Re: Sifting powder and paste.. FRESH HENNA!! YAY!!

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Posted by shaon on June 22, 2002 at 04:11:52:

In reply to: Sifting powder and paste.. FRESH HENNA!! YAY!! posted by Diana ( a not so often lurker) on June 22, 2002 at 01:47:29:

When I mix my henna for the J-bottle I always make it a bit thinner
then for rolled cones. I've had to experiment with the paste to get
this right (lots of blobby henna horror stories and achy hands).

Then when I started adding sugar to the paste, I found that I could
make the paste thinner with a stringy quality. Many people add
honey or an egg for the stringiness (haven't tried that yet). Keep
playing with your paste to find the right consistency.

Have you tried using a Mylar hand rolled cone?... I can give you
thinner lines then .05 tip minus the frustration of getting the
paste right.

I'm sure others will be by to give you more suggestions.



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