Fresh Moroccan Henna Powder

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Indulge yourself with our professional grade Moroccan henna powder freshly imported from Morocco's Western Sahara region. This powder is milled and sifted by hand with the women's cooperative in Morocco. Often sought out, Moroccan henna powder is noted for its stringiness and quick dye release.

We love our Moroccan henna powder because:

  • it has a fast dye release
  • blends well with indigo to create brown to black tones
  • good choice for those not wanting intense red tones
  • yields orange-red tones when used alone
  • easily washes out of hair
  • strengthens
  • conditions hair
  • loosens curl pattern
  • thicker hair
  • protects your hair from the elements
  • reduces split ends
  • gets rid of dandruff
  • kills lice

Quantity 100 grams


Spring 2021
(strongest color comes from the Spring crops)


Moroccan Henna does not freeze well. It's best used fresh.


Mixing Moroccan Henna Powder for Body Art

1. Measuring the henna powder.

Take 2 tbsp of henna powder (about 25 grams of henna) and place it into a glass or stainless steel bowl. Add 1 tsp of sugar of your choice and mix well.

2. Adding the lemon juice/water/tea brew.

Heat your liquid (about 1/4 cup) on the stove and add it slowly to your henna powder. Mix well until it is the consistency of a thick yoghurt.

3. Adding essential oil.

Then add 1 tsp of your essential oil. Mix well.

4. Too much liquid?

If you add too much liquid add a little more henna powder to adjust.

You can cover your henna paste and allow to sit for 3-4 hours but I don’t. I mix my henna recipe and sometimes let it sit an hour to rest. I then take the henna paste I’ve made and cone it all up or place into carrot bags for storage. I place cones and carrots bags into the freezer and use when as needed when I’m ready to do so. The frozen paste will thaw naturally at room temperature. I am a true believer that freezing your henna paste for body art (and even for hair use) gives it a really nice boost in color.

5. Testing the paste.

Should you decide that you want to use your henna paste that same day then after it has sat 3-4 hours you can test the paste out. It might need retesting every hour thereafter if you’re not seeing the recommended results. Test your henna paste by placing a bit of paste onto your palm and let it sit for at least 1 minute. Remove the paste by washing off and if you have a bright pumpkin orange stain that indicates that it’s ready to be used.

6. More liquid?

Your henna paste when it’s ready to be used, should be a consistency of thick toothpaste (see below photo). If it’s feeling too thick for you adjust by slowly adding more of your liquid.

For more information on henna body art aftercare, applications methods and how to articles please visit our blog at When using any new hair product it’s always recommended that you do a hair strand tests or a skin patch test first. Even natural products can cause allergic reactions. Test before use. Keep yourself updated on free recipes, products, and sales on social media platforms @ HennaSooqCanada (#HennaSooqCanada) or at Important: Please keep in mind that your hair is as individual and unique as you are. Henna and Ayurvedic treatments can be drying for some.

It’s recommended that you add our aloe vera powder or one of our hair oils to your recipe and/or deep condition your hair afterwards. We recommend that all of our clients try varying recipes based on their individual hair needs and focus. Use the recipe that works best for your hair! Further instructions can be found on every product page. 

Total amount of powder you should use:

Above ear length: 50-75 grams

Shoulder length: 100-125 grams

Bra strap or mid-back length: 150-175 grams

Lower back length (above hips): 200 to 225 grams

Hip/Waist length: 250 to 300 grams

Recommended Liquids:

• Water

• Apple Cider Vinegar

• Green Tea

• Note: For coloring treatments do not use heavy liquids such as yoghurt, shea/cocoa butters, conditioners, etc…as they dilute the color and won’t yield best color coverage.

How to mix and use our Moroccan Henna Powder for Hair: 

1. Mix henna with one or more of our recommended liquids.

2. Allow the paste to sit for dye release for 1-2 hours

3. Add enough liquid to make a paste into the consistency of pancake batter. Measurements aren’t always going to be exact, as each batch of henna can absorb varying amounts of liquid each time.

4. After dye release has been achieved, apply the henna paste to damp or dry hair in sections starting from the front and moving towards the back. Make sure to wear gloves when applying henna, as it will stain your hands.

5. Wrap your hair and allow henna to stay in hair from 1-2 hours.

6. Rinse, shampoo or co-wash the paste out, according to what works best for your hair.

Your hair’s color will settle over the next 2 days.


• For redder tones add our hibiscus petal powder, beet juice, red tea or paprika

• For browner tones add our organic amla powder, coffee or black tea

• Create your own henna gloss by adding some henna powder to your conditioner and letting it sit in your hair for 30 minutes as a deep conditioning treatment. This will yield a slight reddish tint.

• Add our essential oils to your henna to add extra shine and leaving your hair smelling great

• Too Drying? Add our Organic Aloe Vera powder to your henna, and indigo recipe for added moisture.


• Henna powder can be placed in the fridge or freezer for up to 3 years

• Henna paste can be placed in the fridge for up to 24 hours

• Moroccan henna paste doesn’t freeze well in our opinion. It’s best to throw out leftovers

Get The Color You Desire!

• Reddish brown tones can be achieved with 70% henna and 30% organic indigo

• Brown tones are achieved can be 50% organic indigo and 50% henna

• Dark chocolate brown tones can be achieved with 70% indigo and 30% henna

• Black tones can be achieved when you use 100% henna first and then a second step of 100% indigo Would you like to watch our henna videos?

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Moroccan henna powder has a dye release of 1-2 hours for hair use, and 6-8 hours for body art use. This henna powder does not freeze well. Best if used fresh.

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  • 5
    Great product but don't need soooo much!

    Posted by Karen on 8th Nov 2021

    I did my hair this weekend and LOVED this henna. I followed the instructions for shoulder length hair and ended up throwing half of it away!!! Made me so upset. Money down the sink. A 100 grm package does a lot more hair than just shoulder length. This is the only complaint - I'll need to buy more and only use half next time.

  • 5
    Great color!

    Posted by Sherie on 27th Oct 2021

    Mixed very easily and rinsed out easily. Great color . I mixed with 50/50 cassia and the color turned out beautiful!

  • 4
    good but not ideal

    Posted by A on 8th Dec 2020

    It mixed fairly easily, and seemed great. It stained my hands immediately after dye release, a rich red-brown, when I was applying it to mine and my brother's hair. It does work I guess, but the powder was grainy and took ages to rinse out compared to hennas that I've used before. I know about co-washing and found my basic Pantene was good for the job - however I was worried I was damaging my hair even with co-washing, it seemed like fine sand. Have used henna for years, so I do have an idea, to rinse out, how it is, this was different. I have hair that is short - only the front reaches my jaw, the rest is short (covid19 self-haircut hack job). The end result over the next few days looked good me, and my brother's hair looked noticeably tamer. My hair feels strong - I wear a wig /wig cap while growing out my horrible covid cut, and after this treatment my hair edges/top (where the friction can cause frizz and damage no matter what you do) seem more resilient. I did NOT deep condition because after the issue with rinsing, I wanted to what effect that could have, not masked. I only used grapeseed oil to ensure the grains were all gone, and prevent tangling. Anyway, result was good. No breakage that I could tell when detangling (gently and slower than usual) with oil. It goes on (and rinses out) MUCH BETTER and more thoroughly when you use coconut milk, rather than water! (i did 2 treatments on myself, and had the difficulty rinsing when i didn't use coconut milk) I went on Henna Sooq USA Website (review section) because I wanted to see whether others have had this issue, if it's to do with this specific powder, or all of them are like this-- as I wanted to re-order from this website. Well, it turns out, just like my hack job covid19 haircut, this too was to do with the cautionary measure. Because I was looking for a negative review, mentioning this and read this response from the website people: "HS Reply: In the next future batch of Moroccan henna we won't have this issue. This was related to COVID19 and the restrictions of those who could work and process the henna for us in Morocco. They didn't allow too many people to work the cooperative so it affected the sift. In the new Spring 2021 batch we will have a much better sift." So if you did order this 2020 batch of Moroccan henna I would suggest use the coconut milk in your mix, as that alleviates the rinsing situation for me at least. I'm sorry if this review was too long and all over the place!

  • 5
    A must have

    Posted by Emilee on 1st Dec 2020

    I have been using the Lush bar for a few months and wanted to transition to the real thing. I just tried the henna yesterday and already placed an order for more as I don't want to be without it ever. It's a shame we can't post pictures here because my hair is so beautiful. The hang, the curl definition and my hair hair color are so beautiful. I haven't loved my hair this much for years. By the way if you were a lush henna bar user, hennasooq henna rinses out so easily unlike lush ones.

  • 5
    Lots of Compliments

    Posted by Carol D. on 21st Apr 2019

    Delivery was fast and instructions were good. I used in combination with a little indigo (I think that I'll up the indigo next time). Nice colour on gray and glows on brown. Everyone was complimenting me on my hair two days later.

  • 5
    Good product

    Posted by Said on 27th Jun 2018

    I have been buying Moroccan henna for my wife hair dyeing since 2010. Her hair look healthy. She used to use Iranian henna but has never complained since she switched to Moroccan one. Once we bought Yemeni henna which was as good as Moroccan.

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on 22nd Feb 2018

    The powder is fine, I left it on for 1 and 1/2 hour and worked perfectly. Delivery was fast.

  • 5
    love my hair!

    Posted by Unknown on 14th Mar 2017

    Excellent quality. Red shiny hair just as I would expect.

  • 5
    exceeded all expectations

    Posted by Tammy on 3rd Feb 2017

    This henna exceeded my expectations. I'm a first time user of henna and was concerned the product information on the site would exaggerate the results. Nope! The Moroccan Henna mixed easily and without large clumping. The copper color covered consistently and my grey hair is a brighter color, but thoroughly covered. There is definitely a thicker feel to my fine hair and the color is getting deeper and richer each day. Highly recommended.