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« on: July 30, 2006 04:41:24 PM »

   my gnome named larry, of course!

the brand paper i used

being stupid and all, i accedentally found that some black construction paper can act as henna but its a little darker in color than actual henna...all you do is cut it out in the shape you want, put it on your skin where you want it, and place a wet (not to dry to the point that theres no water left, but not dripping) paper towel and place it on the construction paper. leave it there for about 2-3 mins and peel it off...so far mine has lasted about a week, though it has faded slightly due to washing.

HELPFUL THINGS TO KNOW
-comes off with nail polish remover/rubbing alcohol
-dont move it while its sitting! will caouse shadow effect
WARNING: will stain reg towels/clothes so be careful, use papertowels/napkins

please post pics if you tried this!
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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2006 04:45:03 PM »

neat! Could you use different colors too? I may try that!
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2006 04:45:40 PM »

Wow. I never ever knew this was possible. I'm going to try it out as soon as I get black construction paper.
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« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2006 04:48:09 PM »

im going to check if i can dye my hands funny colors for you guys....i wonder what the preschoolers are gonna think at vacation bible school tomorrow!
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« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2006 04:57:38 PM »

Aw, I just tried it...the construction paper I have doesn't do it  Sad

Guess it's back to my old standby of using graphite.
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« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2006 04:59:18 PM »

i tried green and it doesn work, ill try more but ithink its just black...raver tried it here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=16541.40  with a different paper than what i posted to use, it worked only lighter
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« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2006 05:18:17 PM »

im trying it right now in pink
lets hope it works =]
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« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2006 05:21:06 PM »

pink didnt work so ill try black
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« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2006 05:26:43 PM »

black didnt work for me either =/
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« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2006 05:30:16 PM »

I found a roll of black paper that worked great! I gave my stomach a handlebar mustache.
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