December 2018 Newsletter

Mehandi.com & Ancient Sunrise Monthly
December 2018 - January 2019


This month's special

Winter Fresh Bundle
  • 1oz Nettle, Comfrey, and Peppermint Shampoo Bar
  • 1oz Fresh Man Bar
  • 1oz Vetivert Shaving Bar
  • 1oz Henna, Lemon, and Peppermint Soap
View bundle details: https://www.mehandi.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=2739

Catherine's Curiosities
Articles on henna and hair by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, PhD

Henna and the Evil Eye, Salt and Lilith and the Geography of G6PD Deficiency
Traditions of averting malevolent spirits with henna and salt to may have altered the incidence of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in populations across the North Africa, the Levant, and the Arabian Peninsula. Recently, physicians have found that G6PD deficient neonates and young children, particularly males, who have been hennaed according to local blessing and curing traditions in Turkish and Bedouin Muslim cultures, suffer hyperbilirubinemia and acute hemolytic crisis. In Jewish traditions in the same regions, children were traditionally rubbed with salt rather than henna. This paper was written in partial fulfillment of requirements for PhD studies, under advisor Dr. J Tyner PhD, Geography Department, Kent State University, 2008.
Read more:
http://www.tapdancinglizard.com/g6pd/geog6pdhennalilith.pdf


Tips and Techniques

Using Amla on Skin
Amla is an effective exfoliant. A paste of amla can be used to gently remove skin cells dried out by winter weather.
View the video:
https://vimeo.com/305374998



From our blogs
Eight Great Gift Ideas from Mehandi.Com
Ancient Sunrise® and Becoming Moonlight® products from www.Mehandi.com make great gifts for a variety of people. You might know someone who has been interested in trying henna, or someone who has been a devoted henna-head for years. Maybe you have a cosmetics-lover in the family, an artist, a frequent flyer, or someone who is always busy but wants to look their best. Here are eight gift ideas to make everyone happy.
Read more:
https://www.ancientsunrise.blog/eight-great-gift-ideas/



Henna on Fingertips, Feet, and Nails: Cosmetic and Practical Applications (Part One)
Hennaed hair is stronger, smoother, shinier, and has lasting color. Because of its many beneficial properties, henna (lawsonia inermis) has been used not only on the hair but on many parts of the body for various purposes since possibly as early as 1700 BCE.
Read more:
http://www.becomingmoonlight.blog/2017/10/02/henna-on-body-part-one/

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