As a mehndi artist, I have compiled a list of 10 best mehndi designs mentioned in “10 Simple Mehndi Designs to Try in 2022.” These designs are not only beautiful but also hold deep symbolism and cultural significance.
1. Paisley Design: Paisley is a popular mehndi design that symbolizes fertility and renewal. For this design, you will need high-quality henna paste, a cone, and a steady hand to create intricate paisley patterns.
2. Arabic Design: An Arabic mehndi design featuring bold, elaborate florals and foliage symbolizes new beginnings and fertility. For this design, use high-quality henna paste and a steady hand to create patterns that form around the fingers and wrists.
3. Peacock Design: A traditional peacock design symbolizes love and fertility. This design showcases the intricate details of a peacock’s feathers, requiring a steady hand and precision in order to create the delicate lines and curves.
4. Mandala Design: A mandala mehndi design is perfect for beginners and symbolizes unity. With high-quality henna paste, create circles within circles, using simple lines and dots to create the intricate designs.
5. Sunflower Design: Sunflower designs symbolize happiness and positivity, and its radiant center represents the sun. This design is perfect for those looking to make a bold statement with their mehndi art.
6. Floral Vine Design: A floral vine design with leaves and flowers symbolizes growth and new beginnings. When creating this design, use high-quality henna paste and a steady hand to create intricate floral patterns.
7. Heart Design: A heart design symbolizes love and affection. With high-quality henna paste, create a heart shape and fill it with intricate patterns, such as dots, lines, and florals.
8. Indian Peacock Design: An Indian peacock design features the intricate details of a peacock, including its feathers, head, and neck. This mehndi design symbolizes love, fertility, and blessings for the couple.
9. Lotus Design: A lotus flower symbolizes purity and enlightenment in Hinduism and Buddhism. For this design, create the lotus using high-quality henna paste and intricate pattern designs to bring it to life.
10. Elephant Design: The elephant design symbolizes strength, wealth, and wisdom. With high-quality henna paste, create intricate elephant patterns with deep lines and curves that showcase the animal’s entire trunk, tusks, and ears.
In creating any of these designs, I recommend using only high-quality henna paste to ensure the longevity and intensity of the color. My top tip for beginners is to start with basic patterns and gradually work your way up to more intricate designs. Finally, it is crucial to have a steady hand and take your time in order to create clean lines and fill in spaces with precision.
Here are the images of some of my finished mehndi designs, featuring their unique features that inspire those who attempt re-creating them:
![Paisley Design Mehndi](https://i.pinimg.com/originals/4e/94/f0/4e94f0d2f3505bcbef01d4e175da6655.jpg)
![Mandala Design Mehndi](https://www.weddingwire.in/img_s/v-1/6f17dcf60154f8dbd3fcbc2373ff5d25/matrimonial/2459580/7c9b53_Hdp_unggah9115_stg6559.jpg)
![Sunflower Design Mehndi](https://i.pinimg.com/originals/c8/3c/cd/c83ccd91e7095d1095d0a8920a94e8f9.jpg)
![Indian Peacock Design Mehndi](https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ab/bd/41/abbd41565a5a1ea616f3d8b497de4271.jpg)
![Elephant Design Mehndi](https://i.pinimg.com/originals/5b/9e/a6/5b9ea625ce78abee40200123b9637028.jpg)