Summertime Henna Party

Summertime Henna Party

It was really hot this weekend, and henna was in full swing. The stains were amazing due to the heat. Did you know that henna loves heat? It gets even darker when the temperature is really warm. As a henna artist, either you’re crating your own tent, table and chairs to the event, or you’re lucky enough to have a set up ready for you. I prefer the second option. Summer Time Henna Tips Be sure to stay hydrated. Freezing extra water bottles helps through those long days. Keep a cooler with food, and snacks you prepared ahead of time. Preferably a cooler on wheels. It’s important to stay away from all the “crappy” junk, and soda. This will just make you peak, and crash. We know outdoor venues don’t always sell the best foods (healthier options). I’ll also post the protein ball recipe we make for our team, and family to snack on. Those will really keep you moving, and you won’t feel sluggish as you work long hours in the heat. Keep your henna on ice. I use a small lunch cooler that is easy to carry surrounded by ice packs. Make sure your henna bag is fully stocked. Have all your design books prepared, and organized ahead of time. Have all your contact information and after care readily available. Be careful with your lemon-sugar spray/sealant as on bad days bees will be heading your way. You can optionally prepare small bags containing a cotton ball soaked with lemon-sugar solution inside, with your after care and contact info attached (small business card size works). These can be...
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The 30-Day Blog Challenge. Ready, Aim, Fire!

The 30-Day Blog Challenge. Ready, Aim, Fire!

Have you ever challenged yourself to blog every day for 30 days straight? Well we’re up to the challenge! Henna Sooq specializes in natural henna hair color, and henna body art (temporary tattoos) services. It has been 10 amazing years (2005-2015). You have all been with us through the start, the new babies, new products, ups and downs, moving from place to place, and you have always had our back. Thank you. We’d really love to hear your thoughts, and feedback on what blogs and subjects we can focus on. Maybe even some videos! We have some ideas: More YouTube videos and tutorials (plans to revamp our YouTube Channel are in the works) Henna and Ayurvedic Recipes Henna temporary tattoos videos and blogs Henna 101 Henna hair application Covering grey hair People on instagram who use henna (photos, results, recipes) Healing scalp conditions Step by step tutorials on each product Locking in moisture when henna dries your hair out A monthly (plan) henna and ayurvedic herbal hair regimen categorized by hair type Lastest trends, and styles in natural hair Cooking with Khadija posts, including her yummy recipes Q&A blogs with Khadija Large family ins and outs Business women juggling family life, and work Meal preparation the healthy, easy method But we could definitely use more! Please comment below and let us know what you’d love to hear....
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Newly Updated: How to Henna and Indigo Your Hair

Newly Updated: How to Henna and Indigo Your Hair

We just updated our instructions for Henna and Indigo to be even more comprehensive and detailed then ever before! (410) 579-4543 info@hennasooq.com www.HennaSooq.com When using any new hair product it is always recommended that you do hair strand tests first, or a skin patch test. Even natural products can cause allergic reactions. Test before use. Important: Please keep in mind that everyone has their own unique hair texture. Henna and Ayurvedic treatments can be drying for some, and it is recommended that you add hair oil to your recipe, and/or deep condition your hair afterwards. We recommend that all of our clients try varying recipes as needed based on their hair needs, and focus. Use the recipe that works best for you and your hair! Total amount of powder you should use: Above ear length: 50-75 grams Shoulder length: 100-125 grams Bra strap length or mid-back: 150-175 grams Lower back (above hips): 200 to 225 grams Hip/Waist length: 250 to 300 grams Every henna powder has it’s own dye release time. Please follow our guide: Moroccan Henna 1-2 hours Red Raj, Organic Rajasthani Indian, Jamila, and Yemeni Henna 3-4 hours Recommended Liquids (warm to hot in temperature): Water Apple Cider Vinegar Green Tea Note: for coloring treatments do not use heavy liquids such as yoghurt, shea/cocoa butters, conditioners, etc…as they dilute the color, and won’t yield best color coverage How to mix and use Henna: Mix henna with one or more of our recommended liquids Allow the paste to sit for dye release according to recommended time Add enough liquid to make a paste the consistency of pancake batter....
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Our Campaign to Grow Henna Sooq

Our Campaign to Grow Henna Sooq

Ten years ago, with 4 little ones under the age of 6, we started our home based business, Henna Sooq. We started with just 50 boxes of henna, and we now can import 1000’s of boxes of henna, and products annually. This has been accomplished with no loans, nor debt, and constantly reinvesting money into Henna Sooq. Our family, and clients have grown with us, and going into our tenth year it’s time for some big changes. We have so many projects, and dreams we want to share with all of you through the beauty of henna. Henna healing for our cancer clients, for body art, and to naturally color your hair, and cover greys. Bringing people from all over the world together through this simple henna plant. It’s time for Henna Sooq to have it’s own warehouse, and to grow so that you can get your Henna Sooq products in your local markets, and stores. This fundraiser will include helping us purchase packaging, and brand our henna products so they get onto store shelves. We also will be able to hire more employees, and staff. Help us get there! It’s always been about our clients who are like family to us. You have been a huge part of our growth, and success. Please support Henna Sooq. We know you love our products, and believe in us. Let’s do this together! Reward Levels: Platinum $5000: Lifetime 50% off Henna Sooq Online Retail Products Gold $2500: Lifetime 25% off Henna Sooq Online Retail Products Silver $1000: Year Supply of Red Raj & Indigo for Hair (12 boxes of...
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