Marketplace Black Henna Tattoos: Dangerous Designs

Marketplace Black Henna Tattoos: Dangerous Designs

Many people prefer henna because it fades after a month; no need to commit to any design. What people may not know is that there is a serious risk. Some manufacturers are adding a chemical called paraphenylenediamine, or PPD, to make the tattoos blacker and longer lasting. Learn about the health risks in this "buyer beware" documentary.

  • 2003
  • 00:11:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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Subjects
Mehndi (Body painting) [LCSH] Temporary tattoos [LCSH] Body painting [LCSH] Henna (Dye) [LCSH] Arts -- Study and teaching [LCSH] Art [LCSH] Health education [LCSH]
Team
Erica Johnson (Host), Susan Ormiston (Journalist), Roma Andrusiak (Producer), Ines Colabrese (Producer), Maxine Sidran (Producer)
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