SUGGESTIONS AND TIPS FOR TREATING AND MAINTAINING
YOUR HENNA / MEHNDI TATTOO DESIGN
If you are serious about wanting a dark long lasting
design, keep the henna on for at least 6 hours or longer
if you can. The longer the better.
* The above suggestion
may test your patience, but they are highly effective!
After sufficient time, gently
pick or scrape the the henna off with the back of a
butter knife or finger, DO NOT wash off unless you decide
want a lighter design or you left the paste on overnight.
After you remove the henna, you may gently (there's
that word again) rinse the area with warm water to remove
the sticky lemon/sugar, apply oil if you have it.
Try not to use soap on the area for at least a day,
this allows the henna to completely absorb into the
* Apply a mixture of lemon juice and
sugar with a q-tip or cotton ball to the design keeping
not to apply to much or the paste will run. *Alternate
with warm heat (ie: blow dryer, stove burner, or even
a candle - be careful of course).