Mehndi Designs For Hands

Posted 3 months ago by Tharaa Nagendran in

As soon as the bridal season arrives, we start purchasing things starting from the clothing to the ornaments. And we do start visiting the salons for various services starting from the hair to the nails. And one among the most important one that each and every woman would love to have is the mehndi designs on their hands and legs. More than a beauty factor, having mehndi in your hands and legs during the wedding and other special occasions are being celebrated as a custom and an important tradition in the Indian countries since ages. Initially, this mehndi was kept with those simple and repeated designs that everyone will usually have on their hands. But then, the recent trends in the modern days have made many improvements even in the mehndi designs that we have in our hands and legs. More than the leg, our hands seek a great point of attraction when a person sees us during a wedding or any other occasion. We have plenty of mehndi designs that are especially for you to have in your hands during your wedding. And I am sure you will be so much confused once you visit the salon regarding the mehndi designs. So, this article will help you to have an idea about the most trendy mehndi designs in the world. So, you can have a clear idea of what designs to have in your hands at the time of your wedding. 

Mehndi Designs For Hands

Different Mehndi Designs For Hands

When it comes to mehndi designs for hands, there are a wide variety of choices available. And especially the varieties in the designs will differ based upon the different occasions that we plan to have mehndi for. So, the following are some of the best mehndi designs for hands that you would absolutely love to have them on your hands. This can be very helpful for you to get updated regarding the recent trendy designs and also you will be able to acquire a piece of knowledge on the designs that are available while putting mehndi in our hands. 

  1. Bunched Floral Designs
  2. Design With bridal Aesthetic Elements
  3. Mehndi Design With Floral Finish
  4. Personalized Mehndi Designs
  5. Doodle Mehndi Designs
  6. Detailed Art Work Mehndi Design
  7. Mehndi Design With A Blend Of Florals And Lines
  8. Dark Accents With Free Flowing Patterns
  9. Dots And Leaves Mehndi Design
  10. Mehndi Design With The Mandalas And Criss Cross Lines
  11. Symmetric Style Mehndi Design
  12. Blend Of Dark And Light Highlights Mehndi Design
  13. Stunning Contemporary Mehndi Design
  14. Roses With The Fine Jaali Mehndi Design
  15. Lotus Mehndi Design With The Spaces
  16. Uniquely Patterned Mehndi Design
  17. Mehndi Design With Your Proposal Statement
  18. Cute Mini Elephant Mehndi Design
  19. Mehndi Design for Disney Lover Bride
  20. Half And Half Mehndi Design


#1. Bunched Floral Designs 

The bunched floral design is one of those unique mehndi designs[1] in which your hands will be filled with the gorgeous never-ending florals. All those florals drawn in this design will be of smaller in size that would be filled with all those minute designs. A bunch of florals will be filled alternatively by leaving some spaces in between in your hands. Your fingers will be filled with the different patterns and the head portion will be colored completely with the henna to give offer a traditional touch. And you can draw all those small leaves at the side to give a perfect finish for the minute floral designs. These florals will have a unique touch that differs from the usual Arabic kind of mehndi designs that has those floral patterns. This is a perfect one to wear during your wedding and for those special occasions. Though the entire design covers your hand completely, these designs will never make your mehndi look clumsy. This design will really give a heavenly feel for those who are extremely fond of those floral designs.

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#2. Design With bridal Aesthetic Elements

The mehndi designs with the bridal aesthetic elements will give a perfect bridal feel while having it on your weddings. This design will contain all those bridal aesthetic elements in your mehndi design[2]. This design will have the face of a bride on one hand and the bridegroom on the other hand. The design will either be only the face or the entire picture of the bride and bridegroom like standing and holding the florals in their hands. This design will be filled at the center of your palm which will be surrounded by the different patterns and other minute designs. Then the upper portion of your hands will have the same bride and bridegroom theme but with a different posture. This time the bridegroom will be sitting on a horse and the bride will be inside the which depicts the ancient traditions that are followed in the marriages. The other elements such as lotus, peacocks and other patterns will be filled around the bride and bridegroom portraits. 

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#3. Mehndi Design With Floral Finish

The Mehndi design with the floral finish is one among the most trendy designs among the many other henna designs for hands. This design will have floral designs combined with the patterns that we draw usually in many of the henna designs. Your fingers will have a mixture of floral and checked lines that goes well with the small dots kept in between to fill the small spaces. And the final design while ending the henna will be a floral design that offers the floral finish to the henna. All those floral designs will have an edgy and a definitive finish that offers a unique appeal to this design. And this edgy finish has always been a reason for making it popular among the many other designs. And the center part of those florals will be given with a dark and a bold shade that makes gives a bright appearance to those mehndi designs in your hands. This design will also contain some intricated works which offer a continuous feel to the mehndi design[3]. And you will have enough spaces left in between the designs in your palm and wrist region. These spaces will not make your hands feel empty due to the gorgeous florals and patterns.

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#4. Personalized Mehndi Designs 

The personalized mehndi designs have become the most preferred ones among many of the brides during their weddings. As the name says it all, you can have personalized mehndi designs[4] on your hands as per your choice. You can have the portraits of the bride and bridegroom being together in your hands. The portraits will be in the form of depicting your culture, tradition and the customs that will be followed during a marriage. One of the most common and famous designs of all is drawing the portrait of bridegroom tieing the yellow rope on the bride's neck in one hand. And the other hand will have the portrait of keeping the sindoor on the bride's head. This clearly depicts the tradition that is being widely followed by many of the Indians. And these portraits of customs differ with the different religions, states and their traditions. You can give your choices to the person who draws the mehndi design prior to get a perfect mehndi design that would best suit your hands. 

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#5. Doodle Mehndi Designs

Doodles are those random sketches that can be anything that relates to your life story, lifestyle or any of your traditions, the symbol to represent your names, religion and many more. So, you can have those cartoon portraits of the bride and bridegroom in your hands. Also, you can draw the starting letters of both of your names in each hand. Also, you can write your wedding dates and the place of your wedding above your wrist region. And the symbols representing your religion can be included to have a divinely feel during your wedding. All of these entirely depend on your own choices. And you can also have the portraits of your favorite god like Krishna and Radha which would be best to have on your hands during your wedding. These have become the most modern and trendy bridal designs in recent days. And the other spaced region apart from those doodles will be filled with the cluster of designs that makes your hand to be filled with the varied henna designs. These designs will cover your entire hand which would offer the perfect bridal feel on your special occasion. 

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#6. Detailed Art Work Mehndi Design

I hope you would have guessed the design by now after reading the name of those designs. And yeah! As you guessed this design will contain all those detailed works of mehndi which would absolutely look charming your hands. Like all the other previous mehndi designs[5], this design will also cover your entire hands starting from your fingers and ending till the elbow region. This detailed artwork is one of the best ways to show your artistic talent in the mehndi design. This will contain florals, geometric lines, shaded portions, patterns and dotted designs. All these designs will have an artistic touch in it which offers a bright feel and finished look to the designs. This will also cover your entire hand and is suitable to be drawn on both the sides of your hands. The spiraling circles filled with the different patterns will obviously be an eye treat to the people who see the mehndi design in your hands. The head part of your fingers will be colored with the henna to give the traditional touch to the mehndi design. On the whole, this design will be a combination of traditional and modern designs. So, you can wear this design for any kind of special occasions and events.

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#7. Mehndi Design With A Blend Of Florals And Lines

So, till now all your mehndi designs will either be filled with the florals combined with the different patterns. But this time, your mehndi designs will have a blend of the florals and the fine lines. This will be moreover similar to the floral design that you saw previously. But then in this mehndi design, your hands will be filled with the floral designs with a large number of spaces in between. Those florals will be drawn as separate groups in different portions of your hands starting from your palm region and ending till the elbows. Then the empty spaces which are left in between will be filled with the fine lines either horizontally or vertically to the designs. These lines will fill all your empty spaces and make your hand look full and complete with a perfect finish. You can wear this design for all type of festivals and occasions. This mehndi design[6] with the appropriate attire will make you look gorgeous and charming. Drawing lines might be a basic one in mehndi design but then blending it along with the florals can make it look attractive and not simple. 

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#8. Dark Accents With Free Flowing Patterns

There are some patterns in the mehndi designs which offers the free flow when you look at it after having it on your hands. The free flow of such patterns is due to the continuity in the designs and the patterns. Also, the dark accents to the designs will be offered by giving the dark shades for some designs which will make those designs look bright and attractive. And each pattern in your mehndi design will have a border lining to differentiate the design from one another. So, all those border linings will be given with a double dark line to offer the dark accent to the mehndi design[7]. And this can also be used when you have very less time to spend drawing mehndi in your hands. Since the same patterns will be followed, you can save a lot of time to be spent on the mehndi designs. Also, this can make your work to be a bit easier one when compared with the other designs. And you can also include drawing lines in the spaces that are left in between the borders to fill them. This is also one among the famous designs due to its perfect finish in less time consumption for any important events and festivals. 

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#9. Dots And Leaves Mehndi Design

The dots and leaves mehndi design[8] will have a mixture of the small dots and the tiny leaves incorporated in them. You will have a peacock design at the center portion. You will have tiny leaf designs coming from your index finger and ending it till the peacock design. The same way the straight down portion of the peacock design will have tiny leaf designs. The rest portions of your hands will be filled with the diagonal lines that form small cubes. And at the center of those cubes, you will have tiny dots which makes those cubes to get completed the look with a perfect finish. After your wrist region, your hands will be separated into a few small portions. These small portions will be filled with those patterns that contain different motif designs, lotus designs and the florals portions. This design is best suited for the front portion of your hands. All those dots and leaves at the back side of your palm and finger region will offer the effect of wearing those bridal ornaments on your hands. 

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#10. Mehndi Design With The Mandalas And Criss Cross Lines

The mandala design is the one which has a circular shaped design filled with different floral patterns and geometric lines. These mandalas will be placed on your hand with definite intervals in between. Most commonly your hands will have three main mandalas in three different regions of your hands. The first one will be at the center of your palm region, the second one will be at your wrist region and the third one will be at the end of your hand near your elbow region. This final mandala will be given as a finishing touch to the mehndi design[9] in your hands. And each of those mandalas will be joined with the Criss-cross lines that have some gap left in between. This will appear like small boxes on your hands. You can either fill those boxes alternatively with small dots, any patterns or you can even leave it empty. Since these mandalas will contain heavy designs, your hand will not look empty when you leave those boxes empty. Even these Criss-cross lines can be continued on your fingers also except the head portion. Your head portion can be given with some small patterns that could make your hands look full. 

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#11. Symmetric Style Mehndi Design

The symmetric style mehndi designs will have a mixture of all those usual designs that we normally draw on our hands. But then, the designs on both of our hands will be the same. The word symmetric in the name of the design depicts the way that the same style is being followed on both the hands. You can draw the peacock patterns infused with those small florals in between. You can also draw those checked patterns from your fingers which can be filled with the small and minute designs or dots. The symmetric peacock design is the best part of this entire design in your hands. You can fill the peacock with the continuous lines along with the dots and small buds in between. This will make the peacock design to be more visible among all the other designs in your hands. This is a very popular one since ages for having it during any special occasions and family functions. You can either fill only your index finger or you can also fill al your fingers with the designs. This mehndi design[10] with the proper clothing can make your hands look gorgeous and bright. You can have this design on either side of your hands as it would perfectly suit both the front and the back side of your hands. 

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#12. Blend Of Dark And Light Highlights Mehndi Design

Till now all the above mehndi designs will have one shade either the black one or the red one in their designs. But this design will involve a blend of the dark and the light shades of red in their designs. The difference in the shades will be very helpful in making your designs to be more legible and bright. In this, you can choose henna with a dark red which is somewhat similar to the deep brown shade. And the other shade, you can choose a light red shade which is very mild and light. The deep darker shade can be used for drawing the outline portions of the henna designs. And the lighter shade can be sued for drawing those intricated works which would fill the gaps in the mehndi designs[11]. Also, when it comes to the floral portions, it can also be used for giving shade to the florals. The design drawn in your hands will entirely depend on your choices. So you can draw any designs but then make sure that you use those two shaded in the appropriate places on your hands. So, the difference in the designs will be more visible after having them on your hands.

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#13. Stunning Contemporary Mehndi Design

The contemporary design is the one in which the modern designs are collaborated along with the traditional designs on your hands. These designs will have rounded lines combined with the usual mehndi designs on your hands. Those rounded lines can be given with a broader lining which could help in making your mehndi look more beautiful and attractive. As the name says, this contemporary mehndi design[12] will absolutely look stunning after having it on your hands. This can be drawn either on the front part or at the back portion of your hands. You can also incorporate the round designs that can be surrounded by small leaves and flowers at the ends. In the end, you can also draw a circle filled with the small leaves on both of the sides as pairs. This will offer a finishing appearance to the mehndi designs on your hands. And you can also include the checked portion which can be decorated with the dot patterns at their edges to give a floral appearance to the boxes.

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#14. Roses With The Fine Jaali Mehndi Design

Jaali design was first incorporated into the furniture designing which led a way to include it into the mehndi designing[13]. Jaali design is the drawing a set of patterns that have both the horizontal and the vertical lines incorporated in it. These lines will be drawn by leaving some spaces which can be filled with the different minute designs at their edges. The most commonly used design is by drawing four dots at their four edges. These patterned designs are commonly termed as jaali designs. Filling your entire hands with the jaali designs have become out of fashion. And collaborating it with the other designs like florals has become the new fashion statement. In this mehndi, the rose designs will be drawn in your palm region and at the end of your hands near your elbow region. These two regions will have a bunch of roses which will also have small leaves. And the remaining portion will be filled with the jaali designs. These jaali designs will literally look amazing after having in on your hands. You will have the complete feel of having mehndi with the help of this design.

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#15. Lotus Mehndi Design With The Spaces

Having lotus designs on your hands can be one of the oldest styles in the mehndi style. But then, blending the lotus design with the spaces and the other patterns can make it look more stylish and trendy. A double line border with a three finger space in between will be drawn at one corner of your palm. This will cover half of your palm region mostly. In this small lotus, designs will be drawn and the gaps which are left in between each of the lotus will be filled with the henna. So, the gap in between the lotus will be filled and thus your lotus design will be appearing more bright and attractive on your hands. The other section of your hands will be drawn with the parallel lines filled with geometric shapes and the different patterns. This will cover until the wrist portion in your hands. Then after the wrist portion, you can fill your hands with the other different patterns and the motif designs. These motifs design can be ended by drawing a border lining at the end. And the border lining can be made invisible by drawing some florals on the borderline. These florals will give a good and a classic finish to the mehndi design[14] in your hands.  

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#16. Uniquely Patterned Mehndi Design

Patterns have always been a favorite and the most preferred part in the mehndi designs. Patterns refer to the process of following the same designs for a certain portion in your hands. And when it comes to the varieties of the patterns, they are very wide which are more than enough to confuse us in choosing the designs for our hands. These patterns can be uniquely chosen based on the size of your hands and your choices of designs. You can use different patterns for your fingers and the rest of the regions of your hands. Your entire hands can be covered with the different kinds of patterns and it will never make your hands look ugly due to the continuous designs. These pattern designs will always make your hands look beautiful and decorative. You can have this design on your legs and hands. Some of the basic designs that can be used along with the pattern designs are buds, dots, leaves and the small lines that could fill the gaps and the patterned designs. This uniquely patterned mehndi design can be worn with any kinds of traditional and the Indo-western clothes along with the suitable ornaments. Also, you can show your own creativity in drawing these patterns as they do not have any specific set of rule for drawing the designs on your hands and legs.

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#17. Mehndi Design With Your Proposal Statement

The mehndi design with your proposal statement has become one of the most famous mehndi designs[15] in recent days. This can be an indication to show your love towards the other person and the joy and happiness in accepting him as your life partner. These designs will include small portraits of the bridegroom proposing the bride with the flowers or ring. And you can also fill the spaces with your favorite love quotes or saying that seems to be your favorite ones or that would denote the relationship between you both. Also, you can have your nicknames be written on one hand and the other hand with your favorite quotes. You can draw some geometric shape as an outline and write the wording inside it. And the remaining spaces can be filled with different patterns to make them look filled and full. The portrait which is drawn and the wording to be written on your hands will entirely depend on your choices and favorites. These have become the new fashion and trendy ones that are widely preferred by many of the brides during their wedding and pre-wedding occasions. 

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#18. Cute Mini Elephant Mehndi Design

When it comes to wedding, the clothing of the bride and bridegroom will obviously have those elephant designs which are known to offer the royal look to them. Likewise, there are cute mini elephant designs which can be preferred when the function or event is not too important to have heavy designs. But then you would like to have a design that has minute works which could fill your hands. There will be two border lines that will be drawn at the middle of your palm in the slanting direction. Inside the gap, cute mini elephants will be drawn by leaving some spaces from one another. Like the lotus designs, these spaces will also be filled with the henna, which would make the design look more legible and attractive. The remaining portion of your hands can be filled with the varied florals and patterns that would be more than enough to decorate your hands. In common the florals and the patterns will be given alternatively to give a fulfilled and complete look and feel to your hands after having the mehndi designs. 

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#19. Mehndi Design for Disney Lover Bride 

Who told that Disney is meant for only for the kids? Even now it is loved by some of the brides who still love those cartoons that we watch in our childhoods. And Dinsey is meant for all the people irrespective of age and any other factors. And there can never be a person who hates Disney world cartoons. When the bride is one of those Disney characters, then the mehndi design for the Disney lover bride is the perfect one to have it on their hands. The most popular Disney character is the mickey mouse character which will be drawn at the center to make it as the center of attraction image on your hands. And the other spaces will be filled with the small minute designs such as dotted lines, patterns and florals to give a bridal touch to the mehndi designs. These designs are the perfect one to be worn when you plan to have a Dinsey world theme for your wedding or during your pre-engagement functions. This could be the best one to bring back all your childhood memories and days which you would have enjoyed a lot. 

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#20. Half And Half Mehndi Design

Half and half mehndi design will be like dividing a single mehndi design into two parts and having it in each of your hands. In this mehndi design, mostly a shape like a circle, diamond or heart will be drawn starting from the center of your palm in one hand and ending it on the center of your another palm. The shape will be ended ina half positions after reaching the corner of your palms. And it will be continued from the corner of your another palm and ending at the center of your palm. Inside the shape, you can either draw the portraits of the bride and the bridegroom or you can have the first letter of your names written. The remaining spaces in your hands will be filled with continuous mehndi designs such as patterns, lines and florals. So, when you combine both of your hands you can see one complete design drawn on your hands. 

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This article has been medically reviewed by Dr.Nagakeerthana S, MD (Dermatology) on 20/06/2019 

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