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Henna Paste Recipe

Ingredients:
*sifted henna powder
*2 packets of instant coffee singles (the ones that look like tea bags)
*1 and 1/2 cups of water
*2 tablespoons lemon juice; fresh is best.
*Eucalyptus Oil
*Eucalyptus Oil

Instructions:
1.Sift out enough henna to make about 1-1 and 1/4 cups dry, sifted henna powder.

2.Take 2 packets of instant coffee singles (the ones that look like tea bags) and boil hard in about 1 and 1/2 cups of water until it boils down to about 3/4 of a cup of dark liquid.

3.Mix just enough coffee into the powder to create a thick paste. The hot liquid will make the powder ball up a little, so be sure to mix it until it is well blended and smooth. Add about 2 tablespoons lemon juice; fresh is best.

4.Add about 5 drops of Eucalyptus Oil.

5.Add about 5 drops of Eucalyptus Oil.

6.This should make a thin paste, but you don't want it runny. If it is too runny, add a little more sifted henna powder. If its too thick, add a little more coffee, or plain water.

Allow to settle and cool for about 2 hours

How To Make Henna Mehndi Cones

What You Will Need:
freezer bags ĘC 1 freezer bags make at-least 2 cones
Scissors
Cello tape
Twist ties

Instructions:
Step 1. Cut the freezer bags in two parts in square shape.

The size of the mehndi cones is upto you but dont make it too big else it will be hard to make a classic designs. It also depends on the size of the freezer bags you start with. I usually cut the bags into 7 squares. And make a square patterns keep in mind all edge having 90 degree angle. So that you can wrap easily while folding.
Step 2: Make a cone turned round giving a funnel shape.

The 2nd step is not that much easy as you look in picture. The plastic is very much slippery wrap the plastic in such a way that at the end of the corner so space must left so that your paste should not come out of the cone.Just while wrapping keep it in mind that the funnel end should have small plastic covered area.so that it can be easily cut for paste to come out. The second step is the most difficult step while making mehndi cones at home.It will take some practice till you get a one good to use mehndi cone.

Step Three: Now tapping the cone with cello tape which is easily available in market.

As soon as you get a good shape funnel you will need to tape along the side edges where the plastic overlaps. Be careful while tapping keeping in mind that plastic should not leave the exact space, or you will have to start again. Its very easy if you make some small pieces of tape ready before doing this process. Tape all the way from bottom to top so that you get a cone shape structure.

Step Four: Filling the cone

Now just fill the henna mehndi paste which you already prepared previously. Take one small spoon and take a small amount of paste it in and pour it in cone carefully and press a finger slightly against it.Repeat it till the plastic cone get half full. Filling too much paste can cause the cone to be hard to handle and burst due to excessive squeezing. *Note: Never use any metal utensil try to use only plastic and glass one.

Step Five: tapping the cone from head

The person who is experienced with mehndi designs will just twist the head of the cone and start applying mehndi. But one who is not familiar with it will need to tape the head of the cone.Just twist the head of the cone round as shown in picture and press on the surface of the head.and put tape on it in that much quantity so that it should not open.

And that's what you have to do to make henna mehndi cones. This will take some practice try to make daily one cone at home which will make you a artist of making mehndi cones.




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