Mehndi: The Art of Henna Body Painting

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Three Rivers Press, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 112 pages
The magical art of mehndi, or henna painting, has been practiced for centuries in India, Africa, and the Middle East, and now it has finally arrived in the West. Packed with inspirational photographs of traditional andcontemporary mehndi, this complete resource offers everything you need to create your own beautiful hennadesigns, including:
dozens of practice exercises and sample illustrations
a foolproof recipe for mixing the henna paste
step-by-step instructions on how to apply your mehndi design
insider's tips from professional mehndi artists and more!

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Contents

Introduction
10
Mehndi
28
Technique
57
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About the author (1998)

The owner of the Lakaye Mehndi Studio in Los Angeles, the only space in the country exclusively devoted to Mehndi.

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