Everything You Need To Know About
Henna by Madhu


Madhu Narayan

My favorite thing about henna as an artform is how there are so many different styles! I really try to make each design personal and I love learning about each person as I go.

My mantra is "Always Be Learning"- I try to make each design better than the last!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is henna?

Henna, or mehendi is a dye derived from the plant Lawsonia inermis. The leaves from the henna tree are mashed into a paste, and mixed with essential oils, lemon juice, and sugar. This paste stains the skin in colors that can range from orange to deep maroon. 

How is henna used?

Henna has many uses!

Decorating skin with henna is a practice that has been traced all the way back to Ancient Egypt. It's popular in tropical and dry climates as it typically cools down the body. That's why you'll feel a chill as it dries on your skin!

Does henna hurt?

Henna is painless! The most you'll feel is a light chilling sensation as the henna reacts with your skin.

How long will my henna tattoo last?

Your henna tattoo should last anywhere from 5-10 days! After your tattoo is applied, we'll give you tips on how to make it get darker, and last longer!

Can I gift a henna session to somebody?

Yes! Use the contact form below and mention that you're looking for a gift option, and we can decide what will work best for you.

Ready to book your henna appointment?

Just fill out the form below, and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.