Henna!

Henna is a huge part if my culture. For those who don’t know, henna can be used to temporarily stain skin and hair. Although it’s is widely used to create beautiful works of art on the skin, it can also be used as a temporary haircolor. Around this time of year, after Ramadan and on Eid, many people cover their hands, arms, and feet with henna as a form of celebration. It is believed that, since they are temporary, henna tattoos will not alter or change one’s appearance the way permanent tattoos would. Henna tattoos last up to 2 weeks and vary in color. I love getting creative with henna, so here is one that I did on my hand this year!

-Nim

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