When you hear the word “henna”, you probably think of intricate temporary tattoos and/or reddish brown hair dye, but: What is it exactly? Where does henna come from? How is it made? Are all henna products organic? If you care about the products that you put in and on your body, and how they affect
You’ve no doubt heard of henna. It’s created by grinding the leaves of the henna plant into a powder and is then prepared into a paste for use in traditional temporary henna tattoos, for hair dye, and for a number of other uses. For our purposes, we are concerned with henna as a hair dye.