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Fri, Oct 06

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Clarkston Zen

Learning Henna

We will each get an education as well as our own cone to do a Henna design with Jessica Starshine

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Learning Henna
Learning Henna

Time & Location

Oct 06, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Clarkston Zen, 5897 Dixie Hwy, City of the Village of Clarkston, MI 48346, USA

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About the event

**The Art of Henna Explained**:

**Origin and History**:

Henna, known as "Mehndi" in some cultures, is a form of body art that dates back over 5,000 years. It originates from ancient civilizations in North Africa, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent. Traditionally, henna has been used for various celebrations, rituals, and rites of passage.

**The Henna Plant**:

Derived from the dried leaves of the Lawsonia inermis plant, henna is turned into a fine powder, which is then mixed with water and other natural ingredients to create a paste. This paste, when applied to the skin, leaves a stain that can range from orange to a dark brown.

**Significance**:

While henna is often viewed as a beautiful form of body art, its use carries deep cultural and symbolic meanings in many societies. For instance, in many weddings across South Asia and the Middle East, brides adorn their hands and feet with intricate henna designs, symbolizing joy, beauty, and spiritual awakening.

**The Henna Cone**:

A henna cone is a tool used to apply the henna paste to the skin. Made typically from rolled plastic or thin paper, the cone allows for precision in the application, making it possible to create both simple and incredibly detailed designs.

**Our Henna Event**:

At our event, each participant will receive their own henna cone, allowing for a personalized and hands-on experience. Whether you're a beginner looking to practice basic patterns or someone more experienced hoping to create elaborate designs, having your cone ensures that you can fully immerse yourself in this ancient art form.

In conclusion, the art of henna is not just about the designs that adorn the skin but also about understanding the rich history and cultural significance behind them. Join us to experience this beautiful tradition firsthand and leave with a unique, temporary tattoo that tells a story.

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  • Henna design and education

    Henna class

    $55.00
    +$1.38 service fee
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