Latest Mehndi Designs for Eid 2012

Getting Rid of henna stains

Soak a cotton swab with hydrogen peroxide, and gently rub into the skin over the henna stain. It can take awhile, but eventually the color will start to fade. Go swimming in a pool. The chlorinated water dries out the skin and speeds up the fading process. Soak the area … Read more

Mehndi may cause skin infections

Applying chemical-laced mehndi (henna) on the hands can cause serious side effects including skin infection, doctors said, cautioning girls and women against using it. Mehndi dermatitis cases are on the rise, said Rohit Batra, dermatologist at Sir Gangaram Hospital. “We are getting 8 to 10 patients every day with serious side effects after applying mehndi on their … Read more

Wedding Ceremonies in Pakistan

Marriage in Pakistan is a family event of happiness and festivity. The occasion of marriage brings together all the family members and neighborhood under one roof. A Pakistani marriage generally consists of four main ceremonies of nikah, mehndi, rukhsati and valima however; such smaller events like mangani (engagement), mayoun (applying … Read more

Henna

Henna

Henna is a Persian word, which describes a small flowering shrub (Lawsonia inermis). It is found all over the world, including India, Pakistan, Morocco, Yemen, Iran, Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, Egypt and Bangladesh. However, the variety of henna plant varies from region to region. Different plants have different coloring properties … Read more