The wedding season is upon us and what it brings is lots of preparations, masti and madness. For a bride-to-be, it is one of the busiest times of her life as she prepares to look her best on the D-Day while taking care of the other aspects of her wedding. But ask any Indian bride what she looks forward to the most among all ceremonies and the answer would be her Mehndi Ceremony. And when it comes to choosing the best bridal mehndi design which brings out the detailing with utter beauty, we do get puzzled at times. So don’t worry if you are a bride-to-be or a part of the bridal party, out of the huge variety of bridal mehndi designs, you can choose these top five to look the most stylish and gorgeous.

Raja Rani Mehendi Design

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This mehendi design has the portrait of a king and queen on the left and right hand. You can get the Raja Rani done as per Mughal style, Rajasthani or Punjabi style. If you have a skilled mehendi artist working for you then you can even get your own portrait along with that of the groom designed as a queen and king for your bridal mehendi.

Elephant Mehendi Design

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The Elephant Mehendi Design is best suited for the feet or legs. The royal looking hathi can be created striking a variety of poses surrounded by the other designs to give a royal look. You can also create a special look with elephant design on feet and Ganesha design on the hands. Another design which looks very beautiful with paisley and other motifs is the Peacock Mehendi Design with elaborate feathers.

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Coloured Mehendi Design

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If the classic colour of mehendi doesn’t excite you then go for the Coloured Mehendi variety to give your hands a unique look. This design is slowly becoming popular among mehendi designs for henna lovers. Here, you can experiment with a variety of colours depending upon the motifs in the design, for example flowers can be colored red/pink while a peacock motif can be colored in its natural hues etc. Just take care not to use too many colours! 

Glitter Mehendi Design

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A Glitter Mehendi Design differs from the stick on variety which comes as a standard piece. A Glitter Mehendi Design is made by applying the mehendi and then highlighting the empty areas or embellishing certain motifs by placing glitter dots or rhinestones on it. The best part is that you can choose the glitter colours to match or create a contrast with your bridal trousseau.

Bollywood Mehendi Design

If you are a Bollywood buff and really want to stand out then get a design inspired by your favourite movie for a hatke look. From dialogue calligraphy to posters and designs inspired by epic movies such as Devdas, Padmavat and more, there is so much to choose from!

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