Pakistani Mehendi is a completely different style which has evolved using best elements of Indian and Middle East (Arabic styles) in Mehendi. Pakistani Mehendi artists have incorporated the best elements from both Indian and Arabic Mehendi designs and made up a fusion style of Mehendi known as Pakistani Mehendi. The distinguishing style of Pakistani Mehendi is the use of Black Mehendi as opposed to the Red/ Orange Mehendi used by Indian/ Rajasthani style. Most Pakistani women are very fair so black Mehendi looks very good on their hands and feet. The outline of the Mehendi is made with black Mehendi while the inner designs are made with red Mehendi.No woman in Pakistan is completely adorned without the thick layer of Mehendi adorning her hands and feet. The ladies of Pakistan apply Mehendi on their hands and feet on Eid, Nikaah and other festive occasions. The design made on the hands and feet of the girl will vary with the kind of occasion in question. In case the occasion is Eid or Bakri Eid or Raksha Bandhan the style might be Arabic with floral or peacock patterns chosen for Pakistani Mehendi designs for hands. On the other hand more serious occasions like Nikah or other wedding functions require more intricate designs like mesh work, jali work, mirror image patterns etc. reigning motifs are peacock, paisleys, roses, leaves and trellises of blooms.
Mehndi designs are generally patterns of flowers, sun, moon, heart, small figures and geometric shapes. Young girls are always on the lookout for nice Mehndi designs that are slightly different. Some different designs include patterns of vine structures, butterflies, star, fish and small animals such as birds like peacock. In India, Mehndi patterns are a sign of the marital status of women and look really stunning when newlywed women deck their hands and feet in the brownish orange colorful patterns of the Mehndi along with all the bangles, jewelries and vermillion. Strangely enough Girls in this country believe that the color of Mehndi signifies the depth of love of their husband.Read More!
Pakistani Mehendi design is done by using crushed leaves of Henna are used along with extracts of coffee bean, Hiviscus leaves etc to bring out the black colour of Mehendi. Unlike the Indian version of Henna, Pakistani Mehendi is an interesting mix of Indian and Arabic motifs. There are many motifs which are employed in Pakistani designs like Paisleys, Peacocks and Roses which are patterned all across the hand in an intricate mesh of patterns. The outline of Mehendi design is made with black Mehendi while the inner parts are filled with red Mehendi colour. Pakistani Henna artists now add little stones, sequins, gold dust, rainbow coloured dust to the Henna pattern to make gorgeous designs.Read More!
Pakistani Mehndi designs are known for their intricacies. Usually these designs will cover most of your hands and feet or whichever part of the body you are wearing the design on. The fully-filled and fine detailing looks truly attention grabbing. Women, Young girls in Pakistan till date have not forgotten the Mehndi which is indeed an inseparable part of the culture and social traditions out there. In Pakistan Mehndi is popularly recognized as Henna and the complexity or intricacy in the designs mainly comes from the Arabian roots. Apart from reflecting traditional themes, designer Mehndis embellished with glitters, colored beads too have become an on-trend thing in Pakistan now.Read More!
2014 in Pakistan has given birth to new ideas, concepts and embellishments which have changed the aspirations and thoughts of modern woman of 2014 who wants style and simplicity. Modern Mehendi designs are now adorned with sequins, embellishments, nail extensions, gold dust and multi colours designs to bring out the beauty of hands and feet. These modern designs representing the best features of Both Indian and Arabic Mehendi patterns can be paired with many outfits like Lehenga, Saree, Anarkali, Sharara and Salwar Suits. Trendy Mehendi designs of 2014 are made by expert Pakistani artists to create a dazzling and gorgeous effect. The best part of Pakistani Mehendi designs of 2014 is that there is an intelligent use of Black Mehendi as well as Red Mehendi to make beautiful designs which enchant the senses.Read More!
Pakistani Mehendi designs for hands inspire a lot of women for their sheer beauty, adaptability, delicate structure and intricate patterns. Its very interesting to note how Pakistani Mehendi has managed to combine the best qualities of both Arabic and Rajasthani styles and have created a style which is a great fusion. Pakistani Mehendi designs for the hands can be identified by the artistic use of black Mehendi which is used to create the outline. This Black Mehendi actually provides a very nice contrast against the fair skin. There are women who apply outlines made of black Mehendi on the outer designs of their Mehendi pattern and fill up the inner patterns with traditional red Mehendi. The distinctive Mehendi style of Pakistan is preferred by many women staying in India and Middle East which is why Pakistani Mehendi artists are in great demand by women.Read More!
Mehendi is supposed to reflect the purity of the soul and no design depicts auspiciousness of mind and purity of soul better than a Rajasthani Mehendi design. The motifs used in Rajasthani Mehendi are very beautiful and traditional and they are inspired from the larger than life images that the Rajputana royalty had. Its common to observe auspicious motifs like betel life, shehnai, drum, bansuri, raja-rani, heart and dancing girls with palanquins. The differentiating factor of Rajasthani Mehendi is meshwork and mirror image formation. Meshwork is made of tiny triangles, squares, rectangles arranged in a stacked symmetrical manner. Mirror work is achieved when both hands and feet are mirror reflections of each other.Read More!