As women entrepreneurs, Syra and Mehroon believe that they have a responsibility to help other women – by hiring staff and giving free workshops so that mothers can have extra income.

How did you become a henna artist?

I love to draw. Actually, I was a make-up

artist first then I just discovered that I

have the talent for this and it’s really



With the increasing popularity of SyraSkins, do you feel stressed?

Even if I have 8 brides in a day, I do not feel stress at all. I love the smell of essential oils and henna, it’s very relaxing. But I guess for my sister who handles the business side, it can be demanding.

You share your knowledge freely, why don’t you see your students as a potential competitor?

This gift is not mine, it’s a blessing and I

feel that it should be shared.