Henna Temporary Tattoo Care and Advice
The appearance of a Henna Temporary Tattoos can vary for different people. It is usual for the darkness of the tattoo to depend on the skin, part of the body, temperature and body chemistry. Remember that henna is not an exact science but is an art and can be properly classified as a body art.
If you decide to get a Henna temporary tattoo it is important to look after it for the best possible results. The following aftercare instructions and tips will help make your henna tattoo look great and last longer.
Preparation for application of a Henna tattoos
- Make sure you are seated comfortably and are relaxed. you don’t want to be having to reposition yourself during the application.
- Avoid having too much caffeine before hand as this can make you shake, particularly if applying henna to the hands.
- Remember that Henna is a strong dye and can ruin clothes. try to wear appropriate clothes which won’t be rubbing on the Henna it is applied. if Henna gets on your clothes then you should wash your clothes immediately with soap and water to prevent staining.
- Let any dry henna fall off naturally. Don’t pick the dry henna off your skin.
- a henna temporary tattoo should never be black. a real henna tattoo leaves a red or brown stain on the skin which generally lasts from 5-10 days.
Henna temporary tattoo aftercare
- if possible avoid any contact with water for 24 hours
- try not to pick the henna tattoo, let it fall off naturally.
- Initially the Henna design will be developing. During this time try to avoid direct exposure to sunlight.
- when bathing don’t scrub your skin harshly. Clean with a mild gentle soap or bath wash.