Bridal Mehendi and Henna {Photo} Lookbook

2010 Nov 9 - by Preeti
I love mehndi. The mehndi party for the bride is both exciting and nerve-wracking. Sitting still for several hours while wedding planning is in the final stages is hard for any bride. But no one can resist the beautiful dark red and red-blacks that henna produces on the bride's hands and feet. Waiting is worth every minute!

Typically there are two types of styles, Arabic and Indian. Arabic henna is full of flowers and curves and bigger motifs. Indian mehndi has fine lines, symmetrical patterns, and is full of peacocks (moor), mangos (aam), and groom (bhaarat) motifs.

Take a look at these wonderful photos to get an idea of what you would like to have for your mehndi. This helps the henna artist create the right look for your wedding day. If you are having a mehndi party for all your female friends and family, also think about a theme and colors. You can always opt for delicious henna decorated cookies to satisfy everyone's colorful tastes.

Peacock mehndi designs

mehndi feet

peacock mehndi henna

Dulha dulhan mehndi for Ritisha by Darcy Vasudev

Dulha dulhan mehndi for Ritisha

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Modern bridal menhdi with gems, glitter, and different colors by mehndicreations"]HENNA & MEHNDI THE 2010 BRIDAL COLLECTION[/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Colorful flowers with color paint by hennabee"]coloured flowers[/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Henna in Black and White by NYHenna"]Working on Bridal Arms[/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="361" caption="Two peacocks become one - both arms - by HennaLounge"]cindee's bridal mehndi[/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Five hands of mehndi by satosphere"]Mehndi Main[/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="333" caption="Bhaarat and Dulhan (Groom and Bride) on the hands by antoniosanzari"]hands, wedding, indian[/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="375" caption="Bridal Mehndi full hands by Henna Sooq"]

Swati bridal mehndi full hands[/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Lovely close-up of a bride's hands by Shaima Photo"]This looks like an ipod ad[/caption]

getting mehndi done

i have henna!

Men with Henna

men + henna + baldie

I love the moor (peacock) designs and more floral patterns.