What is Mehndi/Henna?
Mehndi/Henna is a substance which has been used for thousands of years people all around the world. the term "Mehndi" is the Indian word for Henna, and it is also the term used to describe the art of applying henna. Ask More
What is it used for?
Henna is used mainly for the purpose of creating temporary tattoos, dying the hair and coloring fingernails. It also has been said to been used for medicinal purposes in ancient times. Ask More
What is it made out of, and is it safe?
Henna is 100% natural, and is made from a red plant which bears the same name.
The plant is actually a type of plant very similar to the plant of Tea, which is dried and then ground into a powder. The power is mixed with water and sometimes oils (usually eucalyptus is used), and then applied to the body. The botanical name for this plant is: Lawsonia inermis lys alba. It is harmless to body system and causes no irritation to skin. Ask More
Who has used Henna?
Cleopatra is said to have used henna to color her hair, and so did the lovely and funny Lucille Ball. and now Hollywood has become under the spell of the fun of henna as well. Celebrities such as Madonna, Demi Moore, Naomi Campbell and others that been seen by the paparazzi sporting their own Mehndi designs. Ask More
Is it painful to use it?
The entire process of applying and using henna is not painful at all and is a great way to unleash your creative side! Ask More
How long does it last?
Henna is a temporary stain and only lasts for 2-3 weeks. The depth of the color depends on the the length of time you leave it on your skin. The longer you leave it, the richer and deeper the color! Henna Body Art frees you from the world of permanent tattoos which are a lifetime commitment. Many times, the decision to get a permanent tattoo is regretted later in life and may be forced into a surgical procedure to have it removed. By using the safe and fun alternative of Henna, you can have a tattoo anytime you want it, and in a few weeks it will be gone! Ask More
Who should use it?
Henna is for everyone! It is a great project to do with your friends and a fun project for Mom's to do with their kids!! We have added some fun ideas for doing kids henna art, as well as many other great ideas for adults on our Directions & Designs page. Ask More
Why should I try it?
The bottom line is because it is a lot of FUN and it is 100% NATURAL! :)
It is also something your whole family and friends can enjoy doing together! Ask More
BEWARE OF "BLACK MEHNDI/HENNA" AS IT IS NOT THE SAME SUBSTANCE AS NATURAL HENNA, IT CONTAINS CHEMICAL DYES WHICH HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO CAUSE SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS AND HAVE BEEN PROVEN TO CAUSE CANCER OF THE SKIN & BLADDER IN LABORATORY ANIMALS! THE NATURAL HENNA PLANT IS RED, NOT OTHER COLORS!
WE WILL ONLY SELL 100% NATURAL HENNA!