I'm Jeanette Platania-Harper, a professional artist with a focus on organic henna body art and maiolica-style paintings + jewelry. The Island Girl Henna art studio is located in the western Catskill Mountains of NY.
Henna is a plant whose dried leaves have the ability to stain.
Henna body art is 1,300 years old. It's often called temporary henna tattoos, hinna + mehndi.
Henna at Island Girl is blended in-house using the finest organic ingredients and applied completely freehand.
Henna appointments resuming after covid! I'm eager to get back to my clients and festivals, until then you're welcome to shop my art...
The pandemic put my henna career on pause so I dove into my Sicilian heritage and drew inspiration from Italian maiolica, creating acrylic paintings in this famous style.
Life gave me lemons so now I paint them! This artistic expansion came from the most unusual of circumstances and I'm extremely happy to present to you this artistic addition to Island Girl Henna.