Sand Dunes -Men's V-Neck T Shirt - Hand Dyed with Red Sandalwood / Henna
How is it made?
No synthetics, no chemicals, or nasties!
This T-shirt is all-natural - made with natural fibers - Organic cotton that is comfortable to wear with soft texture, high absorbency, and quick drying. These natural fibers are infused with the goodness of ayurvedic herbs. Great for your skin and our planet.
The herbal infusion provides therapeutic benefits and a calming effect on your body and mind. The mellow soothing natural colors are also a result of the herbal blend made from 20-25 different herbs.
Primary herbs in this T-shirt include:
Red Sandalwood: Red Sandalwood Powder which is also known as Raktha Chandana Powder has been used in Ayurvedic medicine as an antiseptic, skin conditioner, wound-healing agent and as an anti-acne treatment. Red Sandalwood is the primary ingredient in providing the red hues in our fabrics.
Henna: Henna is a useful Ayuvedic herb and used mainly to dye hair and skin. In Hindi it is also known as Mehandi. The botanical name of this plant is Lawsonia Inermis. Like turmeric it is a strong healer nature and used as a Ayurvedic medicine in many skin diseases. Another primary for shades of brown.
This unique color on our T-Shirts is the effect of Tie and Dye process.
How to care for the fabric?
These fabrics are treated with a unique natural dyeing process. Overtime these colors will evolve adding character to the beauty of the garment.
- Pre-wash before wear. with cold water, separately from other colors.
- Darker shades will migrate during the first 2-3 washes.
- Wash with mild detergent at 30 deg C.
- Hand wash or Gentle Cycle
- Do not bleach or dry clean or use a stain remover.
- Turn it inside out & line dry in shade, away from direct sunlight
Impact of your choice:
- Primarily it promotes wellness and protects, as your skin is wrapped around with ayurvedic herbs which have therapeutic properties.
- A choice that avoids petroleum-based raw materials - synthetic fibers, synthetic dyes, bleaches, mordants, finishing materials. All of these synthetics are contributors to the pollution of land and water bodies.
- The ayurvedic dyeing process is completely manual (no use of electricity). The sediments and water used in the process are used as manure and irrigating the farm at the dye house.
- Stable livelihood for the artisans and support for the cottage industry, which are essential for equitable growth and promoting slow fashion. We work with partners