How to add Gems to Becoming Moonlight ‘white henna’

assorted gems for use with becoming moonlight

Flatback rhinestones are a beautiful addition to ‘white henna’.  Fortunately, ‘white henna’  adhesive paste is an adhesive invented to glue gems and other objects safely to skin.  

Unless someone rubs or picks off the ‘white henna’ adhesive, they’ll stay in place for several days.  

Becoming Moonlight® Gilding Paste and Pros-Aide Cream Adhesive are safe, reliable ‘white henna’ skin adhesives.

application of gilding paste

Apply a dot of ‘white henna’ skin adhesive paste to the skin where you want to place a gem.

To pick up a gem with a birthday candle, just press the candle on the dome of the gem.

birthday cake candle used to pick up gems
application of gems to design using candle

Using the candle, transfer the gem to the dot of ‘white henna’ adhesive paste. Touch the flat side of the rhinestone to the paste.

Continue until you have as many gems as you wish. Then, complete the ‘white henna’ paste and powdering work as seen in the following links.

finished design using gems

‘White Henna’ Lesson Four: Create ‘Silver henna’ with Becoming Moonlight


‘White Henna’ Lesson Five: Create ‘Gold Henna’ with Becoming Moonlight

What Gems would you like to use today?

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