We're on Snapchat - Follow for henna tips, discount codes and more!

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We are now up and live on SNAPCHAT! About time? Yeah, we know! 

Henna Snapchat - Namaste Collective


Follow 'namastecol' for henna tutorials, henna tips, artist takeovers and a sneaky snippet into our day-to-day lives on the sunny coast of Australia! Plus, experience travels and adventures all around the world with our worldwide takeovers! 

Follow us this week to see our exclusive DISCOUNT CODES on all store items!

Think your henna, or other DIY and artsy skills are pretty good? Send us an email and you may be selected as our next Snapchat takeover! You will be rewarded! 

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Due to high demand, Henna 'Top-Up Packs' are in!

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So it appears many of you having been loving your Henna Kits, so much so that you have ran out of Henna! We understand that you may not want to purchase the full kit again, as, well, we can see you know how to do henna pretty well now!

So, due to high demand, we have put together a special 'TOP-UP Pack' to make sure you can keep those amazing henna designs flowing! 

Henna Kit - Top Up Pack - Natural Henna Powder

As with the Henna in our Henna Kit, there is a fresh Satchel of Pure and Natural Henna powder, finely sifted, and ready to be mixed into a completely natural henna paste. All from the most recent and fresh harvest!

{The Pack Includes}

- Henna Satchel (the same as included in our Henna Kit, top quality and enough for 40 small designs)
- Transfer bag, to easily get the paste into your applicator bottles
- Namaste Mandala Sticker

We suggest mixing the satchel with the same ratios outlined in our Henna Kit Instruction Booklet to get the best texture!

If you have lost your booklet and cannot remember the ratio to mix the henna with, just get in touch and we would happily send you another one! 

If you have not yet tried the 'Henna Kit', we suggest using that first as it provides step by step instructions from mixing, to application and aftercare. It also has two very easy to use henna applicator bottles included, along with a tracing pencil!

Feel free to get in touch with us at any stage whatsoever - there really is no such thing as a silly question! 

Enjoy, and stay creative!!! 

Henna, natural Henna, henna on the beach

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New Zealand - South Island

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A small snippet of our adventure through the beautiful South Island of New Zealand... For those of us lucky enough so be so close as Australia, we could not recommend it more! Get there, get a van, and go! It is that easy! 

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$1,000 Instagram giveaway!

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We have a HUGE $1,000 cash to giveaway, and we are damn happy about it!

We are offering you the opportunity nominate your favourite and most deserving charity to get a direct donation of $500, and also pocket a hefty $500 for yourself! 

Which charity would you nominate? What would you do with your $500 CASH


Instagram: @namaste_collective


1) LIKE our original competition photo on Instagram (April 5th)

2) TAG 3 friends in the comments of the original photo on Instagram

3) FOLLOW us on Instagram

4) LIKE us of Facebook

~ Entries open worldwide, payment to winner made in $AUD CASH via PAYPAL, which charity will you support??? 

View the full terms and conditions here

            April Cash Competition

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Henna Paradise

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Q & A with Henna Artist Sarala Aravind. Aka Henna Paradise

Salara, engineer by education, is a Brisbane based Henna artist. Indian born she grew up watching henna being used everywhere, and since the age of 12 began doing Henna on herself. Though no one in her immediate family does henna, it somehow connected to her very strongly. 

1) How did you first start getting into henna?
My love with henna started at her grandmother's backyard where there is a tall beautiful henna plant beside the other crops. Practicing Henna began to withdraw an embedded artistic talent that never really surfaced in any other form. 
2) As an Indian, what significance does henna have for you? 
Though I started doing henna without any knowledge - historically, ethnically - I learned many things soon after. As an Indian, it is very important for me for every happy occasion I celebrate whether its a festival, wedding, my baby shower or even my birthday.
3) What is it you like most about being a henna artist?
When I see a big smile on my client's faces. When someone says that I made their day, when someone says they admire my piece of art. It boosts me so much... I love being a henna artist.
4) What advice would you have for any aspiring henna artists, or henna users out there?
Practice is the only key to get the perfection... I practice each and every single day. Inspiration from other artists is good, but try to create your own piece of artwork that justs belongs to you.. use those elements you are very comfortable with.
5) What would you say to those who think that henna should only be used for traditional occasions? 
Henna crossed borders long ago... its no longer just a traditional art form.
6) Who was your best customer you have done designs on, and why? 
I have done 1000's of people so far. They share bit of their life while I make the art. I never imagined in my life to reach this position...I meet people all over the world, every customer is so special... its a hard question because I have so many to choose from!





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