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Ga Ga or Gag: Pregnant Henna Bellies

Modern mamas-to-be are taking part in the ancient traditional end of pregnancy practice of some cultures by having henna designs adorn their bellies. Said to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck and happiness to the lil one growing inside, the 100 percent natural application turns into a true work of art.

Would you decorate your belly?


HennaMuse HennaMuse 8 years
Here's some more baby belly henna photos :)
Sumhope Sumhope 9 years
Hennaed bellies are awesome. I think besides being good luck and to ward off evil spirits a hennaed belly leaves you feeling pampered and appreciative of the changes in your body and celebrates the life inside you.
rgrl rgrl 9 years
Yes, it's gorgeous! I had Henna on my hands and loved it. Besides it fades pretty quick.
asco00 asco00 9 years
I think that would be pretty cool. I would have never thought of it.
Jennifer777 Jennifer777 9 years
I love it and hope to have it done when my belly is cute enough.... :cookie:
karisaamy karisaamy 9 years
I like it on others, just not me
RiceGirlReese RiceGirlReese 9 years
I think is looks amazing, I've never been preggers, but I would def have this done when I do decide to have a kid.
Angelica Angelica 9 years
It's just such a large canvas - you better really like the design :)
peepshow peepshow 9 years
Not for me... I mean, it looks awesome. But I don't think the general public would see it, I tend to keep my shirt covering my bump!
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 9 years
for a special picture or as a baby shower thing to do it looks like fun. But to wear as an everyday thing? No.
ascq ascq 9 years
Uh, no, thanks.
musewings musewings 9 years
Henna is used in MANY cultures, and I don't think it makes anyone is a "poser" to adorn herself or to adopt a beautiful tradition. I am a henna artist, and I certainly didn't grow up with henna, or even know what it was until I had some applied for the first time a few years ago. Hennaed bellies are awesome. :)
amber_castaldo amber_castaldo 9 years
this looks awesome.
RobinFabulous RobinFabulous 9 years
That is so cool!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 9 years
Dbtabm Dbtabm 9 years
I think it's a cool custom but since it's not my culture I would feel kind of like a poser.
indielove indielove 9 years
I love henna. I should do it sometime but not on my belly. I think it's cute but not for me.
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