Art Painted Pretty Amazing Hands of Indians

Along the streets in India, you can see anywhere the “artists” can comfortably streets others and portable hard … drawing. Notably, the motifs are drawn to this beautiful hand made many people as possible watching fascinated.

Henna hand-drawn art originated 5,000 years ago. Art occurs worldwide but mainly popular in the Middle East, North Africa and India. It is considered one of the characteristics of the culture of the Indus basin and the Ganges. 

The reason is called “Henna” by the original materials used to paint on hand is made from a leaf called Natural Henna (henna). Its leaves contain high levels of colorings and dyes can produce red, orange when linked to the protein. That is why henna is very beautiful color highlights on the skin, human hair. 


Henna are dried and powdered, then smooth dough with some acidifying substances such as lemon juice or tea. Experts also use other chemicals to get a darker color while drawing Henna. This type of color is poured in conical tubes for easy squeeze, creating different designs on the hands and other skin areas of the body.


Later, as society develops, people are more simple materials and more convenient for drawing Henna art.


Unlike painted body art (body painting) of the West, Henna is not simply the beauty of women, but also an art characterized mysterious oriental culture, expressing the spiritual life of human, human interference with the earth, God and the Holy Spirit.


Henna art is usually done with good purpose or in religious festivals, bringing great value to the people of India. You will almost never see an Indian wedding that the bride did not make elaborate drawings Henna on the hands and feet. Henna tattoos are often very beautiful, sophisticated and can be combined with any kind of clothes do.


That makes it a delight to look at a hand drawn artwork Henna is extremely unique, demonstrating the ingenuity and creativity of human beings.


Henna body art painting is done with different designs and each region has its own style. While India has a flower design more, in the Arab countries Henna designs have multiple lines and shapes the way out.

The color of henna will fall after skin contact with water, but it does not completely disappear within one week after the draw.

Some stores in South Asia are part of a tea tree oil mixed with lavender, eucalyptus and melaleuca oil. Essential oils are added together with henna to make the color darker and stays on your body for a longer period.

The art form Henna painting has become increasingly complex, sophisticated, and added even more to be attached more beads sparkle with gems, gold, silver or crystal to look more attractive.


It is interesting that Henna will fade over time, sometimes after nearly 2 weeks to 2 months to disappear, not to trace the tattoo forever and painless.


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