inspirational designs henna tattoo


what is henna tattoo

Not all tattoos are carried out with needles and pain. A henna tattoo is one of the exceptions to the standard scenario, and a beautiful one at that.

Henna has spread throughout the world, making a lasting impression with its deep color and intriguing designs. There are, however, some types of henna to be wary of. We will get to that later in the article. For now, let’s have a look at what henna is and the history behind this ancient body-art.

Other techniques include a thin toothpick dipped in the dye and then drawn on the skin. It all depends on the artist and their desired method.

Watching a henna tattoo being created can be mesmerizing. Some artists like to outline the design before applying the dye. I recommend you bring a picture of a style you like. If you don’t have a style in mind, the artist usually has a book of designs for you to choose from.

Arab & Mehndi

The design of the henna tattoo differs, depending on the artist and also location. Lawsonia inermis, the henna plant, is native to North African countries. It is also found in other places, such as Australia and across Asia. However, henna is most often associated with India. Here this form of body art is referred to as “mehndi.