Bad henna tattoo reaction. Youre on spring or summer break walking the beach and boardwalk with your friends. The food and drug administration has received complaints from people who have received products marketed as henna temporary tattoos especially. Temporary tattoos including henna tattoos may seem like a good idea but theyre far from risk free. The message is clear.
Having a black henna temporary tattoo presents a significant risk of a very nasty adverse reaction to the tattoo itself. The inquest into julie mccabes death heard that 5 years earlier she had had a black henna tattoo abroad. My arms were so swollen to the point where i couldnt close my hands. It also increases the risk of either not being able to use most hair dyes in the future or having a bad reaction to them if the warnings are ignored.
Allergic reactions can get worse over time and you might not even realise you have become sensitised. Bad reactions to temporary henna tattoos. Paul minnesota woman had a bad reaction to a henna tattoo and doctors say they get similar cases about every 2 weeks. The food and drug administration has received complaints from people who have received products marketed as henna temporary tattoos especially so called black henna at places such as salons and kiosks at beaches and fairs.
This happened to a british woman who tragically died in 2012 after suffering a bad allergic reaction to a hair dye that she had used before. A young british girl is the latest victim of a bad reaction to a black henna tattoo. Black henna tattoos can cause severe skin reactions case shows. Natural pure henna does not cause allergic reactions.
The black henna ink contained in many of these tattoos can cause serious allergic skin reactions. You spot a temporary tattoo kiosk.