Mehndi is the name for the traditional art of henna tattoo patterns in India and the Middle East.
I can smell the musk of the pages - the ink like mehndi across the page.
Mehndi, also know as henna, is made from a powder derived from plant leaves.
Your Mehndi party will typically be held the night before the wedding.
When you are choosing designs for your Mehndi, look at several designs ahead of time.
Newer trends allow for more creativity, so have fun with your Mehndi!
According to tradition, the bride does no housework until her Mehndi fades.
You can incorporate both traditional and contemporary designs and materials to truly personalize your Mehndi.
Other names for Mehndi are, mehandi, mendhi, al-henna, mehendi and in the United States - 'Henna Body Art'.
The mehndi tattoo patterns that symbolize fertility or love are painted on the bride before her wedding.
If you prefer to have a more modern Mehndi that will not last beyond your wedding day, the trend today is to use colored glitter gels, crystals and exotic designs that will only last one day.
Another type of temporary tattoo is henna or mehndi, which is a shrublike plant that grows in hot, dry climates, mostly in India, North African countries, and Middle Eastern countries.
In the early 2000s, the ancient art of Mehndi, or temporary tattooing of the skin with a paste made of henna has become popular in the United States and around the world.
Bridal mehndi the art of decorating the hands and feet for wedding and celebrations is growing in popularity, as is the art of decorating pregnant bellies.
In Middle Eastern culture, special occasions such as a marriage festival call for mehndi artwork to be applied to a woman's feet or hands.
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