Reference ID: 1821
HERITAGE FOR HENNA was established by Mrs. Fathiya Ahmed, an artist from the United Arab Emirates. Like many young women of the Middle East and Asia, she knew of henna’s qualities as a cosmetic ingredient. However, she had the vision to view henna as a human worth heritage worth safeguarding.
This ancient art form has been perfected by HERITAGE FOR HENNA and developed into a skilled craft, preserving designs and decorations passed down through the generations. Today the stunning variety of patterns has become very popular with both women and men of all nationalities. HERITAGE FOR HENNA was established by Mrs. Fathiya Ahmed, an artist from the United Arab Emirates. Like many young women of the Middle East and Asia, she knew of henna’s qualities as a cosmetic ingredient. However, she had the vision to view henna as a human worth heritage worth safeguarding.
During the course of her studies, she carried out extensive research on its origin and traveled widely to document details of this fascinating art. In addition, Mrs. Fathiya recognized that there was the potential for the use of henna worldwide and set out to package this art into a lucrative business opportunity. In support for this objective, she developed contemporary design to also ensure acceptance among new generations and establish henna as a modern global art.Heritage for Henna started in one small khaimeh in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was a huge success with foreign visitors and confirmed Mrs. Fathiya’s belief that henna decoration has a massive market outside of this region. Sponsored by the Dubai-based Mohammed bin Rashid for Young Business Leaders, her dream became reality.
Established in 2002, Heritage for Henna has grown rapidly, with twenty eight henna majalis now located in some of most stylish locations throughout the Emirates. This amazing accomplishment confirms the commercial viability of Heritage for Henna’s unique approach. By rejuvenating this heritage art and marketing it in a modern way has opened the doors to expand globally, with partners who share our ambitious vision.
Beauty & Fitness > Beauty Salons / Spa
United Arab Emirates
15 - 20 years
100-500 (Sq Ft)