There are various kinds of mehndi patterns, top three being Indian, Arabic, Arabic and African Mehndi designs. All three are very popular and have their own beauty, in this article, we shall be talking more about Arabic and Arabic mehndi patterns.
To start with, Arabic designs as the name suggests are more common to the people in the Arabic. However, their popularity is worldwide and they are known to be very reputed mehndi designs. Though they are quite similar with the Indian Mehndi Designs they have their own appeal and significance. Most of the Arabic mehndi styles are known to have very complicated designs as well as patterns. The designs vary as per the celebration, taste, and location.
Mehndi plays a crucial role in an Arabic marriage and a bride is considered incomplete without a Mehndi. Brides have particular mehndi designs all over their legs, hands feet, and arms. Most of the times a bride are decorated with mehndi in her wedding (Manyoon).
A mehndi pattern might even be utilized during celebrations as they give a very attractive look. Nowadays there is a variety of Mehndi styles to choose from for the Mehndi lovers. The current trend has also brought in styled mehndi patterns. These patterns are very popular among the mehndi lovers. Here a pattern scatch is created by thin outline and the central empty part is filled with dress shining mehndi with mascara.
Coming to the Arabic mehndi, these styles are quite popular worldwide. Most if they are simple floral motifs worn at hands and feet of women. They usually reflect the skills of artists and design individuality of all traditions around Arabian Peninsula.
This kind of mehndi patterns is used to paint temporarily on the hands or feet of the bride. The ingredient used to create mehndi powder is called Henna. Henna is a shrub or a small tree around 2-6 m tall. This henna is powdered and then mixed with mustard and tea for creating a thick paste. Most of the times the shade is brownish red however henna can also be mixed with more plants for changing their natural color. When the paste is used to create a mehndi design, you would have to wait before the mehndi to dry completely. The mehndi paste actually is a dye absorbed by the skin, the same stays on the skin for several days like a temporary tattoo. Most of the times it is dark brown or orange in color. Among the various kinds of mehndi designs the Arabic mehndi is known to be the most popular form of mehndi styles.