FAQ Henné Color Premium Végétal

Can Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colour products with dye plants cover grey hair?

The Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colours are gentle products made from dye plants. They are free from oxidants, ammonia, p-phenylenediamine (PPD) and heavy metals. The hair fibre is not bleached. The resulting colour will depend on your original hair colour, whether natural or coloured. Depending on the amount and distribution of grey hair, the hair will have different coloured highlights for a natural effect that will improve by subsequent colouring. The resulting colour will be more intense every time you colour your hair. Our plant-based colouring powders will cover up to 50% grey hair depending on the selected shade. Our plant-based colouring creams will cover up to 100% grey hair depending on the selected colour. Use the colour chart to choose the shade most suitable to your original colour.

What are the differences between the plant-based Colouring Powders and the Colouring Care Creams with active plant extracts from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

Our Plant-based Colouring Powders contain dye plant enriched with antioxidant green tea. The hair colour only requires a few minutes to prepare by simply adding hot water. It is applied with a brush and left for 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on the desired intensity.

This type of hair colour is specially aimed at those who are devoted to the most natural formulas. From the first application, they can hide your first grey hair and may cover up to 50% grey hair depending on the selected shade. The more you colour your hair, the stronger the highlights. You can use our colour chart and product information sheet to help you choose your hair colour. To be repeated every 4 to 8 weeks.

Our Colouring Care Creams are enriched with a complex of 3 active plant ingredients that work in synergy. They colour and care for your hair  Packaged as a tube, the hair colour can be directly applied with a brush. They are extremely easy to use and need to be left for 20 to 40 minutes depending on the desired intensity. From the first application, they can hide your first grey hair and may cover up to 100% grey hair depending on the selected shade. You can use our colour chart and product information sheet to help you choose your hair colour. You can use our colour chart and product information sheet to help you choose your hair colour. They fade after six to eight shampoos.

Whether powder or cream, our dye plant hair colours are free from oxidants, ammonia, p-phenylenediamine (PPD), resorcinol, parabens and heavy metals. For your safety, our products are microbiologically tested by independent specialised laboratories. All our formulas have been tested under medical supervision.

Our powder and cream colouring products will not bleach your hair and are gentle to the structure of the hair fibre. Our formulas are gentle and enriched with active care ingredients specially selected to respect and care for your hair and scalp.

Must only be used on hair. External use only. Do not dye eyelashes or eyebrows.

May I lighten my hair with hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

No, our hair colours will not bleach your hair. They are gentle and respect the hair’s natural structure. They can therefore not be used to lighten your hair. The hair is coloured by coating the hair with colour.

May I darken my natural colour with hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

Yes, the result will depend on the natural colour of your hair and the chosen colour.

The colour chart will be of great help in selecting a colour suitable for your original colour. As your hair is made up of different shades of hair, the resulting colour will show natural highlights which will intensify after each application. Choose a colour close to your natural colour to enhance your highlights. If you want more contrast and depth to your hair, then choose a darker colour which is 1 to 3 shades darker according to the desired effect.

Whatever your selection, you will get a deeper colour and the intensity of your highlights will vary according to the difference between your original colour and the selected shade as well as the developing time used. The greater the difference in shades and the longer the hair colour is left to develop, the more intense the highlights.

Refer to the product information sheets to guide you during the product application.
You can also use our hair colours to add streaks to your hair.

How often should I use hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

The Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colours are gentle products made from dye plants. They are free from oxidants, ammonia, p-phenylenediamine (PPD), heavy metals and resorcinol, so they can be used as often as you need.

Our plant-based Colouring Powders are specially aimed at those who are devoted to using the most natural formulas. These hair colours should be applied every 4 to 8 weeks.

Our Colouring Care Creams are enriched with a complex of 3 active plant ingredients that work in synergy. They fade after six to eight shampoos.

It is also possible to colour your roots only in between two full head colours.

When should I shampoo my hair when using hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

It is best to shampoo your hair before applying your Henné Color Premium Végétal plant-based hair colour. The hair is then clean and free of residues and substances which could reduce the adherence of the colour. After having applied the colour and left it for the appropriate time, simply rinse your hair with warm water until it runs clear. You may shampoo your hair the following day if needed. The colouring results will be enhanced when using our gentle shampoo for intense shine which is formulated without silicone. Silicones leave a residue on the hair fibre and prevent the colour from adhering to the hair fibre.

The Intense Shine Shampoo with fig vinegar is a perfect hair care for coloured or damaged hair or simply as your daily shampoo. Fig vinegar has astringent properties on the hair scales which makes it a fantastic antistatic and shine ingredient. Its formula is free from SLSs, parabens and silicone and enriched with nourishing mango butter and antioxidant green tea.

May I colour my eyelashes and eyebrows with hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

No, our hair colours with dye plants and plant extracts must only be used for colouring hair.

How do hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range work?

The Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colours contain dye plants and plant extracts. They are gentle products. The colouring pigments coat the hair and are fixed to the hair fibre. The structure of the hair is not altered. Our hair colours have been formulated with fewer chemicals which are aggressive for your hair and have been enriched with plant extracts specially selected for their beneficial effect on the hair and scalp. Our hair colours can be used as and when needed.

Should I do a sensitivity test with Henné Color PremiumVégétal plant-based colouring products?

All Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colours with plant dyes are formulated to protect the hair fibre and scalp. Our hair colours are free from oxidants, parabens, p-phenylenediamine (PPD), heavy metals and resorcinol. They are particularly suitable for people with an allergy to p-phenylenediamine (PPD). However, as sensitivity to different products is very personal, an allergic reaction may occur. A sensitivity test 48h hours before colouring your hair is recommended. Please refer to the instructions provided.

Our hair colour must only be used on hair. External use only. Do not dye eyelashes or eyebrows.

When should I not use hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

If your sensitivity test is positive.

If you have a scalp injury, inflammation or dermatitis Hair colours should only be used on a healthy scalp.

Immediately after a perm, a chemical colouring, straightening or any intervention which is aggressive to the hair. 2 to 4 weeks must be allowed between the original intervention and colouring with plant dyes.

Why must I emulsify my hair colour before rinsing?

Emulsifying the hair colour consists in wetting the hair with clean water and gently massaging the hair and scalp (for approximately 2 minutes) before rinsing  This step helps clean the scalp and better fix the colour.

Why should I wear gloves when applying the hair colour?

The aim of a hair dye is to colour. Wearing the gloves supplied with the product will protect your skin and your nails from absorbing the colour. Clothes must also be protected.

Why should I wear a cap after applying plant hair colour?

With a cap, the colour is better absorbed into the hair. Cling-film can also be used. The colouring effect can be further improved by using a warm towel on the cap or the cling-film.

Can I use hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range at the hairdresser’s?

Yes, indeed. As long as your hairdresser understands the principles of hair colouring with plant dyes, he/she will be able to advise you and colour your hair resulting in a very natural, luminous and rich colour. Plant hair colours are free of heavy metals and are therefore compatible with chemical hair colouring products, as long as the waiting time required between two colourings is observed (2 to 4 weeks).  Your hairdresser may contact us via our contact form for further information.

Can I keep my hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

Yes. Simply reseal the package of the plant-based Colouring Powder and store away from moisture. The applicator tip on the tube of Colouring Care Cream serves as a cap. Comply with the use-by-date indicated on the product. Products which have been removed from the box or mixed must be discarded. 

How can I protect my Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colour?

Products specifically designed with gentle formulas for coloured hair should be used. The Intense Shine Shampoo with fig vinegar from the Henné Color PremiumVégétal range is a perfect hair care for coloured or damaged hair or simply as your daily shampoo. Fig vinegar has astringent properties on the hair scales which makes it a fantastic antistatic and shine ingredient. Its formula is free from SLSs, parabens and silicone and enriched with nourishing mango butter and antioxidant green tea.

How long will my Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colour last?

While shampooing once or twice a week, your hair will keep its beautiful colour for 3 to 4 weeks in average. After that time, your hair regrowth will start appearing.                                                           The plant-based colouring powders will fade after 4 to 8 weeks whereas the Colouring Care Creams with plant active ingredients will fade after 6 to 8 shampoos. In the case of a one-off hair colouring, the colour will gradually fade without showing hair regrowth.  However, if you want to prolong or even intensify your colour, you can simply colour your hair again. It is also possible to colour your roots only in between two full head colours. 

I have used a chemical dye on my hair, can I use Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colouring products with dye plants?

Yes, it is possible. It is however recommended to wait 2 to 4 weeks between two hair colours to allow your hair to recover as the chemical dye alters the structure of the hair, it is more aggressive. The hair colours from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range are free from heavy metals, thus fully compatible with chemical dyes.

How do I know what the resulting colour will be when using Henné Color Premium Végétal colouring product with dye plants?

You can use the colour chart which will help you choose your colour according to your current hair colour. You can also refer to the product information sheets. You can also test the colour on a strand of hair.

Can I add streaks or highlights using hair colouring products with dye plants from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

You can use the Colouring Care Creams with plant active ingredients from the Henné Color Premium Végétal for creating streaks or highlights. If you use our plant-based colouring powders, you should get your streaks or highlights done by your hairdresser. Dye plant hair colours will distribute throughout your hair and give very natural highlights.

Can I mix different shades of dye plant hair colours from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range?

Your Henné Color Premium Végétal hair colour will result in a customised colour as it depends on your current hair colour and unique highlights. However, Henné Color Premium Végétal plant-based colouring powders can be mixed together. The Henné Color Premium Végétal Colouring Care Creams can also be mixed to one another. This allows you to create your own colour according to your desires and fashion.

Are Henné Color Premium Végétal dye plant colours compatible with chemical dyes?

Dye plant colours from the Henné Color Premium Végétal range are free from heavy metals, thus fully compatible with chemical dyes. However, the chemical dye, by modifying the hair structure, is much more aggressive for your hair. It is therefore recommended to wait 2 to 4 weeks before applying henna colours to chemically dyed hair to allow your hair to recover.

My hands or clothes have been stained by the hair colour, what should I do?

You should wear disposable gloves supplied with the dye and protect your clothing when applying hair colours. In case of accidental staining when using hair colours, wash as soon as possible with soapy water to prevent the colour from setting. You can also protect your hairline with an oily cream which will act as a screen for the skin.

The resulting colour is not what I expected, I need further information on using the product.

Contact us via our form for personalised advice.

How do I shampoo my hair?

As hair traps impurities, the first step for a successful shampoo is brushing to remove dirt and impurities from your hair.

Then apply a dose of Intense Shine Shampoo with fig vinegar to wet hair. Distribute it evenly and carefully throughout your hair.  Gently massage your scalp, using circular motions to activate microcirculation.Rinse thoroughly your hair under warm water followed by a final rinse with cool water. This last rinse will help tighten scales on the hair fibre for better colour and shine.


Your Intense Shine Shampoo with fig vinegar is free from SLSs, parabens and silicone. As it is formulated with nourishing mango butter and antioxidant green tea, it also serves as a care product for your hair.

How often should I shampoo my hair?

Shampooing is an integral part of the hair beauty ritual.
Its frequency varies according to your lifestyle, hair type and level of pollution in the environment in which you live. Shampooing your hair 2 to 3 times a week is generally sufficient.

The gentle Intense Shine Shampoo with fig vinegar is free from SLSs, parabens and silicone and formulated with nourishing mango butter and antioxidant green tea. Fig vinegar has astringent properties on the hair scales which makes it a fantastic antistatic and shine ingredient.

When should I use the Intense Shine Shampoo with fig vinegar?

The Intense Shine Shampoo with fig vinegar is a perfect hair care for coloured or damaged hair or simply as your daily shampoo. Shampooing your hair 2 to 3 times a week is generally sufficient but thanks to its gentle formulation, it can be used daily.  Fig vinegar has astringent properties on the hair scales which makes it a fantastic antistatic and shine ingredient. Its formula is free from SLSs, parabens and silicone and enriched with nourishing mango butter and antioxidant green tea.

When should I use the mask with 10% mango butter?

The Nourishing Care Mask with 10% mango butter is a fantastic care for coloured, permed, damaged or very dry hair.

Clinically tested (use test carried out on 21 subjects over 21 days), 90% of users are satisfied with this product.                                                                                                                                                Over 80% users find that their hair is strong, healthy, nourished and hydrated and that the product reduces scalp irritation which is less dry. For 85% of them, the regularly use of the Nourishing Care Mask with 10% mango butter improves the general condition of their hair in terms of softness and suppleness.

How should I use the mask with 10% mango butter?

On curly hair, the recommended frequency is once or twice a week.

On fine, limp hair, it should preferably be used on the tips once or twice a week.

When used for the preparation of your Henné Color Premium Végétal powdered hair colour with dye plants, a small walnut-size dose of product added to 100 g of powder will help fix the colouring and care active ingredients.

When used after the first rinse after having coloured your hair with powdered hair colour, it nourishes and moisturises your hair for even more suppleness and softness.

Depending on the needs of your hair, this hair care can be used as a treatment or for regular care.

Mango butter which is extracted from the fruit kernel is rich in essential fatty acids and has exceptional nutritional and moisturising properties. It is richer than a vegetable oil.

When should I use the Neutral Henna and Cinchona Fortifying Treatment?

The plant-based Neutral Henna and Cinchona Fortifying Treatment with green tea extract is a 100% plant-based hair care enriched with cinchona – a fortifying active ingredient – and green tea - a powerful antioxidant. Thanks to these active ingredients, your hair will regain its softness, suppleness, volume, health and shine. This fortifying hair care can be used as a treatment or for regular care.

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