Henna designs offer an artistic way to decorate your body with gorgeous motifs. You can get your hands and arms decorated with intricate henna patterns and watch them fade gradually over time. The rich dye from the henna leaves has been used to create body art since ancient times in Asia. The Asian people used to celebrate special occasions with graceful henna body art. Today, the appeal of henna has spread the world over, and you can get innovative with this traditional art form.
The dye, available in a powdered form, usually takes on deep shades of brown or orange, according to your complexion. The designs can be as rich or lightweight as you want. Many classic henna patterns use paisley patterns to create intricate effects. You can also draw stars, flowers and geometrical shapes on your hands. For traditional South Asian weddings of Hindus and Muslims, the bride’s hands and arms are covered in rich designs. Modern bridal henna patterns often include motifs showing the bride and the groom. You can also dilute the rich dark hue and get delicately shaded henna patterns drawn on your hand and wrist. Ornate patterns can also be drawn on the foot and lower leg. Check out these beautiful designs.
Henna Diagonal Palm Design
Rich diagonal designs with flowers and paisley motifs pattern the palms.
Flowers sit on either side of the diagonal ornate border, in this bold henna design.
Bride And Groom Henna Pattern
The groom looks at the bride, in the elegantly decorated henna designs on the palms. A cute henna tattoo idea for the would-be-bride.
Wedding Celebration Henna Design
The sacred vessel or ‘mangal ghat’ motif is drawn on the lower arms. The palms display traditional henna patterns with curvy borders.
Down Under Henna Design
The henna pattern uniquely combines words and map elements to celebrate a magical honeymoon tour.
Intricate Henna Design
Spirals and straight lines decorate the fingers, in this henna design idea.
Light Flowers Henna Design
This light henna design decorates the hands with delicate flowering branches.
Lightweight Floral Henna Designs
Paisley patterns and flowers decorate the middle of the hand. The fingers have light henna patterns.
Neat Henna Diagonal Decoration
This sensuous henna design shows a curvy branch with flowers and leaves.
Elegant floral design blossom on the lower feet, in this henna design idea.
Intricate traditional henna patterns decorate the arms and palms.
Concentric patterns with classic motifs cover the palm, in this traditional henna design picture.
Geometrical henna designs frame the margin of the hand, in this smart hand decoration idea.
A pretty leaf decoration sits in the middle of the hand, in this light henna design picture.
The hand displays a pair of flowers with leaves in the shape of paisley patterns.
Tree Henna Decoration
A cute tree with spirals and leaves is the theme of this henna design.
Bride’s Friends Henna Celebrations
Henna designs have been used to depict stars, a rose, a Yin Yang symbol, and pretty hearts.
Cute Flowery Henna Pattern
Flowers, leaves and spirals decorate the middle of the hand. The fingers have cute hearts and other motifs.
Nature Theme Henna Pattern
The rich hand and arm henna designs show paisley patterns, leafy vines and flowers.
Sensuous Floral Henna Pattern
Shaded flowers and paisley patterns make a sensuous design on the arm and hand.
Edges Of Henna Pattern
Paisley patterns and leaves decorate the edges of this rich henna design.
Flower Shades Henna Pattern
Flowers shaded with light henna hues cover one side of the arm and hand.
Flower Henna Design
An ornate flower covers the middle of the palm. The floral design extends to one finger.
Special Henna Design For Bride
A gorgeous peacock, the bridal pair and flowers are some highlights of these graceful henna designs.
Half Hand Henna Design
The hand features rich floral patterns. The arm displays a neat geometrical pattern with extended leafy lines.
Bridal Henna Design
Curvy paisley patterns and rich flowers decorate the arms, in this bridal henna design picture.
Flowers and curvy patterns look graceful on the lower leg and foot.
Henna Neat Circles Design
Elegant circular designs add boldness to the palms. Diagonally patterned paisley motifs cover the fingers.
Henna Fantasy Peacock Design
The gracefully arching peacock has scales like a fish. The bird motif is surrounded by flowers and traditional paisley patterns.
Henna Back Design
This neatly symmetrical rich henna design has been done on the upper back.
Side Flower Henna Design
An artistically shaded flower framed by leaves, borders the side of the hand.
Diagonal Three Flowers Henna Design
Three richly decorated flowers make a diagonal pattern on the palm. Tiny flowers surround the intricate design.