How to use hibiscus?

10. 10. 2021

Today we have a bit of an herbal special for you. The big news in our product range is hibiscus, which can be used to brighten ginger and red tones as well as for regeneration. We will tell you how to do so in this article.



Hibiscus was already being applied on hair by our ancestors, due to its acidic pH. It is considered a miracle plant in India – it fights dandruff, aging, graying, thinning and hair loss. It contains a lot of minerals, vitamins and other active substances, which can be cleverly used for various purposes, especially for brightening shades and nourishing hair. In addition, it has slightly firming effects, so it is ideal in combination with our Sea Salt Spray to create waves.

VOONO hibiscus powder is free of artificial coloring, flavors, sterilizers, synthetic solvents, pesticides, insecticides and other chemicals.





Tip for oily hair: hibiscus has a slight drying effect on hair, which can be beneficial if your hair has the tendency to get oily very quickly. To put this effect to use, just don’t rinse the hibiscus from your hair after use.



Thanks to its acidic pH and active substances, hibiscus can brighten the orange and red shades of VOONO henna. What the final shade will look like always depends on the base color of your hair. Hibiscus is also recommended for dyeing gray hair (the first phase of Copper dyeing), because henna molecules adhere better to the hair fiber when using hibiscus.


Some of the beneficial substances that hibiscus contains: quercetin, kaempferol, apigeninidin, pelargonidin, cyanine, cyanidin, taraxerol acetate, cyclopeptide alkaloids, ß-sitosterol, oxalic acid, citric acid, B vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin), vitamin C, carcinoma and fatty acids, as well as calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, selenium, potassium.



Mix your own hibiscus toner to tint and suppress unwanted yellow tones.



For all hair shades. Regenerates, restores hair elasticity, vitality and shine.



Attention: On very light blonde shades, this may leave a warm tint.



For blondes (light redheads) and soft toning:




To regenerate the scalp, especially if a large amount of dandruff or mold is present, you can make a hibiscus potion for the scalp.



If you don’t want to add oil to your hair (i.e. your hair tends to be oily), just mix the hibiscus with cold water and apply it on your hair as a hair treatment.