100% Natural Indigo powder 1 set contains 100 gms / 3.5 oz of Indigo
Does not contain any harmful chemicals or PPD
Imparts rich brown to black color .
Micronized powders makes it easy to make a paste and easy to apply.
Gluten free, vegan, not tested on animals .
Color : Brown
Size : 3.5 Ounces
Premium quality, fresh Indigo powder cultivated, processed and packed in India. It imparts deep brown to black shades when used with or after henna. Micronized powder makes it easy to make a paste and apply. Can be used to color hair and beard. Safe to use for all ages. By using this you protect your hair from the effects of harsh chemical dyes. Directions: For black hair colour 2 step process Step 1: Mix MATRU henna with water to get a thick batter consistency henna paste. Soak it for 2 hours. Apply this paste on washed ( no conditioner used), unoiled hair, covering entire length and roots. Leave it for 60 - 90 min. Rinse it off thoroughly. Do not use shampoo. Step 2: Mix MATRU indigo with salt.(A tspoon of salt for 100gms of the powder.) Make a thick henna like paste with warm water (40c). Apply immediately on your hair covering root to tip.leave it for 1-3 hours depending in the shade desired. The longer you leave it the darker the shade. Rinse it off thoroughly . Do not use shampoo. Wash your hair using a mild natural shampoo after 48 hours as the color keeps developing till then. For different brown shades use henna and indigo in 1 step as described below: Dark brown: Mix 3 parts of indigo an 1 part of henna. Brown : Mix 2 parts of indigo and 1 part if henna. Light brown: Mix 1 part if indigo and 1 part of henna. For the above combinations for different shades of brown pre soak the henna for 2 hours. Make the paste of indigo with warm water and salt just before applying. Mix the henna and indigo paste and apply immediately. Tips: . Make sure to wear gloves to protect your hands from being stained. . Make the indigo paste just before applying. If left soaking the dye will get oxidised and won't release the desired shade when applied to hair. . Never freeze indigo. Keep the powder in an airtight bag. . Repeated use of the dye builds up naturally looking black/ brown shades. . Trial and error may be necessary to get the desired shade .