For a change this time an event like this is not happening in Lahore or Karachi but in Peshawar. Over a dozen make-up artists and fashion designers across Peshawar took part in a competition to promote the local make-up and fashion industry on 23rd of June 2010.
The event was organized by Beautician College of Art in Pakistan’s northwestern city Peshawar. Models display bridal dresses in a competition which were intricately embroidered. From dresses to make up and accessories everything was no less than perfect.
The age old custom of women applying mehndi or henna to adorn the hands and feet originated as early as the 12th century, in the Middle East, and thereafter spread to South Asia and some parts of Africa. This ancient art is now becoming increasingly popular in many European countries and in the United States.
Mehndi, also know as Henna, is a beautiful art form traditionally adorning women’s hands and feet. It has been practised in the Middle East, Asia and many parts of Africa for thousands of years. In many Eastern countries, since it is a natural product, henna is used to help heal … Read more