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My Journey As A Henna Artist

What I learned and why I stopped

Photo by Ravi Sharma on Unsplash

Henna is a thick green dye prepared by crushing the Lawsonia inermis plant native to South Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. It is used to decorate the skin with designs passed down through centuries.

I have grown up associating the scent and sight of henna with times of celebration within the South Asian community. During…

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