Apart from the dresses, and bangles etc. another very traditional and enjoyable ritual of Eid is Mehndi. The Mehndi ritual is equally famous among woman and young girls on occasions like wedding and Eids.
The exciting activities of Ramazan involve preps for Eid-ul-fitar. Malls and markets are crowded with the shoppers who hunt for the trendy, fancy clothes and accessories. Apart from the dresses, and bangles etc, another very traditional and enjoyable ritual of Eid is Mehndi. The Mehndi ritual is equally famous among woman and young girls on occasions like wedding and Eids.
Woman and young girls apply mehndi designs on their hands to beautify them, as a part of the tradition. Especially, at ‘chand raat’ mehndi stalls are arranged in the markets, which are crowded with women. As people grew more fashion & style conscious, they demand unique and more attractive mehndi designs. Over the years, trends for mehndi designs have evolved from the typical round motives, to floral patterns, to unique abstract designs. There are even booklets for tasteful mehndi designs to allow people to choose their favorite one.
For this Eid, put on the latest mehndi designs, and complete your formal, classy look. The latest mehndi designs include different shades and colors of mehndi. There’s a trend for a double shade mehndi design as well as for the multi-color mehndi design. In double shade mehndi design, ‘arq cones’ are used for outlining the mehndi patterns, giving them a blackish-maroon color while dull orange shade of mehndi is used to fill the patterns as desired. The same mehndi design can be applied on the back of the hand.
Another latest mehndi design is the use of colors in the mehndi patterns. Different color cones are available in the market offering you a wide variety of mehndi designs. The color mehndi can be incorporated in traditional as well as modern mehndi designs.
The conventional round motives are in the chase again and compliment the overall traditional look. Outline the round part on the palm with detail floral or abstract patterns using two shades of mehndi, the darker one for outline and the lighter one for the filling. Fill the round area with darker shades.
If you choose to have a relatively modern stance, choose delicate long mehndi designs that cover less of your hand. Different colors of mehndi are available in the market that is used to fill in the patterns. Instead of using the typical mehndi cones, get an ‘arq cone’ for outline and shades like pink and deep blue, or those of the available that compliment your Eid dress, for the filling. Enjoy the classy look with this latest mehndi design.
For an elegant yet settled attitude, opt for a mehndi design that is single shade and cover less part of your hand. A detailed mehndi design with delicate floral pattern with no filling will look stylish and decent at the same time.
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