Tanning henna, what is it?

especially henna is known for hair coloring and temporary tattoos: it comes from a shrub that grows in warm and tropical regions of Africa and Asia. It's picking up leaves on the tree, and then by drying obtained a colored powder, which, in shades of leaves, adopts red tones, orange or yellow. After one tanning henna, the skin is golden like after sunbathing and to prevent it from becoming colored carrot, spices are added to neutralize the pigments. Mostly, this technique is 100% natural, and that is its major asset. 


How does a tanning session henna?

To get a perfect tan, better to go in the expert hands of a beautician. But then, how it actually happens? A session lasts about 30 minutes. It must lie on the back to allow the beautician toapplying the coloring on the whole body avoiding private parts. Then the body is wrapped from head to foot in cellophane for about ten minutes before proceeding to the step of rinsing. Once the session is over, the epidermal layers are delicately colored. Some aestheticians also offer scrub in henna, a technique used to smooth the texture of the skin, while coloring the skin.

Note that this type of tan colored the upper epidermis for a fortnight and can adopt on the body but also the face. Price later? A session costs between 40 and 50 euros.


Why we love tanning henna?

The benefits of tanning henna are many: we love first for ultra natural look. Natural pigments adapting to the color of skin, even very light skin can benefit from jolis golden highlights. For more dark skin, it is even easier to obtain hot soft coppery reflections. Unlike a conventional self-tanner, there no risk of the orange skin! The result is uniform over the entire body.

We also like henna to its cleansing properties : it allows to clean the skin, exfoliate while giving it a nice color. With its exfoliating power, the skin is both smooth and hydrated.


What are the risks of tanning henna?

Unlike artificial tanning UV Henna does not present a risk of skin cancer. Be careful though if you have skin fragile and sensitive face because henna tends to heat and could give you some redness. It is therefore essential to moisturize her face after each session to avoid having red patches. If you have allergies, be sure to prevent the beautician before the start of the session.

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- 5 steps to prepare the skin to tan

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