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Henna tattoo – A body art you should try when travel in Nepal

One form of hand-painted tattoo commonly found in Nepal ,called Henna tattoo. It is also known as Mehndi. It originated in India, which is an ancient body decoration art, similar to tattoos, most popular in southeast Asia, the Middle East, north Africa and other regions .

What is Henna tattoo?

Mehndi (Henna tattoo)refers to making Henna leaves into raw materials and using the skin as a canvas to draw on the hands and feet to symbolize good luck. Unlike the permanent tattoo from a needle tattoo, Indian tattoo is often referred to as’ Mehndi ‘. When it was introduced to the west, it was referred to as’ Henna tattoo ‘.

Henna leaves