Welcome to The Henna Stain. Himani Patel (the artist behind "The Henna Stain") is a Chicago, IL-based professional henna artist with over 8 years of experience with Mahendi/Henna body art! She is experienced with both traditional and modern Indo-Western as well as Arabic, Akhati(Rose) henna styles, and specializes in bridal mehndi. Himani has provided henna for numerous brides and bridesmaids, engagements, baby showers, birthday parties, corporate events of all sizes, photoshoots & editorial work, private appointments, and much more! The best part of Henna is that it's a temporary tattoo. Henna (Lawsonia Inermis) is a paste made from the leaves of the 'henna plant.'