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Latest Mehndi Designs, Types of Mehndi Designs

(Last Updated On: February 19, 2017)

Love for mehendi is eternal. I love henna aka mehndi and I’m sure you do too! Its fragrance is absolutely divine. You all must be knowing, mehandi ceremony is an important Indian marriage ritual. Bridal mehndi is of immense importance. As you have already guessed by the title, today I’m talking all about Mehndi Designs, types of mehendi and current mehndi trends.


There are actually various types of mehndi designs but nowadays the latest hype is around new mehndi trends such as tattoo mehendi, color mehendi, decorative stone mehendi and what not! These are less time consuming and best part? You needn’t be worried about the deep color!

Though it’s said the richer color the bridal mehndi imparts, the deeper would be the love of in-laws. 😉 Don’t tell me you haven’t heard this before from your mom or aunt!

Without any further ado, let’s get started and make sure to share your favorite henna design with me in comment below. 🙂

There are literally many different types and variations of mehandi i.e. henna. More choices, you see! Few of which are quite popular due to their stunning design and fine work.

1) Indian – Mehendi is an old traditional marriage custom. Mehendi has its origin in India. The Indian Mehandi Design are elegant and gorgeous. It consists of peacocks and other interesting patterns which I personally love.

Mehndi Designs

Mehndi Designs

Mehndi Designs

The mehndi designs are complex pattern of peacocks, flowers, along with various unique curls and curves. Indian custom and traditions can be very well recognized from the mere henna art. Yup, Incredible India!

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2) Arabic – The Arabic Mehndi Design is captivating and pretty. Arabic style of applying henna is quite ‘flowing’ in nature. This very flow is the uniqueness of the Arabic mehndi design. The flow is continuous and well blended to provide a touch of elegance through petite design.

Most of the designs comprise of beautiful patterns of leaves, vines, and flowers. These are quite dense in nature. Arabic henna art depicts the nature and hence you can recognize it by looking out for leaves, flower patterns and similar creativity.

Arabic Mehndi Designs

Arabic Mehndi Design

3) Indo Arabic –  As the name suggests, it’s a combination of Indian and Arabic mehendi design. It has the best of both, making it one of the high rated and sought design, especially during Indian weddings.

Indo Arabic Mehndi Design

In Indo Arabic mehendi design, you can discover peacocks beautifully interleaved with vines and leaves. Remix is the way to go, Ha!

Mehndi Design

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4) Pakistani – Pakistani mehndi designs are very detailed and intricate, not to forget how graceful they actually are! But they do consume a lot of time in application. It is composed of fine fillings and has a very few left over space.
Pakistani Mehndi Design

So hey! If you going for Pakistani mehendi design, make sure to be patient and cool. Come on, you don’t wanna ruin your mehndi art, right?

5)Glitter and Color Mehendi are quite popular nowadays. These are funky ways to add more charm and cuteness to otherwise simple, plain mehendi.

Glitter Mehndi Designs

Colorful glitters and rhinestones are added to oomph the glamour factor. Teenagers and the new generation prefer these as they save you time and it’s ‘in’!

Apart from color mehndi and glitter one, tattoo and sticker Mehndi are becoming a huge rage too. Super quick to do and pretty as you!

6)Bridal Mehndi Design are especially designed for the brides, to make them stand out of the crowd. Bridal mehndi designs are quite gorgeous and beautiful. Mehendi is not only a traditional custom but also a cool way to beautify your hands and feet.

Mehndi Design

Bridal mehndi is specially curated for the brides to be. It’s applied to palms, hands and upper arms. Mehndi is considered to be good charm and hence the tradition is dated a long back.

Mehndi Designs

Scientifically, mehndi provides cooling sensation and keeps the nervousness brides tend to have, at bay. Moreover, it looks lovely indeed.

Mehndi Design

Mehndi is apt for every ceremony and party. It adds a touch of tradition and glamour, so it’s a win-win situation! 😉

I like mehendi way too much and also keep on practicing (read ruining! :p) on others. But I have got some of mine creations, which I’m glad to share with you. 😀

Mehndi Design

Mehndi Designs

Mehndi Design

I know you liked these! Please say yes! LOL 😀

That’s all about mehendi design, types and latest mehndi trends.

Which one you liked the most? Why? I’m all ears! Pop up in comment right now. 😀

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See ya!

6 thoughts on “Latest Mehndi Designs, Types of Mehndi Designs

  1. i love henna too!!i nearly always have henn on!i am rubbish tho:) so is my mum!!actually, most peaople i know are, so i just gotta go to an asian area, there are a few in london, and get it done in an asian beauty parlour!!how do you get it done?xx

  2. wonderful, all the mehndi designs are awesome.
    One of theme i will apply on my hands for social/traditional occasion.
    Thanks for posting

  3. Beautiful designs displayed. Designs displayed are well matched with its types.

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