Henna Body Art
The henna I use to apply on the body is home made all out of natural ingredients. I use so called "red henna", temporary tattoos that can stay on the skin for up to 3 weeks, it stains and will appear dark brown at its peak.
I use a henna cone to apply the henna, the cone is home made out of cellophane and sellotape.
What is Henna? The henna is made out of the crushed dried leaves of A plant called Lawsonia Inermis.
Henna Temporary tattoos
Henna tattoos have many virtues: it symbolizes keeping the evil eye away, fertility, happiness and wholeness in marriage, health and long life,it is mainly used for ceremonies such as weddings and birth.
It is important to note that henna I use is not at all dangerous for the skin, it does not contain any chemicals such as those used for black henna. it you are tolerant to natural products, you should not have any fear from using the red henna. In fact, it is known to be soothing, anti bacterial, and helps keep the blood flow.
Henna art is suitable for the following occasions: Girls night out, Hen nights, Henna parties prior to wedding day, Fun days out, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Pregnant belly blessing, Festivals and also if you fancy a body decoration for no special reason.