EMERGENCY CONES AND CHEMICAL SYRINGES MENHDI PHOBIA LEADS TO ACUTE DAMAGE
Henna tattoos have always worked as an enchanting and eye-catching x-factor whether applied on hands, arms, feet, neck, and other body parts. Henna tattoos are must and obligatory in sub-continents festivals and marriage occasions. Women apply henna as a good omen and to decorate their body parts through its striking reddish brown color. Henna tattoos are applied now in the influence of geographical region you are living in or belong to or the festival you are attending. Designs are now customized according to the occasions and seasons. Henna fashion has faced evolution in designs, and even in henna mixture that is applied on. Old school henna was just a mixture of powdered henna mixed with black tea and wrapped in cones at home and applied after the overnight of marinating. After application sugar syrup with lemon juice was used to be applied on it to bloom a deep reddish brown stunning color. With the passage of time henna become commercialized and started to get sold in markets in the form of small cones. After sometimes small cones became long with précised holes for precision in application of more complex and intricate designs.
Recently menhdi has become chemical-laced which is wrapped in glittery shiny green, silver and golden paper and adorned in the market across cities and contains every harmful ingredient except an essential ingredient henna itself. Due to the hike in demand for instant color and gothic shades of the henna market has become full with cones called ‘emergency mehndi cones’ which provides an instant blackish brown shade which might look stunning at that time but they can burn your skin seriously and one’s festive mood. It can cause serious side effects including severe skin infection. Doctors highly recommend against this emergency cone or syringe applied henna called ‘arq’. Brides especially become victim to this in parlors which guarantee instant dark gothic color. It can cause relentless irritation, swelling, redness and itching on the skin and leaves long-life scratch marks on it. Harsh chemicals such as paraphenylenediamine (PPD) an active hair dyes ingredient are used to make a good market sale in henna cones which makes their color dark. If one do not visit dermatologist earlier, mehndi can cause acute dermatitis and allergy spreads all over the body. This emergency cone and so-called henna can even lead to skin cancer.
Natural and plain henna mixed with black tea is far better than the synthetic one. One should always go for a brand that is renowned, trustworthy and old in the market. Always go to a trustworthy shop that keeps good quality items and never opt for hawkers that start selling variant cones with new brand names near the festival in markets and across the cities. Never choose a brand that promises instant results and are priced high to ensure that they belong to the optimum quality league of items. These are also known as ‘black cone’ and are most sought after the popularity of gothic and Arabic henna tattoos and designs that contain complex and intricate fabrication and shading. Black cone sometimes burns after some time of application. Acids of variant strengths mixed in black henna burn skin very quickly and acutely. Girls in the desire of getting an instant dark color get permanent burn marks on their skin. Henna is always known for its rejuvenating fragrance, but nowadays it has lost it and instead it is infused with strong chemicals stench which causes inhaling allergies often. A most useful home remedy for achieving dark henna color is to infuse unadulterated powder of henna with a mixture of tea and sugar simmered on slow heat and stop spoiling the most important day of your life and festivities of delightful occasions.