Top 30 Beautiful Henna Mehndi Designs

Henna designs can be characterised into various types, such as Arabic, Indian, and Pakistani designs. Not only this, it is a common variant in countries such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Mehndi is normally applied on festive occasions, like weddings, religious affairs, and traditional ceremonies.  The brides to be are extremely busy deciding on their wedding dress and jewellery. Not to forget that a bridal look remains incomplete without the application of henna on their palms.

The earliest clear affirmation of the henna application on the body appears in Egyptian mummies whose hair and nails were tinted with the reddish brown tones of henna. You will be surprised to know that henna patterns or designs became very much in fashion in the West in the late 1990s, where they were famously known as henna tattoos. For many people, the notion of a ‘tattoo’ is something is made of permanent ink, but well it doesn’t go that way here. Henna Tattoo is figurative because, in this case, it is a case of the pigment resting on the surface of the skin and not injected inside.

If you visit Jaipur, do not let by any chance of getting your palms tinted by the beautiful henna designs made by women at ‘Chauki Dhani‘. Deep down, it reflects our culture and tradition. Foreigners visit India and they are more than happy to get mehndi put on their hands!

Talking of beautiful designs, here is a list of  Top 30 Beautiful Henna Mehndi Designs, you sure don’t want to miss! Have a look and get ready to leave everyone stunned with that beautiful mehndi design on your palm, the next time!

  1. Typical Flower Mehndi Design

Let us start with one design we won’t doubt before giving a try. The typically filled flower design. Whenever in doubt, go with the basic.

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2. Peacock Symmetry Design

This is an example of the bridal Arabic mehndi design. This design includes complex patterns and small details. The tips are kept open for that unique touch.

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3. Simple Flower Mehndi Design

Unlike most of the mehndi designs which fill the hand with henna designs, this has a lot of space left and that is the x-factor in this design. This design would compliment perfectly manicured nails. This design could be worn on casual occasions!

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4. The Triangular Design

This design is really unique and great for the modern bride. This henna design will surely increase the ‘wow’ factor in your look! The simple yet extraordinary usage of triangles makes it look even better.

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5. Detailed Feet Design

This amazing design will make your feet look equally beautiful as you on your wedding day! The intricated design is the catch here!

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6. Curvy Symmetry Design

This design could easily and beautifully cover up your hands. It could be an apt choice for a bride too!

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7. Eid Style Mehendi

This is an intricated design which makes the palm(backside) filled. The apt and perfect style to carry on Eid.

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8. Glitter Mehndi Design

In case you are artistic enough, then here is an idea. You could add glitter to your mehndi design to make it look even better.

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9. The Indi-Arabic Mehndi Design

This design incorporates very delicate designs to give it a unique touch. The Style is different because it is a mix of Indi-Arabic touch. This can  be a great choice for someone who is looking for some different (in a special way) design for the wedding day. The finger tips are kept open for that added effect.

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10. Filled Feet Mehndi Design

This design shows pure art and an amazing imagination. Instead of lines and the common designs, this one would make you look different just because of the filled design.

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11. Intricated Feet Mehndi Design

An intricated yet beautiful mehndi treat for your feet! The design here employs the Indian style, used with a combination sharp geometric lines and the ever-popular ‘kalka’ motif. It is finished with miniature dots of henna on the toes which adds a touch of elegance.

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12. Jewelled up Mehndi Design

This is a  fine way to use mehndi paint instead of traditional henna. It is less messy and no less beautiful than the long-established mehndi. You could add on the colourful bindis and glitters to enhance the design too.

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13. Square Honeycomb Mehndi Design

This is a modern mehndi design that would compliment your indo-western outfit perfectly!

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14. Uniform Style Mehndi

A design that looks delicate, it uses fundamental geometric patterns to create a uniform, neat look on your hands. Though it’s an absolutely no-fuss look, it has the ability to steal millions of hearts

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15. Peacocks Leg Mehndi Design

Peacocks and lotuses sound beautiful as words itself so think of the beauty when they are actually drawn as a mehndi design on your feet to enhance their beauty!

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16. Symmetrical Design

the magic woven by balance and symmetry, this is not only beautiful and extraordinary, but also heart-warming, as the edges of your palm reveal the person’s loving heart.

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17. Waves and curls Mehndi Design

Why not try waves and curls in a mehndi design? Terms that normally go with a haircut can work out in a great way for mehndi designs too.

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 18. The Temple Design Mehndi

Dots and lines used in the best possible way to draw flowers and beautiful designs in order to make your legs look great too!
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19. The Typical Bridal Mehndi Design

The unique different designs on both the hands will make you look extra special on your own wedding. Gone are those when people appreciated the exact same designs on both their hands on a wedding. Try this and surely, you will get many compliments.
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20. Hand Long Bracelet Mehndi Design

This design simply takes off the need for you to wear any other jewellery as it would make your palm look extremely beautiful and people are going to ask you the secret behind it! No worries, forward this article for them to know the secret!
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21. Mehndi Design with Lines

This unique design with the best usage of lines is definitely worth a try once! Who thought lines could make mehndi look that pretty on our hands?
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22. Arm Mehndi Design

Best to go with a sleeveless outfit. Show off your arm mehndi design in full confidence and no doubt heads will turn to see it over and over again.

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23. Simple Top Back Mehndi Design

 

This is an out of the box idea as not many people are confident enough to carry this design of henna mehndi well. So, if you do, Kudos to you! This design could add a fashion definition to your outfit!
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24. Full Back Henna Design

Undoubtedly, this design will make you shine in the crowd and all eyes will be on your beautiful back. Perfect design to go with a bare back outfit.
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25. The Simple Hand Jewellery

This design is simple yet beautiful. It is a perfect design for a sophisticated occasion too. This also gives the look of a jewellery on the  back of your palm.
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26. The Intricated Hand Jewellery Design

This design is just a little complicated or an intricated version of the previous design.
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27. The Spaced Design

This perfectly spaced henna design could make you no less than a showstopper in any occasion. Clean and neat.

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28. Shaded Design

This is one of many famous Pakistani styles of mehndi wherein they add a little colour to the henna to make it look extraordinarily beautiful and unique.

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29. Hand Bracelet Design

Simple yet classy. You could wear this design to a casual occasion too.

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 30. The Bride-Groom picture design

This is one design which is very much in fashion. Similar designs like these include the  picture of the actual bride and groom, ie. a sketch( of henna)of two people getting married by an expert.

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