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In Pakistani Culture Significance of Mehndi0 Comments

By Husnain



Mehndi is made from leaves of plant, which is called Heena. It is derived from Arabic and this mehndi culture sets its origin from sub continent.

important Mehndi Design

important Mehndi Design

Mehndi is made in the shape of paste to use for the decoration of hands and feet of the women. It is seen that the application of mehndi is on the hands and feet and it is also applied on the head. The popularity of mehndi grabbed the attention of the women and girls all over the world and it has become the tradition in many cultures of the world. It gets great importance in Pakistan and no celebration is completed without mehndi as it is the important custom of Pakistani culture.

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important Mehndi Design1

Mehndi is used in every festival and celebration and it is applied in different patterns. Whether it is wedding, engagement or eid, no celebration or festival is completed and the women apply mehndi on their hands. The style and design of mehndi is varied from region to region and according to the traditions. There are some most popular designs of mehndi, which are Arabic, African, Indian and Pakistani to make the mehndi distinction of culture. The Arabic mehndi designs are made with the large floral patterns on hands and feet and in Africa, the mehndi designs are large and bold with the geometric pattern.

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important Mehndi Design5

In India and Pakistan, the mehndi designs are prepared in fine lines, floral, lacy and paisley patterns and the most preferable  parts of the body are decorated with mehndi designs like hands, filled in palms, wrist region and the sides of the feet.  The mehndi expert shows their artistic skills for drawing beautiful and decorative patterns of mehndi on hands. The application of bridal mehndi is the challenging one as it is added with fine details and covers the whole palm and the wrist region. The mehndi artist is one, who is master in making the beautiful mehndi designs.


Mehndi as fashion trend:

 

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important Mehndi Design7

The fashion trends are changed very quickly but mehndi has not lost its importance. It has gained so much popularity in the recent years. Mehndi is considered the best color of love and celebration and it is the place of pride on festivals and occasions in Pakistan. The use of mehndi was considered as the symbol of married girls or it was applied occasionally. We see mehndi applied on the hands of the girls as routine and it has become the part of the fashion. The decent and light colors and designs are made to fill the fingers and small strand from wrist to any finger or even the small filled round.

Modern Trends:

 

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important Mehndi Design8

Mehndi has been used for long time for body art and hair dye. Now it has been experienced by many changes according to the modern trends. The modern use of mehndi is used as gliding, glitter and fine link work. mehndi is provided in the market in variety of colors and the girls prefet to apply it with the combination of different colors to make its application more beautiful.

During the process of designing and getting the desired look, mehndi is mixed with chemicals and it results in dark colors in short time. People, who do not have skills of the application of mehndi, the tattoos are provided in the market in different designs and in the  metallic colors to make it easy to get trendy mehndi designs on the hands.

 

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