Simple and Safe Ways to Remove Henna from Body
Posted on 2nd Jan 2017
There are no products available in market that can remove henna from body, but we can find some other things to remove henna stains to some extend or can fade color. If you want to remove henna color completely then you need patience because henna color is natural and it takes time in removing.
Bleaching is considered one of the effective methods to remove henna stains. Get regular bleach and blend it according to directions then apply on henna satins and allow drying. Rinse with normal water.
Baking Soda and Lemon Juice
Make a thick paste by mixing baking soda and lemon juice. Apply this paste over henna and leave for 10 minutes or until dry completely. Then exfoliate hand by using bath sponge and rub it in circular motion. Now wash it with warm water, if necessary repeat again. After washing hands apply moisturizer because paste can dry your skin.
Take a large bowl of warm water, dip hand in water and rub gently. Does this again and again so henna stains fade out.
Use Anti-bacterial Soaps
Wash your hands with soap in 10-12 minutes intervals. This is recommended to use anti-bacterial soaps for this purpose because such soaps have quality of exfoliation. This is one of the easiest ways to remove henna stains.
Squeeze lemon juice on henna stains and rub gently. Lemon will also work like bleaching and helps to remove henna color.
Add some hot water and chlorine in a bowl and dip henna hands in water for 2-3 minutes. May be you will feel itching and irritation on start but it will vanish soon and you will notice light color of henna after it.
It is too being said that toothpaste also works to remove henna tattoo. Apply toothpaste on tattoo and leave to dry then rub gently and wash.
Try to remove henna color with olive oil. Soak a cotton ball in olive oil and rub it on henna tattoo, for quick removing processes add some salt with olive oil. Allow oil to penetrate into the skin for at least 10 minutes. You can repeat it after few hours gap. Olive oil has no side effects; it can also moisturize your skin.
Hydrogen peroxide can also be a great thing to remove henna tattoo. Dip a cotton swab in hydrogen peroxide and gently rub on tattoo. After short time it will start lightening. Hydrogen peroxide is not suitable for all skins so first do a patch test then apply on entire tattoo. Hydrogen peroxide is easily available on drug stores and it is nontoxic.
Soak you hand in salted water for 20 minutes. Salt will help to diffuse henna ink in water and regular soaking hand will fade it quickly.
Hopefully some of henna removing method will be for you.