to Remove the Henna Stain
Henna stains last on average 7-10 days, gradually fading comletely away. Some areas with thick or calloused skin may show portions of the stain for up to 2-6 weeks. There is no way to completely remove a fresh henna stain, but you can speed up the demise.
henna dye molecule soaks into and stains the top layers of your skin cells.
Everyday new skin cells move to the surface replacing older cells including
those that are stained with your henna design. Unfortunately, you must wait
for your bodies natural processes and normal wear and tear on your design
for it to fade completely.
are things you can do to speed along the demise of a henna stain:
- soaking in the shower, bath, pool or jacuzzi
- scrubbing or exfoliating the skin.
can help to remove the stain as well so a dip in the pool may speed up the
- whitening tooth paste scrubbed over the stain may help as well
chemical agents may remove some of the stain as well. These include hair straightener,
contact solution, or a weak solution of bleach and water. These are very harsh
on your skin and NOT RECOMMENDED as removal methods