Posts by Melanie Ooi
Hi folks! I’m stepping away for 2 months to visit family in NZ and then head over to Japan for a 20 year reunion with the country! So my online shops are currently closed until late April. In the meantime, please email or text me with your booking inquiries. I might be able to have…Read More
Holiday Items + 10% off Gift Certificates at the Blue Lotus Henna Parlor
Hi folks! I have decided not to do any holiday events this year, but if you want to do any specific gift shopping, please feel free to set up an appointment at the Parlor. I have some fresh henna paintings on canvas, lots of handmade jewelry, and some new 2″ tea light candle sets along…Read More
Pumpkin Spice Season
I’m so happy for slightly cooler weather and some rain! Remember that as the weather cools, I have all the tricks and after care to keep you warm and get the best stain with your henna. Taking private appointments at the Blue Lotus Henna Parlor and bookings for holiday parties. Jewelry Feature:…Read More
Fall Special at the Henna Parlor
Our brief, yet hectic summer is drawing to a close and I’m finally finding a moment to regroup. Looking forward to sweater weather, cozy food and quiet time for winter projects. For the remainder of September I am offering a 10% discount for private appointments at the Henna Parlor. Just mention this post when booking…Read More
Labor Day Weekend- Closed Saturday & Sunday.
Hi folks! I will be away over the weekend and am fully booked on Monday the 5th already. So please call to book for later in the week (even though we’re officially stepping into fall, I am still busy!). What else is new? Fall colors pom pom earrings and a new line of crystal and…Read More
New Look Belly Henna Kit!
Check out my updated Belly Henna Kit! The only DIY belly kit on the market, containing: 10 grams of natural, fresh henna powder, a vial of pregnancy safe essential oils, pre-rolled cone, practice sheet and design inspirations. Includes pro-tips for the entire process from seating to application to wrapping! Available in the shop section!Read More
It feels like the old days with all of this persistent rain! But I swear, summer is ALMOST here! I have two specials running for June! 15% off any June Belly Henna Session! (normally $160, $136 in June) 15% off graduation henna! Do your walk and photos in unique style with 15% off my hourly…Read More
Spring is ON!
Hi Folks! I’m back from filming the second henna documentary in Morocco, and ready for the summer henna season! I have officially retired from the Portland Saturday Market and am seeing clients from my home studio in SE Portland as well as working parties and events. There will be NO WALK-INS this year, so please…Read More
Documentary Fundraiser Screening in Portland!
We are FINALLY able to have a theater screening of my award winning documentary, WORLD OF HENNA!! DETAILS: Sunday, March 6th, 5-7pm at the Clinton Street Theater (2522 SE Clinton Street, Portland 97202). The documentary will roll from 5:15-6:15pm, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and the bonus BTS reel! TICKETS: Available through this…Read More
Shop & Services until the end of February
Hello! I’m excited to announce that I will be in Morocco for all of March and half of April to film our next henna documentary- the Moroccan Edition! My services and shop products will be available until the end of this month, and then everything will go on hold while I’m traveling. So get your henna…Read More