Beauty and Body Modification
Beauty, size, and muscularity advertise one's health and fertility ... Office of Cosmetics and Colors Fact Sheet (2001). Temporary tattoos and henna/mehndi. Available at: http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/cos-tatt.html. Accessed April 12, 2006.
How to make a henna tattoo: Making black and red tattoos
Henna tattoos are a simple, temporary alternative to traditional tattoos. Henna dyes the skin to create a beautiful red/brown design. Henna tattooing, also called mehndi, is an ancient form of body art that traces ... is part of its beauty and appeal.
Body Art With Tattoos' Chic, But Without the Permanence
THE body,'' said Melody Weir, squeezing a tube of thick green paste onto a client's wrist as if she were icing a cake, ''is a great palette to work on.'' Ms. Weir's medium is mehndi, an ancient art of temporary lacework tattoos done with herbal henna.
Henna: The history and the how-to of the seasonal body art
Unfortunately, many people are unaware of what henna truly is and what it is used for. Henna is a plant that is crushed into a powder and made into a paste where the active ... more decorative purposes. Henna tattoo art arose during the Bronze Age and ...
Beauty apart, henna also has health benefits
It is also known to calm the nerves and bring health and beauty ... tattoos. Various shades of full body motif and tattoos are also procured by mixing henna paste with the leaves and fruits of other plants, such as indigo, tea, coffee, cloves and lemon ...
Henna tattoos at SaraCura
Henna body painting is an ancient cosmetic and healing art. The leaves of the henna plant are dried and crushed into a powder, then made into a paste that is applied to ... The result is a temporary "tattoo", which will last from several days to several ...