Re: Joy Abounding,My Henna Arrived!

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Posted by Lauren  on July 30, 2002 at 20:24:04:

In reply to: Joy Abounding,My Henna Arrived! posted by BellaNoir on July 30, 2002 at 00:16:58:

: Also a few ideas/thoughts. Reading the glitter gel/glue posts, I
: wondering if using the peel off facial masks are effective as
: sealant.

Some facial masque works really well, but it also rehydrates the
henna FAST so you need to take a hair dryer to it immediately or
you'll get a sort of haze around the design.

Does using a spritzer bottle with
: LS solution work or does using the cotton ball application give
: better results?

I tried using LS in a spray bottle and always got enough to drip
off. I think the cotton ball approach is best because you can apply
just a teeny bit at a time.

Of course, if you're using a terp oil and it's reasonably warm, you
don't need to bother with a sealant. Actually, terps seem to need to
oxidize on the skin a bit, so sealing may hinder the stain rather
than help.


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