42 Phenomenal Mehndi Designs

Mehndi is an old Indian traditional art form in which henna is applied in an artistic decorative way on hands or legs designed to aesthetically please the eyes. It usually symbolizes ceremonial or celebratory art form that has in origin in the ancient times of India. A true Vedic ritual, mehndi application also exists among other cultures and countries like Pakistan, Arabic nations and few others as well. Henna is originally used as a decorative art to beautify Indian brides or newly wed Hindu girls.

There are many forms, designs and patterns that are running from centuries in our tradition. The thinly crushed henna leaves are piped into a cone with the tip snipped off for easy application and to aid design creation. Plenty of such designs are amalgamated to decorate an entire hand or foot to beautify it with bright and deep orange colored masterpieces on the skin. Many such patterns reflect the various cultures of their origin. Arabic mehndi designs, bridal mehndi or contemporary patterns, each have their own aesthetic appeal and suits every occasion. So, you can browse through an array of designs in this section and get some bright ideas for mehndi application.

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Arabic Design

Thick-tipped mehndi cones used to highlight the depth of this floral patterned mehndi.

Arabic Design

Arabic Design

Indian Bridal Mehndi

Intricately designed mehndi using super-fine tipped cones with delicate patterns symbolizing an Indian wedding.

Indian Bridal Mehndi

Indian Bridal Mehndi

Simple Floral Henna

This simple floral design is unique in its own colorful way. Check out this design for party wear or simply sport it with denims.

Simple Floral Henna

Simple Floral Henna

Indian Mehndi

Modern designer mehndi with contemporary designs and an amalgamation of stylish patterns.

Indian Mehndi

Indian Mehndi

Floral Mehndi

A contemporary flower and blocked-tips pattern with delicate detailing around the flowers.

Floral Mehndi

Floral Mehndi

Minimalistic Mehndi Design

A progressive styled mehndi pattern with sleek and minimalistic design to suit all occasions.

Minimalistic Mehndi Design

Minimalistic Mehndi Design

Taj Mahal Henna

A fusion pattern from the finest monument of love – Taj Mahal surrounding a contemporary butterfly design.

Taj Mahal Henna

Taj Mahal Henna

Authentic Bridal Mehndi

A traditional bridal mehndi design that lures the eyes of every passerby.

Authentic Bridal Mehndi

Authentic Bridal Mehndi

Unique Henna Design

A monumental design which is unique of its own style and pattern yet simple, elegant and beautiful.

Unique Henna Design

Unique Henna Design

Full Hand Mehndi

This full hand mehndi is designed to appeal to all. A classic fusion of traditional design with contemporary pattern.

Mehndi Stop Design

Mehndi Stop Design

Bubbly Henna

The tiny pattern-work with bubbly effect gives this mehndi an adorable look with lots of circular shaped formations and designs in it.

Bubbly Henna

Bubbly Henna

Scarlet Henna

This type of design is purely delicate yet very intriguing. The sleek detailing of the floral pattern shows the work of a marvel!

Scarlet Henna

Scarlet Henna

Floral Henna

This henna has tiny floral patterns which almost seem like woven together to make a beautiful long design of mehndi.

Floral Henna

Floral Henna

Eid Special

An Arabic mehndi with a contemporary hint in the layout of design. Thickly applied henna patterns give great deep orange color.

Eid Special

Eid Special

Frolic Mehndi

Sometimes mehndi can be applied for fun using various patterns from design books or using one’s own creativity. One such example is this mehndi.

Frolic Mehndi

Frolic Mehndi

The Fish Bones Pattern

Several lines knit parallel to one another form a fish bone kind of an effect which makes a stunning pattern of mehndi.

The Fish Bones Pattern

The Fish Bones Pattern

Spring Fling

The beauty of spring and nature is reflected in this captivating design with immaculate detailing to please the eye of any passerby.

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Peacock Henna

A simple pattern yet outlined by the shape of a peacock with beautiful patterns filled inside the design.

Peacock Henna

Peacock Henna

The Beautiful Bridal Mehndi

The famous half-arm design where the mehndi is intricately made to create a beautiful pattern with an amalgamation of different varieties of contemporary and traditional designs.

The Beautiful Bridal Mehndi

The Beautiful Bridal Mehndi

Mehndi Party

An upbeat modern mehndi design made of a single huge floral pattern filled with beautiful detailing and creepers.

Mehndi Party

Mehndi Party

Metamorphosis Mehndi

Try out this embellishing mehndi pattern which is designed to suit all occasions.

Metamorphosis Mehndi

Metamorphosis Mehndi

Mehndi With Friends

Love your friends? Sketch those happy moments on your hands with exquisite mehndi designs.

Mehndi With Friends

Mehndi With Friends

Mehndi Application Design

A stunning mehndi design that will touch your soul! Patterns that boast about beauty in each of its stroke.

Mehndi Application Design

Mehndi Application Design

Funky Henna Design

Have a knack for funk and untraditional style? Try out this mehndi pattern in deep colored flowers to enhance your style even more!

Funky Henna Design

Funky Henna Design

Sunrise Henna

A typical mehndi pattern for you to replicate and wear on your friend’s wedding or a family function.

Sunrise Henna

Sunrise Henna

Designer Mehndi

A cool and beautiful designer mehndi pattern to wear on a big fat Indian wedding.

Designer Mehndi

Designer Mehndi

Arabic Designs

Bored of regular mehndi? Try out this chic and urban Arabic style to enhance your beauty.

Arabic Designs

Arabic Designs

Intricate Designer Henna

Check out this intricately designed mehndi pattern that will steal the heart of your beloved.

Intricate Designer Henna

Intricate Designer Henna

Mehndi Making

Learn the art of mehndi making! Try this simple design which is beautiful as well as exquisite.

Mehndi Making

Mehndi Making

Unique Henna Design

Feel like being different this wedding season? Check out this beautiful yet unique mehndi pattern to woo the hearts of all.

Unique Henna Design

Unique Henna Design

Minimalistic Mehndi

If you are one of those who’d like to keep things to bare minimal, this designer mehndi is made just for you!

Minimalistic Mehndi

Minimalistic Mehndi

Stunning Henna

Check out this stunning henna designer pattern! The floral design is very simplistic and unique and is assured to please the eyes of passersby.

Stunning Henna

Stunning Henna

Cute Henna Design

Eid or diwali, a festive season in India is incomplete without mehndi. Try this cute mehndi style to wear for your favourite festival.

Cute Henna Design

Cute Henna Design

Peacock Mirror Henna

An extravagant peacock mirror mehndi design that depicts two peacocks with a mirror-effect pattern on each hand.

Peacock Mirror Henna

Peacock Mirror Henna

Bridal Mehndi

A beautiful Indian bride showing her bridal mehndi to get photographed and keep those memories for a lifetime.

Bridal Mehndi

Bridal Mehndi

Simple & Unique Mehndi

A simple yet unique pattern made with thin tipped mehndi cone that goes well with all outfits to suit every occasion.

Simple & Unique Mehndi

Simple & Unique Mehndi

Mehndi With Friends

Share some precious moments of joy and happiness that come with the ceremonial mehndi application in a wedding atmosphere.

Mehndi With Friends

Mehndi With Friends

Cool Henna Pattern

Check this cool henna pattern designed in an Arabic style to match any outfit you wear.

Cool Henna Pattern

Cool Henna Pattern

Bridal Mehndi Design

Another beautiful Indian bride whose ceremonial mehndi pattern is being photographed.

Bridal Mehndi Design

Bridal Mehndi Design

Snake Henna Tattoo Mehndi

Like Tattoos? Try out this snake patterned funky henna design that also looks like a temporary tattoo.

Snake Henna Tattoo Mehndi

Snake Henna Tattoo Mehndi

Bridal Mehndi

A pink clad pretty bride posing her exquisite mehndi hands to be photographed for her wedding.

Bridal Mehndi

Bridal Mehndi

Designer Foot Mehndi

Try out this cool and beautiful designer mehndi pattern for application on the foot.

Designer Foot Mehndi

Designer Foot Mehndi

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  • Ben Stuart

    The detail of these tattos is realy impressive.

  • Bhring Nath Prasad

    Wow these mehndi designs are so cute and attractive i just can’t take off my eyes from these designs.

  • Kamal

    Awesome mehndi designs,i like Authentic Bridal Mehndi design very much,another great treat to all women in the world.

  • Prabha

    Minimalistic Mehndi Design is simple, sleek and beautiful.

  • Marie

    Wow. Great designs. I really like having one when there is a very big festival in our city. I like the Taj Mahal design and the Scarlet design the most. ^^

  • Marie

    Wow. Great designs. I really like having one when there is a very big festival in our city. I like the Taj Mahal design and the Scarlet design the most.

  • Jai

    Amazing! The Cute Henna Design looks chocolate tattooed in the hand. Really looks nice!

  • http://artatm.com/ Rocky

    Great collection, I like The Beautiful Bridal Mehndi & floral heena

  • https://www.facebook.com/nikhil.sharma.982845 Nikhil Sharma

    There are many cute designs in this collection. There are many styles here. I like the Henna Design. Tattoo.

  • Tarun Jaitely

    Nice mehndi design collection here. Indian Bridal Mehndi is the one I like.

  • Prabha

    Indian Bridal Mehndi is the one which is the cutest among all the mehndi designs displayed here.

  • Prabha

    Unique Henna Design is a very creative and very beautiful mehndi design and it’s perfect for the brides.

  • http://www.facebook.com/moiicoco moii

    These designs are so nice. I wish I could try at least one of them.

  • Kuldeep

    Awesome designs. love this collection. I like the Snake Henna Tattoo Mehndi.