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Important details about henna allergy | henna tattoo allergy

I will devote this space to henna allergy and other henna related products that are termed as “black henna” or “henna colors”. The pure and natural henna contains hennotánico acid, which reacts with skin cells and keratin staining in hair and nails with a reddish-orange-brown natural color. NEVER GOING TO DYE FOR BLACK, although in some cases (especially if we do a tattoo in a hot medium like Egypt and Nubia) can achieve beautifully colored and dark tones.

Allergic reactions to natural henna are very rare, and cause serious health effects. Symptoms appear within a few hours and are limited to intense itching in the tattooed area with sometimes chest tightness never lead to conditions such as fever or vomiting. Latter may be due to a cold or temperature changes having this crazy month of October-November.

It is therefore important to do before an allergy test before have tattoos, simply deposit a generous polka dot henna will use in the forearm and the area to be tattooed and wait for 24/48 hours for the effects. Usually just a wait of 1-2 hours (time when the intense itching, which is not the same as a slight tingling caused by the application of essential oils is detected), but it is preferable to pass this time if you are prone to have allergies.

If we feel that intense itching or inflamed area, we quickly remove the henna with cold water and seek medical advice, which probably apply an antihistamine cream on the affected area. If you suffer from eczema, atopic dermatitis, or have open wounds, scars, warts or moles should never have tattoos on these areas. And any doubt should always consult your doctor to find out if we can use henna (cancer, lymphomas, serious illness or permanent medications). It is always advisable to start with small tattoos and some sensitive areas. If we suffer a reaction to henna allergy test we know that we should not have tattoos of her, but we will continue to learn by practicing on paper or others in our immediate environment.

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Whenever we buy we should do about henna allergy test (or the person we go to tattoo). Sometimes a hennas give allergy and others do not. But allergy has no major health consequences. HENNA NATURAL AND DOES NOT ENTER THE BLOODSTREAM, SO HOW MUCH CAN GIVE A SURFACE REACTION WITH FLASH AND SKIN ITCH.

Black henna allergy

A VERY DIFFERENT CASE IS ALLERGIC TO A BLACK HENNA, which is detected after several days. The so-called black henna NO HENNA, is a mixture of some henna with PPD, a substance that the EU has not authorized for use on the skin. EL PPD is in the bitumen, the black dye for clothing or toner printers. ALLERGIES TO BLACK HENNA CAUSE PERMANENT DAMAGE IN SOME VITAL ORGANS, ITCHING, burns and blisters. Never will you do a tattoo with black henna. And how is it different? Because usually done in the beach areas with stands filled with black designs, and the pasta does not smell anything. Henna STINKS, or has odors essential oils (eucalyptus, etc.). Please read the following article:

Health ordered the recall of black henna tattoo, first detected cases of burns MADRID, 19 (EUROPA PRESS)
The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) has ordered a ban on marketing and use, and recall of all lots of black henna temporary tattoos, to the warning issued by the Ministry of Health of the Government of Andalusia detected after about thirty children affected by dermatitis and burns in Guadix (Granada) reported today to Europa Press, Ministry of Health and Consumo. Estos lots of black henna, distributed in six grams bags are manufactured in the United States by Black Henna Kits and marketed in Spain by the Malaga company Blue Stinger Distribuciones. Al apparently lots of black henna contains an illegal and dangerous toxin called para-phenylenediamine (also known as PPD), which enters the blood through skin and can cause allergic reactions such as dermatitis, blisters, sores and scars, having also been associated with cases of rhinitis, asthma, angioedema and inadequacies renales.En this sense, AEMPS indicates in its decision that has recently received information from the Committee Expert of the Council of Europe, several adverse reactions from the use of this product in any EU country. Reactions were detected ‘contact eczema delayed effect due to the presence of para-phenylenediamine (PPD)’. SUBSTANCE PROHIBIDA.Ante this situation, the Federation of Consumers in Action (Facua) said this afternoon in a statement it expected the immediate mobilization of inspectors of the Health and Consumer regions to locate these and other products that may contain PPD, a prohibited substance in cosmetic products applied on piel.Asimismo recalled the Spanish Food Code prohibits free paraphenylenediamine in “products used for household stain clothing and other articles made ​​of.” However, Facua clarified that the danger is not all temporary henna tattoos based, but in those in which it is mixed with PPD to achieve a black dye and shorten the time needed to permeate the skin and increase its intensity and duration, reviled by many professional tattooists practice because of its danger. Para-phenylenediamine is a strong sensitizer (such as bee venom or poison ivy), so that in addition to said purposes, may actually cause sensitivity related as hair dyes, ink for printing machines products sunscreens, cosmetics, photographic supplies and even black clothing, causing outbreaks of itchy and ronchas. Además, increases the risk of organic contamination of tattoos are done on the lower back if necessary perform lumbar punctures in the future, as in the application of epidural anesthesia.

Therefore we must avoid black henna tattoos. I repeat that natural henna only causes superficial skin irritations that once treated, do not give greater consequences. All these listings should not be used to feed fears, if we get a natural henna tattoo (which is not never black) and after sneezing or have a picture of influenza is likely we will have caught a cold on the subway or the change of time . If you still want to go to the doctor or have very marked preventing allergic tendencies do well and going to a specialist. If we area very itchy and irritated us, is that we will be allergic to natural henna (as may be allergic to pollen or the bite of a mosquito) and need treatment. But we can continue forming us in the art of henna because we can learn to mix or applied to the skin of other people.

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