20 Beautiful mehndi designs for Diwali

by Vaishali Sudan Sharma

This Diwali, flaunt these gorgeous mehndi designs on your hands. Celebrate the festival of lights in style!

Diwali celebrations are incomplete without dressing up for the occasion. Since, the festival is all about visiting friends and family, grand dinner feasts, card parties, gifting and gorging on Indian tradition sweets, it’s only apt to look festive for the same. Freezing on an outfit for the night, makeup looks and that ideal hairstyle which is bound to enhance the look for Diwali is not a task. Thanks to Zuri for all the wonderful ideas. As for your hands, make sure to get a nice manicure, paint your nails well with a Diwali inspired sparkling nail art and sport a stylish mehndi design.Mehndi designs for Diwali 01

Zuri brings to you 20 beautiful mehndi designs for you to select from. This festive season, spend good amount of time to achieve that perfect, intricate and auspicious henna design-look for your hands, or maybe on the back of your palms and wrist or arms too. Wow, it will look splendid.Mehndi designs for Diwali 02

Try on a set of matching bangles or gold jewelry for further decoration. Here are some mehndi designs for you to draw your inspiration from. Sport these mehndi designs with all sorts of outfits, from Pakistani suit to lehenga choli to Anarkali suit, designer saree or an Indo-western dress. While, there are some easy-to-do, at home designs that can be done with an ease, having said that, most of the beginners require a lot of practice to perfect the art of applying henna. The Indian intricate mehndi designs are extremely elaborate. They are a representation of rich Indian heritage and culture. Unique and distinctive, a bridal mehndi design is way too glorious. However, for a festive look, one can opt for a simple yet an exquisite design.Mehndi designs for Diwali 03

Typical floral patterns, vines, peacock and paisleys are quite popular for occasions such as Raksha Bandhan, Karwa Chauth and Diwali. These days Arabic and minimalist mehndi theme is also much in vogue. If you are running out of time, opt for a henna design on your fingers, or just the thumbs and your index finger. Flaunt it as a tattoo at the back of your palm for a stylish look.Mehndi designs for Diwali 04

Embellishments such as glitter, stone, crystals and beads can add to the overall beauty. The colors can compliment the outfit or your makeup too. So, this Diwali, decorate your hands with lovely mehndi design and light the lamp of joy in style.

Happy Diwali! 🙂


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