Henna is the name of the oldest herbs used as cosmetics. Very safe to use. Rarely cause problems. If in doubt because it has sensitive skin, it is worth consulting with your doctor and try it in small quantities. For example, by applying a little henna on the back of the neck or under the arms, because the skin in the area belong to the most sensitive areas. Natural henna is usually safe as it contains no synthetic chemical dyes or other harmful additives.
Mehendi formulated from plant leaves, called Henna or Lawsonia Inermis. Henna can be used on the body to create beautiful patterns and designs. Henna is also known for the healing and therapeutic properties. Since ancient times, henna is used to nourish the hair so that the more shiny, serves as a good conditioner for the hair and scalp.
In India, mehndi is one way to beautify themselves apart from wearing makeup or jewelry. Can be used daily, or play an important role in special events such as weddings. 2 or 3 days before the wedding took place, the bride will attend a party hosted mehndi with family and friends. Hands of the bride will be decorated mehndi from the fingertips to the elbow, and at the foot of the toe to the knee. The name of the bridegroom will be written in secret on the sidelines mehndi installed and will be used as a quiz game name search candidate. At the time before the wedding started the game was held in which the bridegroom must first find where writing his name is hidden. Sometimes the bridegroom was decorated with mehndi.