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A Beginners Guide to Henna

Mezcla Perfecta de Pasta de Henna

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Mezcla Perfecta de Pasta de Henna

La mezcla de pasta de henna es muy fácil. En primer lugar hay que recordar que laconsistencia es la clave, el objetivo es conseguir la textura correcta, y no centrarse mucho en las mediciones. Se necesitarán Polvo de Henna Jugo de limón, Agua o Té Azúcar Aceite Esencial Una Bolsa de Zanahoria o una Bolsa de Plástico Un Tazón grande con tapadera y Envoltura Plastico Cuchara para Mezclar Se recomienda comenzar con una pequeña cantidad de Polvo de Henna (50 gramos). Paso 1 Comience con henna en polvo cernida, si la henna no esta cernida (puede haber un montón de trozos de...

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Floral Strips Henna Design for Beginners

Floral Strips Henna Design for Beginners

Floral strips are a series of henna motifs (or elements) repeated over and over until you run out of space. In this post and video tutorial we will learn how to take these motifs and connecting them completing a floral strip hand design.  Floral strips can be placed anywhere on the body not only on the hands. This style of design looks really impressive but takes very little effort.  Pictured below are the motifs (or elements) used in this floral strips. Practice each of these elements over and over until you've got them down (they are demonstrated in the video)....

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What's BAQ Henna?

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What's BAQ Henna?

BAQ is an acronym for Body Art Quality. Henna is processed several different ways. For BAQ henna, the leaves with the highest dye content are finely milled and triple sifted for premium skin stain results. The leaves with lower dye content are milled and sometimes sifted, but are best for use on the hair as they tend not to leave good stain results on the skin. You can use BAQ henna for hair as well. At Free Hand Mehndi we only sell BAQ henna.      Shop our henna powders here

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The Truth About Black Henna

The Truth About Black Henna

Awareness is key in making an informed decision in regards to your safety and health, which is why we're going to discuss black henna. Henna artists the world over have cautioned against the use of it, and several countries have banned black henna but why? Black henna isn't actually henna at all. ethnomed.org Black or chemical laced henna is nothing new to the henna world, it's found all over and henna lovers seeking a very dark stain are willing to risk their health in the name of beauty. Henna artists lacking ethics are also willing to put their clients at...

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FREE Online Henna Course Video

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Our resident henna artist Camille taught this class back in 2010 and it has been one of the most popular videos on our youtube channel. You will learn to break down a complete henna design and put it back together. This is a full length class, additional classes will be available soon. If you enjoy this format please register for our online classes through website and subscribe to our youtube channel for regular tutorials.

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