Indigo is plant based and all natural so it will not ruin your precious tresses, whether you are natural or relaxed. Indigo dye can be easily found online, in most herbal or Indian food shops.
Lay a tarp, drop cloth, or plenty of newspapers on the floor in the area where you plan to apply the indigo, and be sure to wear plastic gloves. Indigo will stain nearly anything, including your skin, so wear old clothes and use old towels.
Dye your hair first with henna, which will help the hair absorb the indigo. Most people apply the indigo immediately after the henna, but it can also be done later.
Mix the indigo with water until it resembles a thick, lumpy paste. It will smell like frozen peas and will be green in color.
Apply the indigo immediately, working it completely through the hair. It will be messy, but don’t be afraid to rub it in by the handful and slather it through the hair. Use a tissue to wipe away any dye from your skin.
Cover your hair with plastic wrap or a plastic cap and wrap a large towel around it. Leave the indigo in your hair for at least two hours. The longer your leave the dye in your, the darker the result will be.
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