, rather like balding...although that sadly happens to very young men too. I think I might give one of the commercially prepared natural colours a go..I like the idea of a deep burgundy : ) I can't go too crazy with colour because my work would not be happy about it.
Tied up in knots said:
I am so like your friend. I only use henna because I hate my natural hair colour. All the women on my dads side are ginger. I just got the skin tone and the brown hair everyone else got. Completely shafted in my opinion.
Once my greys are better established I'm letting them grow out. I love grey hair. It looks awesome. I'm always excited to find new ones. I love that they go bright orange with the henna though. They make awesome highlights.
I'm a little odd I guess.
my best friend in high school wanted her hair grey since she was 15. she loves the silver fox look it can have a certain beauty about it
Hi S.E, howare you? : )I turned 37 in June, I think I am too youngfor grey hair. I'm greyer than my mother and she's nearly 70...it just upsets me to see so many. I started getting greyhairs in my midteens. I don't feel ready to accept this sign of ageing just yet : )
soaring eagle said:
beets for a burgandy
tea or cooffee to darken
rosemary tea to darken
but why not be proud of he greys and accept them
I amquite abitof grey hair coming through and I would like to try colouring my dreads with natural colourant to disguise the grey. What is the best one to use and is it easy to do?
Years ago when I coloured often with chemical dyes and my hair was not dreaded I tried natural henna but it was alot like putting coffee ground paste on my head and took ages, needing another person to section the hair and apply the paste with a brush which was very time consuming.