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Frequently Asked Questions 

 1. What is henna ?

Henna powder is made from a shrub known as "Lawsonia Inermis" in botany or ‘Henna- Mehendi- Mendi’ in common language. It is widely harvested in South Asia, Middle Eastern countries and North Africa.
The leaves are dried and grounded to form a fine powder which is used as a natural cosmetic to dye skin, nails and hair. Hennotannic acid in henna powder has a magical property of bonding with the collagen in skin and keratin in hair and nails to produce a reddish brown stain.

2. Why some designs in Gallery section look black, some look reddish brown and some look multi colored or
glittery ?
 
We use 100%  natural henna powder is mixed with lemon juice and essential oils to form a fine paste which looks greenish black. The designs in Gallery section which look black are with henna paste still ON.
We don’t use so called ‘black henna’ which is nothing but an extremely harmful product for skin. Read our Black henna warning. Where as those pictures which look reddish brown are taken after getting a stain.

 3. Is it painful to get henna tattoo done ?

No, its ticklish and relaxing experience.
Henna paste calms you by extracting the excess heat in your body.

4. Is it permanent ?

No, henna tattoo is temporary and stays on your skin for about 8-10 days depending on your skin type and use of water after getting a stain.

5. Do you get allergic reaction ?

Henna is the safest natural cosmetic and people hardly get any reaction. But if you are allergic to tea tree oil or lavender fragrance, please inform in advance.
If you want to do a henna patch test before getting henna artwork, we also provide you the free trials.

6. Where do you get the darkest stain?

On palms, soles and heels henna stains really very dark. Stratum corneum is the outermost membrane of our skin. Palms and soles have 50 cell layers of stratum corneum where as the heels  tops the stratum corneum chart with almost 86-120 layers . More the layers, darker is the stain.