Mehndi or Heena, Once confined to Indian Subcontinent has stormed the world with its marvellous designs and usability. Unlike tattoos, Mehndi art is much safer as well as one can experiment hundreds of designs when one gets bored.
Besides its ease, its all safe and hygienic as compared to Tattoo Art, which is expensive as well as poses a risk to catch virus infection while being used with needles !
Normally, The Indian Mehndi Art or designs consist of painting nature symbols, sun on the palms, hands, and feet. But the ever experimenting western world, it is called as an application of a short-lived variety of skin decoration…and now popularized by Bollywood and Indian cinema, Mehndi is getting recognised in most of Europe and America…
Girls in the Asian countries, Specially India, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka, Bangladesh & Maldives expatriate communities also use Henna. Mehndi designs also became a new cool, where they generally referred it as mehndi tattoos (Henna Tattoos).
Mehndi is usually applied throughout Hindu weddings and Hindu festivals like Vat Purnima, Diwali, Bhai Dooj Karva Chauth, and Teej. In many festivals of Hindu, ladies apply Mehndi designs to their hands, wrist, palm and feet. It’s typically drawn on the hand and feet because the look is going to be clearest with the lighter skin on these surfaces.