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 mehndi 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 mehendi laden hands. Weddings are incomplete without a beautiful carving of henna or mehandi or mehndi 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. Lets see few mehndi henna designs from 2018 catalog.
Latest Mehndi henna Designs 2018
Flowers and Paisely Bridal Mehndi Design
Intricate designs are a part of bridal mehndi. All traditional henna designs are intricately done. This design comprises of paisleys and flowers combined with checks, dots and mesh. The end of the hands are beautifully done with wildflower and paisley. This is the star attraction of the entire design.
Full Hand Bridal Beauty
This timeless classic is designed artistically in several forms, comprising of domes, paisleys, jharokhas and mesh. The tips of the fingers are filled heavily with henna and larger paisleys on the palm. The intricate strokes in the design emphasize the beautiful architecture on palm and hands.
Fine Rajasthani Full Hand Bridal Mehndi
Rajasthani mehndi is the most popular mehndi design in India. Intricately and finely drawn with meticulous hands, the mehndi is a stunner in all respects. The design covers the entire hands beautifully. It will mesmerize the onlookers on the D-day.
Royal Bride and Groom Full Hand Bridal Mehndi
The dulha-dulhan design is typically Marwari design. It has become popular all over India. This design is royal, strategically spaced out and integrated with varied beautiful elements such as flowers, domes, laces, and peacock. The beautiful design is a head turner for sure.
Curves and Mesh Full Hand Bridal Mehndi
If fully hand mehndi design is artistic with traditional elements integrated on palms. The tips of the fingers are filled and leaves carved into them. The hands and wrists are embellished with a eclectic geometric designs and patterns.
Symmetrical Mehendi Design with Lotus Flowers
The art of symmetry looks ravishing when carved in form of Mehendi in one’s hand. You can either choose diagonal liners or circles and dots to make one heck of a design. The attraction point of this Mehendi design are the beautiful lotus flowers with artistic leaves.
Churidaar Style Mehendi Design
This one is a special design which represents designer sleeves of a churidaar. It looks magnificent on several occasions like Eid, Mehendi ceremony and this design is all about jewelry patterns and flowers. It is neither too heavy nor too little, it is just perfect for when you don’t want to overdo your mehendi design.
Bangle Style Mehendi Design
Every woman wears a bangle or bangles for when there is a function of traditions. What if we say your mehendi can look like a fashionable bangle, creating a unique design like no other? You can complement this bangle design with basic designs of flowers and lines or something heavy like peacock.
Arabic Pattern Mehendi Design
A broad bracelet with a flower in middle both at the back and front looks great, the Arabic patterns add beauty to the mehendi design. You can go with Paisley designs or minimal leafy patterns.
Full Hand Mehendi Designs
Every Full Hand Mehendi design looks eloquent only when it has been perfectly done. This Mehendi design in the picture is an example of heavy art leaving no space and it has amalgamation of all pretty designs and patterns put together artistically.
The Authentic Indian Style Mehendi Design
This one is also a heavy mehendi style which has paisley pattern, pretty dark flowers, circles, lines and chequered pattern put to detail. This mehendi design makes for a great bridal look.
Pakistani Style Mehendi Design
The blend of henna to create a traditional Pakistani mehendi makes it an unorthodox and glamorous pick for all occasions. This Mehendi design has everything right from lace patterns to leafy patterns to flowers covering the palms and arms.
Minimalistic Mehendi Design for the palms
Choosing a circular motif or paisley prints one after another is what you call a minimalistic mehendi design. You can choose one particular pattern for your fingers and then stick with that for the rest of the fingers. Keeping the space and letting the minimal mehendi glow makes it look sweet.
The art of lines carved into a Mehendi Design
This one is one of the simple Mehendi designs but to draw it perfectly, you need patience and practice. It is going to suit a bride or someone close to the bride really well. The reason we call it “The art of lines” being the different show of how a line has been drawn beautifully each time.
Diagonal Back Hand Mehendi Design
This Mehendi design is often chosen for occasions like Engagement parties by the bride or her friends. It is not at all time taking and very easy to draw. People even choose it for their palms for when there is less time. It will look elegant at the back of your hands.
Mirror type Mehendi Design
If you are bored of wearing mehendi designs that have peacocks or motifs then this mehendi design is surely a winner. It looks royal and should be drawn by someone who has an expert hand in mehendi. The term mirror type applies because both hands should have exact patterns so as to create a mirror image. This Mehendi designs are often chose by Bride to be or married women.
Jewelry Style Mehendi Design
Jewelry is the second love of every woman and to be able to put it in the designs of Henna will be a treat to watch. This is the reason why this Mehendi design for feet is the best choice for the bride to be or for the bridesmaid this wedding season. And, as far as the hand mehendi design is concerned it largely shows the beautiful lotus flowers and leaves. Not to forget the chequered patterns add life to the hand mehendi design.
The Gol Tika Mehendi Design & Diagonal Floral Mehendi Design
Choosing a gol tika for the back of your hands is a fantastic idea to go with, especially when you have less time. Carving designs around the gol tika need not always be flower petals, it can be anything. The Diagonal Mehendi design is often supported with floral patterns along with artistic leaves making it look sweet and sexy.
The Bridal Mehendi Design for the feet
When the bride is supposed to choose a mehendi design for her feet, it generally has to be heavy so as to look royal and completely traditional. This Mehendi Design in the picture has mirror replica because feet mehendi must look same. It has chequered patterns and intricate peacock designs in the middle. It looks ethereal and very much amazing.
Heart Shaped Mehendi Design or Traditional style Mehendi design
If you have to go with a Mehendi design that is just up to your palms and can be done by yourself then choose between Heart Shaped Mehendi design and Traditional style Mehendi design. Even though the latter looks difficult, the former is modern and is very much romantic for a bride to be. The hearts are half done on both the palms so that when they meet, it makes one full heart.
Hand Jewelry Style Mehendi Design
When you have a wedding party to attend and very less time to invest for applying Mehendi designs then your go to choice should be a back hand mehendi design. As we know that the fashion today is going minimal, so this hand jewelry pattern is going to make one heck of a mehendi design which no doubt will look sleek.
Birds design Mehendi or Lace Pattern Mehendi design
Did you ever thought that tiny drawings of paper can anytime take shape of henna? This ‘birds flying’ or “birds existing a cage’ is a unique idea to carve as your Mehendi design. On the other hand, the patterns of lace is a difficult yet brightest theme to choose as a mehendi design this season.
Floral work all the way
Flowers can never go out of fashion when it comes to choosing in a Mehendi design. This is the reason why drawing flowers of all kind, shape and size actually works as Mehendi design and you can create a beautifully unique design each time.
Peacock Mehendi design or the red touch to unique Mehendi designs
Going with a Peacock style Mehendi design that has intricate peacock feathers drawn along with peacock heads is always an elegant choice. But for people who want to try something different, the first picture can then be your choice. It has unique designs and patterns, along with that there is a touch of red color (which again is the color of love) wherever there is a little space.
Mirror Image of patterns and just patterns
Instead of drawing figures for your Mehendi, one can actually choose different patterns like lace, lines, circles and chequered patterns as their Mehendi design. Not only are they unique but one can create a masterpiece with the help of the same.
Tell a Story
Do you know how Henna is a tool often used by artists to create a master piece? Since women use henna in every occasion possible, it has become a story teller for the bride to be. Yes, you read that right, your Mehendi design can show a story of how you and your partner met or the story of your marriage through pictures. This one is a difficult Mehendi design.
Bracelet style Mehendi design for the palms
A ‘do it yourself’ mehendi design is the one that is just meant for the palms. This Mehendi design is easy to do and guess what you can actually draw a broad bracelet for your palms diagonally. Not only it is going to look different, but it will look very much attractive too.
The Peacock Print Mehendi Design
A giant peacock which has its feather spread looks eloquent, stylish and awesome. Instead of always choosing a jewelry or churidaar style mehendi design, you can go with The Peacock Print for the back of your hands. You can choose it if you are the bridesmaid or bride this season.
Intricate Mehendi Design for both hands
If you are confused on what kind of a design to choose for both of your hands then here is how you can do it. You can either choose one design that is flowers and just flowers, then stick to it for both your hands. Or, you can choose two different design of patterns one for each hand.
Red Henna for hand and feet
The Red color in a Mehendi design often shows love and is often called out to be differently beautiful. Choosing a lace like pattern for hands and legs at the minimal creates a sexy mehendi design for occasions like Dance festivals, Roka ceremony etc.
Maharani Mehendi Design or Symmetrical style Mehendi Design
If you want to sport a heavy mehendi design for your wedding day or wedding functions, then the Maharani which means Queen is the best choice. The Mehendi design is a true example of royalty and has both modern as well as traditional touch. Choosing this exquisite mehendi design requires a professional henna artist. On the next, is the Symmetrical style Mehendi design with semi-circles on top of one another. In order to put this symmetry to perfection you need to be patient and careful.
The little circular detail to Traditional Mehendi design
What exactly is catching attention in the second mehendi design are the little circles on top of patterns that have been kept clear and not filled with henna. The first mehendi design is a typically leafy pattern mehendi design with flowers on the end. Both make for an artistic contemporary choice.
Florals and Paisley designs for Mehendi
The sweet mixture of Paisley patterns and florals always make for a pretty choice. Even though this mehendi design looks hard but it surely is an easy option to go with. Sometimes people even choose to draw lace patterns or chequered patterns with the flowers just like the picture on your right.
Modern designs with lotus and leaves as Mehendi Design
Not all bridal mehendi be necessarily heavy, even the simplest mehendi designs when gets all dry and dark looks stunning. Choosing this piece of lotus and leaves with patterns of lines, hearts and peacock heads never looks overdone and is an essence of modern classic touch.
Lotus flowers inside a Peacock head or Jewelry style Mehendi Design
Creating a border on the sides of leafy patterns and drawing a big peacock head in the middle of the feet is a real-life check to all those choosing traditional style mehendi always. The lotus flowers inside the peacock head is surely a treat to watch. Or, you can simple choose jewelry pattern for your feet with big flowers in the middle or end.
Floral Mehendi Design on hand
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 Mehndi with design that resemble flowers, leaves and petals just like the one in the picture.
Jewelry Mehndi Design from cuffs to fingers
Women are too fancy on wearing heavy pieces of jewelry; guess what you can wear them without having to bear the weight. Jewelry style Mehndi design 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 Mehndi Design on backside of hand
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. It is a simple mehndi design of 2018. 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 Mehndi Design on palm
This henna mehndi design has been in practice since no one knows when as it is something whosoever applies Mehendi or knows to apply Mehndi 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 mehndi 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 henna design.
Semi-Circular Motif and Patterns Mehndi Design on hands
We know how beautiful circular motifs look as Mehendi designs, but this one has a twist to it. It is semi-circular motif henna mehndi design which has patterns all over it. This Mehndi design 2018 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 or henna design from catalog
This Mehndi 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.
Simple Arabic Three flower mehndi 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 mehndi design of 2018
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 – Mehendi design 2018
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 Mehndi 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 on palm
The self-created patterns and Lines which describes the artists art beautifully giving your Mehndi design an artistic and unique taste is a must try this year. It is minimal and innovative.
Pakistani Mehndi Design on hands
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 on hands
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 on hand
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 pattern
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.
Full Fingers 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 or henna 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 mehendi 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 mehndi designs are perhaps the most trending and will catch your beau’s attention in no time. We promise.
Portrait Bridal Henna mehndi design for full hands
Adorable full hands mehndi design for wedding. Bridal mehndi design with art on palm. 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 wedding Henna mehndi design for hands and legs
Turkish designs are one of the latest and brides are overwhelmed with this beautiful intricate detailed mehndi. 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 mehndi design
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 mehendi design
Floral mehndi design from wrists to finger tips. 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 wedding Bridal Henna design on hands
Beautiful wedding mehndi design for bride hands. 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 Design on bride hands
Here is a nice henna wedding mehndi design for women. 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 minimalist henna is in fashion. So, keep your hands manicured and don these chic designs to stand out.
Festive Henna mehndi design
Simple mehndi design of 2018. 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.
Simple Petite Hands Henna mehendi design
Henna mehendi design on front and back of hands. 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.
Embellished Henna wedding mehndi design for bride hands
Henna mehndi design for bride hands. 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 Henna bridal wedding mehndi design
Arabic minimalist henna mehndi 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 mehendi 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 mehndi designs and entice the hot men out there.
Elegant party Henna mehndi design on hands
This henna mehendi 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.
Simple Cut full hands wedding bridal henna mehndi design
Full hands mehndi design image. 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 mehndi design
Fill your hands with nice henna or mehendi or mehndi design. 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.
Accessory Henna full hands bridal mehndi design
Decorate your hands with henna mehndi design of 2018. 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.