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Henna’s Significance in Amazigh Id, Circumcision and "Night of the Henna" Celebrations

Before the modern era, Moroccan villagers applied henna for Id al-Adha, circumcision, and the “Night of the Henna".  This paper establishes the common ground of these events, and the importance of henna in the celebrations, based on eyewitness accounts from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.
/traditions   Eid   Id   Islam Amazigh  Berber Morocco sacrifice  celebration ritual   night of the henna  evil eye  ceremony/  

Developing Guidelines on Henna: a Geographical Approach
comprehensive discussion on the botany, chemistry, history and traditions of henna, and the legal and cutural issues that have arisen since 1990.
/history   botany   chemistry   immigration  PPD   law  origins   tattoo   scarification     skin   import/

Id al-Adha: The Ecological and Nutritional Impact of the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice, and the Significance of Henna in this Sacrifice.
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/id/idsacrifice.html
This paper details Id sacrifice traditions and effects, focusing on henna and ecosystem management, from its origins in the Neolithic Mediterranean world, to present day.
/traditions   Eid   Id   Islam  sacrifice  celebration  Hajj   ceremony/  

Khidab: 
Be cautious when testing "traditional, natural" cosmetics. In some countries, traditional cosmetics have very little, if any, standards and regulations for safety.
/khidab  black henna  PPD  allergic reaction Yemen/

Hindu Wedding 
by Dipti Desai
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/indwed/
This free ebook explains the sequence of parties and rituals for Gujarati Hindu weddings, the meaning and importance of the traditions, and photographs of the events.
PDF, 54 pages,  5 MB download
/India   Indian  Gujarat    bride    mehndi   groom   sangeet    pithi    ring ceremony  traditions/

Khidab: 

Be cautious when testing "traditional, natural" cosmetics. In some countries, traditional cosmetics have very little, if any, standards and regulations for safety.
/khidab  black henna  PPD  allergic reaction Yemen/

Hindu Wedding 
by Dipti Desai
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/indwed/
This free ebook explains the sequence of parties and rituals for Gujarati Hindu weddings, the meaning and importance of the traditions, and photographs of the events.
PDF, 54 pages,  5 MB download
/India   Indian  Gujarat    bride    mehndi   groom   sangeet    pithi    ring ceremony  traditions/

Guidelines for hennaing Pregnant Women (and for hennaing while pregnant!) by Catharine Hinton
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/pregbirth/index.html
/pregnancy  G6PD deficiency  warnings   business   childbirth   health  motherhood/


Lailet al Hinna fi Sharq’ia: Night of the Henna in Sharq’ia
by Penni AlZayer
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/saudi/Sharqialayat.pdf
/bride   Saudi  Arabia   dough resist    henaya  Arabian traditions   Arab women's traditions/

How to Henna a Drum
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/leather/howhennadrum/
/drum    leather   tambourine  bodhran   complex pattern    how to/

Early North African Hennaed Drums
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/leather/drums/
/Lehnert and Landrock    Moroccan   lace resist   tambourine    musicians   dancers/

The Neolithic and Bronze Age Origins of Henna

http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/anath/
        /ancient culture   traditions   god   goddess   bronze age   neolithic/

Anath, the Virgin Warrior Goddess:  Victory,  Henna and Grain
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/anath/anathwheatmot.html
/Anath   Virgin Goddess   Fertility   Grains   War   Bronze Age   Baal   Ugaritic/
/circumcision   tradition   boys   indigo   evil eye/
/circumcision   egypt   traditions   boys   patterns   evil eye/
/circumcision   jewish   kurdistan   boys   traditions   indigo/

The Henna Color Chart
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/colorchart/
        /results   stains   color   blackberry   dark   orange/

Copyright Law for Henna Artists
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/copyright/
        /copyright   ethics   theft   borrow   derivative   original   images/

Henna and Fingernails
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/fingernails/
        /keratin    Fingernails   cuticles   fungal   tradition   cultures/

Henna and Fingernails:  "How to"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/fingernails/how.html
        /fingernails   keratin   cuticles   application   how/

Henna and Fingernails Patterns      
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/fingernails/patterns.html
        /fingernails   patterns    Kufic    Islam    Floral   moroccan   arabic/

Henna and Fingernails: Wudu
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/fingernails/wudu.html
        /Wudu   fingernails   cleansing   Islam   Mohammed   hadith   patterns/

/climate   map   temperature   growing   henna   conditions/

The Geography of Henna: I  Where Can Henna Grow?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/geography/geography1.html
/climate   map   temperature   cultivation   henna   conditions/
 
The Geography of Henna: II   Where Is Henna Grown  commercially?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/geography/geography2.html
/climate   map   henna   cultivation   sales   commerce   export/

Where Does Henna Grow in India?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/geography/indiabigmap.html
        /India   cultivation   geography   henna   map/

The Geography of Henna:  Where is henna grown, processed and exported in India?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/geography/indiahenna.html
/India   cultivation   geography   farming   agriculture   monsoon/

Geography of Henna I: Worldwide Map Cultivation      
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/geography/map1.html
/cultivation   geography   map   growing   agriculture/
  
Geography of Henna II: Worldwide Map Commerce
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/geography/map2.html
/climate   map   henna   cultivation   sales   commerce   export/

The Geography of Henna:  Rajasthan's Main Henna Growing Region
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/geography/sojathenna.html
 /climate   cultivation   Rajasthan   farming   map/
/lawsonia   botany   growing   plant   shrub/
/henna blossom   gulhinna   flower   botany   lawsonia   attar/
/grinding   processing   henna   growing   millstone   mills   limestone/
/lawsonia   botany   germinate   growing   seeds/
/bible   camphire   attar   song of solomon   talmud/
/cultivation   Pakistan   farming   Jamila   commerce   Punjab/
      
/cultivation   Pakistan   Map   farming   Jamila   commerce   Punjab/
/harvesting   camels   Pakistan   farming   commerce   Jamila/

Henna Drying and Sorting in Pakistan
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/growing/Pakistan/pakhennadried.html
            /harvesting   cultivation   drying   sorting   leaves   Pakistan   commerce/

Henna Fields in Pakistan
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/growing/Pakistan/pakhennafield.html
            /cultivation   harvest   Pakistan   irrigation   growing   leaves   camels/

Henna Harvesting in Pakistan
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/growing/Pakistan/pakhennaharvest.html
/cultivation   monsoon   Pakistan   growing   camels   growth   harvest/
/cultivation   Pakistan   growing   blossoms   clusters   heat   leaves/
/hamam   bath   bathhouse   women   beauty/
/Morocco   Hamam   bathhouse   women   beauty/
/Turkey   Ottoman   hamam   bathhouse   women   beauty/  

/fertility   hamam   bathhouse   women   Iran   beauty/
/traditions   culture   Iran   Persia   horses   war   shah/

Henna and Horses;  at Springtime Festivals in Lebanon
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/horses/springfest.html
/traditions   horses   Lebanon   festival   Easter   blessings/
/eid   id   Islam   Muslim   feast   sacrifice   blessing   Hajj   Mohammed   kabir/
/pattern   eid   id   Islam   Muslim   feast   swirl   hand/
/pattern   eid   id   Islam   Muslim   feast   floral   hand/
/pattern   eid   id   Islam   Muslim   feast   floral   leaf   hand/
/pattern   eid   id   Islam   Muslim   feast   leaf   feet   foot/
/pattern   eid   id   Islam   Muslim   feast   belly/
/weddings   India   traditions   Dipti   gilding   zardosi   culture   bride   groom/
/Indian   Rajwadi   Arabic   patterns   styles   traditions   floral   scenes/

/shaded   Geru   Hiramoti   patterns   styles   traditions   floral   scenes/
/Chundana   Zardosi   gilding   gems   rhinestones   placement   patterns/
      
Mehandi by Dipti Desai: Paste only
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/indwed/desai/mehandi4.html
/Anokhi   Soneri   gilding   gems   rhinestones   placement   patterns/

Jewish Henna Traditions from Kurdistan
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/
/Jewish   Kurd   Kurdistan   traditions   betrothal   bride   death   circumcision/

Kurdish Jewish Bride's Betrothal Henna Traditions
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/betrothal.html
/Jewish   Kurdish   engagement   bride   groom   marriage/

Kurdish Jewish Bride's Lel Hinne Bedulge:  "the False Henna Night"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/bridalfalse.html
/Jewish   Kurd   Kurdistan   traditions   bride   superstition/

A Kurdish Jewish Bride's Lel Hanna "Night of the Henna"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/bridalnoh.html
/Jewish   Kurd   Kurdistan   traditions   bride   wedding/

/circumcision   jewish   kurdistan   boys   traditions   indigo/

Jewish Henna Traditions for the Death of a Young Man
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/deadboy.html
/Jewish   Kurd   Kurdistan   death   male   man   tradition   customs/

Kurdistani Jewish Henna Traditions for the Death of a Young Woman
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/deadgirl.html
/Jewish   Kurd   Kurdistan   death   woman   girl   tradition   customs/

Kurdish Jewish Bridegroom's Lel Hanna "the Night of the Henna"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/groomnoh.html
/Jewish   Kurd   Kurdistan   traditions   groom   bridegroom   wedding/

Henna for Purim in Jewish Kurdistan: The Bath of the Maidens
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/kurdjewish/purimbath.html
/Jewish   Kurdish   Purim   Girls    Children    Esther /
/chemistry   molecule   hydroxy   naphthoquinone   stratum corneum   alkaline/
/health   medical   papers   chemotherapy   bilirubin   safety   caution/

Henna in the Ancient Egyptian Pharmacopoeia:  The Ebers Papyrus
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/medical/ebers.html
/Egypt   remedies   Thebes   cyperus   kuperos   Osiris   toes   eyes   teeth/

Henna and  Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/medical/g6pd.html
/haemolytic   anemia   infants   children   hyperbilirubinemia/
/babies   children   bilirubin   premature   Hyperbilirubinemia   G6PD-deficient/
  
Henna for Accuracy and Comfort in Radiotherapy
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/medical/radiotherapy.html
/radiotherapy   tumor   isocenter   tattoo   marker/
/cancer   chemotherapy   baldness   hair loss   pattern/
      
Regale Unguentum: Parthian Royal Ointment
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/parthian/
/Assyria   Parthia   Persia   Men   Ointment   Hair/
/Assyria   Parthia   Persia   Men   Ointment   Hair/
/additive   green dye   polishing   testing   azo dye/

Henna traditions for the end of Ramadan:  "Id al-Fitr"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/ramadan/
/Ramadan   Islam   Muslim   new moon   tradition   culture   donkey   women   children   celebration/
/moon   lunar   pattern   Afganistan   Afgani   Kuchi   feet   foot/
/moon   lunar   pattern   Afganistan   Afgani   Kuchi   hand/
/moon   lunar   pattern   Afganistan   Afgani   Kuchi   hand/
/moon   lunar   pattern   Afganistan   Afgani   Kuchi   hand/

/moon   lunar   pattern   Afganistan   Afgani   Kuchi   foot   feet/
/moon   lunar   pattern   Afganistan   Afgani   Kuchi   hand/
/stratum   staining   chemistry   dark skin   palms   soles   dermis   exfoliation/
/scarring   fading   exfoliation   staining   glassy skin   surgical scar/

Mapping Henna Stains on Your Skin
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/skinzones/bodstain1.html
            /staining   darker   darkness   map   areas   skin   thickness   dermis/

Henna and Skin Stratum Corneum: ~The Science of Henna and Skin~
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/
/stratum   staining   chemistry   dark skin   palms   soles   dermis   exfoliation/

Stratum Corneum: What is your skin made of, and how is it made?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/sc1.html
/keratin   membrane   skin   layers   cells   spinous   basal   dermis   epidermis/

Stratum Corneum: How does henna stain your skin?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/sc2.html
/lawsone   tannin   hennotannin   dye   molecules   spinous   basal   dermis/

Stratum Corneum: Why does the henna stain get dark?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/sc3.html
/oxidize   saturation   alkaline   molecules   skin   cells   dermis/

Stratum Corneum: Why are there places where the  henna stain never gets dark and disappears fast?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/sc4.html
/dorsum   keratin   skin layers   cells   thickness   alkaline   molecules/

Stratum Corneum: Why do henna stains on the the palms and soles last a long time? 
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/sc5.html
/lawsone   keratin   skin layers   cells   thickness   alkaline   molecules/

Stratum Corneum: What are those last orange traces, and why do they seem to last forever?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/sc6.html
/lawsone   keratin   skin layers   cells   thickness   alkaline   molecules/
/lawsone   keratin   skin layers   cells   thickness   stain   oxidize/
  
Stratum Corneum:  Henna Stains: Day 3
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/scd2.html
/lawsone   keratin   skin layers   cells   thickness   stain   molecules/
/lawsone   keratin   skin layers   cells   thickness   stain   fade   demise/
/lawsone   keratin   skin layers   cells   thickness   stain   demise   fade/

Stratum Corneum:  The Science of Henna and Skin
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/scdays.html
/lawsone   keratin   skin layers   cells   days  alkaline   molecules/

Stratum Corneum: Why doesn't a henna stain last forever like a tattoo?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/sce.html
/exfoliation   regeneration   lawsone   dermis   epidermis   dry skin/
/map   printout   dark   darker   stain   blackberry/

Stratum Corneum: What happens if you get henna below the stratum corneum?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/skin/stratum/spot.html
/scar   sores   wound   scratch   pigment   lawsone   molecule   epidermis/

/pictures   Melanocytes   melanin   pigmentation   pigment   epidermis/
/Melanocytes   melanin   pigmentation   pigment   epidermis/
/jnun   djin   djinn   genie   malevolent  jinniya   jenniya   cat   tortoise   cyclone   culture   folklore/
/protection   warding   tortoise   wolf   jnun   djin   djinn   genie/
/grind   fresh   tamarind   lemon   catechu   simple   patterns/
/hydrocarbons   sugar   jaggery   honey   fructose   dextrose   sucrose/
/glucose   dextrose   sucrose   fructose   syrup   maltodextrin   shopping   finding/
/dextrose   fructose   sucrose   mixing   picture   sugar/
/ottoman   hamam   bath   bathhouse   tradition   Turkey   culture/
/culture   history   tradition   Ataturk   cosmetic   beauty   Anatolia/

/Turkey   Ottoman   hamam   bathhouse   women   beauty/  
/Codex Vindobonensis   manuscript   illustration   cosmetic   beauty   Turkey   ottoman/
/shirin   nizami   shiraz   patterns   turkey   ottoman   cosmetic   beauty/

/cord resist    Turkey    Eid al-Adha    village  history   lace    sprang/

Turkish Night of the Henna: Symbolism and Practice in the Late 20th Century
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/turkish/seedandsoil.html
/coin resist     cord resist      Kina Gecesi     Turkish village     men's Night of the Henna/
/Lucy M. Garnett    Fanny Davis    marriage   harem   Ottoman    coins    Night of the Henna/
/war   martyrdom   celebration   killing   victory   history/

Anath Hennas Her Hands to Celebrate Baal's Victory over Mot
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/war/anathvsmot.html
/Anath    Baal    War    Virgin Goddess   Mot   Bronze Age   Syria   Ugaritic/

Henna and the Insurrection in the Hadramaut
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/war/hadramaut.html
/Yemen   Mohammed   Caliph   Abu Bakr   protest   rebellion   history/

The Hennaed Guerrilla Fighters in Jerusalem, 70 CE
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/war/josephus.html
/Flavius Josephus   Jew   Jewish   Palestine   transvestite   history/

Hennaed Fingernails for Upper Class Men and Military Officers in Zand and Qajar Iran
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/war/talons.html
/Iran   Shiraz   Qajar   Zand   men   fingernails   customs   Jubber Kahn   Afganistan/

The Warrior's Wife Calls the Henna Artist for Victory or Suttee
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/war/warsuttee.html
/battle   customs   India   suttee   outcome   Nai   Nayan/

Judith and Holofernes
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/war/judith/index.html
/henna   myrtle    Judith   Jewish    Hanukkah    victory     war    traditions/


Free Books and Educational Materials for Artists, Libraries and Teachers
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/what/freebooks/
/knotwork  bridal mehndi    learn     teach    howto    powerpoint presentation

Black Henna-PPD
Para-phenalymine Diamine (PPD) Index
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/index.html
/PPD   Black Henna   injuries   chemical    Toxin   safety/

/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

        
"Henna is NOT Black" Translations:

"Black Henna" Warnings in Japanese: 
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/ppdjpn.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

"Black Henna" Warnings in French:


LE HENNÉ NATUREL N’EST PAS NOIR.

http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/ppdfrench.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

"Black Henna" Warnings in Spanish: "LA HENNA NO ES NEGRA"

Brochure en Espanol: "LA HENNA NO ES NEGRA"

http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/espsmroch2.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

Booklet en Espanol: "Que Es La "Henna Negra?"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/espppdbook.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

"Black Henna" Warnings in German

Henna ist nicht schwarz!
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/ppddeutch.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

Black Henna Warnings in Hebrew:
"מה היא"חינה שחורה?"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/hebrewhennanotblack.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

Black Henna Warnings in  Norwegian
"Henna er IKKE sort!"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/HennaerIKKEsort.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/

"Black Henna" Warnings in Russian!  Хна НЕ БЫВАЕТ черной!

Brochure: Хна НЕ БЫВАЕТ черной!

http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/smallbroch1_RU.pdf

Booklet: Что такое «черная хна»?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/bigbrochv_RU.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/


"Black Henna Warnings in Dutch 

Booklet: "Wat is Zwarte Henna?"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/groot_nl.pdf

Brochure: "Henna is NIET Zwart!"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/ppdbrochnl.pdf
/PPD   Black Henna   warning   safety   English/


Business

Business Information Index
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/
/business   insurance   FDA   certification   events/    

Forum Archive posts regarding business
presently unavailable
/events   business   forum   advertising   advice/
   
Hygiene for Henna Artists
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/clean.html
/hygiene   cleanliness   safety   common sense   business/

First Aid and Liability for the Henna Artist
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/firstaid.html
/business   first aid   legal   safety   precaution/

Starting and Marketing a Henna Body Art Business
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/hennabiz.html
/business   beginning   advertise   advice   tax/
 /business   jobs   planning   advice   gigs/
   
Want to be a professional henna artist? (Rant)
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/henna/rant.html
/business   jobs   advice   taxes   profession/
/risk assessment   business   safety   concerns   health/
/risk assessment   business   safety   concerns   health/
/risk assessment   business   safety   concerns   health/
/business   salon   work   advice   insurance/
/business   tattoo shop   work   advice   designs/ 

Catherine Cartwright-Jones
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ccj/
/Owner   artist   PhD   lectures   academic   evil overlord/

Henna Page Disclaimer
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ccj/disclaimer.html
        /Hennapage   liability   warranty   responsibility   disclaimer/

Essential Oils
    Essential Oils, A users guide
    http://www.hennapage.com/journal/issue_III/article_3/page1.html
        /perfume   aromatic   safety   photsensitive   aromatherapy   irritation   guidelines/

FDA Law on Henna
    Temporary Tattoos and Henna/Mehndi
    http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/cos-tatt.html
        /additives   color   tattoo   PPD   FDA   cosmetic   beauty   black/

Forum
    Henna Page Forum
           /message   chat   question   community   help   assistance   friendly/

Forum Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/forum/faq.html
/question   community   help   assistance   friendly/

Forum Terms of Service and Guidelines
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/forum/tos.html
/question   behaviour   banned   booted   community   help   assistance   friendly/

Forum Archives by Month
       http://www.hennapage.com/henna/forum-archives/archives.html
            /message   chat   question   community   help   archives   monthly/

Forum Archive Topics
       http://www.hennapage.com/henna/forum-archives/archiveindex.html
            /message   chat   question   community   help   archives   subject   topic/

Free Henna Patterns
/patterns   free   flowers   tribal   bridal   copyright   lineart   culture   tradition/
/patterns   free   flowers   tribal   bridal   copyright   lineart   culture   tradition/

Teach Yourself to Henna!  Elements of Henna Patterns
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/what/gallery/index.html
/patterns   beginner   tutorial   flowers   tribal   bridal   copyright   lineart   culture   tradition/

Gryphoemia
Gryphoemia:  A Morbid Affliction of the Patience
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/gryphoemia/
/bad jobs   client   nasty   smelly   whining   rude   obnoxious/
   
Ozzfest Diary
http://www.hennapage.com/journal/issue_I/article_6/page1.html
/gryphoemia   drunk   music   exhausted   experience   story   job   gig   advice/

How to Henna

First: Get Henna
/quality   suppliers   fresh   green   smell   hay   sift   fine   powder   purchase/
/sift   chaff   twigs   fine   powder   smooth   stocking   quality/
/microscope   inspect   green   azo   dye   grit   smooth   powder   test/

Second: Mix the henna
/mix   recipe   help   essential oils   sucrose   fructose   dextrose   sugar   tips/
/simple   recipe   sift   powder   lemon juice   sugar/
/sugar   molasses   honey   jaggery   stringy   recipe   mixes   henna/
/fructose   sucrose   dextrose   stringy   moist   mixes   recipe/
/lemon   lime   citric acid   juice   rainwater   mixes   recipe   dye release/
/recipes   mixes   tea   tamarind   juice   jaggery   sugar/
/recipe   mixes   monoterpene   terpineol   alcohol   oils   Serious/
       
Serious Henna Mixes (Darker Faster stains)
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/darkerterps.html
/essential   oils   monoterpene   blends   mixes   recipes   safety/
/crust   mixes   recipe   heat   acidic   diagram   chart/
/refrigerator   cupboard   cool   dark   demise   freezer   freeze/

Third: Apply the henna
/application   tools   cone   bottle   syringe   toothpick   strain  stringy/
/lumps   twigs   grit   smooth   stocking   application/
/bottle   jac   squeeze   soreness   filling   tool   application/
/mylar   cellophane   tool   fine line   application   tape/
/mylar   cellophane   tool   fine line   tutorial   application/
/mylar   cellophane   tool   fine line   application   tape/

How to apply henna with a brush
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/applybrush.html
/paint   painting   brush   tool   application   shading/

How to apply henna with a Moroccan syringe
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/applysyringe.html
/tips   tool   application   stringy   draping/
/application   storage   cones   tips   pastry bag/

Use a carrot bag to Speed Sling
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/speedsling.html
/speed   fast   precision   big   patterns   graceful/

How to use a carrot bag with a tip
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/applycbtip.html
/pastry tip   adapting   application   tools   fine line/
/pastry tip   application   tools   rings/
/sugar   draping   terps   application   tools/
/rice paste   latex   surgical tape   negative   reverse   application   tools/
/quick   inconsistent   ugly   bleeding   glue   application/

Fourth: Seal and wrap the henna
/sealant   sugar   bandage   tape   glue   glove   drying/
       
Seal and Wrap:  Use Gel Spray
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/wrapseal8.html
/gel   hairspray   pump bottle   seal   dry   hold/

Seal and Wrap:  Use Lemon/Sugar
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/wrapseal4.html
/syrup   sugar   lemon juice   rosewater   sticky   bees/

Seal and Wrap:  sparkly glue mix
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/wrapseal5.html
/glitter   goop   gel   glue   apply   sparkle/

Seal and Wrap:   Mask or Latex
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/wrapseal6.html
/facial   mask   masque   latex   allergy   powder   apply/
/spray   bandage   liquid   adhesive   flexible   stink   removal   apply/

Seal and Wrap: the Mega Wrap
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/wrapseal1.html
/new skin   mummy   toilet paper   cellophane   dark   moist   sleep/

Seal and Wrap: Gloves
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/wrapseal2.html   
/cotton   flexible   gardener   protect   movement/

Seal and Wrap: Paper Tape   
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/wrap1.html
/micro   fiber   tape   hypoallergenic   bandage   belly   pregnant/

/sifting   straining   intricate   delicate   cones   tips   stringy/  
/sift   chaff   twigs   fine   powder   smooth   stocking   quality/
/strain   lumps   stocking   apply   twig   chaff   smooth/
/intricate   delicate   fine   drape    tiny   cone   tip   threads/
/intricate   delicate   fine   drape    tiny   cone   tip   threads/

How do you get darker henna stains?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/darker.html
/dark   safe   oils   seal   steam   wrapping   darker/
/brews   bad   mistake   caution   dangerous   ink   dye   black   allergic/
/steam   heater   kettle   lawsone   brazier   caution   burn/
/essential oils   mixes   recipes   darker   safe   scent   smell/

How do you get other colors
How do you get other colors
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/colors/
/color   turmeric   shading   indigo   lime   application   recipes/
/shade   feather   smudge   help   tips/
/shade   feather   rub   smudge   tutorial   pictures   images/
/shade   rub   pictures   results   images   smudge/
/turmeric   Jew   Kurd   Kurdistan   bridal   Hindu   golden/

Double Application Henna: Algerian Technique
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/colors/shade/algerian.html
/Algeria   shading   tones   multicolor   Kurd   Morocco   Yemen/
/shading   tones   multicolor   leftover   orange/
/turmeric   lime   wine   shading   impatiens   Rajasthan   safety/
/indigo   Jew   Kurd   Kurdistan   application   shading/
/turmeric   indigo   lime   multicolor   wine   mixes   application

Other Colors Tutorial
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/colors/colorsall.html
/turmeric   indigo   lime   multicolor   wine   tutorial   image   pictures/

Henna is NOT BLACK
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/blackhenna.html
/PPD   danger   burns   caution   allergen   allergic   reaction   chemical/

/intricate   complex   advanced   transfers   watercolor   pencil   assistance   tips/

/pencils   watercolor   assisstance   draw   sketch   tutorial/
/pencils   watercolor   video   draw   sketch   tutorial/
/knotwork   tutorial   draw   sketch   pencils   assistance/
/simplify   easy   tutorial   assistance   deodorant/
/how to   tutorial   books   assistance   draw   sketch/
/how to   tutorial   books   assistance   draw   sketch/
/draw   sketch   templates   assistance   inspiration/
/draw   sketch   assistance   hand   feet   belly   pattern/
/patterns   assistance   tutorial   bride   wedding   tradition   culture/
       
Contemporary Indian
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/encyclopedia/indwed/
/India   bride   wedding   shading   zardosi/

Bridal Henna (Jewel's Brides)
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/jewelbride1.html   
/application   patterns   bride   wedding/

/pigment   darker   African   bold   tradition/
/African   bold   tradition   pictures   images   darker/
/culture   tradition   pattern   picture   images   bold   contrast   darker/


Glitter, Gilding and Zardosi Pastes
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/
/glitter   gild   color   dressy   versitile   rhinestone   glue   recipe   mixes/
/shimmer   shine   recipe   gild   sugar   gel   metallic   cosmetic   safety/
/shimmer   sparkle   recipe   gel   waterproof   cosmetic/
/gilding   henna    shimmer   modern   images   bridal mehndi    glitter/
/gilding   shimmer   shine   assistance   images   pictures   bridal mehndi     glitter/
/gild   shimmer   resist   shine   assistance   images   pictures   glitter/
/gild   shimmer glitter   glue   recipe   images   pictures/

Learn how to apply gems
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/gemwork.html
/Swarovski crystals    rhinestones    glitter     Zardosi     gems   bridal mehndi/

Glitter on Paste
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/glitteronpaste.html
/glitter   Zardosi   gems   henna      modern   bridal mehndi/

Gilding paste and stain: 2
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/gildingpastes4.html
/glitter   Zardosi   gems   henna      modern   bridal mehndi/

Gilding and Gems with paste
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/gildingpastes5.html
/glitter   Zardosi   gems   henna      modern   bridal mehndi/

Gilding paste for reverse work: 1
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/reversework.html
/gilding   henna    shimmer   modern   images   bridal mehndi    glitter/

Gilding paste used for reverse work: 2
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/gildingpastes3.html
/gilding   henna    shimmer   modern   images   bridal mehndi    glitter/

Glitter work done with hair glue
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/glueandglitter.html
/gilding   henna    shimmer   modern   images   bridal mehndi    glitter/

Glitter work with medical adhesive
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/adhesiveandglitter.html
/gilding   henna    shimmer   modern   images   bridal mehndi    glitter/

Glitter work with resin-based body paint 1
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/glitterharquus2.html
/gilding   henna    shimmer   modern   images   bridal mehndi    glitter/

Glitter work with resin-based body paint 2
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/how/gilding/glitterharquus.html
/gilding   henna    shimmer   modern   images   bridal mehndi    glitter/

The GreenMan Bodhran  Step-by-Step pictures from the Sunday Matinee Cam Show
http://www.hennapage.com/camshow/greenman/index.html
http://www.hennapage.com/camshow/greenman/greenman.html
/drum    leather   tambourine  bodhran   complex pattern   shading    how to/

Home Page:  Henna Page   

http://www.hennapage.com/henna/index.html
/henna   quality   history   culture   fact   forum   mehandi   mehendi   mehndi/

Henna Page Publications
Henna Page Pattern Books
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/shop/bkshopindex.html
/patterns   CCJ   Spellstone   floral   tribal   beginner   zardosi   bridal/

Law on Henna ~ Canada
Health Canada’s rulings on Henna
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/protection/warnings/2003/2003_66.htm
/Canada   law   safety   PPD   black henna   burns   chemical/

Law on Henna ~ USA
FDA Law on Henna
Temporary Tattoos and Henna/Mehndi
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/cos-tatt.html
/additives   color   tattoo   PPD   FDA   cosmetic   beauty   black/

Lexicon
What do all these strange words mean?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/lexicon.html
/lingo   jargon   terp   bibi   jac   slang   forum/

Listing Agreement for Artists
Henna Page Artists' Agreement
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/where/artistcontract.html
        /advertise   who  ethics   black   ppd   safety   trust/

Listing Agreement for Suppliers
Henna Page Suppliers’ Agreement
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/where/supcontract.html
/advertise   where  ethics   black   ppd   safety   trust/

Mission Statement
The Henna Page Mission Statement
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ccj/alhadi.html
        /purpose   ethic   education   information   fact   research   disseminate   CCJ/

Music
Music for Henna
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/music/
/atmosphere   mood   culture   tradition   purchase   song   drum/

New Stuff
What's New?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/whatsnew.html
/updates   patterns   books   culture   history   research   forum/

Para-phenylenediamine
Black Henna:   PPD
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/index.html
/warnings   index   burns   chemical   safety   caution/

/synthetic   chemical   burn   blister   indigo   black   safety/

Why does PPD "Black Henna" do nasty things like that picture above?
http://www.hennapage.com/ppd/whybad.html
/burn   blister   sensitization   reaction   allergy   ppd   hypersensitivity/

What do published medical and scientific articles say about PPD "Black Henna" and black hair dye?
http://www.hennapage.com/ppd/ppdmed.html
http://www.mehandi.com/PPD/PPDmed.html
/medical   published   articles   doctor   research   ppd   black henna   science   scientific/
           
What do PPD "Black Henna" injuries look like?
http://www.hennapage.com/ppd/ppdburngallery.html
/blister   sores   weals   burns   scar   black henna   danger   ooze/

If you are injured should you go to a doctor?
http://www.hennapage.com/ppd/gotodoctor.html
/itch   swelling   reaction   allergy   sensitization   blister   medical/

How can you tell  if a henna artist is using safe henna or dangerous PPD "Black Henna"?
http://www.hennapage.com/ppd/whoisppd.html
/trust   truth   black   safety   green   smell   stink/

Why do people use black hair dye instead of henna?
http://www.hennapage.com/ppd/whyppd.html
/cheap   ethics   morals   scum   danger   caution   slime/

Is the traditional red-brown henna safe?
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/tradsafe.html
/safety   tradition   culture   trustworthy   ethics   morals   talent   art/

What can happen if you get PPD "Black Henna"?  It can ruin your life.
http://www.hennapage.com/ppd/wilson.html
/dermatitis   hives   illness   true story   pictures   images   black   ppd/

Print out a booket in English or Spanish on the dangers of PPD "Black Henna"!
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/infopak.html
/information   warning   danger   handout   black   chemical   ppd   safety/

Full color booklet: What is "Black Henna?"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/bigbrochv.pdf
/information   warning   danger   handout   black   chemical   ppd   safety/

Black and white brochure: "Henna is NOT Black"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/smallbroch2.pdf
/information   warning   danger   handout   black   chemical   ppd   safety/
       
Color brochure: "Henna is NOT Black"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/ppd/smallbroch1.pdf
/information   warning   danger   handout   black   chemical   ppd   safety/


/Canada   law   safety   PPD   black henna   burns   chemical/

Patterns
Purchase Pattern Books
http://www.tapdancinglizard.com
/purchase   book   business   patterns   floral   tribal   tradition   culture/

Teach Yourself to Henna!  Elements of Henna Patterns
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/what/gallery/index.html
/beginner   pattern   quick   practice   easy   tradition/   
   
Patterns and Symbols:  The Henna Page Pattern Index
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/what/lineart/patternindex0.html
/level   beginner   advanced   floral   tribal   culture   tradition   africa   india/

Childbirth and Postpartum Traditions
not presently available
/culture   tradtion   pregnancy   birth   malevolent   protection/       

Reference Library
Books, Papers and Articles
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/reference/
/research   history   tradition   culture   science   medical   technique   botany   chemistry/

Retail Therapy  
Ethnic inspired gifts
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/where/retailtherapy.html
/shopping   purchase   sari   zills   drums   gifts   jewelry   incense/

Safety of Henna
Traditional Henna is safe
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/warnings.html
/natural   safety   caution   ppd   black   allergy   allergic/

Symbols

Index of Symbols
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/symbols/index.html
/Kanji   Hieroglyphs   Runes   Adinkra   Sacred   Magical   Proverb   Astrology   Alchemy   Celtic   Native   Ancient   languages/

Silk Dyed with Henna
Silk project
http://www.hennapage.com/journal/issue_III/article_1/page1.html
/textile   scarf   protection   fabric   tutorial   images   pictures   culture   tradition/

Tech Pages

/support   computer   information   worm   firewall   security   Roy Jones/

How to Get Your Stuff on the Web
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/tech/showme.html
/tech   images   uploading   hosting   storage   bandwidth   listings   free/  

Tools and Other Useful Things       
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/tech/tools.html
/tech   graphic   browser   editor   files   download   web/  

Keep Your Computer Healthy
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/tech/hpandinternet.html
/tech   security   malware   virus   worms   trojan   spam   spyware   adware/
/tech   email   firewall   attachment   security   friends/

Shields up! Part I: Security
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/tech/shieldsup.html
            /tech   anti-virus   worm   firewall   safety   security   shields/

Shields up! Part 2: The Firewall
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/tech/shieldsup2.html
            /tech   protection   security   ISP   shields   virus/
           
Shields up! Part 3: Reducing the Risk of Spyware and Adware
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/tech/shieldsup3.html
/tech   protection   advertisment   spy   shield   virus   worm   trojan/

Translations:

"HowTo Mix Henna"  "HowTo Apply Henna"  "Harquus" Translations

Norwegian:


The Henna Page “Hvordan” Mikse Henna


The Henna Page “Hvordan” Legge Henna

The Henna Page “Hvordan” Male Harquus

Temptu
Brandon’s New Woad
http://www.hennapage.com/journal/issue_II/article_12/page1.html
/woad   blue   black   celtic   fake   instruction   advice   image   pictures/

Video Tutorials   

Naturalistic Henna Work:
This video shows henna techniques adapted from painting (17 MB wmv)
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/carmel_091706.wmv

Yoga for the Henna Artist


"Happy Hands" presented by Catharine (Hennacat) Hinton (23 MB wmv )
This video shows yoga techniques for the henna artist: relaxing and strengthening hands, wrists, and backs for comfort and endurance in those important henna jobs!
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/happy_hands.wmv

Watch a Professional Henna Artist at Work:

Watch Riffat Bahar create magnificent patterns on a bride's hand!
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/riffat_hand1.wmv

"Artist at Work" Kim Brennan (40MB wmv file)
Watch a henna artist create beautiful henna patterns!
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/artist_kimb.wmv

"Meet the Artist": Kim Brennan  (11 MB wmv file)
Watch the author of Mehndi Masala create one of the lovely patterns from her book!
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/kimb_masala.wmv

"Meet the Artist": Deborah Brommer  ( 20 MB wmv file)
Watch the author of "Aloha" at work!
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/desdemona.wmv


"HowTo" slideshows of Harquus: 

A SAFE black body paint used to make temporary tattoos


Step-by-step videos of indigo body art:

Leah's Hand:  10 MB file
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/blue_leah_001.wmv

Mandy's Hand:  10 MB file
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/video/blue_mandy_001.wmv



/video   tutorial   bag   application   apply   advice   tips/
/video   tutorial   mylar   cello   cellowrap   application   apply   advice   tips/
/video   pencils   watercolor   application   apply   advice   video   draw   sketch   tutorial/
 
ICNHA
International Certification for Natural Henna Arts
International Certification for Natural Henna Arts (ICNHA)
http://www.icnha.org/
/certification   ICNHA   test   safety   ethics   testing/
/certification   ICNHA   mission   objective   purpose/
/certification   ICNHA   website   question   administrator   email/

Terms of Use   
http://www.icnha.org/tos.html
/certification   ICNHA   rules   TOS   terms/

ICNHA Board Members
http://www.icnha.org/board.html
 /certification   ICNHA   diversity   members   board/

Examination section
http://www.icnha.org/exams/
/certification   ICNHA   test   purchase   TOS   terms/
/certification   ICNHA   testing   rules   payment   timed   questions/
/certification   ICNHA   testing   rules   payment   timed   questions/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts (ICNHA)
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/certification.html
/certification   ICNHA   peer review   test   business/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination
Practice Examination~Study Guide
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/studyguide.html
/business  certification   practice   study   test/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination
Practice Examination~Answers
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/answers.html
/business  certification   practice  test   answers/

Index page of Practice Examination and Study Guide   
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam.html
/business  certification   practice   study   test/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
General Principles:
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam01.html
/business  certification   practice   study   test/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
Health and safety
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam02.html
/business  certification   practice   study   safety/
   
International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
Ingredients-general
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam03.html
/business  certification   practice   study   ingredients/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
Ingredients-monoterpene alcohols & essential oils
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam04.html
/business  certification   practice   oils   ingredients/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
How Does Henna Stain Skin
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam05.html
/business  certification   practice   study   skin/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
Botany and Geography
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam06.html
/business  certification   practice   study   grow/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
Application Tools, Seals and Wraps
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam07.html
/business  certification   practice   tools   seal/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
Aftercare
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam08.html
/business  certification   practice   study   aftercare/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
PPD “Black Henna"
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam09.html
/business  certification   practice   black henna   PPD/

International Certification for Natural Henna Arts~Practice Examination~
Extra Credit Sections
http://www.hennapage.com/henna/business/practiceexam10.html
        /business  certification   practice    culture   extra credit/

Henna for Hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com
 /beauty   hair   henna   indigo   safety   neutral   black   red   brown   mixes   PPD/

Allergies to Henna
http://www.hennaforhair.com/allergies/
/synthetic   PPD   test   reaction   itchy   sneezing   edema   swelling   metallic salt/       

Beauticians who know how to apply henna:
http://www.hennaforhair.com/beauticians/
/licensed   beautician   apply   salon   where/   

Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.hennaforhair.com/faq/
/question   help   assistance   neutral   cassia   obovata   red   black   indigo   mixes/   
       
Cassia Obovata       
http://www.hennaforhair.com/faq/cassiaobovata.html
/senna   neutral   Chysophanic   acid   quinones   anthraquinones/

Emblica Officinalis:  Amla Powder
http://www.hennaforhair.com/faq/amla/
/Amalaki   gooseberry   Myrobalan   ayurvedic   Indian   Shika   glossy   silky   conditioner/
       
Main Index: Henna for Hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com/findit/
/index   hair   senna   obavata   cassia   amla   recipes   allergies   how-to   gelled/
   
Henna for Hair Forum   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/forum/index.php?module=
/forum   chat   message   questions   community   help/
       
Henna For Hair Forum Archives
http://www.hennaforhair.com/forum/archives.html
/forum   archives   old message   chat   message   questions   community   help/
       
Henna For Hair Forum Archive Index
http://www.hennaforhair.com/forum/archiveindex.html
/forum   archive   index   chat   message   questions   community   help/
  
Henna and Gray Hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/
/grey   gray   dyeing   diagram   picture/   

Your Gray Hair is Special
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graycolors1.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram    eumalanin   phaeomelanin/

Diagram of henna dying gray hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graycolors2.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram    lawsone   chlorophyll/

Diagram of henna dyed gray hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graycolors3.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram    lawsone   orange/

Diagram of gray hair dyed with henna then indigo
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graycolors4.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram    Indigo   black/
   
How does Hair Turn Gray?
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graying.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram    pigment/
       
How does hair get its color?  How does it turn gray?
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graying1.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram    melanocytes   eumalanin  phaeomelanin/

How does Hair Turn Gray?
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graying2.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram    diseases   heredity/

How does Hair Turn White?
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/graying3.html
/gray   grey   melanin   diagram     melanocytes   keratin/

Real people’s experiences
http://www.hennaforhair.com/gray/realgraypeople.html
/gray   grey   people   pictures   experiments/

Henna: Lawsonia Inermis
http://www.hennaforhair.com/henna/
/images   plant   leaf   leaves   dye   molecule   people   examples   recipes/
       
Henna: Lawsonia Inermis :  How does henna dye your hair?
http://www.hennaforhair.com/henna/howhennadye.html
/cellulose   molecule   keratin   chlorophyll   binding   paste/
       
Henna: Lawsonia Inermis :  How does henna dye your hair?   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/henna/howhennadye1.html
/cellulose   molecule   keratin   melanin   diagram   images/

Lawsone
http://www.hennaforhair.com/henna/lawsone.html
/naphthoquinone   hydroxy   pigment   molecule   keratin/

The History of Henna and Hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com/history/
/History   Turkish   Diva   PPD   Black Henna/

The History of Henna and Hair;  Henna in 1928, USA
http://www.hennaforhair.com/history/1928dye.html
/great depression   Good Housekeeping   chemicals   noxious   laws/

Ottoman Henna Production and Exports to Victorian Europe
http://www.hennaforhair.com/history/19thc.html
/rastik   Istanbul   Smyrna   alum   antimony   sulphate   exotic/  
    
PurePact Henna Leaves
http://www.hennaforhair.com/history/canohenna.html
/commercial   commerce   market    leaves/

Henna and Madame Patti
http://www.hennaforhair.com/history/patti.html
/opera   socialite   fashion   star   gray   grey   diva/           

Indigo as a Hair Dye
http://www.hennaforhair.com/indigo/
/blue   denim   jeans   coal tar   cellulose   black/
   
Indigo as Hair Dye with instructions   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/indigo/gwynindigo.html
/dying   using   help   assistance   instructions/

Links
http://www.hennaforhair.com/links/
 /indigo   henna   suppliers   information   research   resources   mehandi   mehendi   mehndi   keratin   botany   plant   agriculture/

Real People's Henna Mixes
http://www.hennaforhair.com/mixes/
/pictures   recipes   mixes   red   orange blonde aubutn  strawberry   indigo  black   brunette  instructions/
       
Elettaria's Hair Table
http://www.hennaforhair.com/mixes/hairtable/
/mixes   chart   spreadsheet   table   recipes   red   orange   strawberry   indigo/

Para-Phenylenediamine
http://www.hennaforhair.com/ppd/
/ppd   black   chemical   burn   itch   amine   allergic   allergen   reaction   toxic/

Para-Phenylenediamine:  To DYE or not to DIE
http://www.hennaforhair.com/ppd/pjackson.html
/PPD   coal tar   black   dermatitis    burning   swelling   allergy   reaction/ 
 
Allergic reaction to PPD in hair dye
http://www.hennaforhair.com/ppd/ppdreaction/
/ppd   black   chemical   burn   itch  allergic   reaction   swelling   allergy/

The Science of Henna and Hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com/science/
/index   science   reference   colors   dyes   synthetic /
   
Why your hair feels trashed and brittle after using synthetic dyes
http://www.hennaforhair.com/science/fiatech.html
/ammonia   peroxide   synthetic   cuticle   keratin   cortex   pigment/

The Reference Library:
http://www.hennaforhair.com/science/reflibrary.html
/culture   history   harem   reference   research   fashion   indigo   religion   myth   PPD   allergen   allergy/

How do manufacturers of henna hair dye make all those different Henna Colors?
http://www.hennaforhair.com/science/whatsinit.html
 /indigo   Catechu   chamomile   lead   acetate   senna   saffron  walnut   woad  compound henna commercial/

Suppliers
http://www.hennaforhair.com/suppliers/
/store   henna   indigo   shipping   market   commerce/

Here's the basics! Techniques   
/instructions   how-to   recipes   mixing   test   application   removal/

Techniques:  Angie's Tech
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/angi/
/instructions   materials   application   mixing   how-to/

Techniques: Step by Step on Deb’s hair
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/
/index   Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/           

Here's the basics: part 1
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb1.html
/prepare   Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   
   
Deb’s Hair Picture
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb2.html
/grey   gray   Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   
   
Next Step: Application
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb3.html
/sectioning   Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   
   
Next Step: More Application
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb4.html
/Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   
   
Next Step: Application to crown   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb5.html
/Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   

Next Step: Piling it on
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb6.html
/Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   

Next Step: Full Mud Head   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb7.html
/Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   

Next Step:   Wrapping
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb8.html
/Deb   pictures   wrapping   instructions   removal   tutorial/   

Rinsed out   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb9.html
/results Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   

After Picture   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/deb/deb10.html
/Deb   pictures   application   instructions   removal   tutorial/   

Techniques:  So, how do you henna your hair?   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/oldtext/
/myth   history   instructions   incorrect   factual   dyeing/

TEST FIRST!   
http://www.hennaforhair.com/techniques/testhair/
/test   hairbrush   sample   strand   dye   drain   shower/       

Warnings!    
http://www.hennaforhair.com/warnings/
/commercial   chemical   reaction   safety   compound dye   synthetic/ 

Harquus
http://www.harquus.com
/women's tattoo traditions   North Africa   Middle East   kohl     henna   ppd/

/tattoo     Islam    Jewish    Christian     Evil Eye    recreation/

Introduction to Harquus ~ 2 ~ Kohl and Surma
http://www.hennapage.com/harquuspdfs/kohlintro.pdf
/kohl    surma    antimony     stibnite     galena    lead    poisoning    carbon    lamp black/

Harquus Recreation
http://www.harquus.com/how/
/safe     temporary       tattoo     how to/
/recreation     tattoo      women      Ethiopia      Persia      Algeria/

/Sheba     tattoo     Ethiopia     Christian/

/Gaudry    Ouled Nail     tattoo   sex worker     Algeria/
/Gaudry    Algeria     symbols    tattoo     henna    hands     arms/

Henna Conferences
Henna Conferences
http://www.hennaconference.com
/lectures   conferences   classes   advice   CCJ   Cartwright-Jones/

Las Vegas Henna Conference 2005  (The Sin City Conference)
http://www.hennaconference.com/vegas/
/learn     classes     bridal henna     gilding     indigo     history     traditions     chemistry/

UK Henna Conference 2006 (The Mad March Hare's Henna Party)
http://www.hennaconference.com/uk/
/Cotswolds    London    learn     classes     bridal henna     gilding     indigo     history     traditions     chemistry/

Previous Conferences:
Pacific Northwest Henna Conference (The Big Raindrop Henna Conference)
http://www.hennaconference.com/seattle/
/Seattle learn     classes     bridal henna     gilding     indigo     history     traditions     chemistry/





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