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Henna / Mehndi Designs

Mehndi or henna has a cultural value in the middle east and Asian countries. Mehndi is thought to be very auspicious in their traditions and the commencement of every happy occasion his marked by applying mehndi on the hands. As such the tradition says that the mehndi can be applied by both men and women but with time, the men stopped applying mehndi as it is related more to femininity. Women in Asian and middle Eastern countries love applying mehndi and at times it is applied on the complete hands and feet

Easy mehndi designs for beginners

There are alot of people who incorporate the usage of glitter and sequins to make easy mehndi patterns look gorgeous.

Bridal Mehndi Design For Weddings

Interestingly, bridal/wedding mehndi designs keep every minute detail in mind of the bridal attire, in order to suit the color and the look.

Mehndi designs for kids

Simple mehndi designs for kids are the basic sun, moon and star patterns to name a few. Kids love to play around with color and mehndi with bling only brings in excitement. Kid’s mehndi designs have become quite popular in birthday parties, where a mehndi artist is brought in to entertain the children with lovely mehndi tattoos.

Beautiful mehndi designs for hands

The mango tree design is also used as a temporary tattoo by people in Western countries who are in awe of this Indian style.

Arabian mehndi designs for hands

Arabian mehndi gained popularity in the rest of the world very quickly. Initially mehandi was an art only constricted to marriages and special religious occasions, but gradually the West adopted it as a form of temporary tattoo art which gave it a modern dimension.

How to do henna designs for beginners

Henna designing works on very simple basics. It is a play of straight and curved lines on one hand and small and big spaces on the other.

Peacock mehndi designs for hands

Occasions like Eid and weddings cannot be complete without the application of #mehndi. The #peacock mehandi designs look spectacular with some golden glitter spread on them and this look does wonders for such occasions.

Indian Henna Mehndi Designs

There are different styles of application practised in India. One is the Marwari or Rajasthani mehndi designs. These are traditional mehndi designs that owe their name to the marwari community that applies it.