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Henna as a Sunblock
reverse henna

Justine Willowhawk hennaed this woman on May 1.  The woman went out in the early summer sunshine and got a suntan.  5 weeks later, the henna stain had disappeared, but the woman had a reverse henna pattern!

reverse henna

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The henna pattern above is by Justine Willowhawk, c 2004
Photography by Chris Dawe,  c 2004


*"Henna, the Joyous Body Art" 
the Encyclopedia of Henna
Catherine Cartwright-Jones c 2000 
registered with the US Library of Congress
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