We had the good fortune of connecting with Mehnaz and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Mehnaz, we’d love to start by asking you about lessons learned. Is there a lesson you can share with us?
One of the most important lessons my career has taught me is: following your passion/talent is worth it. A lot of times we are told/guided towards a certain path, but what if instead we were guided towards what makes us happy? When you are happy you are more likely to succeed, to grow, and to flourish. Of course it’s not always highs when it comes to anything, but you will be more equipped to handle the challenges if you genuinely love what you do. I’m so grateful that my job brings me joy, allows me to creatively express, and is successful. It has pushed me out of my comfort zone, allowed me to meet so many wonderful people, and grown me as a person. Overall, if you have a burning passion for something – please never let anyone dim your light! And special thank you, from the bottom of my heart, to those who have supported me and my business!

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I have been applying Mehndi (Henna) tattoos for over 25 years! I started at a very young age back in Pakistan out of genuine curiosity and interest. My first bride was my sister; back when she got married, Mehndi used to be applied by dipping a thin needle into it. Now there are cones of course, but I love looking back at where I started from! I have an honest passion for what I do. I enjoy it. I love meeting new people and seeing happy customers. This passion is what dedicates me towards always doing my best and always growing! My love for what I do transfers into my work and into each experience/person I encounter, and for that I am so thankful! I do Henna for weddings, birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers, private events, and much more!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My family is my number one supporter! They have always encouraged me and cheered me on from the very beginning. My husband in specific has been the sweetest. He always pushes me and supports me throughout everything. I am so grateful to have such a caring person who is always there for a helping hand when I’m busy! Definitely big thanks to him! I couldn’t do this without him!

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