Mehndi was considered a symbol of festivities and was worn by women all across the Asian subcontinent on weddings, traditional events and gatherings. And has now crossed over through cultures and has become a huge part of the eastern and western world. However, traditionally speaking, Mehndi was more popularly known for its medicinal properties, used to enhance beauty and for healing.
With time, the art of Mehndi also revolutionized along with it’s (cultural) meaning, Mehndi now also comes in cone shapes to be applied on the hands, arms and feet for beautification to rejoice in Eid festivities.
And since we won’t be going out due to lockdown, so you can try these minimal mehndi designs to wear on Eid yourself.
So we’re sharing a a few contemporary, traditional and abstract mehndi designs that are minimal looking so you can paint your hands this Eid.
The traditional circle on palm and fingers wrapped around in mehndi is an age old favourite and one of the most traditional mehndi designs that every ones loves by default.
This quirky yet minimal mehndi dessign incoporates a unique mix that’s more of a contemporary design but isn’t too over the top either.
This mehndi design is an extreme simplification of the traditional mehndi design that only requires your fingers to be covered in mehndi and it looks equally trendy.
Another favourite is the the crescent design that adds simple glam.
This abstract floral and bee design is like modern art on your hands using mehndi. You can even wear it with a western look.
Florals are a particular favourite and if you’re not much of a risk taker, then go ahead with these design that looks equally unique.
This criss-cross/maple leaf design is funky illustration of using mehndi as a form of self expression.