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The Hair Addict Products FAQ - How to use?

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What are the ingredients?

  • It’s composed of Aloe Vera gel, vitamin E, Ylang Ylang essential oil, castor oil, coconut oil, Orange extract and Peppermint oil.

The continuous heating of the bottle itself everytime is not harmful?

  • The continuous heating and cooling of the bottle can change the qualities of the material with time. However, considering the size of the bottle and the generous amount you are going to apply in each application one time or even twice a week, the bottle would be finished before this happens. We have tested this with several samples before use.

Can I put it daily on some areas of my hair?* Or *Can I use it daily?

  • It can be used as often as you wash your hair. Just apply it on a clean scalp for 2-3 hours before shampoo. It is advised to apply it on the entire scalp though not on some areas.

Is there a problem to leave it on my scalp overnight?

  • You can leave it overnight. The formula is more watery in texture than oily, and so it will be light on your scalp. On top, it’s absorption level is very high.

Do i need to apply any heat while I’m wearing it?

  • You don’t have to apply indirect heat . Applying indirect heat helps your scalp to absorb the recipe better, however, the texture of this recipe is light not heavy so it will be absorbed easily without the need of indirect heat. However, if you apply any kind of indirect heat it won’t harm.

Do i have to apply it on clean dry hair or non-washed hair? before shower or after shower?

  • Clean your scalp by washing it with warm water only before applying the recipe. After, the duration of applying the recipe is over, you can use the usual no poo then the conditioner.

How do I use it .. like before a wash or after and how long do I leave it in?

  • You should  clean your scalp with warm water only, then you apply the recipe and leave it for 2 – 3 hours as a pre shampoo mask. Don’t forget to apply the recipe on your scalp only.
  • Massage your scalp very well with an inverted head method if possible, then you can wash your hair using your regular no poo

How to heat the bottle exactly?

  • Use a warm water bath; this means putting the oil bottle in warm water in a container. The container shouldn’t be placed on a stove for safety reasons and also to avoid ruining the bottle.
  •  Leave the bottle for just for a few minutes till its contents become liquid then use it.
    You just put a hot water, not boiling water, in a container they put the bottle inside the container that contain the hot water. Leave it for just few minutes till its content become liquid then use it.

How many times should I use this recipe?

  • The recipe should be used 2-3 times a week.  Please note consistency is important to deliver results.

Is it true that the recipe is valid for 6 months only?

  • Yes, as it’s 100% natural.

Can I use this product for my daughter’s hair she is 7 years?* Or *Can I use this recipe for kids?

  • It is totally safe for kids as it is 100% natural.
    However, because kids have sensitive skin , and can  sometimes get allergic reactions, it wouldn’t hurt to test the product on a small part of their skin. If all is ok, then apply on them.

Is the aloe Vera a real gel from the plant or a gel-like fluid ? Or what’s its origin?

  • Aloe Vera is extracted yes from the plant, and the vitamin E from Grape Seed Oil

What’s inverted massage?

  • Sit in a chair and look down as if you are applying nail polish and then start massaging your scalp with your fingertips for 3-5 minutes..

As the recipe is applied to the scalp only, can I use something else for my hair ends?

  • The recipe is for the scalp only to enhance hair growth, however, some people tried it for their hair and it worked for them.

Is it safe to be used for eyebrows or lashes?

  • Eyebrows yes but too thick for lashes.

Since the weather is cold nowadays can it be left out of the refrigerator?

  • Yes but in this case we won’t know exactly the shelf life . It could be shorter than what’s stated on the bottle, which is 6 months. By how much, we wouldn’t know.

I use ogx products (or any other brand), like roots boost and oil mist with biotin, is it ok to use it with HA product?

  • We aren’t aware of the characteristics of ogx products to advise regarding this product. On top, it is advisable to try one new product at a time to see the impact.

Why is the recipe is so watery?

  • This is due to the formula which is dominated by raw aloe vera gel that has viscosity that’s lighter by water. It’s an advantage of this recipe to avoid the usual heavy texture.  But please make sure to shake the bottle very very well after the warm bath and before applying it.

As of when will I start seeing the results?

  • The soonest is after 1 full hair cycle, which is 3 months. However, you have to apply it at least once per week.. eat well, try to avoid stress , etc…..

Is it made in India?

  • No, It is made in Egypt, however, inspired by The Indian hair care practices.

Is it suitable for all hair types?

  • Yes, as it is to be applied on scalp only and doesn’t affect texture.

Would it affect the color of my hair as it contains orange extract?

  • No, as it is to be applied on scalp only and doesn’t affect color.

Is it a suitable oily scalp?

  • Yes, one of the main ingredients is recommended to use to heal oily scalp.

What is the difference between the old and new Indian recipe?

  • The new Indian recipe has an advanced formula enhanced with both peppermint oil and orange extract. On top of the stronger growth properties this formula has, it has a super nice smell and a longer shelf life.

When does it expire?

  • After 6 months from production date.

What are the benefits of the peppermint oil?

  • Peppermint essential oil improves blood circulation in the scalp which gives a mega boost to  hair growth.

What are the benefits of the orange extract?

  • It is a necessary mineral for hair growth and also a great source of vitamin C which is a natural antioxidant. It eliminates free radical damage which can block growth and also creates collagen — which is an important part of hair structure.

Did you add chemicals to the formula to elongate its shelf life?

  • The formula is 100% natural with no chemicals; Enhancing the formulation with more natural ingredients enabled us to achieve that.

What are the available sizes of the Indian recipe?

  • 125 ml and 250 ml

Why did you increase The Indian Recipe price?

  • The new Indian recipe is an advanced formula with longer shelf life and extra ingredients which give a mega boost to hair growth. However, we made a smaller more economic size (125 ml) for 250 EGP.

What does it smell like?

  • The advanced formula of The Indian Recipe smells like peppermind oil.

What is The No Poo Recipe?

  • It is a healthier and 100% natural alternative for shampoo. It cleans, moisturizes and gives volume to the hair without stripping its natural oils. It is recommended for all hair types and highly recommended for cases of dandruff and naturally/chemically dyed hair.

What is it made of?

  • It’s made of 100% pure, natural, organic hand-picked sidr leaves that are properly cultivated and dried at optimal temperature to preserve its active ingredients.

What are the benefits of Sidr Powder?

  • It cleans the hair without stripping it from its natural oils hence leaving the hair voluminous
  • it moisturizes and it acts like a conditioner thanks to the high percentage of mucilage
  • it has a de-inflammatory effect and it soothes itchy and sore scalp
  • it’s anti-dandruff
  • it makes your scalp healthier hence promoting hair growth
  • it helps prevent hair color wash-out (natural & chemical)

How do I use it?

  • For short/medium hair, mix 3 tablespoons of The No Poo Recipe with ¾ cups of warm water until a yogurt-like consistency paste is reached. For long hair mix 4.5 tablespoons with 1 cup of warm water.
  • Allow the paste to sit for 5 minutes before use.
  • Section your hair and then apply the cleanser onto both the scalp and sectioned hair.
  • Rub to clean and then allow the paste to sit on both the hair and scalp for 2-3 minutes.
  • Rinse well and condition as usual.

Is it safe for kids?

  • Yes, it’s even safer than regular shampoos as it’s 100% natural.

How long does it last?

  • It differs depending on the length of the hair, however  on average it should be enough for 5- 6 washes for medium length medium thickness hair.

How often should I use it? Can I use it in my daily routine?

  • You can use it as a shampoo alternative whenever you wash your hair. Good news is; if you wash your hair with it every day, it won’t strip your hair from its natural oils as some shampoos, even sulfate free ones, might do.

When will it expire?

  • It expires after 2 years from production date.

I made more than I should and there are left overs. Can I keep them in the fridge and use it again?

  • It wouldn’t damage your hair but it wouldn’t be as efficient as the freshly prepared recipe, so we advise you to make just enough for one use and throw out any excess.

Is it suitable‌‎ for all hair types?

  • Yes.

Would it affect the color of my hair?

  • No. In fact it actually preserves natural hair color and makes it shinier. On top, it makes natural/chemical hair dyes stay longer on your hair.

How should I store it?

  • It should be stored at room temperature

Can I leave it more than 5 minutes on my hair?

  • Yes it’s totally fine, in fact it will act as a deep cleansing hair mask.

I followed the instructions but it didn’t become yogurt-like consistency. What should I do?

  • Measures can vary (cup sizes and tablespoons) so we advise you to mix with water until you reach this consistency.

Can I add it to henna mix?

  • Yes, it can make henna color stay longer on your hair.

How is it any different from the sedr leaves sold at the spice shop (attar)?

  • This is like how the henna from India/Yemen is different from the one sold at attar in terms of the effectiveness of the active ingredient and the quality of the sift. The leaves of the No Poo Recipe are 100% pure, natural, organic and also hand-picked. They are properly cultivated, dried at optimal temperature to preserve its active ingredients and carefully sifted from dust and any other impurities. This shows in the color of the powder as well as the quality of the sift.

How much is the product?

  • It’s 320 EGP for 250 ml. and 220 EGP for 125 ml

What are the ingredients?

  • It consists of jojoba oil, vitamin E, vitamin C, vanilla extract and distilled water.

What is it for?

  • The Swim-Proof recipe is a natural hair spray developed to protect your hair from chlorine and UV rays. It is designed to seal your hair from chlorine and to neutralize whatever traces that reached your hair from it.  This leaves your hair shiny and frizz-free even after regular swimming in chlorinated water.

How do I use it?

  • Before swimming in chlorinated water, shake the bottle very well and spray your hair with The Swim-Proof Recipe, tie it if possible and cover it with a shower cap.
  • 2- After swimming, rinse your hair with shower water and then spray your hair with The Swim Proof Recipe one more time to get rid of any traces of chlorine.
  • 3- Leave it for a minute and then shower normally.

Is it suitable for all hair types?

  • Yes.

Would it affect the color of my hair?

  • No.

Can I use this recipe for kids?

  • Yes. It is totally safe for kids as it is 100% natural. However, because kids have sensitive skin, and can sometimes get allergic reactions, it wouldn’t hurt to test the product on a small part of their skin. If all is ok, then apply on them.

How should I store it?

  • It should be stored at room temperature away from direct sunlight.

What should I do if I spray it in my/my kids’ eyes?

  • In case of spraying in the eyes, rinse with cold water thoroughly.

Is it true that the recipe is valid for 12 months only?

  • Yes, as It’s 100% natural.

Can it be used to proof the hair from sea water as well?

  • Yes, it is designed to seal the hair from any drying or harmful effects. However, it is needed more for chlorine as it is more damaging for the hair.

It has a very strong smell. Is this normal?

  • Yes. This is the unique smell of the raw vanilla extract.

Why does the product have a longer shelf life although the ingredients are the same?

  • It is because further shelf life studies indicated that the shelf life can be as long as 12 months (vs. previously communicated 6 months).

Why did you increase the swim-proof price?

  • It’s a natural price increase, however we made a smaller more economic size which has the same old price.

What is this?

  • A square flat comb with long teeth used to create extra voluminous frizz-free curls.

How can I use it?

  • After styling, make sure that your hair is 100% dry.
  • Flip your hair forward and get the pick as close to the scalp as possible, start pulling your hair forward from the back of your head to the sides and front.
  • Repeat gently until you reach your desired volume.
  • For maximum volume, use the hair pick after drying your hair using our collapsible diffuser.

What is it made of?

  • It’s made of plastic.

How does it differ from the metal hair pick?

  • Plastic picks are far more gentle on both the hair and scalp and more versatile than their metal counterparts. On top, metal picks can induce hair breakage.

Can I use it with straight hair?

  • No, It works more efficiently with curly and wavy hair.

How does it differ from regular combs?

  • Hair picks have longer thinner teeth to get as close as possible to the hair roots to eliminate frizz and get as much volume as possible.

What are its dimensions?

  • 16.2cm length* 6.5cm width.

Are they available in different sizes?

  • No, It’s available in only one size “16.2cm length* 6.5cm width”.

Can I detangle my dry curly hair with it?

  • No, it’s not a detangling brush for dry hair. However, it’s perfect for applying leave-ins and deep conditioners to dripping wet hair.

Can I use it on a curly wig?

  • Of course, however, try to pick it more gently to avoid cutting the wig lace.

How can I wash it?

  • You can always wash it with warm water and antibacterial soap.

Is this comb good for applying products, such as deep conditioners, to thick and long hair?

  • Yes, it’s perfect for applying leave-ins and deep conditioners.

What is that?

  • It’s an all natural roll-on deodorant that’s made of tea tree oil, aloe vera extract, coconut oil, and arrowroot extract.

How much is it?

  • 90 EGP for 50 ml.

What are the ingredients?

  • Tea tree oil, Aloe Vera extract, coconut oil, and arrowroot extract.

How does it work? / What is the role of each ingredient?

  • Arrowroot powder activates the skin’s ability to absorb moisture; leaving your skin feeling silky and smooth, and has natural deodorizing properties.
  • Tea tree oil fights bacteria responsible for body odor. The anti-inflammatory effect of tea tree oil helps to soothe and relieve irritated skin.
  • Aloe Vera is fantastic for those with sensitive skin. It is very soothing and gentle yet, effectively prevents/reduces odor due to its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.
  • Coconut oil is an antibacterial that kills odor-causing bacteria.

When does it expire?

  • It expires after 4 years from production date.

Does it contain aluminum?

  • No, It’s an all natural deodorant.

Will it stop me from sweating?

  • No, Herbal has aloe vera, tea tree oil, coconut oil and arrowroot which are all antibacterial agents. On top, arrowroot activates the skin’s ability to absorb moisture.

Can I apply it to my privates?

  • Yes, you can apply it to the area around your bikini line to avoid ingrown hairs and razor burns. Just make sure to use a different bottle than the one you use under your arms.

Does it stain clothes?

  • No, because it’s aluminum-free. The reason behind yellow stains is aluminum. It reacts with the salts in the sweat leaving yellow color on white fabric.

Is it safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

  • Yes, it’s totally safe as it’s free from aluminum.

Can I apply it straight after hair removal?

  • In case of shaving, it’s best to wait a bit before applying deodorant to your freshly shaved skin. Applying deodorant on immediately after shaving might sting.
  • In the case of waxing, it’s completely fine.

Can I apply it while I’m having laser hair removal?

  • Yes, it is ok. However, do not apply deodorant after Laser Hair Removal for at least 24 hours. The skin on your underarms become irritated after laser hair removal. It is best to keep it cool and less irritated.

Is it an antiperspirant?

  • No, it doesn’t inhibit sweating but kills the bacteria responsible for the bad odor of sweat.

What is the difference between deodorants and antiperspirants?

  • Deodorants prevent odor-causing bacteria, while antiperspirants prevent sweating.

Is it suitable for kids?

  • Yes, as it’s an all natural deodorant that doesn’t inhibit perspiration.

Is it suitable for sensitive skin?

  • It’s perfect for sensitive skin. It’s enriched with tea tree oil and aloe vera which are known for their anti-inflammatory and soothing effect.

Does it whiten the armpit area?

  • Yes, It helps a lot in whitening dark armpits. Coconut oil and tea tree oil are two of the most commonly used remedies for natural skin lightening.

Does it darken the armpit area?

  • No, dear. On the contrary, it helps a lot in whitening dark armpits. Coconut oil and tea tree oil are two of the most commonly used remedies for natural skin lightening.

In the case of inflammation, what should I do?

  • Wash the inflamed area immediately with a gentle cleanser and be sure to dry it off thoroughly.
  • Prevent friction and moisture with a talc-free powder.
  • Avoid wearing tight clothes to allow your underarms to breathe.
  • If your rash isn’t clearing up, you may want to seek medical care.

Can I reapply it during the day?

  • Sure!

Can I apply it while practicing sport?

  • Of course, as it doesn’t inhibit perspiration.

Is it safe for cancer patients?

  • Yes, because it’s made of natural ingredients.

Is it safe to use while having a skin disorder?

  • It’s best to consult your dermatologist.

What is this?

A styling tool you attach to the hair dryer that helps transform wet hair to nice-smelling dry hair with shiny, well-defined, frizz-free curls using cold air.

Will it fit my hair dryer?

The diffuser is made of a stretchy silicone material with a universal nozzle size of 5.2 cm that fits most hair dryers.

What is the diameter of the nozzle?

The nozzle diameter is 5.2 cm “2.04 inches” that fit most hair dryers.

How does it attach to the hair dryer?

It slides onto the nozzle of the hair dryer.

Where is the product made?

The product is made in China.

What is it made of?

It’s made of 100% BPA free, FDA approved silicone.

What makes it better or different from the hard plastic diffuser that comes with some hair dryers?

1. It fits most hair dryers.
2. It allows you to have nice smelling hair via adding your preferred essential oil to a built-in cap.
3. It collapses while diffusing to give your hair more bounce and definition.
4. It’s easy to pack as it collapses to fit in your drawer or bag.
5. It’s gentler on your scalp than the hard plastic diffuser.

How does it differ from the cheaper ones?

1. It allows you to have nice smelling hair via adding your preferred essential oil to a built-in cap.
2. It is made of BPA free silicone. BPA is extremely hazardous because of its possible health effects on the brain, behavior and prostate gland of fetuses, infants, and children. Research also strongly suggests that at certain exposure levels, BPA may cause cancer.
3. It’s durable since it’s made of a high-quality silicone material.
4. The nozzle diameter is 5.2 cm =2.04 inches that fit most hair dryers.
5. Minimize your styling time as the diffuser head that touches the hair is 13.5 cm wide.

How can I use it?

After washing your hair and applying your styling products, attach the diffuser to the hair dryer and put your preferred essential oil in its cap. Flip your hair and dry from the ends using cold air, this gets volume while keeping the curl pattern.
Cold air helps to keep your hair frizz-free.

Can I use it with high heat?

We don’t recommend using heat as it can damage your hair in the long term. However, our diffuser is made of a high-quality silicone material that can endure high heat.

Isn’t high heat bad for hair and you don’t recommend it?

Of course, we don’t recommend using heat as it can damage your hair in the long term.
You can always use the diffuser on the cold setting; it will give your hair extra shine.

Can I use it on straight hair?

It works more efficiently with curly & wavy hair.

I’m in my transitional phase. Will it help me?

Yes, styling tools help the hair to obtain its pattern through the transitional phase, especially if your hair was finger-coiled before diffusing it.

How can I add the essential oil to the diffuser?

1- Detach the cap from the diffuser gently.
2- Wet a small piece of cotton with your preferred essential oil such as peppermint oil and put it in the empty space under the cap.
3-Close the cap again and start diffusing your hair on the cold setting, the essential oil will volatilize leaving your hair smelling great.

How much is it?

400 EGP

What are medical dyes?

  • They are dyes with safer ingredients with no ammonia, no resorcinol, no PPD, no preservatives and no gluten.
  • They also have:
  1. Oxyquinoline Sulfate: treat dandruff due to its fungistatic and bacteriostatic activity.
  2. Pomegranate Oil: rich with antioxidant vitamins A & E & PUFA that protect the hair shaft
  3. Phytosterols and vegetable proteins: moisturize both your hair and scalp while dyeing it leaving it even more healthy and shiny than before.
  4. CASHMERE proteins: repair hair and work as a conditioning agent, rich in keratin to restructure hair.
  5. Hydrolyzed rice proteins: protect and moisturize the hair cuticle.
  • It’s recommended for sensitive scalp.

Is it ammonia free?

  • Of course, it is a medical dye; it has no ammonia, no resorcinol, no PPD, no preservatives and no gluten

How does it differ from regular commercial box hair dyes? How does it differ from regular oil delivery system hair dyes?

  • We don’t know about other dyes but Shine On is a permanent dye enriched with Phytosterols and vegetable proteins, developed to offer high-performance hair dyeing that moisturize both hair and scalp.
  • It’s highly tolerated by skin with safer ingredients with no ammonia, no resorcinol, no PPD, no preservatives and no gluten.
  • They also have:
  • Oxyquinoline Sulfate: treat dandruff due to its fungistatic and bacteriostatic activity.
  • Pomegranate Oil: rich with antioxidant vitamins A & E PUFA that protect the hair shaft
  • Phytosterols and vegetable proteins: moisturize both your hair and scalp while dyeing it leaving it even more healthy and shiny than before.
  • CASHMERE proteins: repair hair and work as a conditioning agent, rich in keratin to restructure hair.
  • Hydrolyzed rice proteins: protect and moisturize the hair cuticle.

How does Shine On work?

  • Shine On is a permanent dye enriched with Phytosterols and vegetable proteins, developed to offer high-performance hair dyeing that moisturize both hair and scalp.
  • It’s highly tolerated by skin with safer ingredients with no ammonia, no resorcinol, no PPD, no preservatives and no gluten.

They also have:

  • Oxyquinoline Sulfate: treat dandruff due to its fungistatic and bacteriostatic activity.
  • Pomegranate Oil: rich with antioxidant vitamins A & E PUFA that protect the hair shaft
  • Phytosterols and vegetable proteins: moisturize both your hair and scalp while dyeing it leaving it even more healthy and shiny than before.
  • CASHMERE proteins: repair hair and work as a conditioning agent, rich in keratin to restructure hair.
  • Hydrolyzed rice proteins: protect and moisturize the hair cuticle.

 

Is it not effective as ammonia-containing hair dyes?

  • No, we substituted Ammonia -which can cause allergic reactions and can dry the hair- with MEA, which is softer on the hair and does the same job.

What does the kit include?

  • 1 single use Tube of Coloring Cream 1.6 fl. OZ. (47.3 ml)
  • 1 single use Color Revealer Bottle 2.5 fl. OZ. (73.9 ml)
  • 1 single use sachet of DEFENCE HAIRPRO DERMOSOOTHING REBALANCING MASK 0.5 fl. OZ. (14.78 ml)
  • 1 Instructions leaflet and 1 pair of disposable gloves.

What are the ingredients?

  • Coloring Cream:
  • Ingredients:

aqua (water), cocamide MEA, glyceryl stearate, cetearyl alcohol, stearic acid, ethanolamine, palmitic acid, toluene-2,5-diamine sulfate, glycerin, C12-13 alkyl lactate,  hydrolyzed rice protein, p-aminophenol, bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2, tri-C14-15 alkyl citrate, sodium hydrosulfite, ascorbic acid, tetrasodium EDTA, PEG-10 rapeseed sterol, decylene glycol, 1-naphthol,

2-methylresorcinol, 4-amino-2-hydroxytoluene, 2,4-diaminophenoxyethanol HCl,

4-chlororesorcinol, m-aminophenol, ethoxydiglycol, oxyquinoline sulfate.

 

  • Color revealer:

aqua (water), hydrogen peroxide, cetearyl alcohol, laureth-3, ceteareth-20, hexyldecanol, hexyldecyl laurate, parfum (fragrance), etidronic acid, oxyquinoline sulfate.

  • *Does it trigger allergies?*

Shine On has no ingredients that may cause allergic reactions like ammonia, resorcinol, PPD, preservatives and gluten. The ingredients used in Shine On have a significantly lower allergenic potential, but that cannot exclude allergic reactions in individuals that are sensitive and reactive to other substances so please make sure to perform the SKIN SENSITIVITY TEST 48 hours before each product use.

 

  • *How can I perform the skin allergy test?*
  1. Remove earrings. Behind the ear and using a cotton bud, apply a small quantity of the unmixed colorant product (The Colorant Cream) sufficient to cover an area of 1 to 2cm² (e.g. the size of a small coin). Reapply allowing it to dry between each application. Carefully reseal the colorant container and keep it for your application 48 hours later.

 

  1. Leave it for 48 hours without washing, covering or touching. If during this period you notice any abnormal reactions, such as itching or swelling in or around the test area, DO NOT APPLY THE PRODUCT

Can I go from black/dark brown to blonde with Shine On in one go?

  • No, as it requires bleaching the hair which is very harmful and harsh on both your hair and scalp. However, you can go one or two shades lighter or darker in a single treatment.

Can I reach level 7, 8, 9 or 10 (any blonde shade) without bleach?

  • You can always go one or two shades lighter or darker in a single treatment without bleaching your hair. However, if you have darker hair color, you will need to bleach your hair before dyeing it which is very harmful for both your hair and scalp.

Does it cover grey hair?

  • Yes.

How many colors/shades do you have?

  • 20 shades from black to super blonde

How to apply it?

  • Please follow the instructions in the leaflet and don’t leave the dye on your hair for more than the recommended time as over processing will not intensify the color nor will have any additional effect.

Will Shine On dry my hair?

  • The healthiest way to color hair is by using natural colorants. However, if you tried them and they didn’t work out for you then medical dyes would be the best option, Also our advice to you is to use darker dyes due to the lower amount of bleaching agents that they contain.

Can I apply it on previously dyed hair?

  • Yes but we advise you to wait for 4 weeks before dying it again.

Can I apply it only on the roots?

  • Of course, you can check our shades and choose the most suitable one or one shade darker than your current hair color.

Can I mix 2 different colors to obtain one specific shade?

  • We have 20 different shades to choose from please check them, however if you want to mix a specific color yourself, you can mix it with another Shine On hair dye only.

Should I apply it with heat?

  • No, it’s not necessary.

Can I apply it at home?

  • Yes, of course you can, but we advise you to get it done by one of the Hair Addict Professionals at their salons.

Can it be used during pregnancy and lactation?

  • Preferably, avoid using the product during pregnancy and breastfeeding, since skin can be more sensitive to a number of substances under such circumstances. If in doubt, consult a doctor.

How much is it?

  • It’s 336 EGP.

Where can I order it?

  • You can order Shine On now through our website www.thehairaddict.net and very soon at our certified salons.

How long does it last?

  • It lasts about 8 to 12 weeks.

I‘ve colored my hair with henna before, can I still use the dye?

  • After application of henna, you should wait for at least 3 weeks before applying chemical hair dyes. It is best to do a strand test before applying chemical dyes to your entire hair; it will help to tell you what color you get and if there is any negative reaction over henna hair dye due to bad quality henna impurities.

Can I apply it in one of your certified salons?

  • Yes of course.

I relaxed my hair chemically. Can I Use the dye?

  • If you have relaxed hair, it’s best to see a professional colorist. Because relaxed hair doesn’t always react as you expect to hair colors. Visiting our Hair Addict Professionals will help you get the expected results.

I did protein/keratin treatment. Can I Dye my hair?

  • If you have protein-treated hair, it’s best to see a professional colorist. Because protein-treated hair doesn’t always react as you expect to hair colors. Visiting our Hair Addict Professionals will help you get the expected results.

Do you have this specific shade (…)?

Will only one box be able to cover my hair?

  • It depends on your hair length and thickness. If you have long thick hair, you may need 2 boxes.

I have to different tones/ 2 different colors in my hair and I want a specific color

  • It’s better to consult one of our Hair Addict professionals or even get it done in one of their salons for best results.

Do I have to use the revealer?

  • Yes. In order to dye your hair, you have to mix the revealer with the coloring cream. Our advice to you is to use darker dyes due to the lower amount of bleaching agents that they contain.

What are the ingredients?

  • It’s composed of Aloe Vera gel, vitamin E, Ylang Ylang essential oil, castor oil, coconut oil, Orange extract and Peppermint oil.

The continuous heating of the bottle itself everytime is not harmful?

  • The continuous heating and cooling of the bottle can change the qualities of the material with time. However, considering the size of the bottle and the generous amount you are going to apply in each application one time or even twice a week, the bottle would be finished before this happens. We have tested this with several samples before use.

Can I put it daily on some areas of my hair?* Or *Can I use it daily?

  • It can be used as often as you wash your hair. Just apply it on a clean scalp for 2-3 hours before shampoo. It is advised to apply it on the entire scalp though not on some areas.

Is there a problem to leave it on my scalp overnight?

  • You can leave it overnight. The formula is more watery in texture than oily, and so it will be light on your scalp. On top, it’s absorption level is very high.

Do i need to apply any heat while I’m wearing it?

  • You don’t have to apply indirect heat . Applying indirect heat helps your scalp to absorb the recipe better, however, the texture of this recipe is light not heavy so it will be absorbed easily without the need of indirect heat. However, if you apply any kind of indirect heat it won’t harm.

Do i have to apply it on clean dry hair or non-washed hair? before shower or after shower?

  • Clean your scalp by washing it with warm water only before applying the recipe. After, the duration of applying the recipe is over, you can use the usual no poo then the conditioner.

How do I use it .. like before a wash or after and how long do I leave it in?

  • You should  clean your scalp with warm water only, then you apply the recipe and leave it for 2 – 3 hours as a pre shampoo mask. Don’t forget to apply the recipe on your scalp only.
  • Massage your scalp very well with an inverted head method if possible, then you can wash your hair using your regular no poo

How to heat the bottle exactly?

  • Use a warm water bath; this means putting the oil bottle in warm water in a container. The container shouldn’t be placed on a stove for safety reasons and also to avoid ruining the bottle.
  •  Leave the bottle for just for a few minutes till its contents become liquid then use it.
    You just put a hot water, not boiling water, in a container they put the bottle inside the container that contain the hot water. Leave it for just few minutes till its content become liquid then use it.

How many times should I use this recipe?

  • The recipe should be used 2-3 times a week.  Please note consistency is important to deliver results.

Is it true that the recipe is valid for 6 months only?

  • Yes, as it’s 100% natural.

Can I use this product for my daughter’s hair she is 7 years?* Or *Can I use this recipe for kids?

  • It is totally safe for kids as it is 100% natural.
    However, because kids have sensitive skin , and can  sometimes get allergic reactions, it wouldn’t hurt to test the product on a small part of their skin. If all is ok, then apply on them.

Is the aloe Vera a real gel from the plant or a gel-like fluid ? Or what’s its origin?

  • Aloe Vera is extracted yes from the plant, and the vitamin E from Grape Seed Oil

What’s inverted massage?

  • Sit in a chair and look down as if you are applying nail polish and then start massaging your scalp with your fingertips for 3-5 minutes..

As the recipe is applied to the scalp only, can I use something else for my hair ends?

  • The recipe is for the scalp only to enhance hair growth, however, some people tried it for their hair and it worked for them.

Is it safe to be used for eyebrows or lashes?

  • Eyebrows yes but too thick for lashes.

Since the weather is cold nowadays can it be left out of the refrigerator?

  • Yes but in this case we won’t know exactly the shelf life . It could be shorter than what’s stated on the bottle, which is 6 months. By how much, we wouldn’t know.

I use ogx products (or any other brand), like roots boost and oil mist with biotin, is it ok to use it with HA product?

  • We aren’t aware of the characteristics of ogx products to advise regarding this product. On top, it is advisable to try one new product at a time to see the impact.

Why is the recipe is so watery?

  • This is due to the formula which is dominated by raw aloe vera gel that has viscosity that’s lighter by water. It’s an advantage of this recipe to avoid the usual heavy texture.  But please make sure to shake the bottle very very well after the warm bath and before applying it.

As of when will I start seeing the results?

  • The soonest is after 1 full hair cycle, which is 3 months. However, you have to apply it at least once per week.. eat well, try to avoid stress , etc…..

Is it made in India?

  • No, It is made in Egypt, however, inspired by The Indian hair care practices.

Is it suitable for all hair types?

  • Yes, as it is to be applied on scalp only and doesn’t affect texture.

Would it affect the color of my hair as it contains orange extract?

  • No, as it is to be applied on scalp only and doesn’t affect color.

Is it suitable oily scalp?

  • Yes, one of the main ingredients is recommended to use to heal oily scalp.

What is the difference between the old and new Indian recipe?

  • The new Indian recipe has an advanced formula enhanced with both peppermint oil and orange extract. On top of the stronger growth properties this formula has, it has a super nice smell and a longer shelf life.

When does it expire?

  • After 6 months from production date.

What are the benefits of the peppermint oil?

  • Peppermint essential oil improves blood circulation in the scalp which gives a mega boost to  hair growth.

What are the benefits of the orange extract?

  • It is a necessary mineral for hair growth and also a great source of vitamin C which is a natural antioxidant. It eliminates free radical damage which can block growth and also creates collagen — which is an important part of hair structure.

Did you add chemicals to the formula to elongate its shelf life?

  • The formula is 100% natural with no chemicals; Enhancing the formulation with more natural ingredients enabled us to achieve that.

What are the available sizes of the Indian recipe?

  • 125 ml and 250 ml

Why did you increase The Indian Recipe price?

  • The new Indian recipe is an advanced formula with longer shelf life and extra ingredients which give a mega boost to hair growth. However, we made a smaller more economic size (125 ml) for 250 EGP.

What does it smell like?

  • The advanced formula of The Indian Recipe smells like peppermint oil.