Mixing Jagua Juice to create a Black Henna Design

Mixing Jagua Juice to create a Black Henna Design

You may have heard about how bad black henna is. That it’s full of chemicals and can scar your skin for life.  It’s true. There are black henna cones and products on the market that can badly blister your skin. Before I started doing henna professionally, I went to a somalian wedding in Toronto. They recommended I get henna done as several other ladies were. So I decided to get my feet done for the wedding. Before I headed to the home of the henna artist they told me I had to go and buy some black henna dye which was really in fact black hair dye, Bigen. I had no idea how harmful this would be. My feet got henna’ed and they looked perfect. When my henna started to fade I began to notice raised, bumpy skin that I thought was athlete’s foot. Then the puffy skinstarted to resemble the henna design I’d had done, but how so? I had the henna done weeks ago? Could this really be an allergic reaction? Yes! It was an allergic reaction. I was lucky I wasn’t scarred for life. I was one of the lucky ones that my skin  returned back to normal. That was definitely the last time I would ever get black henna. What I learned was that all allergic reactions don’t necessarily happen right away. It can happen even weeks later or it can develop over time. The good news is that we now have a natural alternative to chemically based black henna. By replacing the liquids you usually use in your henna body art recipe with jagua...
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Indian Motifs, Peacocks and Bridal Henna with Maaz: May 14 & 15

Indian Motifs, Peacocks and Bridal Henna with Maaz: May 14 & 15

This weekend is going to be absolutely amazing learning all about Indian bridal henna and parties. I can’t wait to play with the peacocks! Join us this May 14 & 15 at our studio located in Columbia, Maryland. You can also register for online access to live class from the comfort of your home (or watch the recorded class later). Arabic Motifs, Indian Designs & Fill In this class we will learn about the intricacies of Arabic fillings and also its motifs. We will learn different patterns of finger designs, followed by learning various sequences to adorn hands as well as to connect various motifs. We will learn how to draw boundaries and various motifs like paisleys and also roses. Finally, we will conclude by designing a complete hand design by incorporating all that we learned in this class. Peacocks & Bridal Indian Design Fill In this class we will learn how to draw different Indian motifs and probably most popular of all motifs, Peacock. We will start by learning rather simple motifs of Dhol and Shehnai, followed by flowers and paisleys and then simple peacock. Then certain complex mandala motifs, incorporating various simple motifs. Then we will learn to draw different types of complex peacock motifs and finally we will learn to draw more complex motifs of various simple motifs that we learned earlier. When Saturday May 14, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST Where Henna Sooq Studio 7060 Oakland Mills Rd Suite K Columbia, MD 21046   Sangeet Patterns In this class we will learn how to draw various simple sangeet patterns, this class was...
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Join Khadija & the HS Team on Instagram

Join Khadija & the HS Team on Instagram

Pro Henna Artist Khadija & the HS team bring you Henna for Hair love and beautiful Henna Body Art. On our Instagram page instantly receive our free henna tips including recipes and classes for hair and body art. Always be first to know about new products, promotions, giveaways and contests. We also have all our upcoming events highlighted. We want to stay connected with you! Join us now. Our focus is you and your individuality. We challenge you to empower yourself with choosing to live a natural lifestyle with us. We’re passionate about henna and living a beautiful organic life. Henna is for you, your sister, mother and is your new best friend. Join us on IG and share your #HennaJourney. Did you know henna is used to naturally color your hair, for temporary body art tattoos and to create artistic portraits, jewelry boxes, candles, glass, drums, paintings and so much...
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