“Temporary” Black Henna Tattoos Can Cause Allergic Reactions and Permanent Scarring

Compensation , Toxic Exposure

"Just because a tattoo is temporary doesn't mean that it is risk-free," says Linda Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director of FDA's Office of Cosmetics and Colors. Many young people and children get temporary black henna tattoos that artists can paint on...

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