Best Mehndi Designs 2019: Mehndi in Indian tradition is veritable petition during special Hindu weddings and Hindu festivals like Karva Chauth, Vat Purnima, Diwali, Bhai Dooj and Teej. In Hindu festivals, many women have Henna petition to their palms and feet and sometimes on the back of their shoulders too, as men have it petition on their arms, legs, back, and chest.
For women, it is usually decorated on the palm, back of the hand and on feet, where the design will be understandable due to disparity with the lighter skin on these surfaces, which naturally carry less of the pigment melanin. Some Muslims in the Indian landmass also apply Mehndi during festivals such as Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha.
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In the modern age and even due to restricted supply of Indian Traditional Mehndi artists, usually people buy ready to wear Henna cones, which are ready to use and make design easy. However, in rural areas in India, women crush fresh henna leaves on grinding stones with added oil, which though not as refined as efficiently prepared henna cones, attain much darker colors.
The term henna tattoo is metaphorical, because true tattoos are permanent surgical fitting of pigments into the skin, as conflicting to pigments resting on the surface as is the case with mehndi. Alta, Alata, or Mahur is a red dye used correspondingly to henna to paint the feet of the brides in some regions of India, for instance in Bengal.
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Likely due to the want for a “tattoo-black” aspect, some women add the synthetic dye p-Phenylenediamine (PPD) to henna to give it a black colour. PPD may genesis severe allergic response and was elect Allergen of the Year in 2006 by the American Contact Dermatitis Society.