Arabic Mehndi Design

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When the hand filled Indian designs were only our choice, the Arabic mehndi designs obtained fame with its own uniqueness. Coming to the origin of those mehndi designs, Gulf countries tend to be the place where it started evolving as a trend. These henna designs mostly involve florals and leaf patterns with a lot of spaces left in between that could expose your skin. Many of the women in the Gulf countries started preferring to have those mehndi designs for all the functions and events. Those designs are perfect for all of the functions no matter it is a professional, traditional or a party type. And the other major factor is that having those designs on your hands and feet eliminated the need for wearing any ornaments to decorate your hands and feet. Later on, these Arabic designs started to revolve around the world as a popular and the most preferred one by almost all of the people who visit the salon for Mehndi service. And it is still being preferred by many of the women and it has never lost its trend even after many years. 

Different Arabic Mehndi Designs

You might think what variety of designs could be there with the just simple floral and leaf patterns. But trust me; you will really be surprised after knowing that there are plenty of designs in the Arabic mehndi. You can decorate your hands and feet with a wide range of designs that starts from very simple to the complex and delicate ones. So, here you go to the top and the best Arabic designs that are mostly preferred by many of the young women as these designs remain to be trendy even after years.

#1. Simple & Easy One

The simple and easy Arabic henna designs are the most basic forms of mehndi[1] designs. This will involve very minimal effort and will involve only a few designs. In this design, a bigger portion of your hand will be left free and only a small portion will be filled with the designs. You can put any designs based upon your choice which looks very small and simple. The mehndi can be filled with small floral and leaf designs along with small curves and swirls. You can start the design with your index finger and end it when the design reaches the middle portion of your hands. This design is widely preferred for having it on the back side of your hands. This design will be perfectly suitable for any type of occasions and all kinds of apparels ranging from traditional to modern. You can decorate your hands further by wearing suitable ornaments such as rings and bracelets.

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#2. Beautiful Back Side

The beautiful back side Arabic design of henna involves all the basic signature designs of Arabic mehndi[2] such as leaves, florals and curves. All your fingers will have only very minimal designs such as two to three swirls or curves combined together except any one of your fingers. The finger in which the design starts will be filled with the usual Arabic designs but in smaller size based upon your finger. And the design will be continued until you reach the wrist region in your hands. You can put this design on either side of your hands- the back and the front portions. It is suitable to be preferred while you plan to attend any functions or during some festivals. Only one slanted portion of your hand will be covered with the designs and the rest will be left free. You can also include the motif designs that we use in our traditional mehndi to enhance the design in your hands.

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#3. Tattoo Style

Sometimes you might feel like your feet or hands are very empty. Or you may have a desire for having a tattoo long back but then did not opt for it due to the pain it would cause. So to all such women, we have the tattoo style mehndi design to fulfill their desires and make them look gorgeous without the empty hands and legs. This tattoo design involves filling a single design on your hands or legs. You can also opt for having the design in any parts of your body. This will require very less time when compared with all the other designs. And they also make your hands and legs look bright with the mehndi design. You can choose any design based upon your choices like the florals, leaves, motifs and many more. These tattoo designs are suitable for both the western and the traditional wears. Those tattoos would make you look both trendy and traditional.

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#4. Party Style

So ladies ready for the party with your favorite outfits? But then, you might be waiting for the perfect one to decorate your hands. So, why to wait when you have the Party style Arabic henna designs specially designed for those party days. These party style designs will involve very minute designs that have some intricate works. Your fingers will be decorated with very small but minute designs. And the rest of the portion of your hands will be empty. You will have a small bracelet design on your wrist portion to decorate your hands. And you can also decorate the middle portion with a very small design if you feel that your hands are too empty. This design will perfectly be suitable for any kind of modern and party wears. You can wear a single ring on your middle finger to make your hands look enhanced and bright.

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#5. Heavily Checked Back Hand

The heavily checked back hand mehndi[3] designs are the perfect bridal wears that can be chosen during your wedding or while attending any important functions. The way how the design decorates your hands and legs will literally be fabulous. Your hands will partially be covered with the designs and be partially empty. The checked designs will look like small boxes or squares that are formed by drawing the lines horizontally and vertically. The box design will be common throughout your hands and legs. But then, those boxes will be filled with different types of patterns and designs like dots, small swirls, shaded florals and the other similar designs. Wearing a lehenga or a saree along with this design in your hands and legs will definitely offer you the bridal feel. This design might look simple with the checked portion but then it involves a lot of detailing which offers the classic look to your hands and feet.

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#6. Flower Based Design

The flower based Arabic design is one among the signature designs of the Arabic designs. This involves the floral portions at the center of your hands. You can prefer drawing this design in both the front and the back portions of your hands. This is also suitable to be drawn on your feet also. This design will have either one large or 3 to 4 small floral portions at the center part. Then the florals will be continued with the leaves and swirls at both of the sides -the upper and the lower portions. You can draw long curves that extend till your fingers at the top and the wrist potion at the bottom. And those swirls can be filled with the small dots or leaves on both the sides to make them get enhanced. You will really love this floral Arabic design after having them on your hands and feet.

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#7. Arabic Mehndi With Twists

As the name says, the Arabic mehndi[4] with twists will involve a lot of curves and swirls that appear as small twists on your hands. These designs will be given with a double line linning outline that makes them look amazing. Also, this twist design will also contain the usual floral portions here and there. And these florals will be filled with the patterns and dots and will be surrounded by the twists, curves and the swirls. Your fingers will be partially covered with these designs and the remaining will be empty like all the other Arabic henna designs. And you can draw bold petals and buds to make your design to achieve the perfect look. This design can be drawn on both the sides of your hands and will be suitable for any kind of indo-western and the traditional clothes. You can draw half circles and fill them with different patterns and floral designs.

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#8. Leaves Arabic Henna Design

Some of you might be extremely in love with the floral and the lead designs. You might be looking for some perfect leaf design to decorate your hands and leaves. Such women will literally love this leaves Arabic mehndi[5] design to have them on their hands and legs. As the name indicates, this Arabic design will be filled with the leaf designs in your hands. This design is perfect to be chosen to have on the front portion of your hands. You will have different branches starting from your fingers reaching till your wrist regions. These branches will be filled with the small leaves on both of their sides. And you can also add small dots and curves in between to decorate those leaves on the two sides. The head portion of your fingers will have a single swirl surrounded by small dots. Then the usual branches with the leaves design will start. And the leaves in those branches will appear shaded. 

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#9. Beautiful Latest Motif Design

The motif designs will look similar to the floral design but filled with the different patterns in it. Motifs are generally referred to be the set of a design that gets repeated. So, the same floral design filled with the patterns will be getting repeated in this beautiful latest motif Arabic henna design. Thought the designs are similar, this design will look amazing at the end after having it in your hands. A suitable traditional or an item of Indian clothing will be the best combo to have this motif henna design in your hands. You might think that with the continuous designs, your hands might look clumsy. But then, your hands will look really shiny and classy with this design. You can have this design in any portion of your hands as it would look absolutely fabulous on both sides. You can wear this design for any festivals or during any other family functions.

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#10. Professional Style Mehndi

The professional Arabic style mehndi[6] is the one similar to the Indian traditional mehndi that we have. As specified before, even this design will involve different floral patterns filled with varied designs. This will also have enough spaces in between the designs that could expose your skin. The design will contain all those Arabic signature touches of floral, patterns and leaves in them. But then all these florals, leaves and the other design will be filled with some of the intricated designs that will make your hands look marvelous. You have this design on both your hands and feet. Your entire hands and feet will be filled with this mind-blowing Arabic design. This will be a perfect one to have during your weddings as it is one of the popular ones among the bridal wear designs. You will absolutely look stunning with this professional Arabic style mehndi on your hands and legs with the appropriate apparels and the traditional wedding clothing.

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#11. Jewellery Style Mehndi Design

Gone are the days where you have to wear a lot of ornaments to decorate your hands and feet. Now we have our own jewellery style Arabic mehndi[7] designs that are more than enough to decorate our hands and feet based on our choice. You can draw the designs based on your choice that resembles the ornaments that you usually wear in your hands, fingers and legs. You can draw mehndi designs lie rings, bracelets, bangles and anklets on your hands and feet. This will make your hands and legs look decorative and full even if you don't wear any of the ornaments. Your hands and legs won't look empty as you don't wear any ornaments. The final outcome of the jewellery style Arabic mehndi will really be a lovable and an eye-catchy one. You will absolutely love having that design on your hands and legs for all the functions once you try having it. And they are very well suitable for all kinds of occasions and clothing. Also, based upon your clothes and the occasions you can choose the type of ornamental design that you wanted to have on your hands and legs. 

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#12. Full Hand Gulf-Arabic Henna Design

The full hand Gulf-Arabic henna design is especially for those women who love filling their entire hands with the gorgeous mehndi designs. The Gulf Arabic henna design will be filled with bold designs that could make your hands look brighter and attractive. Mostly these Gulf Arabic mehndi designs are the best suited for those women who have broad hands. Such that the mehndi designs will be more legible and clear. The same way this mehndi[8] designs will also contain florals and leaf patterns starting from their fingers and reaching till their elbows sections. So, your entire hand will be filled and these designs are the perfect one to wear during a wedding or any special occasions. You will absolutely love this design after having it in your hands. 

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#13. Beautiful Delicate Patterns 

As the name says all, this mehndi design will look extremely beautiful just because of those delicate designs that has been filled in your hands. These designs are perfect to be filled on either side of your hands and legs. These mehndi designs might look simple when you see it. But then, it also involves quite a lot of intricate works that make the design to look more glamorous after having it in your hands. This design is suitable for both the girls and ladies of all ages. Since the design is small and delicate it would perfectly fit even if your hands and legs are small. And you can wear this design during any festival or family functions. Decorating your hands with suitable attires will make those designs even more attractive. Thess delicate designs will be put in a slanting way starting from your index finger and reaching till your wrist region in a slanting way. 

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#14. New Arabic Design With Stones

When the mehndi designs make your hands look beautiful, decorating with the shiny stones and glitters would make it even more gorgeous. You can decorate it either with a single big stone at the center. Or you can also decorate with a few small stones on the mehndi[9]. You can use a glue that is suitable to be applied on your skin and which is a non-allergenic one to our skin. Decorating it either with a shiny silver or white stone is the most preferred one by many of the women. And you can also decorate with the stones that are with the different colors which will be suitable and matching to the color of your clothes. This will be perfect bridal wear and is a suitable one for those special occasions. This has become the recent trendy one and also the most preferred one by many of the women who come to the salon for the mehndi service. 

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#15. Bracelet Style Design

When decorating your hands with different ornaments was a custom, now it has been replaced by the bracelet style henna designs on the hands and legs. All your fingers will be filled with those small and intricate designs. And finally, all the designs in your fingers will be connected with the continuous dots that would look like a bracelet chain in your hands. And those small designs would be similar to the small rings in your hands which would look gorgeous and bright. You can also wear these designs on your legs. These designs in your legs would literally look amazing like wearing an anklet. So, this will eliminate the need for wearing any ornaments on your hands and legs. You will really enjoy and have a lot of fun wearing this design on your hands and legs. 

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#16. Net Pattern Design

The net pattern Arabic henna designs are the one that would literally look both stylish and trendy while having it on your hands and legs. These net patterns will resemble more like wearing a netted glove on your hands which would go well while wearing those long gowns and knee-length dresses for the parties. This is really very simple design to have it on your hands. The same net pattern will be followed by filled your hands with minimal Arabic designs in between. So, your hand will look complete and full after having them on your hands. You can have this design on both the front and the back side of your hands. But then, it will look more gorgeous when you have it on the front side of your hands. And this design will cover your entire hands starting from the fingers and reaching till the ends of your hands which will be nearer to your elbow region. These designs are perfect to be worn when you wear any trendy and modern dresses while planning to attend any parties. 

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#17. Peacock Arabic Henna Design

Peacock Arabic henna designs are the one which has a classic and an Indian traditional touch in the design. The peacock design is the most preferred ones by many of the Indian brides during their weddings. And in the peacock designs, there are wide varieties involved with it. You can combine as many as designs along with the peacock designs on your hands and legs. Some of the most common and popular designs are a motif, florals, patterns and many more. These will really look literally amazing and gorgeous after having it on your hands and legs. And moreover, your entire hands and legs will be covered with the designs. When it comes to hands it will be covered till the elbow region and when it comes to legs it will be till your knee region. These will be best and perfect while wearing a lehenga or a saree during your weddings and other special occasions. 

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#18. Shaded Arabic Mehndi

The shaded Arabic mehndi[10] will involve all those simple and usual florals and leaf patterns. But then all those florals and leaf patterns will be shaded inside to give a realistic effect on those designs. These designs will make your work to be very less by shading the portions and making it full and complete. You will not have the need to fill those spaces inside the florals and leaves with the intricated works or patterns. It will really save a lot of your time by making your work to be very simple and less. And all those florals and leaves will be large enough to make your design to be more legible and bright on your hands. You can wear this design during any sort of functions and festivals. This will perfectly suit for both the Indo-western wears and the traditional wears. 

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#19. Artistic Back Hand Design

When the front portion of your hands are filled with those gorgeous designs why should your back portion be filled with the minimal designs? We have the artistic backhand Arabic mehndi design specially designed for the back portion of your hands. As the name says, your back portion of your hands will be filled with those designs which have an artistic touch in it. These designs will neither be too full nor too simple. So, those women who wanted to have a medium level of designs can opt for this. This will be suitable for any kinds of occasions and even for the formal and traditional wears. So, these designs are best to be worn with any kind of apparels as per your own choice. 

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#20. Bold Flower 

The bold Arabic mehndi[11] designs are for those women who have broad hands that can be filled with bold and thick designs. All these designs will be similar to the normal floral patterns that will be common in all the Arabic designs. And these designs will have a double layer lining that would make such designs look extremely bold and bright. These Arabic mehndi designs will really involve very simple designs but then, the double layer lining will make them look bold and beautiful. So, your hands will look absolutely gorgeous after having them. Also, the design will be covering your entire hands such that you will have a complete look.  

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#21. Joint Together Arabic Design

The joint together Arabic design will appear like having half of the design in one hand the other half in the other hand. So, when you combine both of your hands, the design will look like a completely full and one design. Most of the times, the heart shape or any other popular geometric shapes will be preferred for that one design that will be drawn in the middle of your hands. So, joining your hands will have a complete feeling and look of the entire mehndi[12] design. 

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#22. Bridal Face Mehendi Designs

The bridal face mehndi Arabic design is the most trendy and popular design in recent times. In this design, the face of the bride will be drawn at the center of one hand. And on the other hand, you will have the face of the bridegroom at the center of your palm. This has become the most preferred design among the many other designs. Most of the brides have started preferring to have this design during their weddings. This will really give you the royal feel and the perfect bridal look with the appropriate attire. 

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#23. Full- Back Hand Arabic Mehndi Design

When the Arabic designs reached its popularity, the full backhand Arabic mehndi design helped it to be even more popular among the many other designs. In this, your entire backhand will be covered with the Arabic style of mehndi[13]. So, you can wear this design for both the parties and the for the important functions and events. You can also show your creative skill in this design by trying any of the new designs on your hands. Also, you can combine those florals along with the small curves, dots and swirls at the sides and ends. 

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#24. Indo- Arabic Henna Design

The Indo-Arabic design is a combination of the Indian traditional design along with the Arabic designs. This means that the basic outline design of the mehndi will be Arabic floral designs. And the design that will be filled inside the florals will be those traditional designs that will absolutely be intricate with a perfect finish. This will make your hands look even more stylish and traditional at the same time. So, you can wear this design for any kind of festivals and functions with any kind of clothing. You will really look amazing in any of the attire.  

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#25. Easy Arabic Mehndi For Back Hand

The backhand comes out with a lot of choices when it comes to having the mehndi[14] designs. The easy Arabic mehndi[15] design for backhand is one of those kinds of designs. But then, as the name says this design will include very minimal design that would look simple but neat on your hands. You will have only small minute designs that would fill a few spaces in your hands. The rest of your hands will be left empty. So, these designs are perfect to be preferred when you plan for any occasion that is not too special. You can also decorate with suitable ornaments like rings and bangles to make your hands look full and complete.  

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This article has been medically reviewed by Dr.Nagakeerthana S, MD (Dermatology) on 09/06/2019 

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