Mehandi: The ancient art of tattooing•
Posted on May 31 2014
Most of us, or rather all of us have decorate our palms with Mehandi at some point or the other. At weddings, engagements, Karva Chauth or any such auspicious occasions. The designs that are on offering in this temporary style of tattooing is wide. On hand as well as on legs we mehandi has been used. Indian weddings are complete without the Mehandi ceremony. Along with the bride to be, her friends, relatives and whosoever is attending the ceremony would surely apply at least a little motif with Mehandi.
Mehandi or Henna is a tropical plant whose leaves are dried and grounded to make a paste. This is a natural dye and is also used to colour hair. For over five thousand years henna has been a symbol of good luck, health and sensuality in the Arab
Practiced mainly in India and the Arab World, mehndi or henna is the application of as a temporary form of skin decoration, popularized in the West by Indian cinema and entertainment industry, the people in Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Maldives also use mehndi. Mehndi decorations became fashionable in the West in the late 1990s, where they are called henna tattoos.
So it you are planning to apply mehandi soon, have a look at few Mehandi Design styles and go for the one that you love the most.
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