Monday, March 14, 2011
2011 Collection;Mehndi, also know as henna, is
arty Henna Mehndi Designs for Hands 2010 – 2011 Collection;Mehndi, also know as henna, is made from a powder derived from plant leaves. It is applied in intricate patterns that are specific to different regions. Traditional Asian wedding makeup includes fine, floral or lacey patthroughout time henna has been associated with special celebrations. Betrothals, weddings, the eighth month of pregnancy, the birth, the 40th day after a woman gives birth, naming ceremonies, circumcisions, etc, are all events celebrated with henna.
Eids, and other religious holidays are also occasions to be hennaed. There are also some healing ceremonies, like the Zar in North Africa, which include its use.
A common practice seen in India and in the Islamic world is the pre-wedding tradition of ‘Night of Henna’ parties, like the Sudanese one described earlieerns of henna that are applied to the hands and feet201