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Updated 27 March 2015

These brave women turned to henna to help them heal when their disease stole their hair

When life gives you cancer, or alopecia ... and takes your beautiful hair. What are you going to do?

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These women had henna tattoos applied to help empower them to feel beautiful & to give them the confidence to be a walking work of art.

Henna Heals was created to raise awareness of "henna crowns", a temporary, safe and all-natural form of body-art for people experiencing hair loss.

The organisation was founded in 2011 as a small henna company based in Toronto, Canada, and has grown into an international referral organisation of over 250 independent henna artists.

Fill out the form on HennaHeals to find the most reputable artist near you and visit them on Facebook.

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Watch: How Henna Heals started 

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