Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Modren mehndi design, also known as ‘mehendi’

Modren mehndi design, also known as ‘mehendi’ are popular form of temporary modren mehndi . Famous for their creative mehndi designs, henna tattoos make use of a paste from the powdered leaves of Lawsonia Inermis, theHenna Plant. The dye of henna, called lawsone, blends very well with the keratin inmehndi and fingernails.Although conventional henna tattoos are drawn intricately but delicately on the hands and feet; modern henna applications can be in the form of designs done anywhere on the body. Compared to temporary tattoos, henna does not use full range of colors, but uses shades of reds and browns. Once mehndi is applied, it is left on the skin for a few hours to stain. The stain fades away gradually when the skin sheds. Henna tattoos can last from days to months depending on how you apply them and maintain them.

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