Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Henna



Henna (Lawsonia inermis) is a flowering plant used since antiquity that allows people to dye skin, hair, fingernails, leather and even wool. The name is also used for dye preparations derived from the plant, and for the art of temporary tattooing based on those dyes. Additionally, the name is misused for other skin and hair dyes, such as black henna or neutral henna, which do not derive from the plant.

26 comments:

  1. I got kicked out of a henna both one time at a festival for stealing their business. Can you blame a guy for doing free work on a few girls chests?!

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  2. My friends and I all got matching "Friends Forever" tattoos a few weeks ago. Hurray for irony.

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  3. I'm not too familiar with henna

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  4. I once had a henna tattoo ;) funny

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  5. what kind of cock candy?

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  6. Haha I'll look into this :P

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  7. Haha I'll look into this :P

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  8. I didn't know that!

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  9. huh never knew the origin, pretty cool post

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  10. My grandma used to have some of those in her garden.

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  11. I didn't know henna was plant ! :O

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  12. Straight outta Wikipedia..but nice info to have..

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  13. This is good information, keep it coming. Oh and I like your layout!

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  14. Henna huh? I'll look into the stuff.

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  15. ooh so those temporal tatts come from this plant, thanks for the info =]

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  16. I never really thought about where henna comes from, it certainly has been used in some beautiful art though.

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  17. That kind of stuff usually looks pretty cool when done well. Should show some tattoos!

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  18. interesting my ex used to get hennas all the time so kinda cool to know

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  19. pretty cool my ex used to get hennas all the time

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  20. thats interesting, i never knew where henna came from before :)

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  21. I should grow this in m backyard

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  22. henna tatoos for the win! used to get them all the time in school

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