Henna tattoos, also known as Mehndi, are another form of temporary tattoo. Coming from a south Asian tradition, henna uses a paste made from the powdered leaves of the Henna plant, Lawsonia inermis.( via: Wikipedia )
“For cancer patients, the henna crowns really are a healing experience,” said Frances Darwin, the founder of Henna Heals.“This is all about them reclaiming a part of themselves that would normally be perceived as ill or damaged or not nice to look at and making it more feminine and beautiful.”
I can’t imagine what it would be like if I lost all my hair, it must be heartbreaking, and the worst part is, people might staring at you. For those who suffer from cancer and alopecia, they did not have choice, but now, there is a community of henna artists based in Canada that creates beautiful flowering henna crown tattoos for women who have lost their hair to cancer and chemotherapy. This is really an exciting and helpful project.