Hello Lovely Ladies,
How are we all doing today? I am sharing with you all my experience with Lush Henna Caca Marron. Lush products are handmade and organic & I really liked the blocks of Henna they had in their display and was tempted to try out.
Dark red-brown like fresh conkers and as shiny as a new penny. Caca Marron gives a dark red, rich chestnut brown which causes people to comment on its beauty. Really! The coffee gives a strong, deep brown and red henna gives it a glossy, dark red colour to grab the attention. The wild herby, coffee and clove scent is wonderfully natural.
Price: Rs. 1020 for 6 blocks of heena (approx 350 g) (I have already used 3 blocks)
Packaging: Lush doesn’t believe in fancy packaging hence, the Henna block was wrapped in a paper and was handed over.
Fragrance: It does have typical heena smell but I also experienced an additional strong fragrance of cloves. Fragrance is not disgusting but bearable.
Ingredients: Cocoa Butter (Theobroma cacao), Indigo Herb (Fera tinctoria), Ground Coffee (Coffea arabica), Fresh Organic Lemon Juice (Citrus limonum), Irish Moss Powder (Chondrus crispus), Clove Bud Oil (Eugenia caryopyllus), Citral (Citral), Geraniol (Geraniol), Eugenol (Eugenol), Citronellol (Citronellol), *Limonene (*Limonene), *Linalool (*Linalool), Perfume (Perfume)
1. Cut henna up into small pieces and put in a heat-proof bowl.
2. Add hot water and let steep. Mix to a yogurt-like consistency.
3. Put on gloves and apply from back to front, coating hair thoroughly.
4. Cover in cling wrap for a more vibrant red. Leave on for one to six hours.
5. Rinse, shampoo, and condition hair.
My Experience with Lush Henna Caca Marron:
We are used to using Henna in a powdered form, soaking it in water, applying it & keeping it for few hours and then washing it. Well, it is pretty much the same thing but in case of Lush henna you need to powder the henna yourself! It is a bit tedious and messy job and it would want you to give up the idea of applying Lush Henna but the luxury price paid for this won’t let your muscles stop working!
Once grated/crushed, you get a grainy consistency dark black color henna which needs to mixed with hot water and applied immediately to hair. This henna doesn’t need any resting time & can be applied instantly. The texture after soaking in water remains grainy and there will lot of grainy mess when you apply it.
I kept it for roughly 5 hours and then rinsed it well. Though I was not planning to shampoo my hair immediately but the tough grainy henna refused to come out of my hair. I had to shampoo my hair. The color it claims in chestnut brown type but actually it didn’t give me that color. It did cover few greys not in henna-fashioned orange color but a proper brown color but still different from rest of my hair.
Pros of Lush Henna Caca Marron:
1. Covers grey
2. Conditions hair well
3. Does not dry out the hair
4. Leaves hair shiny
Cons of Lush Henna Caca Marron:
1. Grainy texture – creates lots of mess
2. Doesn’t give color exactly as claimed
3. Messy process of powdering the henna
4. Very costly
5. 3 months life only. Needs to be used quickly
6. If not stored properly can create fungus
Would I Repurchase Lush Henna Caca Marron?
For Rs. 1020 and so many cons above, I would not dare purchase it again!
IMBB Rating: 2.5 Out of 5
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