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All That Glitters for Christmas

Glittery hand tattoo

Festival season may be over—but Christmas competes big time as the season where glitter and bling come alive. This is the time of year when blinking lights do not mean a flashing red traffic signal, which generally portends long wait times and frustration. No, at Chrismas, we LOVE flashing lights! They’re so cute, so fairy-like,… Read More


Word 'stop" tattooed on hand

I swear, if I read about one more guy losing his job over allegations of sexualized behavior on the job, sexual assault, or rape, I can’t decide if I’m going to run outside screaming for joy or grief. Hmm. Now that I think about it, it will be for joy. It’s about time the world… Read More

Thanksgiving Activities

Thanksgiving turkey

What are you doing for Thanksgiving this year—I mean, besides eating, eating, and eating some more? And trying to avoid discussing politics with your Trump-supporting relatives? And attempting to explain why the special dish you made didn’t come out quite as planned? Or getting stuck doing massive cleanup after the big meal? Or after you… Read More

Tattoo Lovers: Try Jagua First!

Applying jagua tattoo to arm

So you’re thinking about getting a tattoo, but you’re not sure what to get. And this is important, since you’ll be looking at your tattoo for the rest of your life, right? I know this seems like an obvious thing to say, but sometimes what’s obvious for some is hiding in plain sight for others:… Read More

Halloween May Be Over, But…

Felicia with face tattoo

Photo: Felicia with her face tattoo. There is one more mysterious and magical activity you can partake in with jagua as your guide. In my last post, I suggested you get together with friends and shrink somebody’s head as a fun and scary idea for Halloween. This one is a little more subtle, though. You… Read More

Something Scary to Do with Jagua for Halloween

Shrunken heads

Photo courtesy of I recently had an interesting conversation with a horror expert, @ThatColdShiver. He has a huge Twitter following, and they hang onto his every word as he live-Tweets his comments, thoughts, reactions, and interpretations of what’s happening on screen as he watches horror films. So I asked him to clarify for me… Read More

Design Ideas for Halloween—Free!

Spooky pumpkin face on hand

Believe it or not, we at Earth Henna may not be as big as; but like that retail behemoth—which seeks to be “…the Earth’s most customer-centric company”—we think about our customers. A lot. We pride ourselves on having the best products on Earth, and in providing the best customer experience ever. Unless you’re being unduly mean… Read More

Yes, There Is Such a Thing As Black Glitter

Black glitter tattoo

Black glitter almost seems like an oxymoron. If it’s black, how can it produce a sparkling effect? When you think glitter, you visualize shimmery silver, like what comes in our White and Silver temporary henna tattoo kit. You imagine gold, red…any color, really—but not black. Yet that’s what so cool about the black glitter we… Read More

Five Things I Learned from Henna Tattoos

Applying henna to hand

I’ve been in the temporary tattoo business for 20 years now, and along the way I’ve learned a few things. Here are just five of them: 1. People are looking for meaning in their lives. Even though they’re temporary—whether they’re getting a henna tattoo or a jagua tattoo or a white henna tattoo—people care about what… Read More