Q. What is Henna? Henna is the dried leaf and tem powder of the plant Lawsonia inermis, a small bush 3-4 feet tall, which can grow to 2 1/2 to 3 meters in height. The flowers of this plant are used in the preparation of cosmetics. Henna Plant grows in the regions of Middle East and North Africa. This actually grows in hot climate like India, Sudan, and Egypt etc.
Q. What is Mehndi? Henna is more commonly known as Mehndi throughout most of India and Pakistan.
Q. Is Henna safe? Yes. Henna is a safe and has been traditionally used by women throughout North Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan and India for thousands of years.
Q. Are there is any side effects while using the Henna? As you know henna is being using since 5000 years. It is a perfect 100% natural product. Its allergic reactions are very rare. Applying Henna is very simple and painless.
Q. How Long Henna Tattoo last on skin? Designs stay on skin between 5-15 days depending on the intensity of the color, which skin portion that was tattooed and to what time duration you hold tattoo on skin. How often you wash hand or any part of body with soap and water.
Q. How long it will take to apply? A large design will take normally 10 to 30 minutes. Small designs 2 to 5 minutes. Some very large designs can take upto an hour.
Q. How long should I leave the paste on skin? Make sure the paste is absolutely dry. Generally one to two hours on thick areas. However, leave the paste as long as on skin. The longer duration you keep the paste on hand or arm it may last even longer time but don’t wash your hand in water, just peel off the dry paste by hand.
Q.How long does a Henna Tattoo take to develop? Henna Tattoos reach their best color 12-48 hours after application; this varies according to skin type. So if you want your Henna Tattoo for going out on Friday Night, then we recommend you apply the product on Wednesday… just in case you are a two-day developer.
Q. How does Henna Tattoo work? Henna Tattoos work by staining the epidermis (upper layer of your skin). The Henna Tattoo gets darker over the next two days, then it gradually fades away as your body regenerates it’s epidermis.
Q. What is Black Henna? There is no such thing as Black Henna. Henna is a natural dye that stains the skin various shades of oranges, through browns & burgundies. There are traditional darkening methods used in North Africa and the Middle East to turn henna black. These methods usually include ammonia, which will darken the shade of henna, sometimes a black colour can even be achieved, but the techniques only have an effect on henna stains on the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet. However it is not recommended as it isn’t a very nice substance to go putting on your skin, it smells awful and its results are limited (i.e. only parts of the hands & feet) and unreliable at best.