Long ago humans had the admiration to actualize art. And because of this admiration Body Painting is Born. At that time humans body is like canvass and this art is not permanent unlike some body art like tattoos and many other.
During the age-old times, tribes would generally use this during celebrations and important ceremonies. Around the 12th century, a fresh affectionate of anatomy painting accepted as the Mehendi became popular. What is Mehendi?!..Mehendi is ritual from egypt and using Henna. This art need 1 until 2 weeks before before the color fading.
And now Body Painting is like a way for self expression. Many festival held every years and many participants from around the world.