Simple tricks to get dark Henna/Mehendi color for your wedding or such occasions.
1.Wash your hands and legs before applying Henna/Mehendi
Wash your palms and feets thoroughly with soap and do not apply any creams or lotions before you apply mehendi.
After you have washed your hands and feet apply eucalyptus oil commonly known as Nilgiri tel. It not only smells good but also helps darken the color of the mehendi.
3.Apply good quality of mehendi
First of all, try to get dye and chemicals free natural and quality mehendi cone. If the mehendi is of low quality all other remedies won’t work much.
Remember, you can make mehendi darker, but it should never be black. Black mehendi could contain harmful allergens.
4.Leave your mehendi for a longer time
You can wash off your mehendi after 7-8 hours but if you can afford to keep it longer leave it for about 12 hours.
To get the best results for apply mehendi at least 24 to 48 hours before your occasions.
5.Let your mehendi dry naturally
Allow the mehendi on your hands to dry naturally. Don’t use blow dryer it can spoil your mehendi design.
Avoid sitting under direct sunlight during mehendi application.
6.Apply lemon sugar mixture couple of times is amongst the best Simple tricks to get dark Henna/Mehendi color
Dip a cotton ball in sugar-lime mixture and apply on the mehendi once it has dried.
Your mehendi will remain in contact with your skin for a long time using this mixture but do not overuse it.
7.Run your hands over the fumes of the cloves
Heat a few cloves over a pan and carefully run your hands over the fumes of the cloves. Let this fumes dry up the lemon and sugar mixture.
Now you can either scrape the mehendi after this or leave it as it is.
8.Apply balms after scrapping mehendi crust
If you choose to scrape your mehendi you can afterward apply Vicks balm to it.
Balm stimulates color development and penetration.
9.Stay away from water
Do not wash your hands with soap water immediately after the application Water will wash away the top layer of your mehendi and will not allow the color to penetrate deep into your skin.
So ideally don’t expose your hands to water for at least 24 hours. After 24 hours also do not wash your hand with soap water as it can fade your mehendi color.
So which trick are you going to try out? 🙂