Mehndi is derived from the Sanskrit word mendhika. Mehendi is considered to be one of the most important parts in Hindu Vedic rituals book. Generally, Mehendi is prepared in a paste form and applied in the hands and feet in different designs. As applying henna gives positive vibes and good fortune, it is most commonly preferred in all festivals and occasions like Eid, Diwali, Bhai Dooj, Weddings.
As applying mehndi is more common nowadays, girls want to try out their own Mehndi designs for hands and feet. So, in this article, we have collected some handfull latest collections of simple mehndi designs that you can try out on your own.
1. Soar up high with the beauty of a butterfly
This elegant butterfly mehendi design is one of the latest artwork which perfectly suits for brides who wants to strike for a simple as well as modern design. Though the design flows through one finger of the palm, the prominent empty spaces further add beauty to the designs.
2. Multiple patterned Mehendi Design
Though the design looks complicated with a closet of flower and leaves design, it is much easier when you give it out a trial. If you are looking for a simple bridal mehendi design for hands then you can try out this style.
3. The Jhumki Design
We girls never say no to jhumki at any cause, as we all love to wear it. If you are looking for a different design other than floral and leaf motifs then you can try out this jhumki design. The natural hanging design of the jhumkas adds beauty to the art.
4. A Supercool treat to eyes
This is one of the best design that you can draw easily being a beginner. A center circle in the palm which is filled with checked boxes. The fingers filled randomly with the henna paste which gives a complete finish to the design
5. Go with Circles and Checkers
Go for a combination of designs like circles and checkers in a simple way. Cover the patterns with filler designs of your choice to make it look prettier.
6. Make the Proposal
There are different styles of proposing your love but this time why not through mehendi! yes, make your proposal through henna art. If you are an artist at any cause than figuring out face structure would be much easier.
7. Combination of Different Patterns
Going for a trails designs in the backhand, but this design is something different there are many combinations with detailed design pattern with floral, mango motifs in the front hand.
8. Flowers All Over
If you are a flower lover then you can try out this design, where floral motifs play a vital role and leaf stem acts as connectors in between.
9. Get out Simple with Circles
This simple mehndi design with floral motifs with simple circular design connected with dots is a great option for western outfits.
10. Go Too Girly with Mehendi
This design is a perfect choice for bridesmaids which resembles like a girl is clicking a picture of the couple. More dramatic though!
11. Minimal Design
This single finger minimal mehndi design is one best choice for the simpler outlook.
12. Chain it with Floral Design
Make a simple mehendi design like the picture below. Draw out three floral designs at the backhand and design it with dots like a chain.
13. Shower your Baby in Henna Too
Looking for a simple mehendi design for your baby shower? Then this design is the right choice. Portrait your love for the baby in the design too.
14. Get Traditional Feel
Being a bride is one of the best feelings for a lifetime. Portrait this in your mehendi art with bride and groom impression in a simpler way.
15. Semi Circle Mehendi Design
This mehendi design is with layers of circular strokes will be a great option for beginners.
16. Single Finger Design
This is another type of simple mehendi design with minimal design patterns with circles and leaf motifs.
17. Edgy, Classy and Modern
This simple and classy design with simple pattern works.
18. Bold Floral Design Pattern
The bold floral in this mehendi designs are thicker than usual floral types. This design pattern gives an immense beauty to the entire hand.
19. Go with Mixed Designs
This mehendi design is to show the love between mother and child. The mehendi portraits Lord Krishna and Yashoda and the other hand portraits Silhouette of a little daughter and mother which is something very innovative and beautiful.
20. A white Mehendi
Are you all aware of white mehendi! this is one of the trending henna art in recent times. Try it out this style.
21. Floral and Parrot Motif Design
Make your mehendi little innovative with this parrot and floral design patterns.
22. Lotus Motif
This mehendi design with lotus motif is one of the best options for beginners to try it out easily.
This geometric design in the backhand is very unique and simple with checker design in a circle pattern.
24. Minimal Design with Dots
This minimal mehendi celebration with center floral pattern is the best choice for kids.
25. A Cutesy Mandala
A cute and simple mehendi design is the best pattern work for kids for party wear.
26. Simple Elephant Motifs
Though this simple mehendi design as a minimal artwork in it, the elephant motifs enhance the beauty of the design work.
27. Special Mehendi Design for Gauri Vrat
If you are looking for a special mehendi design for Gauri Vrat then this is the best choice to portrait the beauty of the occasion.
28. Tie the Rakhi Design
This mehendi design portraits a Rakhi tieing spot which is ensembles in a circular ring.
29. Floral with Dotted Strokes
The bold floral motifs with dotted stroke flowing in one finger add beauty to the hand.
Mehendi Ceremony became such an integral part of the wedding ceremony that we can’t imagine without it. It is meant for adorning magnificent intricate Mehendi Designs for Feet and Hands of a bride by mehndi expert in their family or professional mehndi artists.
Furthermore, Mehendi is one of the Solah Shringaar (sixteen adornments) of bride defined in Indian Hindu rituals. Considered her beauty is incomplete without adorning her hands and feet with Mehendi. This ritual is not only part of Hindu weddings in India but also a part of wedding rituals among Indian Muslims.
Mehendi Designs for Feet or Legs
Never overlook mehndi for bride’s feet or Legs. The intricate mehndi designs on bride’s feet look great when Toe ring is adorned by the groom at the wedding. During the North-Indian auspicious post-wedding rituals like Gruh-Pravesh, the feet Mehendi shows up beautifully with shining Silver anklets and toe rings.
Origin of Mehendi
Mehendi or henna is the art of applying the paste of an indigenous herb in elaborates designs on the hands and feet of the bride which imparts a deep red color. The richness of the color has immense significance in Indian culture. It symbolizes luck, prosperity, and fertility of the bride. India is the source of this beautiful art and is being adopted by adjoining countries like Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal, as well as in several Arab countries.
Every bride wants to adorn her body with exceptional and excellent Mehendi designs on her big day. It’s not just covering up hands and legs with any designs. Indeed, Some brides lean towards coordinating hand and legs mehndi designs.
So, Let’s see the most beautiful designs of mehndi which you can apply on your legs or feet.
1.Traditional Mehendi Design for Feet
This basic traditional Mehendi design looks simple but it looks beautiful with heavy anklets. Brides who prefer to adorn with leaf mehndi can opt for this design which lost for months.
2. Simple Mehendi Design for feet
This is a simple mehndi design who can apply at home. This simple model is mostly preferred for bridesmaids or small occasions at home such as birthday parties, baby shower and etc.
3. Arabic Mehendi Designs for feet
Not only hands with Arabic mehndi designs look great but also feet. These henna designs are much in demands these days which motivate women to put these designs not only for weddings but for any event or occasion at home. These Arabic mehndi designs are known for their simplicity and easy to apply.
Basically, these Arabic designs are composite of mango and floral motifs in vertically with some intricate of leaves. The surrounding space left in between the design gives the beauty to the design.
4. Lace Mehendi Designs for feet
A new trend of mehndi design which combines the style of lace and traditional beauty of Mehendi is “Lace Mehendi Design“. This Mehendi design just looks like a lace wrapped around your feet.
Once you remove the mehndi, it just gives an illusion of a red netted lace wrapped on your feet. These fusion mehndi designs are mostly preferred by modern brides for their sensuous look.
5. Anklet Mehendi Designs for feet
These anklet mehndi designs also look catchy for the brides, for those toe ring ceremony is not mandatory. This design looks great with simple anklets studded with stones or polka stones that shines most with the red mehendi feet.
6. PhairPhool/ Feet Harness Mehendi Design for feet
Hathphool mehendi designs are the most elegant henna designs for brides who are not willing to wear heavy hathphool. why not adorn your feet too with a feet harness mehendi design similar to the hathphool? This works best if you have a simple anklet design on your feet.
7. Peacock Design Mehendi Design for Legs
Peacocks have mostly used patterns in Indian mehendi designs. This intricate with thick and thin shades of mehendi brings out the best of the effort.
Peacocks with elaborated feathers in combination with flower motifs like a rose, a lotus within creative intricate designs are definitely an eye feast. Undoubtedly, these stunning peacock heavy henna designs are most ideal for brides.
8. Baarat Design Mehendi Design for Legs
One of the best Rajasthani trending mehendi design is Baarat themed mehendi. Rajasthani mehendi designs mainly have the folk dance, tradition, art forms, creativity and the designs that predict the Rajasthani culture. Look at this beautiful henna art elephant carrying bridal umbrella which clearly illustrates the wedding theme.
One more elegant design of Rajasthani styled mehendi with musical drums which is a part of their traditional folk dance.
9. The bride and Groom Mehendi Design for Legs
In some Indian rituals, There is a tradition that brides hands are adorned with hidden names or initials of bride and groom which should find out by the groom. But that tradition turned out to be adorning brides hands with bride and groom pattern.
These patterns to extended to even feet with beautiful portraits or caricatures of bride and groom sketches. These complex designs demand the experts in the mehendi art.
10. Mehendi Designs for Sole
Mehendi on palms and feet is quite common. Consequently, it got extended to the sole of the feet. Well, this latest trend is soon catching up. A beautiful design on the sole will make the feet gorgeous, elegant and chic. We are sure that you are convinced of the idea by looking at the designs above. You will love these and will get ready to show off your feet with a stunning henna design on your big occasion.
11. Rose Motif Mehendi Designs for Legs
Roses are girl’s favorites. Girls like mehendi designs with rose motifs not just on their hands, but legs as well. Adoring feet with a single rose and surrounded by leaves itself simply awesome or you can even go for heavy designs in combination with the checkered pattern or with Arabic designs.
12. Lotus Motif Mehendi Designs for Legs
Lotus has its own importance in our Indian culture. Mehendi designs incorporating lotus flower signify grace, sensuality, femininity, and purity. Either you can go for normal lotus pattern or popular reverse mehendi technique where the surrounding outlined space is being filled to highlight the motif. Especially, this negative space mehendi designs work well with lotus motifs.
13. Geometric Shapes Mehendi Design for Legs
It is easy to feature several geometric shapes in mehendi designs to build beautiful patterns. Geometric shapes such as lines, curves, angles, and circles are arranged in a distinctive way to come up with a unique design. These henna patterns are easy to apply and best option of beginners.
14. Elegant Leafy Mehendi Design for Legs
Wow, look at this beautiful mehendi design which just resembles that small climber plants spreading over the feet. Moreover, The leaves and flowers in between the design give the natural look.
15. Checkers Mehendi Design for Legs
Look at this extraordinary mehendi design which is intricate of well-used box shapes from small size to bigger size to create a unique design.
Look at this chic design which resembles a chess-board pattern embedded in the Mehendi. Small extensions on the side also give a grand finishing to the design. This design can be used on the legs, as the portion covered is quite minimum or it can also be used on hands; on the palm or behind. It can be quite right for events with importance.
16. Single sided Mehendi Design for Legs
If you are looking for a different style of foot mehendi then you can for this unconventional mehendi design. Unlike routine mehendi design, one side of your leg is decorated with a mehendi in a slanting pattern to make sure the alluring creates wonder.
17. Authenticate Mehendi Design for Legs
What a beautiful design of a milkmaid women adorned on the bride’s leg??. Definitely an artistic mehendi design with a traditional touch.
Look at this complex mehendi design which is a combination of multiple traditional patterns. Even more detailing of peacocks, leaves, flowers and other motifs with mirror image pattern given a magnificent look.
18. Simple round Mehendi Design for Feet
In this Mandala styled Mehendi Design, Center part of the feet is applied with mehendi with beautiful flowers or circular patterns and rest of the feet is left empty. These simple pattern coming for ages but looks awesome with a fair skin toned background. Suitable for all ages and occasions and easy to apply also.
19. Glitter Mehendi Design for Legs
Adding some sparkles to mehendi designs gives wow effect. What can make mehendi more alluring than colors and glitters?? Add Glittering colors to mehendi designs so that they shine and reflects the lighting effect of photo lights. Though these glitters go off in few days, the shimmer on your wedding pics lasts for long. Look at the above image where red & gold glitter applied on feet below the mehendi design given even more beauty to the feet.
Not only glitters adds the beauty to your mehendi designs, but studded the stones as well. Try sticking stone to the bridal mehendi design of leg and see the magic on your D-day.
20. Hands and Legs Matching Mehendi Design for Legs
Some girls prefer to maintain the similar pattern mehendi designs between hands and feet. A simple design with a small flower at the center with the matching pattern above looking gorgeous. What do you say?
The heavy Rajasthani mehendi design looking same to same on hands and legs. A perfect replica of hands and legs with some elaborated designs on legs. The great art of mehendi artist can be definitely praised.
One more matching mehendi design with a Baarat theme. Elephants are neatly adorned on legs whereas bride and groom figures depicted on palm and Ganesha motifs are beautifully applied on hands. Especially, This baarat themed mehendi designing are hot trends and must-try mehendi designs, especially for brides.
21. Rounded Mehendi Design for Legs
Bangle mehendi designs are mehendi designs which have the design of bangle or bracelet around the hands. These are most popular bridal mehendi designs for their catchy look and fills the hands completely. Likewise, the legs also adorned with spiral mehendi patterns becoming famous and fashion.
22. Western Tattoo Style Mehendi Design on Legs
Due to fact that mehendi designs are adopted by other countries, these western tattoo designs became more popular. A small motif or small pattern or unique design is applied on legs. These designs are mostly preferred by college going girls.
23. Floral Mehendi Design for Legs
Floral mehendi designs never go wrong designs where ever you apply, be it a hand or leg. A simple bold floral design with leaf motifs looks classy and the floral design in a reverse filling technique with simple dots allover looks marvelous as well.
24. Garland Mehendi Design for Legs
These garland mehendi designs are easy to apply on legs with connecting flowers with leaves and simple dots extensions.
25. Stocking style Mehendi Design for Legs
Lace mehendi designs maintain a similar pattern throughout the feet. Likewise, this stocking Mehendi design also maintains a similar pattern throughout the leg without any gap left over. Look at the complex mehendi design which gives an illusion of wearing the stocks.
26. Bold/Boho Mehendi Design for Legs
The floral pattern is simple and still, the bold lines give it a contemporary beauty. The reddish hue of the mehendi makes it look ravishing with classy appeal.
27. Black Henna Design for Legs
Hennas are available in different colors as red, orange and black. These black mehendi is mostly used for motifs outlining and for shading appearance. Since black is considered as inauspicious color in Hindu tradition, these black mehendi designs are mostly preferred in kitty parties or for a style statement.
28. Footwear style Mehendi Designs for Feet
Look at this heavy feet mehendi design which resembles the shoe pattern, But looks classy
29. Parrot Motif Mehendi Design for Legs
Birds designs are always impressive. Having said that, Parrot motifs are the cutest that other birds no matter where ever you use in wedding ceremonies. Whether it could be stage backdrop in Mehendi ceremony or on bridal lehenga. Those parrot motifs are now extended to mehendi designs also. Look at these beautiful parrot mehendi designs on feet one with single parrot eating fruits pattern and the other one with multiple parrots flying and standing on the branches of a tree. aren’t they adorable on feet?
Parrot Motifs Mehendi designs on feet
30. Asymmetric Mehendi Design for Legs
Sometimes, the mehendi designs don’t need to be filled with matching and symmetrical patterns. The beauty can lie in the uniqueness of an asymmetric pattern with vine designs and floral patterns all over the legs. Neither the design on the fingers nor the design at the center matching in the above mehendi design. Though both the patterns are different on each foot, the overall look is simply superb.
Asymmetric Lotus Mehendi Design for Legs
One more mismatch pattern of mehendi design where a few repeated symbols are used all over with finger pattern matching. Such designs give an opportunity for creativity and that worked well too.
These are some most popular and unique mehendi designs that you can apply on feet for brides, bridesmaids, guests, college students, and all age groups. If you find this post useful, share with your friends and leave us your feedback in below comments section.
While many associate mehndi art with South East Asia; not many know that henna temporary body art is just as popular in the Middle East and many Arabic countries. There are many cultural similarities between South East Asia and the Middle East and one of them is a shared love for mehndi art.
Similar to countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, women in the Middle East are also adorned with mehndi art during weddings and festivals and the artistry is just as awe-inspiring as what you would expect to see at an Indian or Pakistani wedding or festive occasion. Listed below are 20 examples of Arabic mehndi designs for hands that are sure to awe you. Scroll down for a truly visual treat.
20 Arabic Mehendi Designs for Hands – Choose one for your Wedding
1. Floral Delight
One thing that women around the world seem to have in common is a love for flowers and floral motifs often find their way into women’s fashion. This Arabic tattoo is great example of floral motifs being used in mehndi art wherever this body art form is prominent; be it South East Asia or an Arabic country. imgsrc
2. Wrist Mehndi
This example of Arabic henna designs for hands emphasizes mainly on the wrists and does a brilliant job of beautifying and accentuating the wrist. This henna design features a resplendent peacock.
It is important to take note that the peacock motif is often an important part of Arabic henna art and there is a good chance you might see one or two more examples of Arabic mehndi designs for hands on this list that feature the peacock motif. imgsrc
Arabic henna designs for hands rarely depict religious motifs like one would come to expect from Indian mehndi art, however, this henna art features a lattice design that is similar to the architectural accentuations one would see in the windows of a traditional mosque or Islamic place of worship. Art does imitate life and this is a great example of Arabic bridal mehndi designs for full hands imitating Arabic life. imgsrc
Watch the below video of traditional Mehendi design for brides and get to know the latest styles and pattern followed by today’s bride.
4. Arabic Henna Art for The Backhand
Henna art for the backhand is just as popular in the Middle East as it is in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh and more often than not; floral motifs dominate. Featured above is a brilliant example of floral motif henna art for the backhand. imgsrc
5. Rose Motifs
The rose is highly treasured for its sweet perfume in the Arabic culture and rose motifs often find their way into Arabic art. This brilliant example Arabic mehndi designs for hands artfully incorporates the rose motif. imgsrc
The picture above is brilliant example of Arabic bridal mehndi designs for full hands. Note that this mehndi design features both the popular peacock motif and the rarely seen yet beautiful fish motif. imgsrc
7. More Full Hands Henna Designs
This is yet another brilliant example of mehndi art for the entire hands. This also doubles up as a stellar example of stellar bridal Arabic mehndi designs for hands. imgsrc
8. Lattice and Leaf Motifs
If you have visited or seen pictures of some of the world’s most beautiful mosques; this lattice and leaf motif example of Arabic mehndi designs for hands is sure to invoke a sense of Déjà-Vu. imgsrc
9. Finger Henna Art
In parts of the Middle-East henna art is worn like everyday accessories for the hands and this is one example of this henna art trend in which the mehndi designs are limited to the fingers. imgsrc
10. Subtle Mehndi Art
Like anywhere else; Arabic brides often opt for subtle henna art on their wedding day and this is one brilliant example of subtle bridal Arabic mehndi designs for hands. imgsrc
Like brides anywhere else; Arabic brides prefer a fair amount of wedding bling and this Arabic mehndi design with a hint of shimmer proves the fact. imgsrc
12. Half Palm Designs
One of the newest Arabic henna art trends is the half palm design and the bridal henna art for the hands featured above is a brilliant example of this trend. imgsrc
13. Even More Lattice Motifs
Bearing in mind that lattice motifs in Arabic mehndi art are extremely delicate and feminine; the urge to include yet another example of lattice motif bridal Arabic mehndi designs for hands could not be resisted. imgsrc
14. Color Contrasting
This is a brilliant example of color contrasting in Arabic mehndi designs. Make note that while most of the henna has been washed clean and reveals a beautifully stained palm, some areas have highlighted with even more henna to get a deeper contrasting shade. imgsrc
15. Even More Full Hands Arabic Mehndi Art
Arabic mehndi art that covers almost every inch of the hands, right up to the wrists is truly awe-inspiring and this is a brilliant example of the Arabic bridal mehndi trend. imgsrc
16. Contemporary Arabic Floral Mehndi Art
Many Arabic brides opt for more contemporary mehndi art to go with their contemporary wedding wear and this is a brilliant example of the trend. imgsrc
17. Even More Rose Motifs
This contemporary Arabic bridal henna art features the traditional rose motif making it the perfect example of modern and traditional fusion bridal fashion. imgsrc
18. Miniature Mehndi Art
Many Arabic mehndi artists show of their artistic skills with miniature mehndi art which when done to perfection is as awe-inspiring as the example of miniature mehndi art featured above. imgsrc
19. A Handful of Awesomeness
Being at a loss for words after seeing this brilliant example of Arabic mehndi designs for hands is quite commonplace. Just gaze at it silently; that’s perfectly okay! imgsrc
20. Dome Motif
The dome is a predominantly Arabic architectural feature and is often considered a milestone in architecture. The dome often finds its way into other forms of Arabic art and the mehndi art featured above has a very prominent dome motif. imgsrc
Arabic mehndi art is not just limited to Arabic countries but is a source of inspiration to henna artists all over the world. The next time you decide to get henna art on your hands; show this lineup to your henna artist if you desire a replica of any of the examples listed above or simply wish for henna art with an Arabic theme.
Indian Weddings, whether North Indian or South Indian weddings; are known to be week-long affairs with multiple rituals and customs to be followed on different days. One of the prime custom or ceremonies of the wedding event is the Mehendi ceremony.
Mehendi ceremony has a very important hold in Indian weddings, both North and South Indian weddings. Not only the bride but also the groom along with their families and friends puts mehendi as it is considered to be an auspicious ritual.
Getting The Best Expert Mehendi Artist For The South Indian Bride
These days instead of getting a local mehendi artist or someone from the neighbouring parlour, people tend to hire professional mehendi artists or expert mehendi artists utilising different online portals.
TBG is one such online portal which is hugely popular among the South Indian wedding planners or South Indian brides.
Why TBG Mehendi Artist For The South Indian Weddings
1. Keeping The South Indian Culture Intact While Doing The Arrangements
The Unique Selling Proposition or USP of TBG is that it holds specialisation in South Indian weddings. They keep special consideration while making the various arrangements for the South Indian bride.
This, of course, means they go by the taste and preferences of the individual South Indian brides and other members who are taking part in the custom, and also the traditions of South Indian culture.
2. Exclusive Designs For The South Indian Brides
The mehendi designs done by the mehendi expert or professionals sent by TBG, are exclusively for the South Indian brides. The look and feel of the mehendi done by TBG mehendi artist are South Indian to its core.
3. Arranging The Best Possible Designs As Per The Personal Recommendations
Once the bride contacts the TBG for her bridal mehendi, the TBG consultant on her part carries out multiple discussion sessions with the bride getting all the minute detailing of the bride’s preference for the separate designs for hands and feet.
Sample images of old works along with latest trending designs are sent to the bride and her relatives and friends who all are going to be part of the mehendi ceremony.
4. Best Quality Mehendi Without Any Chemical Adulteration
Many will promise you best quality mehendi coming up with the brightest shades of red or maroon or brown. But you never know if the dark shades are coming due to any chemical adulteration.
TBG promises you with the best quality and naturally grown mehendi without any chemical adulteration but that doesn’t mean it won’t offer you a great colour. TBG mehendi artists offer you the best possible bridal mehendi.
5. Multiple Mehendi Artists The Mehendi Done For The Entire Family
TBG sends multiple expert mehendi artists to the wedding venue so that the other friends and relative who are taking part in the ceremony do get left out or get delayed in putting the mehendi on hands and feet.
Being professional expert they are competent to handle multiple clients one after another. They keep separate designs for the young, the old and also the kids!
Are you a wannabe bride? Looking for the best mehendi for your wedding? TBG Bridal Mehendi service is what you are in need of. Below is the comment section for all your queries, views and suggestions. We would love to hear you!