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Mehndi is typically applied during special occasions like weddings and festivals like Diwali, Bhaidooj, Teej and Eid. In some Hindu festivals every woman tries to have mehndi done on her hands and feet. It is usually drawn on the palms and feet, where the color will be darkest because the skin contains higher levels of keratin which binds temporarily to lawsone, the colorant of henna. Mehndi was originally used as a form of decoration mainly for brides.Latest Wedding Mehndi Designs for Hands

Mehndi is the application of Henna as a   temporary form of skin decoration in South Asia, the Southwest Asia,   North Africa and the Horn of Africa,   as well as by expatriate communities from these areas. Mehndi   decorations became fashionable in the West in the late 1990s, where they   are sometimes called henna tattoos. In Kerala henna is known as   mylanchi and widely used by the Muslim community. Henna is typically   applied during special occasions like weddings and festivals. It is   usually drawn on the palms and feet, where the color will be darkest   because the skin contains higher levels of keratin which binds   temporarily to lawsone, the colorant of henna. Henna was used as a form   of decoration mainly for brides.Latest Wedding Mehndi Designs for Hands

The   term henna tattoo is inaccurate, because tattoos are defined as   permanent surgical insertion of pigments underneath the skin, as opposed   to pigments resting on the surface. Likely due to the desire for a   “tattoo-black” appearance, many people have started adding the synthetic   dye PPD to henna to give it a black color. PPD is extremely harmful to   the skin and can cause severe allergic   reactions resulting in permanent injury or death.