An Introduction to Mehandi Designs

Also known as Henna, Mehandi Designs is considered to be a very important part of Women beauty armory for a long time and as days are passing it is also becoming popular amongst Western Nations too. It is considered to be the most crucial component in the lives of young Women. Sub-continental women apply Mehndi Designs during festive occasions, such as weddings, religious gatherings, etc. It is a paste that is bought into a cone shaped tube and then applied into designs for men and women. Usually it was used for palms only, but as time progressed Women started applying it in hands also alongside men. In General, Mehandi Designs is applied where skin tone is lighter instead of darker so that the designs are clearly visible and noticed. Places like hands and feet, back of shoulder and palms can be really good for applying Mehndi Design. In Arab World, Henna has served as the sign of Best Luck, Health and Passion for more than thousands of years. According to Botanists, the Henna Plant was usually originated in Egypt and henna application on the body of Egyptian Mummies provides the clear evidence.

There are many types of variations in Mehndi Design like Arabic, Pakistani, Bridal, Traditional, and as well as Indian Mehndi Designs, etc. And here you will find some of most unique and excellent mehandi designs to make you look exquisite. Here you will be provided with lots of choices to choose from as we have vast collection of designs in all kinds of Mehandi Designs variations and all the designs are latest and precise. Bridal Designs, Arabic  and many more are there in our vast collection of Mehandi Designs Images.

Traditionally Mehndi was originated in ancient “Subcontinent of India” but now Mehandi-Designs are not only popular in the Sub-Continent part instead they are popular all over the World in the form of “henna tattoos”. Mehandi Designs started to become popular in the West by late 1990 by Indian Cinema and Entertainment Industry. Use and Designs of Mehndi differs from location to location in India like in Rajasthan as per tradition it is applied to Brides before Marriage functions and on specific parts of Grooms whereas in Assam it is widely used by unmarried women. In some Gulf States, the brides are dedicated and decorated with Henna Designs on the night before the wedding night called “Henna Night” and in contrast to this some families in Western Countries have “Mehndi nights”. When you compare this to Middle East and African Countries, girls there tend to apply henna to their and on their nails, toenails as well as hands.

Mehandi Designs is not for as specific religion or caste instead it is been applied by people from all the religions. When the demand ratio is high on special occasions and festivals, generally people prefer readymade Henna cones which are ready to use instantly. But still in rural areas of India, to achieve darker colors, women tend to grind fresh leaves of henna with added oil. It will not turn dark as soon as you apply it to your body but will get darker as the time will pass. For first few hours you need to be very careful or else the designs will get overlapped onto one another. To soak it earlier, most of the women apply lemon on it so that it dries up and then you can steadily extract the paste from it.

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  1. yogalover
    April 11, 14:04 #1 yogalover

    nice article

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  2. Martine Roddigase
    April 11, 20:08 #2 Martine Roddigase

    Nice Desings

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