How to Make Mehndi Henna Paste: English - Urdu Recipe

How to Make Mehndi Henna Paste: English – Urdu Recipe

How to Make Mehndi Henna Paste

How to Make Mehndi Henna Paste

Given below is a basic henna paste recipe, you can try it out and add to it to suit your needs. To make mehndi henna paste.

Ingredients:

  1. Boiling water – 1 cup
  2. Black tea or coffee – 2 tbsp
  3. Sifted henna powder (make sure you sift the powder before making a paste) – 3 tbsp
  4. Eucalyptus oil – 1 tsp

Method:

  • Boil the water and add the tea or coffee powder and make a mixture.
  • Let this mixture soak for a few hours.
  • Strain the mixture to remove any particles of tea or coffee.
  • Place the henna powder into a plastic or glass bowl and add eucalyptus oil.
  • Now slowly add the tea/coffee mixture a little at a time and stir the mixture.
  • Use the spoon to press the powder and water together.
  • Make a smooth paste of the henna powder.
  • Allow the paste to stand for 6 to 12 hours.
  • The longer you allow the paste to stand the smoother the mixture will become.
  • Now apply this paste in any design you want and wait till the mehndi is dry, but not cracking.
  • Take a cotton ball and dab a little lemon-sugar glaze to keep the henna moist.
  • Keep the henna on for as long as you want.
  • After you remove the henna paste design from your skin, try not to wet the area for as long as possible.
  • It is best to leave henna overnight.
  • Using lemon-sugar glaze will ensure that the mehndi stays overnight.

Lemon-Sugar Glaze:

In strained juice of ½ lemon add 1 tsp of sugar, mix well.





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