I was looking to do something floral yet abstract on my hand and the above is what I came up with. The mendhi cones (henna) were in fridge for nearly 2 years, I bought them when I visited Pakistan. It was surprising at how easily I was able to use the henna, it did not get hard and break up. The color stained my hand pretty well. A couple of tips to get henna dark- use sugar water on the paste while it is still on your hands, rub your hands with oil or lotion after washing it off, and make sure to leave it on for as long as you possibly can. The henna needs heat to get to its optimum color.
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