Frequently Asked Questions
What is henna?
Henna is a plant. The scientific name is Lawsonia Inermis. The leaves are dried out, crushed and made into a powder.
Where is henna from?
Henna is indigenous to Egypt and has been in use for at least 5000 years. The henna plant was eventually spread around the Middle East, North Africa, and the Persian Gulf, finally reaching the Indian subcontinent and Central Asia.
How can I get a black stain?
you can get a "SAFE" black stain by using Jagua. Jagua is a South American fruit similar to kiwi or strawberry.
What is black henna?
There is no such thing as "black henna." Henna should always be brown. Black henna is dangerous and should never be used.
Is henna safe?
Yes, it is 100% natural. (Our ingredients are henna powder,lavender oil, Lemongrass oil, tea tree oil, sugar and water.)
How long do I have to leave on the paste?
5 to 6 hours is sufficient. 24 hours is best.
How do I prepare for my henna appointment?
It is Best to exfoliate the area being hennaed. Make sure that the area is clean and free of any lotion or oil. Manicures and waxing should be done in advance. Wear loose or comfortable clothing. For body pieces, we can tape up your design with medical tape if you wish to put your clothes back over it. For feet, flip-flops, or bare feet are advisable.
How long does it take for you to dry?
How long does a henna tattoo last on the skin?