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African Mehndi Designs
In Africa, henna or mehndi is used as a spiritual practice by tribes to decorate their bodies for special purposes like weddings and festivals. Their mehndi is a simple and beautiful art form of henna, mostly the African weddings are social family affair and the same tradition is being followed up in this art of body painting.
The best part of African mehndi designs is its simplicity. When we look at the art of African art, we can notice that the simple lines and curves are mostly used in it. African styles of mehndi designs is very simple, elegant and greatly represent their culture.
Unlike other type of henna, African Mehndi styling mainly consists of geometric shapes, lines and dots. This type of design generally covers hands, legs, hands exactly like a mesh. Apart from that, the artists also use plats, snakes, and other objects in the designs to make it look more appealing.
African mehndi designs are gradually making its place in Indian henna fashion too. Women, especially from north India, are beginning to choose African designs over Arabic, Pakistani and other Asian henna patters.
Listed below are some of the most popular African designs for you to check and get inspired of.
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