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Sensitivity

Q.1 Is a patch test really necessary?

Answer: “INDUS VALLEY” 100% BOTANICALHAIR COLOUR is a 100% natural product & hence very safe to use. However, some people are allergic to pollen or vegetables or milk or spices etc. Hence we recommend to carryout the patch test. If you experience any abnormal reaction, i.e. redness, a mild burning sensation, to this product, you are allergic to this product and must not use it.

Q.2 Can “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour be used if the customer has suffered severe allergic reactions to other hair colour in the past?

Answer: Allergic reactions vary and a skin sensitivity test must be carried out at least 48 hours before application. “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour is hypoallergenic and has been dermatologically tested. Once the skin test has been successfully completed, the product may be applied.

Q.3 Can I use “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour on my beard?

Answer: “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour is not recommended for use on facial hair, however, we do know many customers who use it very successfully for this purpose.

Q.4 Does “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour contain Phenylenediamines (PPD’s)?

Answer: No, “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour does not contain PPD or an type of chemical. This is free from any chemical & contains only natural herbs.

Q.5 I have had allergic reactions to ammonia tints in the past; will I react to “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour?

Answer: “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour does not contain ammonia & people who are allergenic with ammonia can use tit safely. However, we advise performing a skin test prior to tinting your hair.

Q.6 I am pregnant and I have been told that hair colours can be potentially dangerous for my unborn child.

Answer: “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour has many customers who have delivered babies safely and have used the colourants quite safely. “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour is far safer to use as it contains NO PPD or NO AMMONIA or NO PEROXIDE or ANY CHEMICALS.

Q.7 I have had chemotherapy treatment and would like to colour my hair.

Answer: “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour has many customers who have had cancers and have used the colourants quite safely. “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour is far safer to use as it contains NO PPD or NO AMMONIA or NO PEROXIDE or ANY CHEMICALS.

Strand test

Q.8 Why should I do the Strand Test prior to applying?

Answer:   Everybody has different hair types/structures & hence “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour may result to different shades of colour on your hair. This test also determines the length of time “Indus Valley” 100% Botanical Hair Colour remains on your hair to achieve desired colour depth. If after the Strand Test you don't like the colour, you can try some of the Special Effects as given in below question and redo the Strand Test with the changes.

Q.9 How do I obtain the sample hair for the stand test?

Answer: You can take from your head or use the "leavings" from your brush or comb. The strand sample should include all different colours and textures of your hair.

Q.10 I did the strand test & the result is too red, what should I do to adjust the colour?

Answer: If you added heat, it will bring out red tones. Try the strand again without applying heat. You can add black tea to the powder in replacement of the water to tone down the red (redo the strand test)

Q.11 I did the strand test & my colour came out brassy, what can I do to adjust the colour?

Answer: - If you want to darken the Gold tones, reapply the same application. - You can add 2 to 3 tablespoons of Vinegar or fresh lemon juice to brown or mahogany shades. This will bring out rich brownish or copper highlights. Redo the strand test if necessary

Q.12 What colour should I use?

Answer: Please refer to the colour chart on the back of the box. It is important to note that this product will not lighten your hair as this does not contain any chemical.

Q.13 Do I need to do a strand test?

Answer: Yes, the strand test determines the length of time you leave the paste on and the colour results.