Sophie Akis decided to have the temporary tattoo after being approached by a street vendor on the beach during a holiday with her family in the seaside resort of Agadir, in Morocco.
The 22-year-old, who was on holiday with her husband and other relatives, even opted to have her skin tested and waited 24 hours before paying the equivalent of £4 for the popular temporary inking.
Lorde's debut studio album Pure Heroine (2013) garnered positive reviews for her depiction of suburban adolescence; yielding the additional top-ten single "Team", it topped the national charts in New Zealand and Australia and reached number three on the US Billboard 200.
The following year, Lorde curated the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) and provided its lead single, "Yellow Flicker Beat", for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.
Born in Takapuna and raised in Devonport, Auckland, she became interested in performing as a child.
She was living on Tybee Island at the time and her mom was having a hard time controlling her.
She said: 'It happened when my son was at his nan's house for the night.
I collected him the next day and he told me what happened.'I was really angry.
Although PPD can lawfully be used in hair dyes in the EU, its use is strictly controlled.
Real henna, normally safe to use, is an orange colour, with a red or brown tint.