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Drops of Henna

Since ancient times, henna has been used to die skin, hair and fingernails. This natural red color is also popular in fabrics such as silk, wool and leather. Made of flowering plant, henna was originally found in South Asia, North Africa and Arabian Peninsula. It has kept a strong traditional value in weddings, and brides from these areas still commonly enjoy the beautiful designs on their body during the ‘night of henna’ bringing them luck and joy. Nowadays popular among tourists, the art of henna has spread around the world and gained wide admiration.

Oona Maria

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