women desire for change has already become a byword and an object of male jokes.How often do we change cosmetics, toilet water, hair color!The bravest of us decided on plastic surgery.But lately, there is another way to add flavor to your look, without producing any major changes.His name - mehendi.At home, to make it as easy as apply makeup.So you have all the necessary work.
What do the legends?
mehendi - a kind of alternative to tattooing.Safer and something even useful.The fact that this word is hiding behind the usual pattern of henna applied on the body.Popular rumor says that this art originated in India.However, scientists are trying to challenge this fact and insist on the origin of mehendi from Egypt.It was there for the first time started to decorate the hands of pharaohs such drawings.Whatever it was, but from the East is an art, and gradually came to Europe.
modern fashionista mehendi can do at home and catch the admiring glances of friends.
It should be noted that this painting - it's not a tattoo.After a few days of it will be over.Usually mehendi at home to do some big party.Holds a pattern on the skin for about two weeks.Then gradually brightens, and he is not a trace remains.Some tools, such as lemon juice with added sugar, can make a picture more vivid and durable.But sooner or later he would still be erased.
How to mehendi?
First you need to decide on a pattern.In Eastern countries, Indonesia and Africa, each ornament is a symbol simultaneously.So, buds clearly hinted that the owner in the heart of the picture for some time settled love.The leaves indicate the richness and abundance, and the stem of a blossoming flower, according to legend, protects against the evil eye.In Europe, the patterns do not attach any symbolic meaning.Just do mehendi at home for beauty.
Nevertheless, choose the picture you will still be.After mehendi - this kind of picture, rather than a set of separate lines and whorls.Today is a very popular vegetable and flower ornaments.
Once patterned decide, it will be possible to start the preparation of the mixture.However, you can buy ready-made structure.They often online stores.If you decide to make your own mix, you will need:
- 30-40 grams of henna in powder.
- Corn Okra.
- little water.
After mixing all the ingredients, check the consistency of the resulting composition.It must reach the elastic thread.If the line is divided into individual droplets, must be added powder.If, on the contrary, it is too uniform, it does not bend, so it is necessary to dilute the composition with water.Prior to application on the skin gives brew mass obtained is about 3-4 hours.
is important to prepare well for the mehendi: stencils and other available means must be at hand.Before the procedure is required to degrease the skin, and then it is desirable to lubricate the appropriate sections of any vegetable oil.This will help make the picture brighter.
If you make a mistake, and the pattern has gone beyond the stencil, you can always remove the swab dipped in alcohol.
As you can see, mehendi do at home is simple and fast.But admiring glances are guaranteed for a long time.