Technology has advanced so much that you can now change your appearance and become a completely different person if you like. While some choose modern technology, others prefer to use a more economical and un-harmful mode to enhance their beauty. Henna tattoos are a common trend that most people even in the western world are now adopting. Not all people would like a permanent tattoo, you may fear the pain or even after sometime a permanent tattoo is not something you can easily get rid of. To overcome this, beauty world is now heading towards a more economical, less painful method – henna.
What is henna?
Henna is made of crushed leaves from the henna plant that is made to a paste. It is used to create body art due to its ability to leave a stain on your body. This is a temporary stain that will fade away in 7-14days.The henna paste is dark green and turns to black when its dry and the stain is a darker maroon which then turns to an orange colour. People find this as a substitute for permanent tattoos. Henna is a herb and that has no aggressive effect on your body, it nourishes your skin
While anyone can make the henna paste and apply it on your body or in fact draw a design on your body it is only a well-trained henna artist that could create that professional design on your body. Though drawing henna body art is an Arabic origin it is now a widespread trend in the western world. People use henna body designs for various reasons, for weddings, parties, and even for fun. Henna body art is not only temporary it is cost effective and unlike a permanent tattoo you can get rid of it after a while.
The demand for henna body art is also increasing the demand for henna artists, though henna is a herbal paste it cannot be drawn or designed by anyone. If you want that professional finish it is important that you get the henna design done by a professional henna artist. Henna designs are so subtle and if trained well can be done so quickly.
Henna designs are drawn with a small cone shaped tool filled with the henna paste. The tiny pen like tip makes it easier for the artist to draw the design. Once completed you need to let the henna dry for few hours and the dried paste will come off leaving a dark maroon stain. A henna tattoo will be there for almost two weeks and will fade away, you don’t need any special tools or applications to remove the henna tattoo.