MEHENDI AND TATTOOING

Tattoo is an ancient practice of body art. It has been practiced by mankind for more than five thousand years. Tattoos are of different types, some are permanent tattoos while some are temporary tattoos. Henna tattoo is temporary tattoo. Henna is a flowering plant belonging to genus lawsonia. The leaves of henna plant are dried and then made into fine powder This powder is mixed with water and essential oil to form a paste. The paste thus prepared is used to stain the skin in the form of tattoos..