Mehndi designs in India originate from four different styles namely Indian native, Pakistani, Arabic and African. All the four have their own elegance and details. Among the four the Arabic mehndi designs have their own appeal and value. The Arabic mehndi designs vary depending on the celebration, wearer and the cultural background.
Mehndi is an integral part of Indian weddings and especially in the northern regions of India; it is celebrated as one of the pre-nuptial ceremonies by the relatives and close friends of the bride. A bride is not complete without a mehndi design. Indian brides wear mehndi designs all over their arms and feet. Mehndi designs are adorned even during festive occasions and add more grace to the occasion as well as the wearer. Arabic Mehndi designs are widely used for decorating brides’
Characteristics of Arabic Mehndi designs
At present, you have a huge collection of mehndi designs for the mehndi fans. The present-day movement has also introduced fabricated Arabic mehndi styles. These styles are very common among the mehndi fans. In this style, a thin outline of the design is drawn on and the empty space in the center area is packed with glitters and mascara to create a colorful mehndi design.
When you talk about Arabic mehndi designs, they have world recognition. Most of the Arabic mehndi designs are simple floral ornamentations that decorate both the hands and feet of the bride or young women. These designs usually indicate the talent of designers and style personality of all practices around Arabia. A simple Arabic Mehndi design would look pleasing to the eye and stylish.
Images used in Arabic Mehndi designs
Most of the Arabic mehndi designs include images of flowers, grape vines and leaves. The designs usually include thick outlines and fine rich patterns inside. They carry less details but the color comes out dark. Mainly, the Arabic mehndi designs do not carry images of animals or human figures. They just restrict to flowers, leaves, curves and lines. The Arabic designs do not completely cover the hands and there are many unoccupied spaces amid the design. They look supple and elegant and also give a nice appearance. There are some specific Arabic mehndi designs for Eid and Muslim women rush towards beauty salons to decorate their hands with Arabic mehndi designs. The salons also announce offers to attract more customers.
Arabic Mehndi Designers
Like any other styles professional mehndi designers also efficiently do Arabic mehndi designs. To make Arabic mehndi designs, it is necessary that you prepare a proper mehndi-dispelling cone. The cone’s tip and the hole should be finely made, as it has to dispel henna as per the amount of pressure given by professionals on it. The hole at the tip should be capable of dispelling right amount of henna when both thick and thin lines have to be drawn alternatively. Designers usually do not buy readymade henna cones available in shops instead they make their own henna cones to have a consistent flow.
As the Arabic mehndi designs use flower motifs, adding some shady effects would enhance the beauty of the design. If the natural mehndi shades are not preferred by the wearer, the designer suggests adding glitters to fill the spaces or color the flowers. The natural mehndi shade effects stay as long as the whole design stay but the glitters get washed away when you wash your hands with water. This is because the glitters are not waterproof.
Its simplicity is its popularity