Achieving the best possible henna stain is more than just using great quality henna. It requires care after the henna has been applied.
Henna loves heat. Here in the UK, unless you are lucky enough to get your henna done during the two weeks we call our summer you will have to make that little bit of extra effort to look after you henna to achieve the best possible stain. It is possible! Just take a look the the galley for examples of brides who took the advice below and looked after their henna.
Before Henna Application:
Immediately After Henna Application:
After the Henna has been removed:
Ideally, the henna should be applied 2-3 days before the event giving the colour enough time to develop. With natural henna, immediately after paste removal the stain will be orange and this will darken over a period of 24-36 hours to a dark brown.