Latest Indian Mehndi Designs 2019: Simple Breath-Taking Bridal Hand and Feet Mehandi Patterns to Take Inspiration From
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No Indian festival ends without the touch of Mehendi or henna as it is called in Hindi. The beautiful artwork done on the palms and feet holds immense significance amongst people in India. Especially during weddings, when one of the auspicious days is dedicated to the Mehendi. Usually combined with Sangeet, the Mehendi ceremony sees the bride getting Mehendi designs made on her palms and feet. The Mehendi is usually blessed by the Gods and then it is applied to the Dulhan. Mehndi also forms an important part of the solah shringar which is a traditional sixteen makeup or adornment steps to look prettier. This includes sixteen beauty rituals from head to toe. The process consists of makeup, accessories and ornaments, etc. and Mehendi forms an integral part of the decking up.

There is numerous importance of applying mehndi among Hindus. Women often apply mehndi on Teej and festival as a sign of happiness, harmony and positivity. Apart from looking really pretty, Mehndi holds significance from ancient times. Mehndi was applied by the Mughals as well and was considered a symbol of happiness of beauty. Indian mehndi designs are quite popular. They are intricate and give great coverage on the hands and feet.

Check Our Some Indian Mehendi Design Inspirations For Brides:

 

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Beautiful

 

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So Pretty

 

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Portrait Mehndi

 

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Mesmerising

 

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Simple Yet Chic

 

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Feet Mehendi Design

 

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No matter how beautiful the design is, if your mehndi is not dark enough, it will not look as pretty as you want it to be. Certain traditional tricks and tips can help you achieve a darker Mehendi shade. The shade of mehndi has been tied with various legends that say that the darker your henna colour the luckier it is for the bride.