TINT OR HENNA, what one do i pick!? Heeeeelp!I get a lot of questions about what is the difference between getting a tint or henna and which one you should choose and i'm here to explain!!
Perfect brows are one of the best things we can have on our faces! They shape your face, change your look and when we get the right colour, we fall in love with ourselves that little bit more.
SO, WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?
TINT: The original beauty product that is used everyday in beauty and hair salons to colour your eyebrows! It is a vegetable dye and you need a chemical peroxide to activate it.
Tint colours the eyebrows hairs and leaves a slight stain on the skin that will only last 2-3 days. It can last up to 2 weeks in the hair depending on your aftercare. It makes your brows appear fuller and darker.
Tint processing time is roughly 1 - 5 minutes.
HENNA: Henna has been around for so many years but last year it became a lot more recognized and a very popular treatment. It is a dye that has been extracted from a Henna Plant, Lawsonia Inermis. It does not need a chemical peroxide to activate it.
It stains the skin and hair which creates a deeper brow colour than what your regular tint can. Henna will stain the skin for roughly a week or two, depending on your skin type and daily routine.
Henna has a longer processing time - around 30-40 minutes and you can expect it to last around the 2-4 week mark. The time it lasts will depend on your aftercare and skin type.
WELL WHICH ONE IS BEST FOR ME?
The one you choose will depend on how much hair you have, what kind of skin type you are and what look you want to achieve.
Henna is great and more so recommended for clients who want to get what microblading is going to look like on their brows, who have fine and light hair, gappy brows or anyone who likes a more defined, darker shape. It gives the appearance of a fuller and thicker looking tint which lasts twice as long.
Tint is recommended for those who want more of a natural look and people who have a decent amount of existing eyebrow hair. Tint is better for clients who do not want a dark, deep stain on their skin.
Some clients have oily skin or dry skin which these conditions can affect the longevity of the skin stain and make the skin more resistant to staining which affects both henna and tint.