Each person is different and expresses their own individuality. One of the ways this expression is a tattoo. But not everyone can decide on such action as the tattoo remains on the body for life. Quite another thing is bio-tattoo. In this case, the tattoo is applied using henna. Over time, it fades and disappears completely.
This term is understood as the traditional art of drawing with henna. It is considered the most ancient form of body art and is used in wedding ceremonies of Indian and North African peoples. People from the Middle East, Africa and India for over five millennia, the practice of mehndi.
What is bio-tattoos?
The so-called tattoo, which is stuffed with a special paste with henna. When people talk about time printed the picture, they just mean bio-tattoo. How long does this tattoo? Depends on skin type, placement and age of the client. It usually falls in the period from one to two weeks. Applying mehendi is considered very useful for skin as it includes a number of vegetable oils.
The history of the emergence
It is difficult to determine the place where bio-tattoo. After all, for centuries the art of mehendi can be observed in different parts of the world. The only thing that has changed is the patterns inherent in the traditions and cultures of different peoples. It is possible to tell with confidence only one thing – this female tradition is still popular in Indonesia, Africa and India. Oriental women appreciate mehendi. After all, bio-tattoo, which reviews are only positive, has a pleasant aroma and looks so damn good. In addition, the long-known beneficial properties of henna in terms of preserving the softness of the skin.
Most likely, the first mehndi appeared in Ancient Egypt. The proof discovered in the excavations of the mummies, on the feet and hands which were deposited plant drawings. Later, in 1600, tattoos henna made Queen of India Mumtaz (in her honor was built the Taj Mahal) as a state gift. She painted some mehndi.
Allergic to henna
Quite rare. And this is quite logical, because natural henna vegetable origin. There are even a few facts, according to which bio-tattoo has a calming and regenerative effect.
Typically on healthy skin is not found irritations and other allergic reactions. Also the emergence of allergies and interferes with the specifics of applying Mehendi. The coloring composition enters only in the upper layers of the skin. Soon her cells are shed, and the tattoo disappears quickly. And the use of syringe or brush does not violate the integrity of the epidermis, which prevents any infections.
However, there are cases of allergic reactions after henna. Be especially careful applying mehendi is necessary to approach people with the following diseases: dermatitis, acne, neurodermatitis and dermatitis.
A lot depends on the color of henna painting. It is black or red. Red henna on their chemical consistency belongs to a class of allergenic substances. Most people is not her no allergic reactions. Therefore, all the experts stress the importance of using it the red, the red of henna. Black henna Allergy is far more common.
Mehendi at home
It is quite clear that you can take the money and go to a salon to do a bio tattoo. The price of the simple drawing (stencil) starts from 200 rubles. However, this procedure can be done at home.
This will require a special henna and Basma for body painting. They sell them at any specialty store. The dyes must be natural color. If you see a colored henna, then it probably has artificial additives. The manufacturer on them, as a rule, does not speak.
Before the procedure do not go to a Solarium or to stay long in the sun. And still need to thoroughly clean the skin with a scrub. Then the paint will be much better to penetrate in the pores. You must also have black tea, sugar, lemons and eucalyptus oil.
To begin with, the henna is mixed with Basma. Then there is added lemon juice and filled with sugar. In the end, you should get a thick mass, which is placed in a bag and leave in a warm place for 12 hours.
Now the paint is almost ready. Left to brew black tea. Boil the decoction must be made within 60 minutes. Then take an ink mixture and pour it hot broth. Stir until a thick cream and allowed to settle for another hour.
Next, grease the point of application of bio-tattoo eucalyptus oil. This will help to make the brightness of the future Mendy. All you can overlay the stencil and squeeze the paint on the skin with a syringe. For these purposes, is quite suitable and conventional brush. The finished picture must be allow to dry. This will take about 1-2 hours. Then, the dried powder is carefully removed with a sponge. Now the tattoo is ready and able to impress others.