10 Tips for Planning Your Destination Wedding Henna or Mehendi Night:

By |2021-02-11T09:23:49-05:00July 28, 2020|henna, Uncategorized|

South Florida is huge for destination weddings, people from all over the US, Canada and UK travel here for their sunshine weddings on or near the beach. Weather you are headed to the sunshine state or a tropical island, here are some tips for beach brides planning their bridal and sangeet henna:    Mani Pedi: Make your spa appointment a day before your henna appointment, including your mani-pedi. Having your hands and feet soaked and scrubbed after henna application can cause fading. Shaving and waxing - fine hair is ok, anything too heavy a wax or shave is recommended. Hair [...]

How to schedule your bridal henna

By |2021-02-11T09:31:05-05:00July 28, 2020|henna, Uncategorized|

Preparing for the start of your wedding festivities is exciting and stressful, but your Sangeet or Henna night is the kick-off! The beginning of all the festivities of your amazing wedding events to come. Here's our advice on ensuring your henna is scheduled correctly and you are prepared to relax and enjoy:   Bridal Henna should be applied 2-3 days before the big day. Henna needs up to 36 hours to fully darken and be camera ready. The areas that will darken quickest, from the orange to the maximum shades of brown-reddish-burgundy are the palms, fingers, toes and edges of the [...]

Henna Safety: Natural Henna vs Chemical

By |2021-02-11T09:26:36-05:00April 22, 2018|henna, Uncategorized|

Natural Henna is Safe Henna! Learn how to quickly tell the difference: Download the PDF of this table Natural Henna, aka real henna is a plant, botanical name: lawsonia inermis Henna is actually a powder at first, which is created by first drying the leaves, then grinding and sifting. Artists all over the world have different recipes and some are very cultural. Recipes can include: tea, cloves, water, lemon juice, sugar and essential oils to create a perishable product. Natural henna has no preservatives and has a shelf life up to 6 months in the freezer for use on [...]

What is Henna and Jagua?

By |2021-02-11T09:39:29-05:00November 29, 2017|henna, Uncategorized|

WHAT IS HENNA? Henna (or Mehndi) is an ancient art form, traditionally practiced during a variety of celebrations and still is. Stemming from India, SE Asia, North Africa and Middle-Eastern regions. Henna is produced from a small shrub called “Lawsonia Inermis.” The leaves and twigs are gathered and ground into a fine powder, which then mixes with various ingredients to form a paste. The henna mixture is applied to the body in the form of beautiful patterns via small plastic tubes or toothpicks or jack bottles with a fine tip. Henna stains the top layers of your skin. The final [...]

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