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Ancient Origins of Henna and How Contemporary Artists Keep It Thriving

Modern Henna Designs

Today, traditional henna has evolved with the influence of Western culture. While age-old motifs such as paisleys, flowers, leaves, and geometric shapes are still being incorporated in designs, they’re often given a modern twist. Henna artists all over the world can be seen using glitter, gilding, and white henna, with some designs even painted to look just like lace gloves.

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Inspired? You can create your own henna tattoos at home by mixing up home-made paste, or using a henna tattoo kit.

Henna Tattoos

Natural Henna Kit from NamasteCollectivee | $19.38

Henna Tattoos

“Ultimate Big Bad Beginners” Henna Tattoo Kit from ShopBeachcombers | $43.99

Learn how to make your own henna paste.

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