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An oasis in Essaouira

Habiba is just the nicest lady. I had a cold and was wandering about in the medina and found her... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2017
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Henna tatoos

I have always gone to Habibi for my henna and never once had a problem. On my first visit to... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2017
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Jan 27, 2017
“An oasis in Essaouira”
Jan 24, 2017
“Henna tatoos”
30 Rue Laalouj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

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...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

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...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

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....More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed February 18, 2016

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...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank R2318DYmichaelm
Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

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...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Katri J
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

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!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Allyrob
Reviewed September 13, 2014

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...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed March 20, 2014

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...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank brahim e
Reviewed July 27, 2011

Felt so welcome at this place recommended by a nearby restaurant. Fixed prices, warm welcome, and tons of honest and useful advice - basically unlike any other place in Essaouira or Morroco. Prices might be a tad higher on spices but it's so worth it...More

3  Thank HenryGL
Reviewed April 3, 2011

Loved going to visit Habiba and discovering all the Argan products, make up tricks (Khol, Berber lipstick). Sitting, laughing, drinking Royal Tea. I couldn't help but brought some home and presents for friends. Habiba is so full of life that going to" Au Petit Bonhomme...More

Date of experience: December 2010
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