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My saturday went in a flash. deliberately took a break from henna. i always come back with so many inspirations when i do that. . . ❤❤❤ #devakysdharan

comment 13 star 496 August 2016

The final stain. i kept the paste on for for more than 15 hours. i make a high sugar mix. the sugar:henna ratio by weight is 1:2. that means i add 50 grams of sugar to 100 grams of henna. this ensures the henna stays stuck to the skin pretty well. after it was dry ( well a high sugar mix is always mushy but it gets hard after most of the moisture is gone) i apply sugar syrup( again here lemon is not necessary just mixing sugar in water is enough. take sugar in a small bowl and pour enough water as to just cover the sugar. microwave or heat it for a min to dissolve the sugar as much as you can. apply this with a cotton pad. you might get excess of it even if you are careful. just blot the excess off with a tissue or else your design will run. this step ensures that your paste will never ever dry out. if are like me and you like to keep your arms and feet warm under the blanket while you sleep then you need to cover the whole thing up otherwise the sugar will stick to your sheets and blanket. split a cotton pad so that you get a nice thin layer. apply it on the deisgn. cover the design completely. it's easy since the cotton fibres stick to the sugary layer below it and the cotton layers stay stuck and won't budge. after that cover it with a medical tape. make sure you secure it loosely or else you will smush your deisgn. the next day morning i woke up and removed all this( it is very difficult to pull off the cotton fibers from the sugary mix so just scrape as much as you can with a spoon or blunt knife) finally soak the stubborn henna with coconut oil and wipe off with a hard towel so that you get every bit off. . . any questions ? shoot away in the comments. . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan

comment 20 star 762 October 2016

Here is a video for beginners. it was very difficult for me to learn to control the pressure of my cone. especially while doing gulf styled leaves. an easy way is to draw the outline and then control how much henna should come out. you will pick it up slowly. . . 🌹🌹🌹 #devakysdharan

comment 38 star 1,396 September 2016

Lesson no: 6 . mixing( stage 2) this is the second stage of mixing. i had left the paste for about 6 hours and the dye seems to have released. despite a lemon mixture the dye releases quickly in the hot and humid climate of india. this is right before i am ready to cone. i add my essential oils only right before i cone them to prevent from evaporating. i have already poured the oils. when i say oils i mean pure essential oils. not any other type of oils. no olive oil. no coconut oil. no essential oils with carriers. you will mess up the paste royally if you put in anything other than pure essential oil. my preference is tea tree and lavender. well, i will make another post about oils. for now, i mix the oils with the paste. as you can see the paste is quite hard and lumpy. i will mix it till the lumps are almost gone (at least not visible to my eyes). i will thin the paste to the consistency that i want and strain it in a nylon stocking before coning them. . . search for #dsdhennafaq for more henna lessons and faqs. . . ❤❤❤ #devakysdharan

comment 41 star 349 August 2016

My dipped fingers. 52 hour stain. it's almost black in normal light but you can see it is not in sunlight. i love that it is so dark yet not black. personally i love this plum colour. henna plant is a magical one. i wear this colour to appointments to show what you can achieve with natural henna and proper aftercare. i also wear another design on my arm to show the variation in colour where the skin is different. if my clients follow what i say, they get what they see. . . oh yeah!! it stained the insides of my finger nails too but who cares. 😂😂 . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan

comment 35 star 623 September 2016

It's all about florals this week. . . 🎬🎥 video courtesy @arjun_dharan . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #design  #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 45 star 2,275 last month

I promise!!! last video of this design. . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan

comment 26 star 764 September 2016

There were so many requests asking me how i did this flower. here it is. . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #design  #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 61 star 2,909 December 2016

Didn't i say it was all about florals this week. i've had a ton of requests to show how to do flowers. more flower tutorials coming up soon. . . 🎥🎬 video courtesy @arjun_dharan . . 💗 💗 💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #design  #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 52 star 2,170 last month

I know i have been mia for a few weeks. taking a well deserved break. . . 💗💗 💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #design  #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 13 star 1,539 6 days ago

A little break was needed indeed. i had been neck deep in henna for the past three months during the visit to oman. so many styles. it was all input, input and more input. all i did from morning till i hit the bed was henna. it was quite a journey. sometimes overwhelming too. i had to return to india due to medical reasons. trying to develop a mix of my style and whatever k came across in my little henna journey. . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #design  #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 10 star 934 3 weeks ago

Credit to @hennabydevakysdharan - a little practice for me. being in touch with henna every single day can make astounding changes to your work. it is the same for beginners as well as professionals. so whip your henna cones out and doodle something everyday. . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan . . . #dsdhennavideos . #hennatattoo #hennaart #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna #hennadesigns  #bodyart #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleejihenna  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #drawing #art #hennapractice #satisfying #pleasing #mesmerizing #floraldesign #stimming #artprocess

comment 2 star 60 5 weeks ago

#kaleejihenna #inspired [email protected]#devakysdharan #hennatattoo #henna #mehndi #dubai

comment 0 star 19 last month

It's all about florals this week. . . 🎬🎥 video courtesy @arjun_dharan . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #design  #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 45 star 2,275 last month

Incredible talent. would you get one done on you? credit to @hennabydevakysdharan - here i show how i do a s***p of henna. i had to speed up the video since i had to show you how the entire s***p was done and keep the video under 1 minute. . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #7ena #falaj #dsdhennavideos #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna #hinna #hennadesigns #bodyart #india #heena  #7enna #satisfying #stimming #art #temporaryart #temporarytattoo #handdrawn

comment 2 star 32 last month

@hennabydevakysdharan - today i would like to talk about patience with you guys. i believe nothing can be achieved in life without it. everybody aspires to become something great but forget the most important thing. patience!!! in relation with the henna artform (which i believe is why you are in my account) patience is the key to achieve good skills. my initial works are cringe inducing. i'm glad i had the patience to keep at it and work on my skills. it is the mental factor and practice is the physical factor for gaining good skills. it is just not the wait but also what you do during that wait. get your cones out!!! doodle something. give yourself time to grow. you are the only one standing in the way. trust me!! practice everyday. you will be amazed how different your work will be after a week. sometimes it will take years to get into henna professionally. yes!! years. so do you have it in you to be patient for years and still have the same love for the art? . . 💗 💗 💗 #devakysdharan . . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #design  #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 1 star 22 last month

😍😍 @hennabydevakysdharan - a little practice for me. being in touch with henna every single day can make astounding changes to your work. it is the same for beginners as well as professionals. so whip your henna cones out and doodle something everyday. . . 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan . . . #dsdhennavideos . #omani #oman🇴🇲 #7ena #falaj #instagram  #khaleejihenna  #sohar #hennatattoo #hennaart #7ina #naturalhenna #henna  #hinna  #muscat #alkhuwair #hennadesigns  #bodyart #india  #gulf  #oman #heena  #7enna #khaleeji  #الحناء #حناء #عمان #الخليجي #خليجي

comment 1 star 48 December 2016

شرايكم 😊 💗💗💗 #devakysdharan

comment 0 star 3 November 2016