Black henna or not?

Hello,

A friend of mine recently went to Egypt, and she brought back what she's calling "black henna powder," which she now wants to mix and apply. I've never heard of the PPD "black henna"  coming in powder form, and I was wondering if there might be some natural, unharmful henna additive that is used in Egypt  to darken henna. I'd hate to tell her that what she bought is unsafe if it isn't.

 

Thanks for your help,

Anna

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