What is Mehndi?

Mehndi is a temporary natural dye mainly used to produce intricate and decorative art-work on the skin. Mehndi is another word for henna.

With its artistic application on the skin, it has become an important expression of grand culture. The ancient art of mehndi varies in different countries and cultures.

Apart from the modern designs used as tattoos and body art, there are many distinguishable designs for mehndi as shown in the gallery.