18 Mehndi Designs To Modernise The Traditional Paisley This Festive Season

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For all the modern beauty lovers, God is in the details. The big Eid beauty preparation is no longer just about the hair, makeup and nails—the henna that marks as a punctuating element for every girl is equally important. Gone are the days when girls allowed henna artists to apply the same 20 repetitive designs—today, the girls come with their own Pinterest boards and make sure their individual aesthetic shine, with fun and quirky designs. In case you aren’t a regular mehandi lover ready with a folder of references or even if you’re a busy planning an iftar party, too occupied to decide—we’ve got you covered. Scroll to check 18 contemporary wedding mehndi patterns you should bookmark for the upcoming festive season.

Designs To Suit Every Bride’s Aesthetic –

1. Half and Half

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If the all-over pattern isn’t your thing, this elegant half-and-half symmetrical design is just right for you.

2. Gradient Vines

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To add depth to your designs, play with dimension, gradient, and line width. A mehndi design with a gradient adds so much more definition.

3. The Floral Squares

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Isn’t symmetry key for some of us? If that’s you. The floral squares are the perfectly balanced mehndi design you can sport.

4. The Classic Mandala

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You can never go wrong with the classic mandala—a centric, spaced-out pattern.

5. Inter-Laced Leaves

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Who wouldn’t adore a clean, floral mehndi design that is easy to make and saves up on time?

6. The Minimalist

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Don’t really get the idea of fuller hands? Keep it simple working your way around the fingers.

7. Fuller Geometry

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This intricate pattern-focused design is perfect for the bride who is meticulous about every little detail.

8. Experimental Colour

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The conventional coloured mehndi doesn’t quite amuse you. In that case, you are ought to experiment with coloured henna, one that suits you the best.

9. Asymmetric Floral

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When abstract is so much more alluring, opt for this unique minimalistic floral design.

10. Pichwai Floral

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Inspired by the traditional pichwai painting – simplistic outlines with emphasized all-over linear motifs.

11. Geometric Lotus

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If you appreciate the single motif trend, try this charming geometric lotus pattern with tiny blossoms.

12. Foliage Borders

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Doing the bare minimum is your style? Go in with linear foliage and wrist mehndi bands.

13. Floral Mandala

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Add floral components to the symmetric mandala design. Accentuate the floral design using dots.

14. The Bohemian Bride

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If you want to go all boho-chic for your whimsical wedding, this is an offbeat must-try design.

15. The Braclet Amulet

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The beautiful armor will shield you from any dangers – a combination of floral and geometrical motifs.

16. Geometric Repeat

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Dotting is in right now. You can combine it with a variety of beautiful ornamental geometric motifs to create the ideal mehndi design.

17. Botanic Leaves

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If tiny, minute details aren’t your thing, choose the bolder mehndi design with scaled-up foliage and flowers instead.

18. Spaced Out Floral

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An evenly spaced pattern that emphasizes the side of the palms with linear foliage.

Accentuate your mehndi with the perfect manicure, tap to read our article on 15 Wedding Nail Art Designs For Brides Who Want To Go Beyond The Basic French Tips

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