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hen·na

(hen'ă),
The leaves of the Egyptian privet, Lawsonia inermis; used as a cosmetic and hair dye.
[Ar. hennā]
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Recently, the municipality received a complaint from a woman who experienced skin complications after applying black henna in a beauty salon in Ajman.
Qatar has imposed a ban on the use of black henna containing more than six per cent of Para-Phenylendiamine (PPD), a toxic substance.
Black henna often contains the chemical p-Phenylenediamine (PPD), which gives the natural reddish-brown dye a black tint, said Dr Shubhada Mandar Bichi, a specialist dermatologist and the patient's doctor at the hospital.
For example, customers ask for banned products such as black henna, and if the beauty centre offers it, the customer alerts us.
1] Another study found that 25 black henna tattoo samples with PPD levels varying between 3.
But, unknown to Chloe, her tattoo was done with black henna, which contains a substance called para-phenylenediamine, typically found in hair dyes.
A seven-year-old boy has suffered agonising burns after getting a [euro]10 black henna tattoo on holiday.
THESE pictures show the horrifying reaction suffered by a young woman after getting a Black Henna tattoo on holiday.
She also narrated the story of how Varma and his youngest brother, Raja Raja Varma were caught in the court and artistic jealousies during their visit to meet Fateh Singh of Udaipur and Mewar -- how they were made to wait and humiliated and in return, the younger sibling noted in his diary that the Maharaja dyed his beard with red and black henna, which lasted a week and gave a purplish tinge to his facial hair.
Recently, it has been widely used in western countries as temporary black henna tattoo.
1] with the highest Pb concentration found in a black henna sample imported from Sudan.
Some consumers will do anything to hide their grays, but after a presentation by Catherine Cartwright-Jones, they may be wary due to an epidemic of para-phenylenediamine sensitization and resultant potential for extreme sensitization to oxidative hair dye that is all caused by black henna tattoos, which are often applied illegally at resort locations.