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Karwa Chauth 2017: 5 tips to make you Mehndi dark and long-lasting

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Karwa Chauth festival falls on Sunday, October 8 this year. Indian women fast without food and water for their husband’s eternal health and well-being. On this women’s do the 16 singar to look beautiful including saree, mehndi, jewellery, earring, bangles and many other things. Mehndi called a shubh to martial women without mehndi any ritual program does not considered as a ‘shubh’.

On the auspicious day, women want to make a full hand beautiful design and the colour of the Mehndi should be dark. So here are some tips to make your Mehndi colour dark and long lasing.

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1. Sugar and Lemon Juice
After the pitting Mehndi design on your hand, you should apply sugar and Lemon juice with the cotton on the mehndi after it get dry. It help to make darker coloured because of his sticky paste, Mehndi does not descent quickly.

2. Don’t wash your hand with water
If you wash hands with water, the mehndi and its colour get washed off. To remove your Mehndi from your hand you should always rub your hand light or you can yuse the butter knife.

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3. Clove steam
When Mehndi dries, take 10 to 15 cloves on the pan and steam them. This will also make your Mehndi colour darkest.

4. Apply Vicks on Mehndi hand
Put a Mehndi design on hand and keep overnight and in the morning, apply Vicks and Iodex on that hands and then wear gloves or socks. The colour of the henna will become darker by the warmth of these balm.

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5. Don’t do waxing and scrubbing
If you want to do body waxing or scrubbing, don’t put Mehndi design before because the scarf or wax, after applying henna, starts reducing the colour of the henna.

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Published on: Saturday, October 07, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
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