Glossary Term:Mehndi

What is mehndi
A henna paste applied as a temporary decoration.

Mehndi is an ancient Indian body art applied during Hindu weddings and special occasions.

Elaborate designs and exotic patterns are applied to various parts of the body – primarily on the palm and the back of the hand of the bride and female wedding guests; additionally, mehndi may also be applied to the feet of the bride.

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