Henna is a leave which dye is applied to your skin namely as mehndi. You may use henna at your hands and at your hairs. Henna is used on hairs by many people. Many girls apply it on hairs as well for a good look and it works as conditioner for hairs and gives shine. Girls like mehndi on their hands and it remains for at least one week on hands but when it starts to fade hands look dull. Now I will shed a light on how to remove henna at home naturally because when it gets fade it’s easy to remove it quickly.
Let’s discuss some methods to remove it.
- Soak in hot salt water
- Use olive oil
- Exfoliating scrub
- Antibacterial soap
- Baking soda
- Lemon juice
- Micellar water
- Baby oil
- Coconut oil
- Facial Bleach
Soak in hot salt water
Salt water is good to remove henna because salt contains sodium chloride and it helps to get rid of dead cells and nourish the new cells. If your hands are getting fade and you don’t like to keep it on your hands for more time, you may soak your hands in salt water to remove henna instantly. But keep in mind this step is best only for fade color. Take a half cup of salt and take a tub, add some water in a tub and then mix salt in it. Soak your hands in lukewarm salt water for 30 minutes and after this you can rub your hands, you will see that henna is removed instantly or may get fade. You can repeat this step for complete removal.
Use olive oil
Olive oil also helps to nourish the skin and remove dead cells from your skin. Olive oil works as exfoliation and helps to fade the color of henna.
Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil and apply it to your hands and gently rub it in your hands until it soak into your skin. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water. You will see that henna is completely removed if it was fade or it may be fade more. You can repeat this step next day to remove it completely from your hands.
Scrubbing helps to remove dead cells from your skin and helps to nourish new cells. Use natural way for exfoliation or you may use and exfoliating face washes or scrub to remove henna instantly.
You can made scrub at home easily. Take a tomato and cut it into half and add some sugar on it and rub it on your hands for 15 minutes, you will see fading of color of henna. Brown sugar helps to minimize the irritation and sensitiveness. Make sure that your skin is not injured or there is no any cut on your hands while scrubbing because in this way it may cause irritation. After scrubbing never forget to apply any moisturizer on your hands.
The high alcohol is present in antibacterial soap that may help to get rid of henna fade color. Antibacterial soap helps to remove henna quickly as well. Take a antibacterial soap and rub it on your hands where henna is applied for 10 minutes. You can use this process many times in a day. But keep in mind that repetition of this process may cause dryness on your hands and it may look dull, so never forget to apply any moisturizer after this process every time.
Baking soda is rich in to fade the color. It works as skin lightening agent. You can use baking soda to fade the color of henna but keep in mind that your hand is not injured or don’t have any cut on your hands because in this sense it may cause itching on your hands.
Take 2 tablespoons of baking soda and lukewarm water and make a mixture of it. You can dip your hands in it or may use cotton to soak it into your skin. You will see the fading of henna instantly. You may repeat this step until henna is removed completely.
Lemon juice is also works as skin lightening agent. It helps to remove henna instantly. Take a lemon and directly you can rub on your hands or you may take its juice and apply it with cotton on your skin to fade the color. Keep it for 15 minutes and then wash your hands with lukewarm. You may need to repeat this step for many times to fade the color or to completely remove henna from your hands.
It’s a very soft method to remove henna. Micellar water helps to get rid of henna with some patience. You can apply it with cotton on your hands with cotton and let it absorb in your hands. When you see that it is completely absorb then leave it for 10 minutes and wash your hands.
You may apply whitening toothpaste on your hands to remove henna. Apply paste of it and rub with toothbrush you will see that color is fading. This step is harsh but you can take this method if no any other thing is at home on that time.
Baby oil is best to remove henna if any other oil is not at home. You can take this oil to remove henna instantly. Take few drops of it and rub on your hands. Leave it for 15 minutes and then remove it with water.
Coconut oil is a great blessing of Allah. You can use it for several purposes. It is also used to remove henna instantly. Take some drops of it and rub on your hands. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash with water.
Facial bleach also helps to fade the color. Apply any facial bleach on your hands and wait until it’s dry. Wash it warm water and you will see the fading of color instantly.
To conclude, it’s not difficult to remove henna at home. You can take these methods to remove henna at home naturally.