|'White henna' is
One method of creating 'white henna' uses Temptu temporary tattoo paint with Becoming Moonlight® materials and techniques.
Temptu is a resin-based body paint which becomes waterproof and durable when brushed with mica gilding powder or talcum powder. For 'white henna' work, use a gilding powder made of mica, because the 'white henna' pastes will become gummy with talcum powder.
Temptu is FDA approved.
Temptu is resin-based waterproof body paint. It is absolutely safe for use on skin, and lasts from three days to one week. Apply Temptu with a brush as you would apply body paint.
This group of materials can be used to create 'white henna'. They are is formulated to work together and extend the range of colors and applications available to henna artists.
|Shake the bottle of
Temptu vigorously before using.
Temptu tends to separate, with the pigment settling at the bottom. Shake the bottle each time before you pour out a few drops.
|Put a few drops of
Temptu temporary tattoo paint on a plate. Apply Temptu with a
Allow the drops to dry for a moment, to make the paint thicker.
If your brush becomes sticky, clean it with isopropyl alcohol.
|Apply Temptu on
clean, dry skin with a brush.
Temtpu will last longer on areas of skin that are not oily, sweaty, or which bend (joints). Temptu will last longer where clothing and work does not rub it away.
|Temptu temporary tattoo paint dries
in a few minutes, but remains slightly sticky.
Clean your brushes with isopropyl alcohol.
|When you have finished painting the Temptu on the skin,
brush Becoming Moonlight® pearl gilding powder over the white Temptu.
|Brush gilding powder over all of the painted desigh. This will seal the Temptu and make it durable and waterproof.|
|When you have applied gilding
powder to all of the Temptu painting, brush way the excess.
If the gilding powder clings to the skin and is difficult to brush away, you may rinse away the excess powder with water.
|Would you like to
put gems in your pattern? Flatback rhinestones can be applied to
the surface of the skin with Pros-Aide or Becoming Moonlight® 'white
Apply dots of 'white henna' paste to the skin in the places where you would like to apply a gem.
|Press a birthday candle onto the domed top of a rhinestone, then pick up the rhinestone with the candle.
Place the gem on the spot of 'white henna' gilding paste.
|You may swim or shower with Temptu on your skin. If skin becomes oily or sweaty, Temptu will come off the skin.
Do not lotion skin painted with Temptu until you want to remove it.