Mehndi is like a temporary tattoo that men and women on the Asian continent have been using to decorate themselves since the 12th century. A paste is made from the Henna plant which stains the skin. Traditionally, artists would use the paste to draw intricate designs on a person's hands and feet before a special event like a wedding.
The Henna Plant is ground into powder.
A paste is made from the powder.
The paste is put into a cone or some other tool used to apply it to skin to create the designs.