Henna Designs For Feet

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When we are still stuck with the adorning beauty of the spring season, there arrives those continuous wedding bells and the festive occasions. And almost all women would be geared up for making those ecstatic plans to get those enticing looks. And festooning yourselves with the proper attires seems to hold the primary place. After that comes embellishing your hands with those prepossessing henna designs in your hands and feet. More than adorning your hands and legs, henna is known to be the one of the very must custom in the Indian culture. It is believed that the darkness of the design obtained in the bride's hands and feet will depict the love that she has on her partner. It was long back when people had only one color and design for putting those henna designs. Now we have plenty of designs with varied colors and you can even include those glittering colors and gemstone along with your mehndi designs. With this plenty of foot mehndi designs, you will surely be confused in choosing the right one for your feet. So, we are here to help you with this by making you opt for the right choices that could adorn your feet. 


Henna Designs For Feet


30 Best Henna Designs To Adorn Your Feet

When it comes to henna designs, they differ widely with the different regions of the world ranging from the countries to the states. Each and everyone has a particular style to follow even in the henna designs. And more than using it to make us beautiful, it is primarily celebrated as one of the most important customs in every religion. And covering your legs with those adorning henna designs has always been a fashion since the olden days. So, when it comes to the designs, the varieties are wide with its own unique features in it. And the way they make your legs magnificent could never be met with any other ornaments. Following are some of the designs that you can try it on your legs to make it look even more appealing. 

  1. Jaali Foot Mehndi
  2. Modern Minimal Mehndi
  3. Simple And Minimalistic Foot Design
  4. Leaf Design Intricate Mehndi
  5. Arabic Foot Mehndi
  6. Spirals And Patterns In Arabic Style
  7. Traditional Indian Mehndi
  8. Crystals And Glitters For Feet
  9. Mandala Foot Henna
  10. Multiple Mandalas
  11. Red Designs In Mehandi
  12. Anklet Henna Design
  13. Side Design Arabic Style Mehndi
  14. Feet And The Snakes
  15. Divine Mehendi Design For Brides
  16. Floral Design With Glitters And Colors
  17. Fascinating Rose Design Henna
  18. Artistic Feet With Black Mehandi
  19. Peacock Henna Design
  20. Intricate Designs In Dual Shade
  21. Statement Henna Idea
  22. Paisley Foot Henna Idea
  23. Geometric Henna Design
  24. Henna Design With Dots And Patterns
  25. Delicate Henna
  26. Gemstone Henna
  27. Symmetrical Henna Design
  28. Lace And Mandalas
  29. Tribal Henna Design
  30. Swirl Design


#1. Jaali Foot Mehndi

When it comes to mehndi, the Jaali foot mehndi[1] designs are the most commonly preferred ones by many of the brides during their marriages. This foot design comes along with a classic touch of Rajasthani style that adds more artistry to the mehndi design. Your feet will be filled with a classic design that has enough spaces in between such that it doesn't look clumsy. Also, wearing the toe-rings and anklets in your legs will add more elegance to your feet which will enhance the overall appearance of your legs.

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#2. Modern Minimal Mehndi

Gone are the days, where women preferred filling up their entire legs with the mehndi designs. Now they prefer for those minimal designs that could offer the perfect chic look to them. The modern minimal mehndi[2] design is a combo of traditional design with a minimal trendy look. So, only a small part of your foot will be covered with the designs. And to add the classic touch, traditional designs will be preferred. Wearing a glittering nail polish to your nails would be a perfect match to elevate those minimal designs.

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#3. Simple And Minimalistic Foot Design

When the occasion is not so important but then you wanted to have mehndi[3], then you can opt for the simple and minimalistic foot design. This design involves those simple but minute designs that cover only the center portion of your leg. The design will start from your first or second toe finger while leaving the rest fingers empty. Then the design will continue like a toe ring that comes attached with the anklets. The perfect bewitching look on your feet can be obtained with this simple design.

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#4. Leaf Design Intricate Mehndi

As the name says, this mehndi foot design will involve more design in the leaf structure. Those small leaves will be filled while the medium and large leave will be left free with a broad outline. This will give a perfect traditional touch to your mehndi design. And those intricate leaf designs will obviously symbolize the pride of the Rajasthani culture and royalty. The design will start with minute leaves near your foot fingers that involves a lot of intricate designs. And will finally end up with a big leaf structure which will be filled with a lot of minute mehndi[4] designs.

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#5. Arabic Foot Mehndi

Arabic foot mehndi design is still revolving as one of the most famous and preferred one by many of the women since its evolution. This could be the best one that would suit for any type of occasions irrespective of their age. When your legs are large enough, then this must be the perfect match to make it look wonderful. This is known to be one of the most stylish mehndi[5] designs that offer a voguish look to your feet.

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#6. Spirals And Patterns In Arabic Style

When the spirals and patterns have their own uniqueness, the Arabic style is no more inferior to those designs. But, how about trying those patterns and spirals in Arabic style? I promise you that it would absolutely look gorgeous when you have it in your feet. In this, the front toe portion of your feet will entirely be covered with the combo of patterns and spirals. Then the rest of your feet in the middle portion will be left free. And the sides will again be covered with the different patterns and spiral designs. Your ankle region will have those small Arabic designs that would look more impressive than wearing an anklet.  

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#7. Traditional Indian Mehndi

Even after centuries, the traditional Indian mehndi design holds the pride of being trendy and the most preferred one. Even though we have a lot of other designs, nothing could offer that queenly look and feel to the bride. And the way those intricate designs fill your legs will obviously add more elegance to the bride. Those minute designs and finishes in the mehndi[6] will make her be glorious. Also, those microbic designs symbolize the longevity and the strong bond between the two individuals during their marriage.

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#8. Crystals And Glitters For Feet

How about adding a gleaming look to your brown mehndi on your feet? The dark brown mehndi, when combined with the colorful sparkling glitters will make your feet glossy. The floral patterns are the best one for filling those glittering colors. And those glittering colors would make those floral to shimmer like a star. Filling the center portion with the blue glitters and shaded portion with silver and brown glitters can give an artistic touch to the mehndi[7] design. The contrasting blue and silver glitter will blend perfectly with the floral design.


#9. Mandala Foot Henna

Mandalas rule around the world in each and everything that involves designing. So, mandala would always be the best and a superior choice in designing your feet with the mehndi[8]. These designs would involve those circular shapes that will be filled with a lot of precise designs. Also, the outer circular shape will be covered with the curves that would look like a flower as a whole. Mandalas would never go out of fashion when they give such a majestic look to your feet. It is also believed that those circles and the discoid shapes are a ritual symbol of all the Indian religions. 

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#10. Multiple Mandalas

When having a single mandala design is impressive, how majestic would it be to have multiple mandalas on your legs? And I am pretty sure that you will obviously love the final stunning appearance it offers for your legs. This will start from your toe fingers which will reach till the top of your legs up to a little below your knee region. You entire legs will be alluring with those multiple mandala designs. The concentric circles filled with those minute patterns and curves will absolutely be a bewitching one on your legs. You will not require any sort of ornament to decorate your feet as your leg will fully be covered with those amazing intricate mandala designs. And the other advantage of the mandala is that you can fill any kind of intricate designs based on your choice and you can also build your own designs. These are the perfect bridal wear designs that require a lot of time too.

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#11. Red Designs In Mehandi

Collaborating the red designs in the mehndi will offer a more traditional look to your feet. This could also be the one to symbolize the ancient forms of mehndi designs that were followed by our ancestors who used to cover their entire hands with the red color mehndi without any designs. This design would involve those large but single floral patterns that cover their entire middle portion of their foot. Those florals get continued till the upper portion of their feet. And there will be spaces left inside the florals which are to be covered with the red mehndi[9]. And the entire side portion surrounding your legs will also be covered with the red mehndi along with a border. This offers a unique appearance to your legs when compared with all the other designs.

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#12. Anklet Henna Design

Some days you may not feel like covering your legs with the usual henna patterns or any ornaments. In such cases, you can absolutely prefer for those anklet henna designs which would not cover your leg. And also, it offers that anklet worn look to your feet. This is an extremely simple design but could make your feet look gorgeous. This design involves those simple chains or leaf design around your ankle region which finally ends with a big mandala or a pendant design at the middle or top of your foot. This pendant design will be filled with a lot of minute designs that could offer the perfect ornamental look to your ankles.

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#13. Side Design Arabic Style Mehndi

The Side design Arabic style would be a terrific one to unravel the floral patterns of Arabic style. And the side portions of your feet are the ideal one for those floral designs. Your entire leg except the side portions will be left free without any designs. But then, the stunning side portions will nullify all the emptiness in the middle part of your feet. The side portion of your thumb is the area where the design starts. As reaching the middle portion the floral patterns in the Arabic style emerges that could be more than enough to decorate your legs.

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#14. Feet And The Snakes

The feet and the snakes would be more similar to the tattoo drawings. These designs would involve drawing the dragons and the tattoos on your feet that would give a new look to your appearance. And it adds a more feminine look to your legs with those intricate snake designs. You will require a lot of patience to offer the perfect finish to the curves, spirals and bends given inside the snakes and the dragon. And painting the nails with a mild or a light color could add more grace to your legs.

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#15. Divine Mehendi Design For Brides

The divine mehndi[10] design would offer that reflection design on your feet. The design in one leg will be the reflection of the other such that the same designs in the opposite direction will be filled. So, when you place both your legs together, the designs would look similar and continuous. The designs will involve a cluster of patterns, spirals, curls and other shapes that would offer the perfect and special bride look. Painting your nails with the dark red color could make your legs look even more gorgeous and charming.

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#16. Floral Design With Glitters And Colors

When floral designs are itself a captivating one, adding glitters and colors would obviously make the designs be more adorable. This will involve the drawing of those very simple floral designs on your legs. And those floral might not be a suitable one for a special occasion but adding the colors and glitters would do it. Wearing it on your legs for a special occasion would make it even more auspicious with your gorgeous look. And the nail paints matching the colors of the glitters and colors filled in the floral will make it hunkier than before. And your legs would gleam with an extra shine along with the perfect attire.

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#17. Fascinating Rose Design Henna

The rose design starts with covering your toes with the spiral intricate designs. The first two toes of your feet will entirely be covered until it reaches the upper middle portion with heavy minute spiral designs. And the rest of your toes will be covered with the same spiral design but only till the end of your fingers. And you will not require a nail polish as your nails will be painted red with the henna to give a traditional touch to the design. And above all, there will be a half bloomed rose drawn at the center of your feet which is covered by minute leaves at the side portion.

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#18. Artistic Feet With Black Mehandi

When red was the only color for the mehndi[11], black showed its power by emerging with its swank looks. But then, this will be best suited for those who have fair skin. In this design, all the toes of your feet will be covered with the intricate artistic designs until reaching the end of your toe fingers. A border surrounding your legs will be drawn with a lace design. And the middle portion of your feet will have a big circle filled with shaded small chains and circles. Coloring your nails with either silver, gold or green make people easily fascinate the around you. 

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#19. Peacock Henna Design

One of the most popular henna designs that offer an absolutely stunning effect and looks to your legs must be the peacock design. Your entire leg till the upper middle portion will be covered with the different kinds of henna designs. Starting from your toe fingers, intricate patterns with different shapes will be filled until you reach your ankles. Then a border will be drawn for the ending of those intricate patterns. And half a circle will be drawn which would resemble like a mandala. And upon that, the majestic peacock design will be drawn which will look amazing and gorgeous at the end. And a curvy border filled with simple designs will be drawn surrounding the peacock to give the final finishing touch for the henna design. This could be an amazing choice for the bridal wears and could make you look pretty during those auspicious occasions.

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#20. Intricate Designs In Dual Shade

This henna involves the usage of both the red and the dark brown colors in the design. Your feet will be covered with a lot of floral patterns that involve a lot of curves and spirals. The design will start from your thumb toe finger and will cover the further region of your leg until you reach the upper portion of your ankles. The other surface other than the region straight to your thumb finger will be left free. The other toe fingers will have a very minute design that was initially used while starting the henna in your thumb finger. This entire design with the big florals will be given using the brown henna. Then those florals and the curves will be shaded with red henna. Thus the henna design would offer a dual shade in a single design. And all those florals will have a lot of intricate designs involved in it. 

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#21. Statement Henna Idea

To all those women who love the bold and broader designs, here is statement henna idea to fulfill your henna choices. This design involves those broader designs that can be filled with any kind of patterns in it. And in the middle of the statement, you can have any geometric shapes like a circle (which is commonly preferred) and filled with the different type of designs in it. This could give you chakra look surrounded by the bold and broad borders at their sides. It is not that you have to follow the same design as it is given in the picture. You can also recreate all those statement and pattern designs as everything would look gorgeous to have it on your legs. And in between each of the patterned circles, you will leave a one-inch gap to make the designs appear more bright and attractive. Also, you will have a lot of space to show your creative side on the henna designs.

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#22. Paisley Foot Henna Idea

Paisley designs are the most commonly preferred ones in making the pieces of jewelry and other ornaments. Other than this, the paisley designs are also the most commonly preferred ones for the henna designs. This design is mostly preferred by almost all the Indians living in the different parts of the world. It involves certain intricate works with those outstanding designs on your feet. The front portion of your feet starting from the toe fingers until reaching the middle portion, the entire portion will be covered with the cluster of designs and patterns that involves those intricate works. Painting your nails with the red color will be an absolute match for the paisley henna designs on your feet. At least one of the paisley designs will be used in the henna design while decorating your hands and feet.

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#23. Geometric Henna Design

Not only in mathematics, but in the henna designs also geometric shapes play a vital role. They help in giving a proper outline structure to your henna design in your feet. There are different geometric shapes that are preferred for putting the henna designs. And one of the most commonly preferred geometric shapes is the diamond one. You can fill this shape with a different variety of patterns or lace designs. And this diamond structure will have a continuation with the designs in your toe fingers. So, two cross lines will be drawn such that a small side portion of your both legs will be left free. 

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#24. Henna Design With Dots And Patterns

This might look easy when you see but would involve a lot of intrications when you start trying them on your feet. This design involves two methods. You can either go with the half concentric circles or with any other geometric shapes. You have to choose either one of them and draw it on the two sides of your legs. Then you have to draw horizontal and parallel lines that would form small boxed design in your feet. And you have to fill those boxes with the very minute dots. Those dots can be either three or four in each of the boxes. And those dots should be placed at the center of the boxes. And make sure that those dots don't touch the border or the outline of the box. In the ankle region, you can draw a border and fill it with small lines. This will appear as a border to those henna designs in your feet. You can fill your toe fingers either with those boxes or you can also draw some leaf or floral designs until the box design starts in your feet.

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#25. Delicate Henna

As the name says, this henna involves those delicate mehndi[12] designs that would involve a little intricate work and a lot of continuous flow within the designs. You will have a large floral design in the middle of your feet which will be continued with those little intricate patterns near your toe fingers. The one large floral design in the middle reaching till the ankle region can offer an absolute captivating look to your legs. You don't have to wear any ornaments like anklets to decorate your legs as your leg looks already super attractive with the delicate henna design. And also, you can give a border lining to those intricate designs at your toe fingers that would offer a finished look to those designs. You can end the border lining with the small curves that would absolutely look amazing at the ends on both sides. You can also shade the inner portions of your legs with the light strokes of henna such that it looks like a real flower.

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#26. Gemstone Henna

Apart from decorating your nails with the stones, now you can also decorate your henna design with the different kinds of gemstones. This would surely add a royalty look to the henna design in your feet. You can choose any color gemstones based on the color of your dress or in contrast with the color of your henna design. The mots and widely used henna design for the red, brown and black henna are the white or the silver gemstone. This would enhance your henna design to a greater extent. 


#27. Symmetrical Henna Design

 In the symmetrical henna design, the same henna design will be given for both your legs. Such that it offers the perfect symmetrical look to your legs. And this design could be a bit difficult one as you have to achieve the symmetrical look in between both your legs. But then, when you see your legs at the end, then you would absolutely fall in love with the overall appearance of your legs. And this can be the best mehndi[13] design for the bridal occasions to make your feet look even more gorgeous.  

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#28. Lace And Mandalas

When we are already obsessed with the mandala design, adding even more adorable features like lace designs with it will take the obsession to a greater level. The lace designs with different intricate patterns and designs will be used for covering the outer portions of your legs. So, those lace designs will fill the entire outer portion of your feet as a border. You can use any kinds of lace designs that include shapes, florals, patterns, curves and the other similar designs. Then the mandala will be drawn at the center of your legs such that it would look like a chakra. This mandala chakra will be filled with the intricate designs that will start from the middle dot. All the other portions of your leg will be left free to make it more visible and elegant. As told before, you can create your own mehndi[14] designs with the mandala such that it looks neither clumsy nor empty.

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#29. Tribal Henna Design

Have you ever thought of having a tattoo but then decided not to have it due to the awful pain it would offer? Then will absolutely love having the tribal henna designs on your legs. These henna designs are more similar to the tattoos that you get on your legs and hands. You can choose the way you want your designs like tattoos. This can be the easiest and the simplest way to fulfill the dreams of having a tattoo without involving any pain. Also, it is a temporary one and so you can change the design whenever you want it. These designs will be done with the black mehndi[15] to give the absolute tattoo appearance on your feet. And those broad shades on the design will look perfectly like a tattoo due to the darkness of the henna. This can also be tried in any of the other parts of your body where you wished to have a tattoo.

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#30. Swirl Design

Swirl designs are the loveliest designs that could make your feet look simply sweet and adorable. You can prefer this design for any simple occasions. This would not involve many designs but then the look it offers your legs will really be worth for preferring them. And the flow of the swirl will look absolutely amazing with those small dotted curves on your feet. Having swirl patterns on both of your feet will be an excellent one to decorate your legs. And having a small design on the starting part of your thumb finger can add more beauty to the design. And you can prefer for those dotted design which could enhance the appearance of those swirl patterns on your legs.

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This article has been medically reviewed by Dr.Nagakeerthana S, MD (Dermatology) on 15/06/2019 

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