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Lyudmila Karasevych

Henna and Jagua Gel artist

pricing

  • Henna drawing ("temporary tattoo") 20$
  • Jagu gel pattern 30$

The art of mehndi (or mehandi) is an ancient tradition, originating from many ancient cultures, beginning about 5,000 years ago. Even in ancient Egypt, noble ladies decorated their body and nails with a picture. Today, this art is most common in India, used in religious and ritual ceremonies, but also received recognition in other countries as a beautiful art for all times.

So what is Mehendi?

Henna powder is obtained from a plant (in fact, a shrub) Lawsonia inermis, usually grown in the Middle East from which henna powder is made. Henna itself is also used for hair care, a rash treatment, at high temperatures, or as a skin conditioner. Henna paste is also used to apply patterns to the body.

Henna powder itself is green, but the color it leaves behind is usually orange-red. There are many producers of henna, and they offer it in a rich variety of colors. But we do not recommend using colored henna. Pure henna will not cause any allergic reaction. When dyes are added to henna, an allergic reaction can be mild to severe.

Black henna especially can leave serious skin burns due to chemicals added to it to get black.

Most of those who are already familiar with henna drawings have seen traditional designs. These are beautifully intricate drawings used for wedding ceremonies and other rituals. They usually decorate the hands and feet of the wearer and require many hours of applying the paste, and then drying it. The color of henna is known to adhere best to the hands and feet, which absorb and hold the color better, but henna can be applied anywhere. How well your skin will take henna will depend on the properties of each person’s skin.

Henna temporary tattoos in Kiev

Today, henna is produced in many forms, including more modern versions. Some permanent tattoo artists make henna first before making a final decision to see if they like the tattoo. Some only like the temporary version of the tattoo, when they know that the picture will wash off in a few weeks. However, it is a beautiful form of rich art in culture.

Also in our studio you can make drawing Jagua-gel.

Jagua Gel - a modern type of temporary tattoo

Jagua tree is a deciduous plant growing in tropical regions of America, famous for its natural dye made from its immature fruits. Since ancient times, the tribes of South and Central America have enjoyed the extraordinary properties of these natural paints, applying various patterns to the skin.

Under the influence of air, the juice of the fruit is oxidized and acquires the properties of dyeing the skin in a dark blue color. Such staining does not harm the body, as the ink penetrates only into the upper layers of the skin.

Figure has a good resistance for 2 weeks. After that, it gradually turns pale and completely discolored, while the skin regains its natural color and healthy appearance. Jagua gel does not contain chemical components, this tool is completely safe to use. Depending on the place of application and skin type, the hue and color of the pattern may vary somewhat.

The use of jagua gel is completely safe and painless, putting it on the body, you can create these realistic tattoos that look great and do not fade within 2 weeks.

pricing

  • Henna drawing ("temporary tattoo") 20$
  • Jagu gel pattern 30$