There are some lovely traditions surrounding Eid which I love! Getting new gorgeous outfits, putting on ittar (perfume), receiving Eidee (gift money), eating delicious foods and finally getting henna! We all get ourselves adorned with mehendhi, young and old! For me this Eid season was fantastic, i did henna for everyone for three days consecutively. In the end I was exhausted but I had so much fun because I LOVE doing mehndi! Here are some pictures, sorry there aren't so man
A.a everyone! Henna season is here... Eid, weddings and summer parties! I wanted to ask everyone to be extra diligent with the henna cones you are using. Please be very careful as most people unfortunately still use store bought henna in our community. Store bought henna has many dangers, they can be filled with camphor, kerosene (instead of safe essential oils), PPD and other harsh artificial dyes which can leave you with an itch at best or a full blown blistered reaction th
I had the wonderful opportunity to henna these wonderful young ladies for their graduation celebration party. Henna was a super hit and everyone enjoyed getting on some henna bling. They attended an all girls high school, and each girl I asked raved about her experience there! Makes me want to consider an all girls school for my daughter. They recommended it because they said there was a strong sisterhood they felt between themselves. I am all for girl power and a strong beli
A month ago I was invited by a lovely lady who sells incredibly beautiful jewelry to do henna at her jewelry party. The jewelry was breathtaking, apparently inspired by Jaipur, India. So henna totally made sense! It was a total blast and such a well organized party. The ladies snacked and browsed around looking at, trying out and ordering their favorite pieces while some got henna done. It was such a calm and relaxing and fun ladies hang out. Check out the amazing pics below!