Re: My dialogue with a "black henna artist," pt 3

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Posted by Anne Beltestad on June 21, 2002 at 17:15:29:

In reply to: Re: My dialogue with a "black henna artist," pt 3 posted by Lauren on June 21, 2002 at 16:37:28:

: Must have been a great soccer game! :)

I promised Kenzi I wouldn't say anything, so I won't until she
watches it.

: It is possible she's using something like Castle Arts sells as
: the food coloring sort. I've heard that it's lovely jet for a
: days then fades through purple rather than flake and fade as does
: black and real henna. Ask her if hers goes purple to find out.
: Lauren

It stains brown, darker than henna and they have conflicting stories
about how long it lasts. the stain I saw on the woman's hand looked
like what it was; a cross between PPD and henna.
Kree tried the food coloring stuff and said it lasted only a day or
so. i still think it's unethical to sell "colored henna" given the
PPD plague, but that's my *opinion* based on professional experience.


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