What is henna?
Henna, also known as mehndi, comes from the plant lawsonia inermis. The leaves from the plant are made into a fine powder added with natural ingredients make a paste. Once applied to the skin, the paste leaves a natural stain that may last from 1-3 weeks. It is 100% safe and organic! Chemicals are not added to enhance the stain. The longer the paste is on the skin, the darker the stain will be. Once the paste is removed, it takes up to two days for the stain to darken to its fullest. Colorado Henna uses lemon juice, sugar, and essential oils to make its paste. Please visit our blog for more information on the materials used and quality of the henna stain.