About Us

About Us

Enjoy the classic and exotic charm of Henna, artfully done by Natasha Monahan Papousek of Crescent Moon Designs. We offer custom hand-drawn henna and glitter tattoos in San Diego, CA – both city and county!
Crescent Moon Designs specializes in this sought after art-form, inspired by the cultures of India, Morocco and North Africa. Whether you are looking to show off henna at an upcoming event, or just looking to try something new, you will love your henna design from Crescent Moon Designs, guaranteed!

Henna is made from 100% all natural ingredients. No harmful chemical dyes! Lasts one to two weeks.Wears off naturally.

In addition to henna designs, Crescent Moon Designs specializes in custom drawn glitter tattoos – from the simple to the fancy Sparkle Mehndi, glitter tattoos are fun, waterproof, easily removed and colorful! Any henna design can be drawn in glitter!

Henna and glitter tattoos make for the perfect party! From birthdays to mitzvahs, Crescent Moon Designs will tailor a program to make your day even more special. We have over 17 years of experience and a passion for henna that is displayed in every design we create. Check out our online gallery for a glimpse at what we do, and for some ideas for your own art.

For more information on Crescent Moon Designs, including our custom hand drawn henna and glitter tattoos in San Diego, CA, please contact us today.

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Learn How to Henna

Natasha will come to your home or office to teach you and up to 10 people how mix henna paste and to apply beautiful designs. $250 for a 2 hour class plus a materials fee of $15 per student.

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On my way to Baltimore for the Henna Chai Conference. I’ll be sharing lots of glittery fun and learning tons as well.

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Celebrate Life with Henna!

Birthday Celebrations
Henna is a fun addition for Bat and Bar Mitzvahs, Sweet 16 parties, Qinceaneras, 40th birthday bashes and even 80th birthday parties! Natasha has a wide variety of traditional and modern designs to fit your party’s theme.
Baby Showers and Blessingways
Henna has been traditionally used to celebrate the joyous arrival of a new baby a month or two before the birth. That tradition lives on when you add henna to your baby shower or blessingway. The designs can be good wishes for the mother and baby or just plain decorative fun. If the expectant mother is sensitive to certain scents, Natasha will make a special batch to suit her preferences.
Wedding Celebrations
When you want a certain special something at your bridal shower or wedding reception, think henna. Traditionally used to decorate and bless the bride, henna and weddings go together. Natasha can do both traditional Sangeet designs and creative custom designs for your special day.
Themed Parties
Whether the theme is Arabian Nights, Moroccan Spice, Bollywood or Egyptian, henna will add the perfect exotic touch to your entertainment. Natasha is happy to create custom design sheets for your event! She will also bring table décor to match your party’s color scheme and wear an exotic caftan or sari.
How To Classes
Learn how to mix paste, make cones and the basics of creating designs. Everything needed to get started with the fascinating hobby of henna
Painless and no regret tattoo trials
Thinking about getting a real tattoo, but aren’t sure where it would look best or if that design is really something you want forever. Wondering how a design that looks great on paper will really look like when it’s on a curved body surface. Test-drive the design in henna! It’s painless and temporary.
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