During my holidays in Morocco, I spent a couple days with a Berber family in the Middle Atlas, I was welcomed warmly and I was really lucky to have my hands decorated with henna tattoo.
This decorative art is an improvisation of arabesques and stylized flowers. These temporary tattoos, based on a henna pigment paste in shades of brown, are a sign of celebration and tradition in the Moroccan and Indian cultures. Henna tattoo dates back thousands of years and originally came from Mesopotamia, used by Semites and Egyptians. I also wanted to share some inspiring tattoo images.
To adorn your body permanently or temporarily is becoming more and more common in Western cultures, it’s a way to recognize yourself, to distinguish yourself, to take possession of your own body.
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