Mehndi – A Tradition Or a Fashion?

Mehndi (Henna) is famous in East From centuries. In late times it was used to dye the grey hair and also the hands of brides at the time of wedding. But as time passed its use become modernized just like a lot of other things.Also technology make it more fashion oriented.

It can give pretty and beautiful colour not only to hands but also every different region have its own style of Mehndi like Arabic Mehndi, Indian designs of Mehndi, grecee style, Sudanic Mehndi style etc. All are different but one common thing they all have is that every design uniquely give beautiful color to hands and feet.

people can use Mehndi as conditioner by taking one cup Mehndi and a cup of water boiled with tea leaves (alternatively, use tea bags). Then put that boiled water of tea in Mehndi also put some oil (olive Oil or Musterd Oil) in Mehndi and mix all of them. If the Mixture is thick then add some plain water to make it thin. Then place that mixture for sometime to blend enough. After wards apply that Mehndi mixture in your hair, leave for 4 to 5 hours and then wash the hair with a shampoo. After that you will feel the difference, your hair will feel fresh not only from outside but also from inside they will breath. You can reapply it after 2 to 3 months.

Mehndi has many uses now a days, like we have a very famous Mehndi function in our typical Eastern wedding ceremonies.

In some families this function of Mehndi prolonged for a week or so, and having a number of functions of Mayoh, Dholk and Sangeet. All these functions are of Mehndi function. In Mehndi function girls and women apply Mehndi at their hands and feet. Especially the beauty of Mehndi is worth seeing on bride. Mehndi designs are especially different for brides which makes her prominent among all other guests. Bride apply mehndi from hands to arms with full cover of design. That makes her not only beautiful but also give her glory of wedding on wedding day.