Traditional Indian ornament adorned on the hands of women is considered to be auspicious and a harbinger of prosperity and good luck for the family in coming future. Spotting women painting their hands and legs with pretty henna designs is quite a common phenomenon.
It is one of the most ancient practices and women all over celebrate several festivals including Eid with their henna laden hands. Weddings are incomplete without a beautiful carving of henna on bride, bridesmaids and women relative’s hands. It’s not only used to enhance the beauty but also loaded with several medicinal uses. Henna is applied on hair to fight against hair fall and promote hair growth while it is believed henna fight against the fungal infections, wounds, scabies etc.
Best Mehendi Designs
Here are some of the breathtaking henna designs:
Floral Mehendi Design
A simple Mehendi Design is never enough for your beautiful hands especially when it includes so much effort, but you can still make it look simple yet beautiful with Floral. Women love flowers, so why not intricate it in the form of Mehendi with design that resemble flowers, leaves and petals just like the one in the picture.
Jewelry Mehendi Design
Women are too fancy on wearing heavy pieces of jewelry; guess what you can wear them without having to bear the weight. Jewelry style Mehendi is one form of art where in Mehendi can be applied in the design of Cuffs on the wrists, like pretty palm jewelry at the back, and like rings on the fingers. It all depends on what the designer can engrave making it look fancier than an original jewelry could look.
Diagonal Mehendi Design
To make sure your hand looks sleek, chic and fancy also when you have Mehendi on it without the need to go overboard; then this design comes in. You can draw whatever you want; it can be flowers, basic patterns or anything. This design makes sense when it has been done at the back of your hands diagonally covering one of the fingers, you can put on another finger leaving the one in middle untouched.
Traditional/Vintage Mehendi Design
This Design has been in practice since no one knows when as it is something whosoever applies Mehendi or knows to apply Mehendi is familiar. If you have no such reservation to the type of design or nothing comes in mind then the Traditional or Vintage take on design is the best choice ever. They are beautiful, artistic and make the hands look covered and pretty. A married woman who has to apply Mehendi in every coming occasion drapes her hands with this design.
Semi-Circular Motif and Patterns Mehendi Design
We know how beautiful circular motifs look as Mehendi designs, but this one has a twist to it. It is semi-circular motif design which has patterns all over it. This Mehendi design is ever so gracious and makes great for a wedding ceremony. The same pattern has been draped to the entire semi circles and for the fingers as well.
Circular Mehendi Designs
This Mehendi Design will look as graceful on a bride as it is a mixture of both tradition and modernity. The Circular design act as a base to the Mehendi design whereas the artistic drawings over it give it a modern texture. The designs on the fingers, outside the circle and at the wrists can be of flowers, pieces of jewelry, traditional drawings, patterns etc.
Arabic Three flower mehendi design
Nothing can beat the beauty of Arabic mehndi design and when the classic floral designs are added to it, the beauty enhances. This particular design has three flowers which start from the wrist and goes up to the bottom of fingers. Apart from the flower (which is the centre of attraction), the design also comes with tiny detailing on fingers and small flowers spread all over the palm.
Modern diamond shaped mehendi design
This is very unique design when it comes to latest mehndi design. This design is a very modern and yet has a traditional touch. It is perfect for someone who is planning to attend a wedding as a guest. The design is a very minimal yet very classy at the same time. When paired with right Indian outfit, this mehndi design will stand out. This design is perfect for someone who is looking for minimal mehndi design.
The chic henna design with geometric patterns
If you are someone who is not very much into traditional mehndi designs, you can try this geometric mehndi design which looks amazing with Indian wear. this design is unique in its own way as it do not have any design on the palm. the design is only spread across the rest area. with this design you don’t need to wear any bangles or bracelet as the task is done by the design itself. this design is also perfect for someone who is looking for minimal yet eye catching design.
Unique Mehendi design with tribal art
This particular mehndi design is very unusual and has a tribal touch to it. The design is a very Bohemian and can be worn with any outfit. Well, we would like to mention that if you are someone who is not very much into traditional or ethnic wears, you can wear this designs with Indo western outfit and still look good. Even if the design looks a very integrated and hard to draw, it is not so. If you take a closer look at the design, we are pretty much sure that you will be able to get a hang of it very easily. Also, just like the previous design, this design is also spread throughout the wrist area and not all over the pam.
Patterns and Lines Mehndi Design
The self-created patterns and Lines which describes the artists art beautifully giving your Mehndi an artistic and unique taste is a must try this year. It is minimal and innovative.
Pakistani Mehndi Design
The Application of Red Mehndi got its origin from the Pakistani Mehndi Design which is nothing but designs with a blend of Indian and Arabic patterns. It looks sweet and beautiful.
Circular Motif Mehndi Design
The ones who like to keep Mehndi Design minimal should go for a Circular Motif Mehndi Design. It is best for a married woman who applies Mehndi during rituals and occasions. It looks elegant and pretty.
Jewelry or Bangle/Churi Mehndi Design
A modern taste to apply Mehndi in a way as if you are wearing fine pieces of jewelry for your hands. On the arms one can apply Mehndi just like that of a bangle or Churi whereas for the fingers it can be like chained rings.
Chinese Mehndi Design
Mehndi Designs are also known as Henna Tattoos outside India. It is one special practice in China where people make henna tattoos which have a design of their own like that of a dragon, a name, some Chinese script etc.
Finger Mehndi Design
Who said Mehndi is just for the hands or arms? You can simply try it just for your fingers and nothing else. Whether it is engagement ceremonies or any other occasion you can choose your fingers to be the center of attraction in elegant and beautiful designs.
Groom Mehndi Design
Just like Brides, Bridesmaid have special Mehndi Designs so do the Grooms have. It is a simple pattern that depicts nothing but love in the form of your partner’s name or a small design, basically for the sake of rituals.
Bridal Henna Designs
We are in love with all things bridal and Indian weddings come with an outburst of energy and joy. Henna adds to the beauty of a bride while she delicately sighs and shies beneath her bridal trousseau and heavy jewelry. These lust-worthy henna designs are perhaps the most trending and will catch your beau’s attention in no time. We promise.
Portrait Bridal Henna
This is the latest buzz in wedding town. With miniature portraits adorning the bridal hands, you shall be the conversation starter of the kitschy trend taking over. Let your love shine through with you and your fiancée portraits on your hands gleaming with joy.
Turkish Bridal Henna
Turkish designs are one of the latest and brides are overwhelmed with this beautiful intricate detailed mehendi. Turkish incorporates a slightly different method by taking a route of going all ethnic and filling the hands and legs with pointed cone. Their designs are more visually appealing because of their specialized henna application skills. Also, brides love to narrate their love story if they’re getting married to the love of their life. The story of how they met on their hands through design is quite a talk in the town.
Jewel Bridal Henna
We’re so much in love with this gorgeous plush and royal henna design immaculately crafted on the bride’s hands. Look at the glorious jewelry adorning her henna. This is the prettiest henna design for every royal flamboyant bride who is planning for a large extravagant destination wedding, pin this ladies.
Arabic Bridal henna
If you’re a lover of all things art and details, Arabic is a way to go. They are known for their remarkable feat in crafting detailed, intricate and absolutely delightful henna designs that will steal your husband’s hearts way in seconds. Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself.
Signature Indian Bridal Henna
If you’re the follower and preacher of Indian traditions and would love to embrace culture of the country, this signature Indian bridal henna design fits your look perfectly. Add a dash of glamour with bright red trousseau and soft tone makeup to popup your henna.
Minimalistic Henna Designs
Trending and buzzing this season are all things “less is more”. The mantra that all the millennials and young girls are chanting since it looks suave, charming and graceful to be simple yet elegant. So, when choosing an outfit, pastels and sheer nets have dominated the market. Talk about henna designs, and minimalistic henna is in fashion. So, keep your hands manicured and don these chic designs to stand out.
Festive Henna Design
You can go all festive and add that subtle charm to your hands with this glorious henna design. Suitable for young girls and unmarried women who shall be able to carry this pretty look quite effortlessly.
Petite Hands Henna
Got little tiny hands and don’t want to end up looking like a trash with full henna design? Look no further than this gorgeous minimalistic henna design that will go with all your outfits and complement your petite hands too.
Flaunt your ornament laden henna design and let the people go gaga over this beautiful piece of art on your hands. You can choose the color of stones on your henna similar to the color of your outfit to coordinate and stand tall.
Arabic minimalist henna designs are quite a rage amongst the young girls who love to get their hands drawn in inclined signature patterns. Florals and peacocks beautify the tangent looking henna designs adorning pretty hands.
Bridesmaids Henna Design
All the beautiful chirpy and happening bridesmaids add magic and fun to the wedding proceedings with endless music, dance and fun. So, why should their hands not scream extravagance. Here’s how you can rock simple, subtle yet statement henna designs and entice the hot men out there.
This henna design will surely grab you a ton of compliments from friends and relatives alike. The beautiful design reflects youth, love, energy and passion which you shall be showcasing throughout the wedding ceremonies with utmost responsibility.
Not too over the top or fancy, just the dash of design and a dollop of style with traditional henna craft. It will look adorable on a young girl adorning this design with a traditional Indian ensemble- lehenga or a saree.
Arabic Bridesmaid Henna
Let your hands weave the story of you with this elegant intricate work of Pakistani Arabic inspired henna design. We’re in awe with this gorgeous design that is nothing less than a dreamy sail.
When wearing a beautiful accessory henna, you need not stack those bangles. This is the beauty and gorgeousness of a wonderful design that helps you keep it sober yet head turner.