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About Rainbow Research

Rainbow Research was founded in 1976. Our philosophy is simple - use the best natural ingredients available, avoid unnecessary chemicals, and tell the truth. Since the beginning, we have chosen not to test our products on animals. Rainbow products are made in small batches to keep quality high. We guarantee our products 100%.

Our following has grown through the years and we now sell our products to health food stores, massage therapists, chiropractors, medical doctors, salons, and consumers throughout the world

We urge you to support those groups who are promoting both animal and human rights throughout the world.

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170 Wilbur Place
Bohemia, NY, 11716
http://www.rainbowresearch.com
800-722-9595

Rainbow Research - Henna Persian Hair Color Mahogany - 4 oz.

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    Item Code: 55118
    UPC Code: 000518400071
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    Manufacturer:Rainbow Research
    Size/Form: 4  oz.
    Packaged Ship Weight: 0.35  lbs
    Color title: Mahogany
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    Rainbow Research Henna Persian Mahogany Hair Color

    Rainbow Research Henna Persian Mahogany Hair Color is a medium auburn. Henna Hair Color has no additives, chemicals, or pesticides. Rainbow Henna coats each hair shaft with color. Blends naturally. Fades gradually. Lasts 4-6 weeks. Smooths and seals the hair's cuticle for greater shine and body. Their custom-tailored recipes can be used for special effects, covering grey, and improving texture.

    Henna is a natural plant-based alternative to chemical hair colorings. Rainbow chooses only the finest grade Henna from small shrubs (Lawsonia), that are native to the Middle East, West Asia, and North Africa. The Leaves are dried and pulverized to a fine powder. Rainbow Henna coats each hair shaft with color. Smoothes and seals the hair's cuticle for greater shine. Texturizes hair and gives it body.

    History of Henna

    Secrets of beauty have been cherished throughout the ages. One of the oldest beautifers known is Henna. Famous beauties such as Nefertiti and Cleopatra used Henna to enhance their hair coloring. Silent film stars Theda Bara and Clara Bow colored their hair with Henna to add to their mystery. Today, Henna is used by women and men who understand how to be naturally beautiful.

    Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

    Should I try a test strand first?
    Yes. See Henna test strand instructions in suggested use.

    Can Henna be used on grey or white hair?
    If you have over 10% grey, Rainbow Research suggest doing a "test strand" first. The following formulas work best:

    • Medium Brown Henna + brewed coffee + apple cider vinegar
    • Dark Brown Henna + brewed coffee + apple cider vinegar
    • Light Brown Henna + Ceylon Tea or Black China Tea or Darjeeling Tea + apple cider vinegar
    • Dark Brown Henna + Medium Brown Henna (50% of each) + brewed coffee + apple cider vinegar - works well on more than 10% grey

    Can I Henna after a perm?
    After a Perm Rainbow Research suggest that you wait 3-5 shampooings. This will insure that the entire chemical residue is removed prior to doing the Henna application.

    Can I Henna before a perm?
    Yes, Follow instructions below to remove Henna coating first.

    Can I use a Chemical Dye or Bleach over hair with Henna on it?
    No. First you must remove the Henna coating from the hair shaft. The Henna coating is naturally removed after 2-3 weeks of regular shampooing. If Henna was applied less then 2-3 weeks before see removal instructions below.

    What is the best way to remove Henna?
    To help remove Henna from the hair shaft, apply warm mineral oil to the hair. Leave on 20-25 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Shampoo out. This procedure is good prior to using a perm or chemical tint/color.
    Is Henna safe to use over a chemical tint?
    Yes. If the hair is in excellent condition, Rainbow Henna can be used over a chemical tint. However, this is not its purpose. Color results may very until new growth comes in fully. Henna should not be used over bleached or white hair.

    Can Hair be lightened after Henna?
    No. The Henna color will remain on the hair even if high lift blonde tints or bleaches are used.

    Will Henna lighten hair?
    No. Henna does not contain any lightening chemicals. Blonde Henna brings out yellow and golden brown highlights. Marigold Blonde Henna brings out gold and yellow highlights. Both add shine and body to grey hair.

    How often can I use Henna?
    Neutral Henna can be used on any type of hair every 4 weeks. All other shades can be used every 4 to 6 weeks. If color fades quicker than 4-6 weeks it is safe to re-apply sooner.

    Can Henna powders be mixed?
    Yes. You can mix powders together to create your own formula. Mix powders well before adding liquid.

    Rainbow Research
    Rainbow Research was founded in 1976. Their philosophy is simple - use the best natural ingredients available, avoid unnecessary chemicals, and tell the truth. Since the beginning, Rainbow Research has chosen not to test their products on animals. Rainbow products are made in small batches to keep quality high. Rainbow Research guarantees their products 100%.

    Rainbow Research's following has grown through the years and they now sell their products to health food stores, massage therapists, chiropractors, medical doctors, salons, and consumers throughout the world

    Rainbow Research urges you to support those groups who are promoting both animal and human rights throughout the world.

    Suggested Use

    Preparation

    Rainbow Henna may be applied on wet or dry hair, but it is important that the hair be clean. If you wish to shampoo first, towel dry hair before application. Apply cream, oil, or Vaseline around the hairline, ears, and neck to avoid staining your skin.

    Directions

    Pour a 4 oz. jar of Rainbow Henna into a glass or plastic bowl. Gradually add boiling water, coffee or tea to the Henna powder. Use a wooden or plastic spoon to mix thoroughly to a creamy soup-like consistency, (more liquid can be added if mixture is too thick). For Rainbow Neutral Henna, mix 2 oz. (1/2 jar) with boiling water.

    Rainbow Henna is filled by weight. A 4 oz. jar is equal to an 8 oz. cup by volume.

    **For best results with Henna on Grey hair see instructions below**

    Directions for use on Grey or White Hair

    Pour a 4 oz. jar of Rainbow Henna into a glass or plastic bowl. Gradually add boiling coffee or tea to the Henna powder. See special recipes and hints below for exact Coffee & Tea use. Add 1-2 Tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar. Use a wooden or plastic spoon to mix thoroughly to a creamy soup-like consistency, (more liquid can be added if mixture is too thick).
    For Rainbow Neutral Henna on Grey Hair: Mix 2 oz. (1/2 jar) with boiling water, do not use coffee and vinegar.

    Best Recipes for Grey Hair:
    Dark Brown Henna + Coffee + 1-2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar = Dark Brown
    3 parts Black + 1 Part Medium Brown + Coffee + 1-2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar = Dark Brown
    3 Parts Dark Brown + 1 Part Medium Brown + Coffee + 1-2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar = Medium/Dark Brown < BR > 3 Parts Black + 1 Part Dark Brown + Coffee + 1-2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar = Darkest Brown

    Special Recipes and Hints

    Substitute Coffee or Tea for Water to add these effects:

    Coffee – Use for Best Results on Grey Hair to help tone down red tones, deepens brown-red tones, & cover grey. Use brewed, black coffee or espresso (not instant or decaffeinated). After coffee or espresso is brewed, bring to a boil. Mix as directed above.

    Teas- To have the following effects take place, substitute tea for water. Let tea steep for 20-30 minutes, and then bring to a boil. Mix as directed above.

    • Ceylon, Black China or Darjeeling Teas will help tone down red & deepen brown-red tones on Dark Brown, Med Brown, Burgundy, Mahogany & Sherry.
    • Ceylon, Black China or Darjeeling Teas will add gold highlights to Light Brown Henna.
    • Red Zinger Tea enriches red tones in Burgundy, Sherry, Mahogany, Dark Brown, Med Brown and Red Henna.
    • Chamomile Tea brightens and adds highlights to Neutral, Blonde, or Marigold Blonde Henna.

    **Remember the water, tea or coffee should be brought to a boil. The amount you use is up to you. More can be added if the mixture thickens. Apply Henna while warm, not hot. The electric Thermo Heat Cap can improve color and conditioning.

    Apple Cider Vinegar – To help all colors hold on grey hair, add 1-2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar to Henna mixture.

    Lemon Juice – To lighten blonde shades, add 1-2 tbsp. lemon juice to Henna mixture.

    To Deepen Red Shades – Red, Sherry, Mahogany, or Burgundy can be deepened by mixing a darker shade. For example, 3 oz. (3/4 jar) Mahogany + 1 oz. (1/4 jar) Dark Brown = Dark Auburn.

    Dry or Damaged Hair – Add 1 Egg, or 1-2 tbsp. of Olive Oil, or 1-2 tbsp of Plain Yogurt to the Henna mixture. These natural ingredients not only condition, but help with the application and rinsing processes. Choose any 1 of the 3 options listed above for similar results.

    Application

    Wear plastic or rubber gloves to avoid staining your hands.

    1. Section hair front to back and ear to ear. Take 1 inch partings in the sections.
    2. Method 1 - Begin at the scalp and paint on the Henna with a tint brush from roots to ends, or use hands
    3. Method 2 - Begin at scalp and apply Henna with gloved hands. Packing it on as if you were putting a mud pack on your head.
    4. Continue until all the hair is thickly coated with the Henna mixture.
    5. Place a cotton or tissue band around the hairline. Cover the hair with a plastic bag or plastic wrap and old towel to help maintain heat.

    Timing

    For best results use a Heat Lamp, or Thermo Heat Cap:
    Leave on as follows:

    • Black, Red, Sherry, Mahogany, Burgundy, Dark Brown, Medium Brown, and Copper –with heat 45- 60 minutes; without heat 60-90 minutes.
    • Strawberry Blonde, Blonde, Marigold Blonde, Light Brown, and Neutral –with heat 30 minutes; without heat 45-60 minutes.

    When timing is completed, rinse thoroughly with hot water, and then rinse with cool water. Follow with Rainbow Henna Shampoo, or any mild natural shampoo without essential oils. Rinse thoroughly and style. Leaving the Henna on longer then recommended is not advised, results may vary.

    Henna Test Strand Instructions

    1. Mix 1 teaspoon of Henna with Boiled Water* Use enough water to make it into a thick soup-like consistency. Additional water may be added to thin mixture if needed.
    2. Test on enough hair to see results. Select a 1 inch section (enough to wrap around 2 fingers).
    3. Apply Henna Roots to Ends, coating the hair. After Henna is applied, wrap the section of hair in plastic wrap. Leave on 45-60 minutes. Rinse off, shampoo and dry. Check color in good light, daylight is best. For more depth of color, timing can be increased 15-30 minutes.

    *coffee or tea should be substituted for water for grey hair.

    Helpful Accessories

    • Plastic or glass bowl
    • Plastic or wooden spoon
    • Oil, Vaseline, or cream
    • Plastic or rubber gloves
    • Tint brush or 1 ½ inch paint brush
    • Cotton or tissues
    • Plastic bag or plastic wrap
    • Protective cape or old towel
    • Rainbow Henna Shampoo
    • Rainbow Henna Conditioner
    • Thermo Electric Heat Cap

    Warnings

    FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Store in a cool, dry place. Filled by weight. Do not use in the area of the eye or if scalp has open cuts. Not for use on bleached or white hair. A strand test should be done if hair is over 10% grey.
    Ingredients

    Ingredients: Lawsonia Inermis (Red Henna), Indigofereae (Black Henna)
    About Rainbow Research

    Rainbow Research was founded in 1976. Our philosophy is simple - use the best natural ingredients available, avoid unnecessary chemicals, and tell the truth. Since the beginning, we have chosen not to test our products on animals. Rainbow products are made in small batches to keep quality high. We guarantee our products 100%.

    Our following has grown through the years and we now sell our products to health food stores, massage therapists, chiropractors, medical doctors, salons, and consumers throughout the world

    We urge you to support those groups who are promoting both animal and human rights throughout the world.


    170 Wilbur Place
    Bohemia, NY, 11716
    Phone: 800-722-9595
    Fax: 6315894687
    http://www.rainbowresearch.com
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    Average Customer Rating: (4 out of 5)

    Based on 8 rating(s)
    7 of 8 (87%) of customers said they would recommend this product to a friend.
    • By LISA ( Myerstown, PA)
      6/5/2008 12:00:00 AM

      I recommend this product!
      Easy to use, left my dark brown hair a beautiful rich coppery/red color. Plenty of product for my mid-back length hair. This is a keeper.
    • By Victoria ( Cote Saint-Luc, QC)
      6/26/2011 9:59:50 PM

      I recommend this product!
      Good coverage, nice color. Would purchase again.
    • By Linda ( Acworth, GA)
      11/7/2011 7:52:16 AM

      I recommend this product!
      I love henna! I gave up the chemical hair color a few years ago and my hair loves me for it. Henna covers the grey much better then anything else I've used and it leaves it very shinny and healthy looking.
    • By pamela ( Cotati, CA)
      4/7/2012 11:20:59 PM

      I recommend this product!
      great product
    • By Theresa ( Goreville, IL)
      4/27/2012 2:15:39 PM

      I recommend this product!
      This has become my new favorite Henna brand. Excellent product !
    • By ALEXANDER ( Fayetteville, AR)
      12/28/2012 10:24:23 AM

      I recommend this product!
      I have used many other henna products over the years. Rainbow Research Henna gives the best coverage for gray hair I have tried, long-lasting, rich and natural looking.
    • By ANTOINETTE ( lithonia, GA)
      3/26/2013 12:03:43 PM
      This did not cover my hair at all
    • By Aundria ( West Monroe, LA)
      12/16/2013 12:00:56 PM

      I recommend this product!
      2nd time to order. will continue to use this product. mix it with the light auburn to color to my natural color.
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