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What It's Really Like To Get A Tattoo

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 12.30.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

There is no chance I will ever become a heroin addict. I hate needles. Even the THOUGHT of an IV makes me cringe. It was with this attitude and proclivity that I approached tattooing. You might say I was just 'slightly' squeamish.

To the White Mom Who Felt Insulted By the Henna on Her Daughter's Hands

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 12.22.2015 | Religion
Brown Girl Magazine

I've been inhaling secondhand Christianity for so many Decembers that the irony took a moment to register. Here is a little girl who, not unlike me as a child, was curious and learning about cultures and religions different from her own. Her innocence is still untainted by the schisms of race and wore henna for an appeal that's independent of cultural significance, much like I give and receive presents for Christmas every single year.

11 Things to Know Before You Go to Morocco

College Tourist | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Morocco will easily become one of your favorite trips simply because it's so different from most other destinations. You don't want to miss out on the incredible culture, impressive landscapes and that amazing desert sky!

A Beautiful Look At Henna Tattoos

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.06.2015 | Style

Photo credit: EyesWideOpen/Getty Images There is no arguing that henna tattoos are beautiful. But what is henna exactly, and where did it come fr...

Beautiful Henna Crowns Bring Confidence And Joy To Women Experiencing Hair Loss

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.13.2014 | Good News

One organization is using all-natural ingredients and artistry to help women coping with hair loss. Henna Heals was started by Canadian photograph...

7 Unique Ways To Incorporate Henna Into Your Big Day

Jafreen M. Uddin | Posted 02.01.2014 | Weddings
Jafreen M. Uddin

We've got seven stunning ideas that will have the magic of mehndi making a high-impact style statement on your big day!

No, Real Henna Won't Kill You

Carine Fabius | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

Now hear this! "Black henna" tattoos do not exist. There is no such thing as a black henna plant. If someone offers you a "black henna" tattoo, you sh...

Homemade Hair Dye That Really Works

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver and Raydene Salinas | Posted 05.12.2013 | Style

Since Rachel McAdams, Dianna Agron and Megan Fox stepped out with new red hair, we've been dying to try the trend. But as we anxiously awaited our upc...

PHOTOS: The World's First Bridal Shower

Jafreen M. Uddin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Weddings
Jafreen M. Uddin

While the ritual has only gained popularity in the West in the last couple of decades, mehndi has long been an integral pre-wedding ritual for any South Asian bride, dating back to as early as the 15th century.

Former Wall Street Executive Turns Icing Into An Art Form

Posted 02.27.2013 | Home

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Guinness World Record Holder's Gorgeous Henna Designs

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

In the world of henna art and design, the name Pavan Ahluwalia reigns supreme. She is a Guinness World Record holder, earning her spot as the fastest ...

Sudan's Female Genital Mutilation Countered By Henna-Dyed Hands

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

Sudan has tried to eradicate female genital mutilation since 1946 to little avail. But now women's health groups have taken the crusade in their own hands--or rather, their own painted hands--in an effort to subvert the practice.

Why All The Tattoos?

Carine Fabius | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carine Fabius

Everywhere I look I see tattoos. Plain brown-wrapped bodies seem to be soooo 20th century. 40% of Americans aged 18-40 have at least one permanent tattoo.