Remove existing nail polish a day or two before applying arq or henna nail paint. Remember to stir the paste each time you use it. THINGS YOU NEED: ½ cup (130 ml) boiled spring -or distilled water, cooled to warm ½ teaspoon (2.5 g) uncolored, neutral henna powder 1 teaspoon (5 ml) plain organic yogurt… Read More »
Yes, natural henna is good for your skin. One of the major health benefits of henna is as a sun screen. During the summer, hundreds of people are tattooed with henna paste at fairs, festivals, traditional celebrations and more. Whilst out in the sun the area hennaed neither tanned nor does it show any sun-contact… Read More »
Henna tattoos are not actually waterproof but they can be said waterproof in a sense that the orange color tattoo after removing and washing the dried paste last for weeks. There are some waterproof henna stickers available in market. Please click here if you want to buy waterproof henna tattoos stickers. If you want to… Read More »
Don’t eat henna; it’s toxic. The main ingredient in henna dye is hydroxynaphthaquinone which is obtained from leaves of the Lawsonia tree. Hydroxynaphthaquinone alone is not carcinogenic, but when combined with para-phenylenediamine (PPD) the mixture has been documented as causing problems. PPD is a synthetic dye used to accelerate the drying time of the henna… Read More »
As long as it’s pure henna, it’s safe for kids over 6 years old. The uncommon G6PD deficiency is why artists typically will not henna anyone under 6; older children and adults with the deficiency aren’t really at risk like infants and toddlers, though it’s recommended to keep henna to a minimum if you know… Read More »
Henna, itself, doesn’t come in a range of colors. There is no such plant as “blonde henna”, “brown henna” or “black henna”. The plant, henna, lawsonia inermis, has only one dye molecule, and that molecule is red-orange. Chemicals, metallic salts or other dye plants must be added to henna to make any color other than… Read More »
Henna rinse belongs to history of henna. By the 1950s, Lucille Ball popularized “henna rinse” as her character, Lucy Ricardo, called it on the television show I Love Lucy. It gained popularity among young people in the 1960s through growing interest in Eastern cultures.
Yes, henna stain clothes. It is used to print on fabric. As you know, henna is a flowering plant that produces a red-orange dye molecule that has the affinity for bonding with protein (think skin, hair, leather, silk, wool). It’s been used widely on leather, such as on drums
Henna is used for many purposes and in many fields. Below we discuss the uses of henna in 3 main fields: USES OF HENNA IN INDUSTRY Following are the uses of henna in industry: Henna has been used widely in the production of leather goods. It is used to decorate drum skins, general dying of… Read More »
Natural henna is safe during pregnancy. Before applying henna during pregnancy make sure that its 100% natural. Read the instructions on the pack clearly before applying it to your hair or skin. If there is any doubt that the henna is not natural please avoid it. Please also avoid black henna as it contains PPD… Read More »
It is a tradition to have a henna party before the wedding, especially in many Eastern weddings. Henna artists use henna to paint intricate patterns on hands and also feet of the girls in bridal party. The bride gets the most intricate patterns, to set her apart. Some people also sing and dance and play… Read More »
Henna doesn’t expire or go bad, it goes stale. It’s like a spice going stale in that as it gets older, a spice will eventually lose some or all of its potency. With henna, as it gets stale it will loose some or all of its dye potency.
Henna has a tannin dye molecule, Lawsone, or hennotannic acid, which is small enough to penetrate a skin cell. If you put henna paste on skin, the dye molecules will penetrate down the columns of skin cells. They don’t spread out, as ink would on blotter paper, they go straight down as ink would on… Read More »
To do a henna tattoo at home by your own you must follow the following steps: First you have to learn how to make henna paste. Then how to make cone with that henna paste. Then you should learn to hold the cone in order to apply henna. For more steps read this post its… Read More »
You can get henna tattoos anywhere at any place; there are many designers that apply henna tattoos. To find a tattoo artist in your area search on Google ‘henna tattoo artist in (your area name)’. If you want more assistance contact us we will help you. You can also learn to apply henna tattoos by… Read More »
If your henna paste is too watery or runny, adjust the mixture at once. Follow the following steps to make your henna less watery and thicken it: Mix your henna paste thoroughly in order to break up any clumps of dry paste. Add 1 tsp of henna powder to the henna paste. Stir the henna… Read More »