FAQ

FAQ (Henna)

  • How old does my child have to be to get henna?
    • Because henna takes up to an hour to completely dry Henna is best for children 6 years of age or older.
  • Do you sell henna cones?
  • How long will my henna last?
    • Depending on how well you take care of it, and your body chemistry, your stain will last between 1-3 weeks. For the longest lasting stain please see our “Henna care” tab.
  • What is Henna?
    • Henna is the name of a plant. The henna plant has natural staining properties and can be made into a fine powder for use in henna paste.
  • What is Henna paste?
    • Our Henna paste is a mixture of henna powder, lemon juice, sugar, and essential oils.
  • Do I really need to keep the stain dry for 24 hours?
    • To get the best stain, yes. Water can disrupt the oxidation progress of the henna stain, and your henna may not darken past the orange color of the fresh stain.
  • Can I sleep with the paste on?
    • Yes! However, you will want to cover it with something as the paste can crumble and stain your sheets or other body parts.
  • Can you do custom designs?
    • We do custom designs for private events, however at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk we stick with the designs from our choice book.

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FAQ (Facepaint)

  • How do you get the face paint off?
    • Our face paint comes off with just soap and water. Baby wipes and makeup wipes work well also.
  • Where can I get some face paint for myself?
    • Snazaroo, Ruby Red, or Wolf FX are all great brands to try and can be purchased online
  • What face paint do you use?
    • We use a combination of Wolf FX, Ruby Red and Snazaroo face paints, all of which are made for face painting and are hypoallergenic/FDA compliant
  • Will my face paint stay on overnight?
    • Most likely no. It will generally come off on your pillows.
  • Can you do custom designs?
    • We do custom designs for private events, however, at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk we stick with the designs from our choice book.