hand covered in fresh henna design

Ask Better Tattooing: Can You Tattoo Over A Henna Tattoo?

Some tattoo artists are well-versed in photo-replication or creating custom henna-styled tattoos. This means that the tattoo artist can recreate the design you already have without going over the fresh henna inks.

hands with henna tattoo designs and gold bracelets

Additional Information

For more information about the safety and efficacy of henna pigments, follow this link to the FDA website, where it talks about henna tattoo safety: FDA Fact Sheet on safety issues and regulations related to temporary tattoos, henna/mehndi, and “black henna.” https://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/temporary-tattoos-hennamehndi-and-black-henna-fact-sheet

See a doctor immediately if you are having a reaction to a henna tattoo.

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