It’s finally time for Karwa Chauth, the most awaited festival for any Hindu married women. Karwa Chauth is a festival in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and long life of their husbands. Apart from fasting, women also dress up in their finest clothes to celebrate this joyous occasion. No festival or wedding in India is complete without mehendi and Karwa Chauth is no exception. Mehendi holds a special place in the Karwa Chauth celebrations, as it is believed that the woman whose mehendi leaves a dark colour receives a lot of love and care from her husband. Women want their mehendi to be perfect, from design to its colour as Karwa Chauth is the most special occasion for any married couple. Find more mehendi tips here.
Now that you know the significance of mehendi on Karwa Chauth, here are some mehendi designs that you can choose from.
1. Indian Mehendi Designs
The most popular style during Karwa Chauth, it is detailed and unique with all things Indian. Inspired by nature, Indian traditions and culture, this style of mehendi usually feature animals, trees and bride & groom figures.
2. Arabic Mehendi Designs
Originated in the Arab countries this style of mehendi is very different from the Indian style. Bold lines and empty spaces are what make this mehendi style so different and elegant.
3. Indo-Arabic Mehendi Designs
A perfect fusion of intricate Indian designs & bold Arabic designs and a popular style among young people. There is enough detailing and empty spaces in this style to make it standout and capture attention.
4. Pakistani Mehendi Designs
Just as intricate and quite similar to Indian mehendi style, this one as the names suggests is inspired by Pakistani traditions and culture. This style of mehendi usually features domes, doors of mosques and mandalas
5. Indo-Western Mehendi Designs
This style is a perfect amalgamation of the east and west. This mehendi style is a mix of traditional Indian designs and modern patterns. If you are someone who doesn’t like to go all traditional with your mehendi, then this one’s for you.
Simple tips to darken your mehendi
By now you must have decided which style of mehendi you are going to get this Karwa Chauth, now let’s talk about some tips to get that dark, beautiful colour.
- Wash your hand properly with soap before the application of mehendi.
- Leave your mehendi on for as long as possible.
- After the mehendi has dried, apply the mixture of lemon & sugar.
- Heat cloves and place your hands over it’s smoke for a few seconds.
- Avoid washing hands for a few hours after removing mehendi.
- Apply mustard oil after the mehendi has dried
- Rub vicks or balm on your hands after removing the mehendi.
I hope you liked the mehendi styles that I shared in this blog and it makes your Karwa Chauth mehendi choice a bit easy. Use these tips for your mehendi this time and let me know if you have more such tips.