Instructions for using indigo
as body art are at IndigoPage:
Introduction to Indigo Skin Art: http://www.spellstone.com/indigo/how/skin.htm
Reapplication Technique: http://www.spellstone.com/indigo/how/skin2.htm
Step-by-Step Guide: http://www.spellstone.com/indigo/how/skin5.htm
Paste Resist Technique: http://www.spellstone.com/indigo/how/skin3.htm
Stain Characteristics and Demise: http://www.spellstone.com/indigo/how/skin4.htm
Indigo has been used as a body adornment almost as long as
the neolithic period. Indigo can be derived from three
indigo (Indigofera), which grows in tropical climates, woad (Isatis
and Dyer's Knotweed (Polygonum tinctorum) which grow in temperate
All three have the same dye molecule: indigo.
Is indigo safe for you? FD&C Blue No. 2, FDA
coloring is purified indigo. It's in your food, in your soaps and
shampoos, in your cosmetics. Most people have had their skin
stained with indigo at least once, from wearing new Levi's, or other
dyed clothing, on a hot day. Excess indigo in the fabric and
stains skin blue.
Learn much more about indigo at IndigoPage.com
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