March 12-13 Henna Chai with Debi Varvi & Nic Tharpa Cartier

March 12-13 Henna Chai with Debi Varvi & Nic Tharpa Cartier

We are so excited to tell you that Debi & Nic are coming to Henna Chai on March 12-13. We know you love these two! Their class line up should not be missed. There are two perfect and easy options for registration. You can register to come to our studio (Columbia, MD) and attend OR register to view online (and watch the replay) no matter where you are. Register for Henna Chai Day #1 When Saturday March 12, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST   Debi’s Mehndi Gardener Class: Flowers are a staple in mehndi design and in this class we will explore flower design from a natural source. From traditional mehndi flowers to a more natural artistic approach, this class will fertilize the imagination of your inner Mehndi Gardener! Nic’s Henna Art in Moroccan Culture Class: Henna art occupies a special place in the culture of Morocco, where it is used as art, magic, and medicine, and practiced almost exclusively by women. In this class, Nic will give an introduction to the different ways henna is used by the Moroccans, including designs, techniques, folklore, and ritual. You will get a taste for the way that henna touches all aspects of Moroccan life and gain new knowledge to enrich your henna practice with the flavors of Morocco. Q & A with Nic and Debi: With a combined 36 years of experience working in all aspects of henna, Nic and Debi are here to offer their advice and support! This open question and answer session is your time to ask for help with any issue, whether theoretical, practical,...
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Can you whip out a henna design in 3 minutes or less?

Can you whip out a henna design in 3 minutes or less?

Our next Henna Chai challenge. Do you think you can whip out a henna design in 3 minutes or less? Tag your video ‪#‎hennachaichallenge‬ on instagram or facebook for a a chance to win free attendance (online or in studio) to our February 6th Henna Chai series of classes with Melanie Ooi. Who can sling it? ❤– Khadija Wondering what Henna Chai: 12 Months of Henna Weekends is? It’s our 2016 series of henna body art classes featuring your favorite and uber talented artists. Please find out more here: Henna...
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Classes: Mastering Mandalas and Booth like a Boss with Melanie Ooi

Classes: Mastering Mandalas and Booth like a Boss with Melanie Ooi

Henna Chai’s February Henna Weekend presents the uber talented Melanie Ooi flying in from Portland, Oregon to be with us. Blue Lotus Henna is the home of Portland’s most exquisite henna artistry performed by Melanie Ooi. Melanie’s services extend beyond the skin, to henna decorated candles, belly casting and decorating, and ethereal mandala paintings. On February 6th she’ll be teaching two classes. Mastering Mandalas This class teaches the fundamentals of creating perfectly symmetrical freehand mandalas. Melanie has specialized in mandalas for years and offers all her self-realized secrets in this session. Students will create their own beautiful mandalas by the end of the class. Booth like a Boss In this class Melanie goes over all the logistics for creating and operating a successful henna booth for festivals, street fairs and markets. Everything from set-up, customer service and design presentation, to creating return customers, after care and troubleshooting. Options are provided to help you figure out your own personal preference for operating you business. This session will leave you feeling very well informed and ready to tackle a busy fair/festival environment! Take both of these classes in our studio in Columbia, MD on February 6th from 12pm to 5pm (and hang out for our henna body art swap!) for...
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Periscope Week 1 Series: Henna for Hair

Periscope Week 1 Series: Henna for Hair

We are excited to announce our latest and newest 6 Week Series: Henna For Hair online classes. Starting today, January 14th, 2016 @ 9pm EST we’ll be live on Periscope. Please follow us @hennasoooq on your Periscope app. We’ll be running a test class at 4:30 pm EST today as well. Our new series will run for a 6 week period from January 14th to February 11th. Every Thursday at 9pm EST. January 14 Week 1: What you need to know about henna before getting started including common mistakes, moisture balance, best liquids, measuring made easy, and how to choose the right henna. January 21 Week 2: Mixology of Henna for Hair to achieve red to brown tones. Easy mixing of the henna recipe to achieve the hair color you want with focus on grey coverage. January 28 Week 3: Mixology of henna for hair to achieve brown to black tones. Easy mixing of the henna recipe to achieve the hair color you want with focus on grey coverage. February 4 Week 4: Learn how to apply your henna for hair recipe easily and effectively for best color results. February 11 Week 5: Hair Focus on Strength and Growth with the use of henna and ayurvedic herbs. February 18 Week 6: FAQ on henna for hair. We’ll be taking all of your questions and including a personalized henna for hair recipe just for you. On February 18th I’ll have something extra special for all of you being that it’ll be my special birthdate and all 🙂 Can’t wait to see you all in classes. Have your questions ready.  ...
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