Au Petit Bonhomme La Chance

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Au Petit Bonhomme La Chance

Au Petit Bonhomme La Chance
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Juju
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg37 contributions
Allergy to this henna
Dec 2019
I went to Habiba following the suggestion on Le Guide du Routard which says she uses natural prodcuts. It's the 5th black henna I've done in my life and I've never ever had an allergic reaction. One month later and I'm still treating this one with cortisone. In addition the price is not really cheap. I wouldn't trust any of her other products.
Written January 21, 2020
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Dogmom1955
Middletown, NY29 contributions
First woman to open a shop in the Medina...Spices and Henna
Jul 2019 • Family
We had read reviews of Habiba's shop and found her in the Medina without trouble.
My niece, my great nephew and I all picked our designs off her phone.
She was knowledgeable about henna and all the spices in her shop.
Habiba is the first woman to open a shop in the Essaouira Medina...pretty special!
in the end my husband decided to get a stylized guitar on his arm also!
Would go back to her in a minute...
Written July 10, 2019
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Viney
Edinburgh, UK113 contributions
An oasis in Essaouira
Jan 2017 • Solo
Habiba is just the nicest lady. I had a cold and was wandering about in the medina and found her shop. She gave me tea, some peppermint crystals and nigella seeds to sniff in a piece of fabric - wonderful!
Her shop does all kinds of wonderful smelling things from spices, to blocks of scent and henna tattoos.
It was an almost magical find and I felt very safe and cared for sitting having tea with her and chatting about life in Morocco
I'll definitely go back :)
Written January 27, 2017
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hogmailManchester
manchester4,006 contributions
Henna tatoos
Oct 2016 • Solo
I have always gone to Habibi for my henna and never once had a problem. On my first visit to Essaouira I went to a place on the corner of the ramparts and ended up in hospital. They did the natural brown henna and then put chemicals on top and put cling film over it and said it would turn black. The henna obviously didnt but my arm swelled up and turned black. I was in hospital in Agadir and had to extend my holiday as I wasnt well enough to travel. Habibi is the only one I will trust now.
Written January 24, 2017
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Najeeb A
London, UK11 contributions
Lovely little shop in the Medina.
Jul 2016 • Family
Took my four daughters here for henna while in Essaouira. Habiba the owner was extremely kind and came out to find us when we had trouble locating her shop. (Which is just opposite the museum). All in all a great experience and girls all happy. She has a lot of designs on her phone which you can choose from. Or just draw your own as one of my girls did.
I had my baby with me, she let me feed her and change a smelly nappy while waiting. Slightly expensive but I was happy to pay as didn't want to risk dodgy henna on the beach for a lot less!
Written July 28, 2016
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R2318DYmichaelm
Greater London, UK60 contributions
Extreme caution if getting a black Henna tattoo!
Feb 2016 • Couples
I had a black one stretched from shoulder to my elbow.(There is no mention of allergy testing.) Within 24hrs the whole thing was eating through my layers of skin, fluid running everywhere,doctor out twice to re-dress wounds,flew home where the hospital have taken over.A week on,they're still re-dressing every 48 hours. They have even talked about skin grafts,at best, bad scarring. Nurse told me she was familiar with dangers of black Henna, but mine is worst she's seen. Google this problem and you'll see the explanation (and pictures) - Henna is not black, it's the additive that's potentially dangerous for sensitive skins. I've left this review so that you don't go through the same. Like everyone else on here, I agree that the lady and her shop are lovely, and stick to coloured Henna (which is organic) and you'll be fine.
Written February 18, 2016
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Katri J
8 contributions
Good place to get henna and spices
Dec 2015 • Friends
First of all the lady who runs the shop is so friendly and nice. My friend got a bit of a cold and she recommended some tea for the fever.
She makes beautiful henna tattoos and there is something for every price range. Tattoos do itch a little because of the lemon juce in it, but it's natural and nothing serious.
She can also recommend some recepies to go with the spices.
A very good experience.
Written December 24, 2015
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Allyrob
Nantwich, UK21 contributions
A charming experience
Jun 2015 • Couples
We popped in here to buy the obligatory spice presents and the charming lady in the shop explained everything very thoroughly, we also picked up some pigments and hair oil during the same visit. Christmas shopping done in 30 minutes. Heartily recommended!
Written June 2, 2015
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LadyBettyTokyo
Tokyo129 contributions
Henna!
Oct 2013 • Solo
You should visit Habiba! She is the best lady I ever met here. sweet smile, warm character, can speak English, and super fashionable!!!
I got Henna tattoo here, Habiba gave me some awesome ideas of design. I love her, and this shop, really want to visit on next trip to Essaouira.
Written September 13, 2014
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brahim e
Madina Munawara1 contribution
Elfilali
Mar 2014 • Solo
Next month, I should visit Au petit bonhomme. I wish to have the chance to do it. i d love to visit habiba, I m very proud of her as a person & what she is providing to enrich the Moroccan tradition. I couldn t miss a special cup of tea...Argan...I m sure I ll appreciate her hospitality that I really miss.
Written March 20, 2014
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