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Biotique Bio Heena Fresh Powder Hair Color For Dark Hair Review
Recently, I have been thinking about getting my hair burgundy colored (wishful thinking), but I don’t have the courage right now to go for chemical colouring. I have seen some girls getting lovely hair colour through heena application. I decided to try that way to get some color on to my hair. I picked up Biotique’s Bio Heena because I trust Biotique to have not mixed any chemicals in the powder. I checked the product and it said “for dark hair” and I thought it would suit my dark hair and give my hair some color, but….read on:
Heena is a small tropic tree with leaves of color that have tinted and conditioned hair for thousand of years. This traditional, fresh ground powder is a natural blend of heena leaves, mango kernel and the bark of arjun tree. Mixed with water, these exotic ingredients dissolve into a luxurious paste to nourish and enlighten hair with rich brown color and shine.
How To Use:
Add water gradually to the powder, until a paste is formed. For conditioning, leave on for half an hour. For maximum color highlights, leave on for one hour or more. Shampoo. Rinse with water.
Rs. 199 for 90 gm.
My Take on Biotique Bio Heena Fresh Powder Hair Color For Dark Hair:
The heena powder comes in the traditional Biotique green tub (this one is a bit larger and wider). This powder smells of a lot of herbs. The powder would come for only one-time application for shoulder-length hair. I was mighty disappointed to see the illustration of its effect on black hair, black hair remains the same it seems 🙁
As instructed, I added water to make a thick paste and I should here mention that the powder is leafy green, I mean I have seen and used some heena powders wherein the powder is pretty dark in color. Since I wanted color in my hair, I decided to keep the “paste” in my hair for close to two hours. After rinsing it off, I noticed there was a bit of difference to the color of my hair, not much, not what I had expected 🙁 I am quite happy about the conditioning part because I got nice manageable wavy hair on the second and third day, but by the evening of the third day, my hair was extremely greasy and I had to wash my hair. Thereafter, I had to wash my hair again over a 3-day interval.
Considering, I now only want some burgundy color in my hair, I would not opt for this again and look around for natural heena powders that would do so.
Coming to the pros and cons of the product:
Pros of Biotique Bio Heena Fresh Powder Hair Color For Dark Hair:
- Contains natural heena powder without any chemicals.
- Contains neema, mango kernel, bark of arjun tree, and some other herbs.
- Adds a bit of color to the hair, though not a rich color.
- Conditions hair a bit.
Cons of Biotique Bio Heena Fresh Powder Hair Color For Dark Hair:
- Makes hair greasy and frequent shampooing would be required.
- Rs. 200 for only 90 gm of the product didn’t go down well with me.
- This heena powder is for dark hair, so obviously, it won’t cover greys.
- Smells of herbs, cannot detect the delightful “mehendi” smell.
- Does nothing for dark hair.
Will I Repurchase Biotique Bio Heena Fresh Powder Hair Color For Dark Hair?
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