Watch out when you think you are buying USDA Organic Henna
Some years ago I decided to try out this USDA Organic Pure Botanical Henna from Color the Gray Light mountain Natural.
USDA Organic this means it must be good, right? Finally a good product and all natural. Here is my story:
After reassuring myself this henna would be organic and without any chemicals, and after reading the surely fake reviews about this product, I used it on my half long brown hair with still some hesitation. Call it my intuition which really works but I do have to listen to it.
The first step created an orange color and so far so good, the grey had turned into orange now. Then the second step was a green, a deep green Henna color to be put on my now orange hair, for about 60 minutes or more.
The smell was full of chemicals. Nothing natural and no real henna smell at all. After washing this green mixture out, I looked at my skin, which was before this experience just light brown and now my skin was as green as grass. This Green Henna was attacking my skin and it was there to stay.
I showed it to my daughter and she said; this is not good mom and now I know why I have this bad headache (she has never a headache). When my daughter breaths or eats chemicals she feels it right away. My skin and oh no, even my hair showed green. What kind of product is this?? They have used metals and other chemicals in this henna for sure. This green henna was like green paint and gave an overall glow of green on all of my hair. And now my head and body were stinging. USDA Organic no way. I was attacked by a dangerous color dye.
I cleaned my skin and hair with lots of organic coconut oil and some towels. Now all the towels turned green and the green was there to stay even after washing them many times. Coconut oil will remove it all on your body and face, just as it will remove make up and more, so that was some relieve and it did work.
After this happened I took lots of Vitamin C, Black Seed Oil, Chlorella, my Aloe Arborescens and Charconite . I took an overdose on all of my supplements to remove these chemicals from my body, and gave all the supplements to my daughter too as she was poisoned by the air as well. When you know you have been eating or using bad products delete them out of your system at once, to stay healthy.
This company should be closed right away and their products should be removed out of every store. Do not buy it. This Light Mountain natural, color the Grey, sells poisonous products under the name USDA organic. Shame on them.
This is what they say on their light-mountain-hair-color website: There are NO other ingredients used other than 1 to 3 certified organically grown botanicals blended to achieve the shade. No chemicals, no PPD, no ammonia, no peroxide, no metal salts, etc. Now you know they are lying and probably they have used all the ingredients that they say they do not use. That is why they call their company mountain hair color and not mention the word henna at all in their company name, as it is no henna. Well I have been fooled and that is why I write this review to stop you from buying dangerous products.
When someone attacks our hair, skin and health, we need to fight back and telling the truth is one way to do it so we are able to change it.
I know why this is happening, they (the Big Pharma companies and Monsanto’s friends) are now buying many companies who sell organic products and organic food. They change the ingredients and the packing, but keep the brands name. The brand is no longer your good and trusted brand. You get sick from using their organic products, which are not real organic products anymore.
When a company is trustful, not corrupt, family owned and not for sale, you know your organic product is safe and really organic without GMO’s, chemicals and nanoparticles. Luckily there are still beautiful people in this world who do offer products from their heart and run their own company themselves with love for our planet, the people and our animals. But as always, even with these trusted companies we do have to check all ingredients, as no one knows everything.
I did look for other reviews on the light-mountain-hair-color website and strangely there was not one review about this product and the company exists many years already as far as I know it was already there when the internet was invented.
So I found some other reviews from amazon.com which I found after I colored my hair with this poisonous color dye, you can not even call it henna anymore after my experience and you will see I was not alone in receiving a green color, even blue and yellow hair colors have been reported from the use of this product:
I love Green hair
I read majority of the reviews before purchasing this product and based on the reviews I already knew that preparing the hair dye was going to be a long process; which was true and it took me forever to prepare it but I was okay with that hoping for good results so I can start using a natural product rather than continuous chemicals on my hair.
Though after carefully preparing this my hair is now YELLOW and certain parts are dark green!! I look like a teenage girl who dyed her hair from a box color she bought from hot topic!!! This product should not be sold nor it should be promoted as a color dye that covers gray as it’s all false advertisement. In all the years I have been coloring my hair myself I’ve never had such a thing horrible color job happen to it!
I will be returning the second box I bought and I’m going to contact amazon to request a refund for the box I used because this is just not okay!!!
Now I have to spend additional money to fix the mess this hair dye has made!!
Wrong color in box
NO GO – product no longer works
Let’s start with the instructions. Who has 4 hours to do a skin test to see if you are allergic to it? You have to walk around with this paste dried to your skin for 4 hours, uncovered mind you, so that anything that touches it becomes permanently stained. Then wash it off and wait 24 hours before you dye. You also have to do a multiple step strand test to see how your hair is going to react to it.
Step 1 add boiling water to the powder and let stand for 10-30 minutes to cure. Not so bad. Apply to hair and leave on for 15 minutes.
After that 15 minutes I looked like an Oompah Loompah and my grays were still very visible.
Step 2 add boiling water to powder and let cure for 10-30 minutes. Apply to hair and leave on for 45 minutes to 4 hours. What? 4 hours? Are you completely out of your mind. I left mine on for an hour. I still had a few grays visible but they weren’t bad.
What was bad is the smell. Both of the powders have the most god awful smell to them. The only thing I can liken the smell to is rotting lawn clippings. Basically my hair now smells like rotten cut grass. It’s so bad that I have a headache from smelling it. I even added a few drops of essential oil per the website to help with the bad smell. Didn’t help. The only way to not have the smell is to not use the product.
Now we are done and my hair doesn’t look that bad but it feels like straw. The same texture as one of the bad chemical type colors would do to my hair. No amount of conditioner made it feel any better. I also rinsed my hair for 10 minutes trying to get the gritty powder out. It just never seemed to end. My husband even helped me rinse and stuff was still on my scalp.
So now my hair stinks, I have a headache, may hair feels terrible and now I have to deal with everything my hair touches seems to get stained.
I covered my head before going to bed, like I would do after coloring my hair with a box of color, to keep from staining my pillows and sheets. Well I woke up to huge blue/green stains all over my pillows. And this stain is permanent. Thanks a lot!
I waited the recommended 24 hours to wash my hair. After apply the shampoo and working it through the hair, the whole inside of my shower became covered in blue/green dye. Not what I was expecting. I conditioned with the hopes that the smell would be covered by the conditioner. Nope! As soon as I stepped out of the shower I was hit with the nauseating smell of decaying grass cuttings. My husband is grossed out by the smell and in all honesty, the color isn’t that great.
Now I’m all for being natural and Eco conscious, but come on. This is the best you could do?
So disappointed and disgusted and smelling awful. Do yourself a favor, find a different color product. I know I am. Two thumbs down, zero stars.
I was not the only one who had a bad experience. So my advice is do not buy from this brand ever.
There are real organic solutions to dye your hair back into your natural color, and therefore you will find these products on our website.
For all of you who want to know which Henna supplier is really good, try these two, as these are the two best we have found in this whole world and I can assure you no green color, but just the perfect color. For me that is dark brown. Depending your color wishes you can adjust the time of usage of the second step. Even if it takes many long hours to use it, it is really worth it.
One brand; Renaissance has now organic henna and the other brand; Ancient Sunrise inform us that they do not use pesticides and I know that they are famous for their henna as they provide the best henna in the world even when it is not (yet) organic. Personally I use Renaissance and I am very happy with the results. Your hair will shine and the color is beautiful besides that your head, body, hair and your health will thank you.
Be beautiful, have a lovely shiny hair color and stay healthy.