WOMADelaide: Anatomy of a henna makeover

All in the name of serious journalism, my friend Ryneisha Bollard who’s been helping me cover WOMADelaide for the festival’s blog got a henna tattoo done.

I was seriously impressed by the henna artist, who I clocked and took 1min and 43 seconds to draw up an amazing design…










I touched the design gently while it was still drying, and it felt like soft clay. Neish removed the solid top because it annoyed her after a while, and she now has an orange imprint on her hand for about a week until it washes off!

Incidentally, we are clearly just big kids at heart –  the henna body art demonstrations are part of Carclew Youth Arts’ many fabulous arts and crafts workshops.

Check out how cool one little girl’s artwork I saw was:


About Cherie

My name is Cherie, and I’m an Australian Occupational Therapy Student who hopes to help people with any condition that inhibits their ability to participate in valued occupations, tasks, activities, as I believe they’re an essential part of identity, happiness and health. My favourite occupation is hiking, which enables me to move past through the forest literally and metaphorically! View all posts by Cherie

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