Friday, September 10, 2010


History Of Mehndi/Henna

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  • History Of Mehndi/Henna
    Art of Mehndi (or Mehandi) tradition is a long-term effects of many ancient cultures dating back as much as over 5000 years, but did not until today most of its history in India. Today is still used in religious ceremonies and rituals in India, but also gained appreciation in other countries as a fine art to be valued at any time. So, what exactly is Mehndi? Mehndi is the art of temporary henna done on the body. Henna powder is
    derived from the plant (actually Bush), Lawsonia inermis, commonly found in the Middle East and other areas where the climate is hot and dry. And Bush is harvested, dried and then crushed to make henna powder. Henna is the same as that in a lot of things, such as its treatment, and heat rash relief and skin conditioner, for example, only
    a few. Higher leaf is the best wedding site, while the lower part of the plant is used for other purposes. Henna paste is made for the application of henna designs.

    Henna/Mehndi powder itself is green in color, but the stain is usually leave an orange red. There are many providers now offer henna in a variety of colors, but this is not recommended. Pure henna had little or no incident of allergic reaction. When added to natural henna color and to respond to moderate to severe. Black henna is known for severe burns caused by chemicals added to cause the production of the effect of black. Henna is the best way to be appreciated in its purest form.
    Most people are familiar with traditional henna designs seen. This beautiful complex patterns similar to those used for wedding ceremonies and other rites. Usually adorn the hands and feet of the wearer, and should continue for several hours to apply the paste and then left to dry. Color of henna is best known for the hands and feet as a result of the dry-absorbing properties and also the best color, but henna can be applied anywhere. The ability of the skin to take the henna will depend
    on the characteristics of each individual skin.Today henna is done in many forms including more contemporary designs Some believed in a permanent tattoo might apply henna first to see if they like the look before a final decision. Some just enjoy with a temporary design they know to wash in a few weeks. Whatever your reasons for interest in henna, you go in the form of beautiful art rich in culture.

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