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Divine Henna Movie : How to Make Henna Paste

Click here to view Divine Henna's movie "How to make Henna Paste" on YouTube. It  gives you instructions on how to make an effective paste for body art, and is especially useful if you have brought the 'Henna Kit' for additional tips....

Rediscovering Ritual

In the west we rarely give ourselves the time we need to mark change. Henna painting offers us an ancient cross cultural art that can reintroduce the benefits of ritual and self expression often found lacking in our lives. Ritual provides important therapeutic social and psychological...

The Traditional Henna Night

The best loved henna tradition is the decoration of the bride- to-be on the 'mehndi ki raat' or ‘night of henna’. Some cultures call henna 'love juice,' as it signifies the strength of love in a marriage. It is thought that the darker the henna stains the...

More than just a temporary tattoo.

Henna is a medicinal herb whose healing properties are relaxing, antipathetic (cooling), antiseptic, astringent and anti fungal. It can relieve headaches and has been used for skin complaints. The fragrance of henna is considered to be an aphrodisiac and the perfume made from henna flowers...

How does henna work?

In the process of body art the leaves of the henna plant (Lawsonia inermis) are dried and crushed to a powder before being made into a paste. Lawsone, the pigment found in henna leaves, is a tannin like those found in wine and tea, it...

Divine Henna

Divine Henna was founded in 2001 with the aim of promoting the use of natural henna for adornment, artistic expression, entertainment and celebration. At Divine Henna we make our own all natural henna using the best ingredients available. All our designs are drawn freehand with styles...