Piercings and Tattoos

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09

Beyonce’s New Henna Tattoo: A Cool Do

Posted by Disha Singh on November 9, 2007

Image Courtesy Last week Beyonce was spotted in a henna tattoo on her right forearm when she arrived at Halim Perdanakusuma airport in Jakarta, Indonesia. She looked stunningly hot with the new tattoo. Henna body art is a tradition that has been practiced for over a 1000 years. Actually, Henna Tattooing is considered very auspicious and is very prominent in the Middle East countries. Every celebration bring along henna tattooed hands of the ladies. Similar to permanent tattoos, there is a sky rocket growth in the henna tattooing craze. Whether it is Eid or Diwali, Karva Chauth (a fast taken by married ladies for long lives of their husbands) or wedding; henna plays an important role. There is a special ceremony called "mehndi ki rasam" before the wedding day, in which henna tattoo designs are drawn on brides' hands and feet - where the color is darkest because the skin contains higher levels of keratin, with which the colorant of henna enters a permanent bind. These days th

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