Jagua is Not Black Henna, So What is It?

By |2021-06-05T13:21:32-04:00February 1, 2018|henna, Jagua|

What is Jagua, if it's not black henna?  Jagua juice comes from the jagua fruit also known as the  Genipa americana. Harvested in South America, Puerto Rico and other tropical places, south of the equator. It has been used for centuries for tribal markings and body art. Recently becoming popular in the west. So, how does this affect you? Here’s what you need to know: It’s applied like henna, but the consistency is more like aloe than a paste. It has a completely different aftercare instruction vs henna. The end result is bluish black, bluer on lighter skin, blacker on darker [...]