Temporary tattoo is one of the most amazing thing we could have in tattooing world. There are so many cases that one cannot wear a permanent tattoo like skin problems, social impact, religion and etc. Yet there are millions who wish to get a tattooed body even for a day or two. Here comes the temporary tattoo that can decorate your body with any image and it will look absolutely gorgeous. When it comes to henna tattoos they are completely different “religion” and we have a special respect about them. Temporary henna tattoos are extremely popular today but most of you don’t even know the story behind this tattoo and what henna is.
Henna is a natural product, a powder that is made of dried henna leaves. The natural product has dying properties and it is also used for hair coloring. Henna tattoo has very long history and is deeply connected with the traditions of Indians.
HENNA TATTOO HISTORY
Traditional henna tattoo or Mehndi tattoo has originated in Africa and southern Asia. Henna had cooling properties this is why the tribes used to cover body with henna to protect skin from the sun. As body decoration it was mostly popular in India and was the part of traditions. Thus, for wedding ceremony bride inked her hands and foot toes with patterns of Mehndi. Every sign and detail of Mehndi had its meaning and as a complex tattoo it could tell a whole story.
Today the traditions of decorating body for wedding are still popular. Moreover, brides from all over the world decorate body to look more beautiful and mysterious. Traditionally, bride’s Mehndi is applied on hands and foot toes.
Temporary henna tattoo is wonderful body décor that will stay on your body for about two weeks. It mostly depends on your skin type. Well, if you have got henna tattoo, you’d better stay away from swimming in the pool thus you will enjoy your unique tattoo a bit longer.
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