This weekend, I spent several hours with mud on my head.  Well, to be honest, it’s henna, which looks and feels like green mud, and smells like fresh hay.  I do this every few months.  Call me crazy, but I’m in love with henna—  it gives my brown hair slightly reddish tones; turns all my white hairs to red; is non-toxic, as opposed to commercial hair dyes; is cheap; is an easy do-it-yourself project; and it actually strengthens and protects hair, making it healthy and shiny.

I’ve been using henna for many years now, ever since Continue reading