by Udita Saklani
This Karwa Chauth, get inspired by these 20 beautiful mehndi designs and up your fashion quotient in style
The month of festivities has just started. With Durga Puja and Navratri just gone by, it is time to welcome Karwa Chauth in the coming weekend. Karwa Chauth is regarded as one of the most important festivals which is celebrated by women in north India. It is majorly celebrated by women of Rajasthan, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. While it is for the long life of the husband, unmarried girls also don’t shy away from fasting for their future husbands. Apart from the usual fasting, Karwa Chauth holds more relevance because women dress up as new brides, and do all kinds of shringar (makeup). Putting Mehndi on their hands is one part of the make-up and getting all ready for the evening pooja. Presenting some of the popular designs, which are a hit these days and you surely shouldn’t miss.
These are the most common and trusted designs with which not even one Mehndi artist can go wrong! We can bet you on that. The design usually consists of curves, flowers and peacocks. This design hardly has any space in between the different patterns, but if one has a closer look, each of the pattern stands out from the rest.
Unlike the tradition Indian mehndi, Arabic mehndi is quick and easy. If you are in a rush, and can’t spend too much time at the market, then this is by far the best deal for you. These basically involve outlines of figurines, the insides of which are filled by henna only.
Yes, yes, we all know all mehndi designs are more less same. But there is something unique about Pakistani Mehndi designs. In most of these designs you will find a very clean circular design on the back of the hand. In fact, they are the perfect blend of traditional Indian and Arabic designs.
4. Contemporary mehndi designs:
Contemporary designs, as the name suggests are modern, and do not always follow a fixed pattern. These basically modify the traditional Indian and Arabic designs and gives them a new twist altogether.
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