According to different cultures, Mehndi can be divided into different types. Most famous Mehndi designs are Indian, Arabic and Pakistani. Designs from these can easily be categorized.
Mehndi is something that every girl has grown up with, no Indian celebration will end without Mehndi. The tradition of applying beautiful Mehndi is must for every Indian occasion. For Karva Chaut, Eid, Teej and weddings, the joy is reflected in the bold fragrance, rich design and deep color of Mehndi on the hands and feet of ours.
9 Styles of Mehndi Designs
1Indian Mehndi Designs
Indian Mehndi designs, array from simple designs to complex patterns. Simple patterns have a big dot or a figure on back of hand or in the center. The complex designs have highly detailed and fine patterns. Also the common patterns in Indian Mehndi designs are, flowers and peacocks with various exclusive curves and curls, without leaving a lot of space in between.
2Arabic Mehndi Designs
Compared to Indian Mehndi designs, Arabic Mehendi designs are much simpler. Arabic Mehndi design mostly has decorative outlines, such as flowers, vines and leaves, more than filled patterns. These partially cover your hands, and consume less Mehndi. These designs are simple and can easily be mastered by amateurs.
3Pakistani Mehndi Designs
These are a perfect combination of Arabic and Indian Mehendi designs. You will observe the right balance of flowery, paisley and geometric elements in the design of Mehndi. Also, these designs are complex, and generally worn by brides.
4Indo-Arabic Mehndi Designs
As the name itself describes, the combination of Indian and Arabic. It is similar to Pakistan designs, but the outline filled in with delicate Arabic style, patterns and shapes of traditional Indian style. This design is generally preferred for post Indian weddings.
5Moroccan Mehndi Designs
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