It is an old custom in Asia and other parts of the world to decorate your hands with Henna on Weddings. I am going to discuss here the best Henna designs of the current year. These designs can make your hands more attractive. Once, it was considered necessary to decorate hands for wedding events only. The trend of the day is to decorate your hands and feet with Henna on almost all important ceremonies.[toc]
Let’s start with the best Mehndi designs of the years.
Arabic Mehndi Design
Arabic mehndi designs have a beautiful structure that makes your hands gorgeous and fabulous. The most prevalent designs are known as Floral, Paisley, Detailed Elephant motifs and Swirls & Swirls. All of them are not only for brides but also for other ladies. You will love the structure of all of them. The Detailed Elephant Motifs is exclusively for the brides as it covers the hands, arms, feet and the lower part of the legs.
The Swirls & Swirls and Minimal Mehndi designs are for younger girls and teenagers as these designs do not cover the entire area of hands or feet. In the same way, the Crafted Cuts design is many-sided and covers the wrists while making a net of swirls. It is for those ladies who want to make their fingers more prominent. When it comes to making your fingers prominent, Delicacy design is equally attractive as is the Crafted Cuts. Your hands will look more fabulous due to them.
Hand Mehndi Design
Mehndi is usually applied to the posterior and the interior of the hands. But there are different designs you can apply on the full palm or on the arms too. In the latest trends, the fingers are not fully filled. Just a net of winding petals is applied beautifully on the posterior of the hand that connects the fingers with a net of squares or check-board. Some ornamental designs are enthusiastically applied on the wrists connecting the fingers with a beads-like design. There are different formats you can follow in this context. You can apply mehndi with ornaments on the back of the hands. You can also apply glitter in the design. It makes the mehndi more exclusive. The glitter, matching with your dress will enhance the grace of your mehndi design more and more.
There are many combinations of the designs you can follow in the latest trends. Let say! You will love combining Arabic and Asian designs to give a unique look to your hands. Thin ornamental net of mehndi with the chain of beads will make your fingers more attractive. Floral mehndi is still very popular on the fullback of the hands. You can cover the wrists with a bangle like floral design that is the latest trend and it is getting popularity among the young girls.
Foot Mehndi Design
With the passage of time, mehndi is becoming an art. There are hundreds of stylish Mehndi designs you can apply on the feet to make them prominent and attractive. The latest Foot Mehndi designs include floral net, leaves chain, dotted net and chain and even the peacock patterns in various forms. If you do not want to apply mehndi on full feet, there are some very particular designs where you leave most of the part of your foot uncovered.
In the latest trends, you can apply the mehndi designs in the form of anklets around your feet. It is called ornamental mehndi design. It makes the feet more beautiful and charming. The reddish mehndi is applied with some touch of black mehndi in two different shades for a wonderful look. If you do not want to cover the full foot, just follow a novel trend and decorate the interior and posterior sides of the foot with petals and leaves chained with the tiny flowers. When you are wearing an open flip-flop, it will enhance the beauty of your feet. Some vertical designs with peacocks and flowers are also getting popularity. These designs start from the ankles and go all around the feet.
Bridal Mehndi Design
Bridal mehndi is a tradition that is thousands of years old. The name of the groom is hidden under the mehndi design on the bride’s hands. He has to discover his name and it is a very interesting custom in most of the parts of Asia. That’s why; the bridal mehndi is highly demanded. Today, a bridal without mehndi on hands and feet is considered incomplete. Hence, the artists and beauticians try their best to create more innovative bridal mehndi designs. These designs include Arabic, Marwari Rajasthan, Indian and Pakistani etc.
The latest trends include a burst of colors in the bridal mehndi designs on hands, arms, feet and legs. When a design is applied to the posterior of hand, you can line it with different stones, jewels, glitter and other decorative stuff. Bridal designs are heavy and most designs cover the entire hand and even the entire forearm area. However, there are some light designs too. If you love decorating the full hand from back and front and full arms, you will love Rajasthani bridal mehndi designs.
Leg Mehndi Design
Mehndi can give diverse effects to your legs. Furthermore, legs are the best canvas for showing your skill of applying mehndi. In various Asian countries, it is a part of their culture to apply mehndi on hands, feet, arms and legs. With the passage of time, the trend of leg mehndi got immense popularity. There are different mehndi designs you can apply all around your legs to make them beautifully decorated. Most popular among them is the intricate anklet design that is made of small petals and chains around the ankle. It is followed by a big motif with leaves and curvy flowers. The design also includes a small motif that is applied to the exterior of the foot. It gives a royal look to your legs and feet.
Some diagonal patterns are also applied on the middle section of the legs and go towards the ankles. These traditional patterns come with a combination of modern arts. You will see the human faces crafted in them beautifully. The winding flowers and the perfectly drawn arches make the lower legs very attractive.
Henna Mehndi Design
Some designs are made with glittering mehndi. But most of them are made with Henna mehndi purely. Henna mehndi is available in two colors, i.e. black and red. The recent trend is to use both of them in a combination to make the designs more elegant. Different floral motifs are made of Henna mehndi with colorful glitters to give a perfect match with your party dress. Moreover, you can decorate the Henna mehndi with rhinestones matching with your party wear or dress. It gives you an elegant look among all of your acquaintances. The net patterns fill the entire empty areas while a big motif is showing its grace on the hands and feet. The modern Henna artists are following a new trend by applying the outline of black henna mehndi and the filling with the red henna.
Henna tattoos are very popular nowadays. Be trendy and apply the henna tattoos on different parts of your body. It is easy to remove if you are fed up of the design and want to try something new.
Mehndi Design for Eid
Eid festival is incomplete if you are celebrating it without sweets and mehndi. That’s why; the artists introduce a variety of different new mehndi designs on every Eid. The latest trend of Eid’s Mehndi design includes the use of colorful glitters here and there. However, Eid designs do not consist of larger motifs. It comes with small motifs and thin patterns of zigzag chains, check boards and beads-like connectives.
The simple traditional designs also come with a combination of black henna’s outline around the floral patterns. The petals are filled with dark and light red henna. Wide patterns or the circular motifs are applied on the back of the hand with so many petals all around. The petals are connected with the chains of red henna in a swirly way to one side of the hand. The other side remains blank. If you want to fill the petals and diagonal designs with glitter or stones, go ahead to be trendy. It will give you a lot of fun.
Some other modern Eid designs are coming with different geometrical shapes surrounded by floral patterns. These mehndi designs are very easy to draw for anyone.
Mehndi Design for Finger
Finger mehndi designs add more charm to your beauty. They make the hands more attractive. But the design should be appealing. Mehndi designs on fingers work like ornaments. If you want to put on the rings, make some tiny and thin floral designs around the fingers to make them certainly impressive. Flowers in small circles with geometrical shapes on your fingers will suit all occasions. You can select either a design with thick outlines filled with glitters or empty from inside. The leaves with swirly net all around the fingers in the combination of black and red henna mehndi will make your fingers more elegant. You can choose either to apply it on the nails too or not.
The latest trend of finger designs is to apply the same design on the wrist and fingers that give a novel look to your personality. If you want to add more charm to your design, just follow the modern trend where you apply the same pattern on fingers and toes.
Mehndi Design for Kids
The kids are not exceptional because they also like applying mehndi on their hands on special occasions. So, there is a bulk of the latest mehndi designs for kids. However, these patterns are not very complicated and the motifs are not larger. These patterns are very simple and easy to apply because the kids cannot sit for a long time while you are applying mehndi on their hands. There are different styles of the designs with filled fingers and circular motifs on the palm. You can apply the diagonal designs on their palm with beads-like chains connecting to the fingers and the wrists. You can make the design unique by adding a colorful glitter in the petals. The back of the hand is not exceptional, however. You can apply ringlet type designs on all fingers to give an ornamental touch to the design.
Some Arabic mehndi designs are also getting popularity in Pakistan. Thickly outlined patterns with thick dots all over the palm give an elegant look to your hands.
Pakistani Mehndi Design
Mehndi is immensely popular among the younger girls and teenagers in Pakistan. Pakistani mehndi designs are becoming cosmopolitan gradually. The latest trends of Pakistani mehndi designs include the combination of Pakistani traditional designs with modern western designs. Earlier, the mehndi designs were only available for hands back and front sides, arms, feet and legs. Now, it is becoming an art to apply mehndi motifs on the neck, on upper-arm, on the back of the neck to become more attractive. The pattern is filled with beetle leaves and mango leaves chained with the net of beads in different colors of mehndi. The designs include the floral patterns where the same volume of flowers is applied repeatedly. The artists use winding circles and petals to cover the empty places on the hand.
Usually, a design starts from the fingers and fills the entire hand while going up to the forearm. The large leaves and checkboard patterns make the design more elegant. The chains are beautifully connected with patterns to make them one. These patterns also include the face of a girl on one hand and the face of the boy on the next hand. The designs are become catchier due to the novel combinations.
Indian Mehndi Design
In India, Mehndi has become an art. It is undoubtedly a body art with a novel experience. Indian artists have introduced a wide range of exceptional motifs and large patterns to different parts of the body. There are different patterns and styles in Indian society. Peacock motif is one of the most commonly used in mehndi surrounded by the net of squares and rings.
In Maharani mehndi designs, you will see elegant princess on one hand and a proud prince on other hand surrounded by floral pattern and leaves applied beautifully on the hands. Lace and anklet designs are enough to make your feet and lower legs more attractive. The design starts from the toes and goes towards the ankles. If you want a small motif, just finish the design here. If you like a heavy motif, keep applying the mehndi on the legs to finish the pattern with chains and arches around the legs. Mandala style mehndi is also an integral part of the modern Indian culture. The blend of the pattern with the dark shaded black mehndi here and there in the middle of the fingers gives a unique look to your hands.
Simple Mehndi Design
Along with the complicated Maharani designs, there are some very simple mehndi designs getting popular in Pakistan. These patterns come with botanical themes with floral designs and geometrical shapes on the fingers and on the front side of the hand. However, the latest trend includes the fabulous mehndi designs on the back side of the hand. These designs are very easy and simple to apply. They consist of just a few flowers and shapes and then repeatedly going around the wrist with large or small leaves. If you want to apply these designs on a small hand of a kid, you can do it easily as the motifs are small and simple to apply. Apply some rhinestones matching your dress to give an impressive touch to the design.
The latest trend includes a small design on the back side of the fingers with a circular or diagonal pattern. It is connected with small flowers all around at the centre of the posterior of your hand.
Palm Mehndi Design
There are thousands of palm mehndi designs getting popular nowadays. The latest trends of palm mehndi designs come with filled fingers and sides of the palms. While the centre of the palm remains empty in winding style. Mughlai designs with a modern touch give a new look to your hands. The traditional Mughlai design includes paisley and leaves in different formats. You can decorate the design with black henna’s outline and rhinestones in between. The dense palm designs with a few flowers and stems on the fingers go around the back side of the fingers.
Even more, the traditional designs come with the same floral design on the palm and fingers. But the latest palm mehndi designs come with different small motifs on each finger with a unique dense motif on the palm. It decorates the palm in a unique way and makes your hands more attractive.
Other beautiful Mehndi Designs are Below: