Henna art, also known as Mehndi art has become very popular nowadays. They are quite popular for weddings, festive occasions, birthdays and other special occasions. The history of using Henna for a temporary form of body art using henna powder goes back to over 5000 years in India, Pakistan, Middle East and Africa. They have many uses including designing, cooling agent, decoration, adornment, making beautiful skin tattoos and also applied as a ceremonial ritual in many cultures. Decorating body with fancy henna art is a lot more fun among teenagers.

Henna Blocks for making intricate henna designs

Henna powder is made by crushing and milling the dried leaves of henna.  The powder is converted to paste and then is applied to body for adornment and designing, especially hands, palms, feet, legs and shoulder back. The paste is applied on the skin using the cones and the wooden henna blocks.

At Its Herbal Magic, we have a wide range of wooden henna blocks to impress your choice having varied designs and patterns including animals, floral motifs, leaf patterns, birds, trees, religious patterns, numbers and much more to choose from.

Things required

  • Henna paste is prepared from good quality henna powder. You will get good quality henna powder at our store. For making henna paste, you need 20 grams of henna powder and mix it with ¼ cup of water. You should stir the content continuously to make sure no lumps are formed and you will get the desired paste for application.
  • You will need henna wooden blocks of different designs that you want to put on your palm, hand, feet or shoulders.
  • You will also need a small piece of sponge.
  • You also require a tissue paper to wipe out extra henna.

Procedure to make henna designs with wooden henna blocks

  • Select the area where you want to decorate with henna design
  • Clean the area with water and dry it nicely to make sure it is free from oils or lotion
  • With the help of sponge, spread henna evenly on the wooden block
  • Once done, place the wooden block on the part of the body where you want the design
  • Without applying any pressure, take off the wooden block immediately to get the best impressions
  • Wait for 3 to 4 hours till the henna dries. If you wait longer, you will get best results
  • Once dry, it is time to flake off dry henna with the help of blunt side of the knife

So, it’s time to use wooden henna blocks to make intricate henna designs on your palms, feet, hands, and legs.