For years, black and red henna were the standard for henna art. However, in recent years, we see a new trend that is emerging in the form of white henna. What is the advantage of white henna? For starters, it is much better option for people with dark skin tones, and for western culture women that would love a change from the classic oriental and traditional henna tattoo.
And the best part about henna tattoo is that it is temporary. After a while, the tattoo will be gone, meaning you can get a tattoo for a special occasion, without worrying it will stay there forever. In the past few years there have been advancement in technique of using white henna. With so many styles and techniques, it is only appropriate we show several henna ideas for the summer. Decorate your body with some henna art, and you’ll be sure to attract attention everywhere you go.SEE ALSO: 65 Sizzling Underbreast Tattoos You’ll Drool Over
White henna is becoming increasingly better option than jewelry, because of the beautiful and delicate designs, and because you can never get tired of it. No matter if you are wearing bikini, cocktail dress, short skirt, wedding dress, or some classic jeans and shirt, your henna tattoo will look amazing. As mentioned, white henna looks best on dark skin tones, or once you get some tan on, but it will look great even before tanning.
For those that are just entering the world of henna tattoos, arms and hands are the safest place. At the beginning you need to get used to your tattoo, and what better way to do than get your art on some body part you’ll watch the entire day.
One of the trends lately is dresses that show the entire back. Some ladies don’t feel as comfortable with their nude back, and that is where white henna can help. This tattoo, for example, looks like you are wearing lace on your back. Couple it with a monochromatic dress in any color, and you’ll look stunning.
The inner side of the wrist is good option when you want some body art, but you don’t want everyone to see it. Leaves are common symbols for white henna, and they look stunning even on pale skin.
Another back tattoo, only this time we get an entire symbol, not lace design. Smaller, and more subtle, this tattoo is perfect for those who want to get some flower on their back.
Tribals are another popular option, and the hands and fingers are great way to look “oriental”. When henna was gaining popularity, fingers and hands were among the first places for tattoo.
Going oriental to the fullest, with an elephant on your arms is perfect way to pay tribute to the origin of henna body art.
Another great oriental looking tattoo, this time on the shoulders. You can think as the opposite to man-like tattoos on the shoulder. While men love to put some symbol of strength and power, women go for something more emotional on their shoulders.