In this post we shall learn simple mehndi design for beginners, Mehndi also called as heena or henna. Mehndi is natural paste of tree leaves, this is special tree called as henna. mehndi paste used to draw mehndi tattoo designs for hands
Now you will ask me, what is henna or mehndi paste? Henna is the powdered leaves of a tropical shrub, used as a dye to color the hair and decorate the body. Generally mehndi applied on hands for decorative purpose. Mehndi design are very popular in marriage occasions.
Henna paste is usually applied on the skin using a plastic sheet cone filled with henna paste, A paint brush or a stick. It’s a simple mehndi designs for beginners. Mehndi artist can draw perfect mehndi designs for hands, Simple mehndi design for beginners shown in pictures. After about 20–40 minutes, the paste will dry and begin to crack, and during this time, a mixture of lemon juice and white sugar can be applied over the henna design to remoisten the henna paste so that the henna will stain darker. The painted area is then wrapped with tissue, plastic, or medical tape to lock in body heat, creating a more intense color on the skin. The wrap (not a traditional method), is worn for two to six hours, or sometimes overnight, and then removed. When first removed, the henna design is pale to dark orange in color and gradually darkens through oxidation, over the course of 24 to 72 hours. The final color is reddish brown and can last anywhere from one to three weeks depending on the quality and type of henna paste applied, as well as where it was applied on the body (thicker skin stains darker and longer than thin skin). Moisturizing with natural oils, such as olive, sesame seed, or coconut, will also help extend the lifetime of the stain. Skin exfoliation causes the henna tattoo to fade.
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