The festival of Karwa Chauth is celebrated with great enthusiasm and is believed to be the most auspicious day for any married women in India. Karwa Chauth's preparations start prior many days to the occasion. Married women buy a special dress, jewellery for the day of Karwa Chauth. Markets also indicate the festival a few days before the special day. Indian women fast from sunrise till sunset for the longevity and safety of their husband. They neither eat anything nor drink water during the day and open their fast after seeing the moon.
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But there is one thing that married women cannot miss out in Karwa Chauth is the beautiful mehndi. The art form of henna or mehndi varies significantly from region to region. Varying designs have different meanings for members of each culture, such as good health, fertility, wisdom, protection and spiritual enlightenment.
Check out different mehndi designs for Karwa Chauth 2016:
1. Punjabi Mehendi Style
If you are confused and want to get something unique then get the design that highlights the Raja Rani pattern. It adds royalty to design, giving the bride and groom a place of privilege. The Raja and Rani largely occupy the palm.
2. Moroccon Mehendi Style
The Moroccan mehendi pattern follows a geometric flow giving the Mehendi perfect symmetry.
3. Mughlai Mehendi Style
Mughlai Mehendi is famous for the art and patience that goes into designing. It is one of oldest and traditional styles of Mehendi.This design has negative spaces giving a clean look.
4. Indian Mehendi Style
The traditional Indian Mehendi style includes peacocks, flowers, intricate details or deities. Such designs fills in the larger design space.The mehendi can be applied in a bangle form, with beautiful kundan designs which can make the hands look gorgeous.