Beautiful and trendy mehndi designs to try this Karwa Chauth.
With Karwa Chauth approaching and it being the middle of the festive season so many of us are busy preparing for pumas, parties, planning what saree to wear, what bangles and jhumkis to accessorize with, how to best decorate our pooja thali, etc. One of the most exciting parts of Karwa Chauth for me is the mehndi! Design options are endless including traditional patterns, bride and groom, dholak, shehnai, paisleys and more. Learn more about this festival here.
Swati, a local Jersey City artist is sharing trendy designs to try this festive season which are creative, classy and contemporary. She’s also sharing her tips on aftercare and how to get the best wear from your Mehndi.
Swati Rastogi, a fine artist based in Jersey City practices several art forms and has explored different mediums, formats and styles. She is an accomplished henna designer who also educates her clients on the history of henna and its meaning and motifs etc. Her art involves her traditions, aesthetics and emotions and are highly influenced by the indigenous cultures of India.
Today Mehndi is used as decorative body art besides the religious occasions. The traditions associated with Mehndi are as rich and varied as the cultures who practice this beautiful art. Here are some designs and trends to try this festive season: