Check Out The 5 Best Mehndi Henna Kits You Should Try In 2024

Restore the beauty and shine of your tresses with the best natural henna kits.

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If the thought of hair damage from chemicals stops you from coloring your hair, try henna, the natural way to color and nourish your hair. Henna is an excellent natural hair conditioner and a chemical-free hair colorant. There are several mehndi henna kits available in India. Check out this article for more information.

5 Best Mehndi Henna Kits To Try In 2019

1. Shahnaz Forever Henna Precious Herb Mix

Shahnaz Hussain’s products are well-known, and mostly all of them seem to meet their claims.

Product Description:

The mix is a powerful blend of henna and other herbs to condition and strengthen the hair. It helps to control problems like dandruff and hair loss, providing color and sheen, while restoring the beauty and health of the hair.

Active Ingredients:

Amla, Neem, Shikakai, Babul Gond, Henna.

Price and Quantity:

INR 90 for 100 grams


  •   Soothing and relaxing cooling effect.
  •   Pleasant fragrance unlike other henna packs.
  •   Makes the hair shiny and silky.
  •   Conditions and smoothens the hair.
  •   Prevents hair fall and dandruff.
  •   Helps in frizz control.

  •   The packaging is not up to the mark.



2. Habibs Aesthetics Henna Mix

Habibs Aesthetics is an emerging brand name with quality products that claims to impart strength and shine to the hair.

Product Description:

Habibs combines medicinal herbs with henna to ensure protection from various hair ailments, retaining optimum scalp conditioning. Bhringraj, amla, and  brahmi act on the scalp, making the hair manageable along with providing the desired color to the hair.

Active Ingredients:

Brahmi , Amla, Jatamasi , Bhringraj , Henna.

Price and Quantity:

INR 200 for 200 grams.

  •   Provides good grey hair coverage in comparison to other henna mixes.
  •   Gives a beautiful tint to the hair.
  •   Nourishes and conditions the hair.
  •   Pleasant fragrance.
  •   Imparts shine to the hair.
  •   Makes the hair strong and less prone to breakage.
  •   Convenient packaging.


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3. VLCC Ayurvedic Henna

VLCC is one of the leading brands in India, known for its scientifically created natural products.

Product Description:

Brought to you by VLCC, this is a secret behind the beauty of your crowning glory. It provides shine and luster, darkens hair color and promotes hair growth. Enriched with natural proteins and Vitamins C & E, it claims to nourish the roots. The musk root content in it promotes growth; margosa in it fights scalp infections and Indian gooseberry adds shine and luster to the hair.

Active Ingredients:

Henna , Indian Gooseberry , Margosa , Musk Root , Shikakai

Price and Quantity:

INR 49 for 100 grams.

  •   Adequately conditions the hair.
  •   Imparts smoothness to the hair.
  •   Makes the hair soft.
  •   Does not dry up the hair.
  •   Adds color to the hair.
  •   Gives a relaxing, cooling effect.
  •   Not expensive.

  •   Fails to add shine to the hair



4. Biotique Bio Henna Fresh Powder Hair Color for Dark Hair

Biotique is a brand, which claims that its products contain natural ingredients and are without any harmful preservatives. It has a variety of products, one of them being the Bio Fresh henna.

Product Description:

This traditional, freshly ground powder is a natural blend of henna leaves, mango kernel and the bark of the arjun tree. Mixed with water, these exotic ingredients dissolve into a luxurious paste to nourish the hair with rich brown color and shine.

Active Ingredients:

Lawsonia Inermis (henna),Melia Azadirachta powder (neem), Gmelina Arborea powder (Gambhari), TerminiliaArjuna powder (arjun chhal),Mangifera Indica (Mango seed powder), Arabica Gum.

Price and Quantity:

INR 199 for 90 grams.

  •   Conditions the hair nicely
  •   Ideal for dry hair
  •   Adds a little tint to the hair
  •   Comes in a convenient tub packing

  • Low quantity



5. Jovees Henna & Brahmi Herbal Mehandi

Jovees has a line of herbal and Ayurvedic products. Most of them are produced by combining powerful herbs.

Product Description:

Enriched with natural proteins and precious herbs, the Jovees Henna & Brahmi Herbal Mehandi promises to strengthen the hair roots. It also claims to provide volume, body and luster to the hair. It is an excellent product for dull and lifeless hair.

Active ingredients:
Margosa, Brahmi, Amla, Henna and Anar Bark.

Price and Quantity:

INR 185 for 150 grams.

  •   Makes the hair voluminous and shiny.
  •   Conditions the hair and gives nourishment.
  •   Covers and provides color to grey hair.
  •   Color staying power is quite good.
  •   Has a pleasant fragrance unlike other henna packs.
  •   Convenient and good quality packing.
  •   Does not result in drying the hair.

  •   Gives no immediate results



Frequently Asked Questions

Can you do henna on yourself?

Yes, you can do henna on yourself. However, it helps to have a friend on the side to help you with the process.

How long does a henna last?

Henna lasts for 4 to 6 weeks on your hair, and around 2 weeks on the skin, after which the color begins to fade.

Is mehndi and henna the same thing?

Yes, mehndi and henna refer to the same thing— a natural dye that is used to stain the skin and hair.

Can I prepare henna at home?

Yes, you can prepare henna at home by grinding the leaves of the henna plant or by using henna powder and mixing it with appropriate ingredients according to your needs.

Are Mehndi Henna Kits suitable for children’s use, and is there a minimum age recommended for henna application?

Avoid using the Mehndi Henna kits on children as their skin is sensitive. The minimum age recommended for henna application is 8 years.

Can you provide some tips or instructions on how to achieve the best results when using a Mehndi Henna Kit?

Here are a few tips that can help you get the most out of your henna kit:
• Apply henna on one-day-old hair without oil to ensure the color penetrates the strands deeply.
• Avoid shampooing your hair for 48 hours after rinsing out the henna to allow it to oxidize fully and impart a rich color.
• Reapply henna every 3-4 weeks to maintain the color.

What is the typical drying time for henna paste applied using the Mehndi Henna Kit?

Depending on the brand, the henna paste may take 30-45 minutes to dry. However, the longer you leave it on, the darker the color will be. However, do not leave the henna on your hair beyond 5 hours to prevent stipping the moisture and oil content of your hair.

Take your pick from these henna packs to naturally color, nourish and beautify your hair. Do share your experiences in the comment section.

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Jyotsana Rao is an engineering graduate from NIT, Nagpur, who discovered her love for writing during her undergraduate days. She is passionate about writing about everything related to beauty - makeup, fashion, hairstyles, skin care, or hair care and has 4 years of experience on writing in these genres. When this social media junkie isn't stalking the world of full bio