Summer is near, and everyone is expected to be in beach body shape! It is also time to consider sporting an attractive henna tattoo, which is a perfect complement to a summer wardrobe; as others will be able to actually see the art. Are you looking for the wicked henna designs to wow the crowd? Well then read on, as attractive design suggestions are to follow.
Tattoos, nowadays, are being embraced by many people; be they be young, or old. Tattoos are now widely viewed as “skin art,” which has been the prevailing view in other cultures for countless generations. Tattoos, and henna body designs, are an outlet for expressing one’s unique self. They are also a way of marking or labeling someone, and are commonly used in tribes. As we all know, having a tattoo may seem really cool. But, in order to have a tattoo, one must endure the pain from a tattoo artist’s needle. Some people, myself included, do not have a high pain tolerance. And, due to this low pain tolerance, opt for a less painful option. To obtain a desired skin art, many people choose the pain-free procedure: Henna Tattoo.
History of henna tattoos
The word “henna” means the tattoo is a dye, which will come off the skin after a few days. This type of temporary tattooing is loved by many, it is also not permanent. Plus, when getting a henna tattoo, you don’t feel any pain! Unlike real tattoos.
The wide variety of henna designs available can reflect one’s culture, personal significance, and individual spirituality. If you are one of the many people who would desire to obtain henna skin art, and are actively searching for henna designs, gathered below you will find a list of the coolest designs of henna skin art:
This has been a very popular design, tribal designs complement human skin; especially when henna is used. Tribal designs, perhaps, allow one to associate with a deep subconscious archetype. Tribal designs also afford one the opportunity of graphically projecting their uniqueness, and connecting with a deeper psychological meaning. Tribal patterns can be made as unique, and intricate, as one the person who will be wearing it. For example, suppose an individual decides they would like for their henna tattoo to be a gecko. There are no rules which prevent adding additional swirls and linings, as the image below depicts:
The Arabs are known for floral tattoo designs. These floral motifs can be placed to any part of the body. Commonly used by girls, this design is also known to be placed on hands and feet.
Indian Mehndi Designs
These are designs that have a lacy outcome and it is almost as similar as the Arabic patterns because details such as small flowers are also indicated. Indian designs are commonly placed on the hands up to the forearms.
Of course, our generation has improved with regards to designing. Henna tattoos like cartoon characters, letters, logos and even portraits are now drawn on skin. Moreover, different dye colors are available to make the skin art look ?alive? and detailed.
Unlike real tattoos, henna tattoos are definitely temporary and when applied, you will feel no pain at all. The result you will get is similar to a real, permanent and painful tattoo, only, it will fade as time goes by.
Henna tattoo are also popular not only during summer to show off, but also in parties. Some parties have henna art booths where an artist is present for creating skin arts to guests. If you are worried of which design to go for, don?t be. Henna tattoo artists at parties or events do have an album of sample designs you can browse at. These artists also are very talented so you have absolutely nothing to worry about.
For safety precautions, before having any skin art, test for skin allergies. Henna or dye allergic reactions are possible ? if your skin is sensitive, try applying a small dot of henna on your skin and see if it will react (have rashes or even swell). If it does, do not apply henna to avoid ending up in the emergency room. If nothing happened to your skin, then you are good to go!
There are a lot of designs for henna tattoo you can find online, or if you have an artistic friend, request for a personalized design to make the tattoo more like your personality.