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I bought some caca marron henna from Lush today, have a leaflet on how to use it, but I'm not sure how much to use. The leaflet says to use a block, but does it mean the whole huge block, or do I have to break one of the smaller squares off and use that? Is it easy enough to use or have I made a huge mistake buying this stuff?
I use it all the time, I use caca rouge. How long is your hair? Mine's shoulder length and quite thick, I use nearly the whole big block on mine.
Tips are: leave it on as long as you can, i often leave it for 10 hours; cover it with clingfilm and a towel; wear rubber gloves; and most importantly, put a thick line of vaseline around your hairline and on your ears to stop them turning a delightful shade of orange!!
I have fine chin length hair, so wasn't sure whether I should use less, but if you use the whole block then perhaps that's what I need to do. Thanks, Doddle - not sure I want to leave it for 10 hours though
The poo thing is deliberate; they do chestnut poo, red poo, black poo and brown poo
Nah WWB honeslty that's never happened to anyone else I've known who's tried it... I think it's just me! Also they have lots of feedback on lush.com about it and it gets rave reviews... I must have done it wrong!
WigWamBam, how dark is your hair to begin with? Mine is very, very dark brown with 'attractive' grey highlights. It goes a very deep red, with twinkly red highlights. I probably wouldn't use it if I was much fairer.
I have used it - it made my hair feel and smell fab - the downside is how long you have to leave it on for. You look like a right div, and can't have kisses and cuddles off your kids in case they get covered in it!
I'm thinking of doing it next week when dh is away and I won't feel or look such a prat. It sounds as if I should do it after dd has gone to bed then leave it on overnight (and keep my fingers crossed that it doesn't go ginger )