Mehndi or Henna night is a traditional pre wedding ceremony in asian & arabic wedddings.
There are many variations of designs that are used throughout the world which vary from Arabic, Indian and Pakistani.
Here are some popular questions which are usually asked about Henna & Mehndi :
What is a henna tattoo?
This is a temporary tattoo used in Asian and Arabic culture during celebrations such as weddings. The tattoo is usually applied to hands and feet in creative designs.
What is the difference between Henna & Mehndi?
Both are terms used to describe a dye that is used to colour skin, called Henna in Arabic and Mehndi in India/Pakistan.
How long does a henna tattoo last?
This depends on a several factors which include skin type, lifestyle, quality of dye and the body part, but normally, the dye will last somewhere between one and three weeks.
What is popular in henna tattoo design?
Henna tattoos are created in a number of shapes and symbols with many women preferring floral designs for a softer, more delicate look. To prepare for a wedding, henna flower designs are often drawn on the bride’s hands or feet.
See the gallery below for some ideas.