How to make Henna Paste

  • get a good quality henna powder.
  • it should be fine and not contain fibers and twigs
  • make a paste out of henna powder and boiling water (ratio is 3:2 liquid:powder)
  • a good paste will fall into strings
  • the paste should not contain any lumps
  • place 1 Tb of henna paste in a plastic or ceramic container
  • and add the following
  • 2 grams sugar
  • 2 grams tamarind paste
  • lemon juices as needed
  • blend well and remove air bubbles
  • allow to rest to get the colour to bleed
  • then add a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil
  • mix again and rest for a few hours
  • this mixture can be used in a cone or squeeze bottle



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