Mehendi

Mehndi Designs Collection

Wearing Mehendi on hands and feet is an age old tradition in India and also in Pakistan. There are plenty of reasons why women wear mehendi. From keeping your body cool to using it as a body art for fashion, it is widely used for all reasons.

Bridal mehendi designs can be anything from simple henna designs to elaborate and delicate mehendi designs on the bride’s hands and feet. Floral’s, trumpets and dulha-dulhan mehnedi designs are drawn on the hands to make it more detailed and unique. Some traditions also require the name of the husband to be written in the design. The reason for this is the husband on the first night has to find the name. This is another way to gain warmth between the bride and groom.

Many people in the West like to wear mehendi designs in the form of temporary tattoos. Many tattoo ideas are generated with the help of mehendi motifs and simple henna designs. Kid’s mehendi is also a popular art form. They often feel grown up and blend into the cultural celebrations with simple henna designs on the hands.

Every city has a design of their own. For eg., Arabic mehendi designs have elaborate flowers in different shapes that runs diagonally on the hands and feet. Marvari mehndi designs are more details and fill the hands in a way that hardly any white space is seen. Pakistani mehendi designs are again similar to that of Arabic.