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According to the ancient tradition of henna tattoos - mehndi or mehendi - choose intricate ethnic Oriental patterns. These drawings are most often applied to the wrists, ankles and bellies. To prepare the paint, you need to take only plain henna without additives and additional dyes. Please note that there is a colorless henna, which is certainly not suitable for the application of the pattern.
The pattern made by the henna lasts about two weeks, but this depends on the quality of the prepared paint. For breeding use natural henna powder, brewed coffee, strong black tea, a tincture of the shells of the walnut and red wine. To the mixture are often added sugar, eucalyptus oil and lemon juice. The paint store is not ready.
Recipes of dye for tattoos based on henna
The first option is the closest to old recipes from India. To prepare the paint need to brew very strong black tea. The present strain and drink half a Cup welding mixed with two tablespoons of sugar and the juice of half a lemon. Henna needs to be diluted with this mixture until the consistency of thick cream. The solution should stand about 20 minutes. Ready paste to fill in a special tube to draw mehndi.
For this recipe you need to prepare 50 g of henna powder, juice of one lemon, 50 ml of cool welding and a bit of essential oil. Welding and lemon juice, mix and gradually pour the cocktail into the dry henna. Now you need to carefully stir the mass. This mixture should infuse for 4 hours.
For the third recipe you will need: henna powder, 2 sachets of instant coffee (15 grams), 2 tbsp lemon juice, 5 drops clove and eucalyptus oils. The homemade paint henna need to sift and coffee pokipyatit on a slow fire. The solution volume of coffee that needs to stay - 150 ml Now you need to mix all the ingredients. Infuse the mixture for 2 hours.
In a Cup of hot coffee or tea (without grounds and tea leaves), add three drops of olive oil and three teaspoons of lemon juice. This cocktail you need to gradually pour it into the bowl with the henna and mix until thick homogeneous mass.
This recipe is a little unusual, but the resulting paint has a very nice mahogany colour and lasts a long time. Prepare the henna powder red, orange and rose water, the supernatant brew of black tea, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Before applying the tattoo with the help of this method, you have to RUB the skin of orange or rose water. The rest of the ingredients for mixing paint.