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FEELING HUNGRY? IT’S TIME FOR DESSERT!

Happened onto dessert girl’s blog, where she highlighted these gorgeous cakes, decorated with henna-themed designs by Aura Anglesey. Of course, I couldn’t resist investigating further. Sure enough, a quick Google search for images of “henna cakes” yielded a veritable visual feast! That must be why we always tell people that drawing with henna is like… Read More

JAGUA MAGIC-PART I

When I first heard about the jagua fruit, as used by the indigenous people of the Amazon jungle, I immediately assumed it would be associated with magical and mystical beliefs. After all, smearing the juice on the body turns it black! I went looking for information and figured out very quickly that I was not… Read More

Happy Dextrose To You!

There are as many traditional henna paste recipes as cake recipes. And people from differing henna cultures often have a special ingredient, which makes their recipe “the best.” These ingredients have always varied from country to country and from family to family, and they’ve often been closely guarded secrets. Well, with the internet secrets no… Read More

WHY I LOVE HENNA

I’ve decided that what I like most about henna is how it makes me feel. I think it’s fairly safe to say that human beings love to adorn their bodies. Whether it’s with jewelry or make-up, tattoos and piercings, face-painting and air-brushing, scarification, or coloring our hair pink, blue or green, the people on this… Read More

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT JAGUA TATTOOS

As someone commented on one of my earlier posts, reactions to jagua do come up now and again. We just want to remind people that jagua is a fruit. Anyone with known allergies to fruits may also get a reaction to the jagua fruit. Additionally, according to the Food Allergy Research and Resource Program (FARRP)… Read More

VIDEO: Neha Assar’s Awesome Henna

I recently attended an art and fashion event hosted by Project Ethos at the Avalon in Hollywood, and what did I stumble upon? Absolutely stunning henna body art in the making. This was no regular henna tattoo session. The artist, Neha Assar, was creating a jaw-dropping and elaborate design on the bare chest of totally… Read More