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"HENNA'D HANDS" Top 5 Page for this destination Culture Tip by Rumi-fan

Culture, Pakistan: 9 reviews and 9 photos

  two designs. I prefer my right hand.
by Rumi-fan
  • two designs. I prefer my right hand. - Pakistan
      two designs. I prefer my right hand.
    by Rumi-fan
  • Hennared hands for EID - Pakistan
      Hennared hands for EID
    by Rumi-fan
  • HENNA'D HANDS - Pakistan

If you are a woman and in Pakistan during Ramadan and Eid, you must - at the end of Ramadan - get your hands hennared. Its so much fun and a very traditional thing to do. Buy new clothes, shoes, and henna. The girls who apply this henna are so experienced and very artistic. I must say tho' I did not like one of my hand designs. Next time i will be more vocal, but for a first time experience it was fun. BE WARNED - HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO SPARE. They told me it would only take 10 mins. The 10 mins was to apply the design. THEN it takes about 30 -40 mins to dry before the remove the residue. I had mine done in one of the markets in Islamabad, but you will find the stalls everywhere just prior to EID.

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  • Written Jun 24, 2007
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