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What is Henna?

Henna, botanically known as Lawsonia Inermis, is a flowering plant found in hot climates.


The flowers are fragrant and the leaves contain Lawsone, a reddish, brown/orange dye

which binds with the keratin in your skin, naturally and safely staining the skin.

The dye typically lasts 2-4 weeks.

What is Jagua Ink?

In exactly the same way as henna, Jagua Ink is also used as temporary body art.

The paste used to create the body art is made from extracts of the fruit Genipa Americana, also known as Jagua & produces a beautiful blue/black natural ink. 


The fruit has been used as body art and for medicinal purpose in South America for centuries.

Meet The Team

We have a team of 8 talented and experienced Henna Artists to take care of your henna and temporary tattoos whether it be for you or your guests at your event.

House of Henna

House of Henna creates beautiful, unique and bespoke body art using natural henna and jagua ink, art forms which have been enjoyed and adorned on the body for thousands of years. House of Henna London makes this ancient art form accessible to all.


The body art and tattoos are temporary in nature, staining your skin for up to 2 weeks. See below for further information on Henna and Jagua ink and find out more about the differences between the two natural inks. 

If you are thinking of having a permanent tattoo why not have a temporary henna or jagua tattoo first, to see if your design will work for you on a more permanent basis

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