TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A neighborhood small enterprise proprietor has gone viral on social media for her particular expertise.

V. Heiland, a Topeka native, moved from India to the capital metropolis at a really younger age. When she arrived within the U.S., she mentioned her mom would paint her arms with an Indian custom known as henna.

“I used to be in third grade,” mentioned Heiland. “I’d go to highschool and persons are like, “oh what’s in your hand.”

Heiland grew nearer to henna at a younger age and commenced to see the influence it made in her life throughout tough occasions. With elements together with eucalyptus, henna has been used to calm the physique. Heiland mentioned it was a method for her to really feel consolation.

“I went via some nervousness and melancholy,” mentioned Heiland. “Throughout that point, I discovered that Henna was like my mild.”

Now, Heiland makes use of her particular expertise to make others locally really feel particular and has began her personal enterprise known as Important Henna. In a video that has now been considered over a million occasions, ladies battling most cancers are supplied with free henna crowns.

“So, the thought was to assist everybody really feel daring and assured once more,” mentioned Heiland. “As a result of hair is a part of lots of people’s lives.”

Whereas utilizing her social media platforms, she desires to proceed to encourage others locally and on-line via her artwork.

“Very empowering,” mentioned Heiland. “The aim is to assist them really feel lovely and daring, and assured once more. Be the king and queen they’re.”