One for the ladies this but if you’ve ever fancied the thought of your body as a canvas, but haven’t the money, endurance or commitment to go under the needle, a henna tattoo could be the solution. An ancient practice in India and the Middle East, the trend has recently spread as far as the fingertips and toes of Hollywood celebrities hoping to work a little Eastern mystique into their look. Standard tattooing is forbidden under Islamic law because it permanently alters the body. However, henna is not inserted under the skin in the same way as conventional tattoo ink, and does not harm or alter the body, meaning the technique is permitted among Muslims. For more information about henna in Dubai click here.
There are many henna artists in Dubai. Try the Aroushi Beauty Salon on Oud Metha where you a simple one-hand design will cost around Dhs40, (04 336 2794).
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