Re: Two Day Old Stain on Palm Still Burnt Orange.....


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Posted by Theadora on September 2, 2002 at 21:01:05:

In reply to: Two Day Old Stain on Palm Still Burnt Orange..... posted by Jamie on September 2, 2002 at 16:55:52:

Hi Jamie,
You may not have gotten dye release before applying the henna.
Let the paste set and do its thing after youve mixed it for at least
12 hours or more like 24 with some hennas (or if its cooler climate
conditions).
Then the dye from the henna plant will have time to come out of the
cell walls and work on your skin.
You can watch for this process by checking for any redish or darker
liquid seperating around the edges of your mixing/storage container.
Other artist here use other ways as well to determine this.
Best of luck to you.
: took off the paste four hours later and I removed the orange
: [washable] marker (that I used to sketch the design first) and
: stickiness from the lemon sugar spray with rubbing alcohol. The
stain
: was a bright orange.
:
: Over the past two days it has gotten slightly darker, but barely.
: It's now developed from light orange to burnt orange. I can't
figure
: out why it hasn't gotten any darker, except the possiblity that
the
: alchol stopped the oxidation process some how, but I doubt it.
:
: I don't think it has anything to do with the henna powder because
it
: was bright green and very fragrant (I got it from castle art and
: import). BTW, I made sure not to get my hand wet for the first
twelve
: hours.
:
: Any suggestions would be much appreciated,
: Jamie
:
: P.S.
: If anyone has some henna pictures I could use on a henna website
: (giving credit to you of course), please e-mail me.

 


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