Mehndi Tips

Mehendi Tips:


Wash the area to be decorated with a good soap (one with a mud base) and water.
Mehendi must be kept for 2-3 hours to fully dry.

Scrape the dry Mehendi and do not wash with water for at least 24 hours to ensure maximum color.


Do not use oily soap as this can prevent the color of the institution
After the tattoos are applied avoid washing the area with soap and

Avoid staying close to the air conditioner when it dries the mehendi

The art of Mehendi has existed for centuries. The exact place of its origin is difficult to ascertain because of centuries of people in different cultures moving through the continents and their art forms with them and therefore sharing their art with everyone along the road.
Some historical records indicate that Mendhi started in India while others believe it was introduced to India during the twelfth century AD I personally think it would be difficult to argue that it appeared as an art in Egypt first.

It is common for the names of the bride and groom are hidden in the Mehndi design and wedding night can not commence until the groom has found the names.

Some examples of popular traditional images used in Mehndi designs are the peacock, which is the national bird if India, the lotus flower and an elephant with a raised trunk, which is a symbol of happiness.

From adorning brides' hands, not only to hip tattoos on arms and bellies, Mehendi / Mehndi or Henna has gone international. Once a typical Pakistani custom and an indispensable part of a bridal makeup, Mehendi has gone cosmopolitan thanks to the attention it gets through stars like Madonna, No Doubt and Bjork.

Apply a mixture of lemon and sugar, at least twice in the dry zone.
After the tattoos are completely dried cloves by steam in the gas and apply Vicks for a dark color.

When the Mehendi starts fading and appears patchy, it can be removed by applying cosmetic body bleach.

Evidence has been found that henna (MEHENDI) was used to stain the fingers and toes of Pharoahs prior to mummification over 5000 years ago when it was also used as a cosmetic and for its healing power.

The mummification process took 70 days and if the Egyptians were diligent in planning for their death and rebirth in the afterlife, they became quite obsessed with the preservation process.

The Egyptians believed that body art care for the inclusion in the afterlife, and therefore used tattooing and mendhi to please the gods and guarantee a pleasant journey.
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