Hello, henna!

Hello, henna!

My first henna experience.

When we came to Singapore on our look-see visit, Chef Boyardee and I visited Little India. It was during Deepavali, the Hindu Festival of Light, and the sights and sounds and smells were intoxicating. I got a henna tattoo on my hand, and instantly fell in love.

Henna makes me feel beautiful. I love the contrast of the dark brown design against the whiteness of my skin. I somehow feel more graceful, more feminine when my hand is adorned with a delicate work of art.

Yesterday my friend Kate and I spent a lovely evening wandering around Little India. Surprisingly, not much has changed since I was there last. While I was waiting for Kate to get her eyebrows threaded, I checked out the henna design books. And I just couldn’t resist. You can see the results in the slideshow below.

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About Maria

I'm a Canadian repatriate, former expat spouse, mother to two TCKs (and one yellow Lab), mentor to new immigrants, writer, reader, world traveller (grounded for now). I write about expat/repat issues and am still trying to figure out my place in the world.
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3 Responses to Hello, henna!

  1. Its beautiful. How long does it last?

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