FC: Revolution Of Henna
1: Content Page 1)The History Of Henna 2)Facts Of Henna 3) Body Decor Application Styles 4) Influence Of the Modern Generation 5)Steps To Apply Henna 6)Common Themes Of Henna Designs 7)Henna Inspired Bangles 8)Henna Inspired Lamps 9)Henna Shop Services Directory Singapore
2: The History Of Henna | Henna is a plant that grows in hot, arid regions of the world like the Middle East & Northern Africa. | It is a small tree with a botanical name, Lawsonia Inermis. The leaves contain the tannin lawsone, which is the only brown dye particle small enough to penetrate a human cell.
3: It is a ceremonial art form originated in ancient India | In Rajasthan, Mehndi is a very ancient folk art, which signifies life and prosperity at the time of various special occasions.
4: The History Of Henna | For over 5000 years, the people of Africa, Middle East and India have practiced the beautiful and mysterious art of painting on the body with preparations using the henna plant.
5: Facts Of Henna | What is the color of henna stain? | After the paste comes off, the stain color ranges from orange to a dark reddish brown. The darkness depends on: | ~ part of body it is applied to (hamds & feet stain the darkest) ~ quality of henna powder & application ~ amount of time paste is left on(best to leave on for 4 hours)
6: Facts Of Henna | How long does it last? | Design will look good for 1-2 weeks and gradually fading by time Factors determining this are: | ~ depth of stain ~ part of body it is applied to ~ exposure to water, chemicals & rubbing
7: Facts Of Henna | Henna alone DO NOT produce a black stain. | Several authentic additives or mixtures are added to produce the color..BEWARE!! formulas could be TOXIC & unhealthy for the body..
8: Cultural Values | Cultural Values In Rajasthan Tradition, Henna is a very ancient folk art, which signifies life and prosperity at the time of various special occasions like marriages, festivals and engagements. | The use of henna and mehndi by Prophet Muhammad ensured its place in history and its popularity and acceptance among the Muslim people.
9: Henna Revolution: Fashion Trends and Art Beauties | It became fashionable in the West in the late 1990s. In the West it is widely known as Henna-Tattoos. | Middle-east women use Henna paste for coloring hands and feet as ornamentations and sign of beauty. | In the 1970s, henna was reintroduced to the consumer with amazing success as a primitive hair coloring process. It was once again a viable force in the beauty field.
10: palm top | arm motif | ankle band | bracelet | fingers & nails | Body Decor Application Styles
11: Modern Generation Application areas | belly | forehead | neck arms | back | shoulder
12: Skin Preparation | Get some henna | Make sure skin is dry & clean. Body part to apply henna not applied by any lotions or oils. | Find some henna supplies at local Indian or Middle Eastern groccery store. In Singapore, henna can be easilly found at Little India. | How To Apply Henna??
13: How To Apply Henna?? | Mixing Henna | Sift the henna powder & add sugar and an acidic liquid eg, lemon juice. Let it rest and you're done! | Strain the Henna & insert it inside a mylar cone. And you are ready to use it. | Mylar Cone
14: Common Themes Of Henna designs | Flowers & Leaves | Flowers are popular among females as it shows feminism & the art of nature
15: Tribal Designs This theme & designs are created specially for the males. However, some tribal designs are also created with a touch of elegance such as flowers for the females
16: Bridal Designs | Henna designs drawn on the hands & legs for the females during their wedding day are much more traditionally detailed.
17: This simple designs are likeable among the children | Butterfly & Heart Designs
18: Mythili's Beauty Specialist Business Hrs : Mon-Sat 11am-8.30pm Sun 11am-7pm | Henna Shop Services Directory Singapore
19: Queen's Tailoring & Beauty Parlour Add : 89A Seragoon Rd S'pore (217994) Tel : 62977400 Operation Hrs : Mon-Sun::10am-8pm