14 Glitter Henna Designs Giving Us Serious Sparkle Envy

It's. So. Shiny.

Glitter Henna

Miles away from that dodgy dolphin design you got every year on your annual family holiday to the Costa Del Sol, traditional henna is the ridiculously beautiful body art we're obsessed with.

And now you can get it with super sparkly glitter.

Guinness World Record holder for being the fastest henna artist, founder of Pavan Henna and celeb henna artist (Perrie Edwards and Ellie Goulding are fans), Pavan Ahluwalia, let us in on her secrets for working the trend:

'Glitter henna is a great alternative to traditional brown henna as it only lasts 6-8 hours, so it's perfect for a night out. Instead of wearing a necklace or bracelets, get some silver henna done instead.

You can buy the glitter gels or get some loose glitter and mix it into body glue to make your own. If you're not so confident doing it yourself, you can visit the Pavan Henna bar in Selfridges or Harvey Nichols, or buy a hand chart to practice on first.

The key is to find a henna cone that's not too big for your hand and keep the pressure consistent as you draw your design. It's all about practice!'

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1 Delicate Silver Henna

Who needs jewellery when you've got glitter henna?

2 Turquoise Glitter Henna

Just a subtle dash of glitter on traditional brown henna looks super pretty.

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3 Silver Glitter Henna

Excuse us while we pretend our hand is covered in diamonds.

4 Rainbow Glitter Henna

Our inner unicorn just lost it at this rainbow glitter henna.

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5 Fishnet Glitter Henna

We're all about the super delicate fishnet glove designs.

6 Bridal Glitter Henna

A snazzy update on traditional bridal henna.

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7 Mermaid Glitter Henna

Henna doesn't just have to be for your hands - try a statement design on your shoulder instead.

8 Silver And Gold Glitter Henna

The easiest (and prettiest) way to get a tattoo without the commitment but with all the glitter.

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9 Purple And Blue Glitter Henna

A bold flower design can be a modern alternative to the classic mandala.

10 Intricate Green Glitter Henna

Sometimes the sheer detail in henna is too much for our brains to handle. So. Beautiful.

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