Preparation of the henna paste:
You need :
- a bowl
- hot water
- essential oil : but it is optional
- henna powder tattoo special, if you notice impurities in the powder,
it will be necessary to pass the henna preparation through a nylon stocking.
Heat the water in a kettle and put half a bag of henna in the bowl
(largely enough for complete feet and hands). Dilute henna with hot water
until a dough is obtained that is close to the cookie dough.
Add a few drops of essential oil and mix again.
Oils should not heat.
NB: Some can not be used in pregnant women!
Allow the dough to rest at room temperature for a good hour.
It should have changed color, green, it turns brown more or less dark.
You just have to fill your cone or the syringe knowing that it is better
remove the needle so as not to block it.
Once the henna is dry, it becomes dark black, finer and slightly cracked, it is time
moisten regularly with a mixture of lemon juice and sugar, which will keep
henna in place. The tattoo is protected with delicate cotton wool,
then it is wrapped with a Velpo tape.