Different Types of Mehndi Designs
Mehndi is been used from the ancient time i.e. nearly 5000 years ago. According to many people mehndi is brought to India by mughals; however some are of the view that it originated in India. Mehndi commonly referred to as henna is prepared from the leaves of plant called henna it is also known as cypress flower. The word ‘henna is extracted from the leaves of plant called henna it is also known as cypress flower. The word ‘henna is extracted from Latin Arabic name for lawsonia interims which is pronounced as henna.
The henna paste is applied through the medium plastic cone and the paint brush. At time the metal-tipped jacquard bottle that is used for silk painting is also utilized for the mehndi application. In order to create more intense color you can wrap the area were mehndi is applied using plastic, tissue etc. it is removed after three to six hours of application. The henna design can either be pale or dark orange in color. Its color is darkens through the process of oxidation with in 24 to 72 hours. The final color of the mehndi design is reddish brown.
Written by Abdul(APS).