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What does henna do besides beautifying a bride’s hands?

Yes, I love pink, I love slumber parties and I love watching those crazy chick flicks but nothing compares to the love I have for getting a henna tattoo! TBH! When it comes to weddings, you will never see me missing a Mehendi ceremony! And I know you will agree with me on the fun us ladies have while the bride is getting her hands and legs decorated with beautiful Mehendi designs. And and… The excitement with which we wait to see her henna-adorned hands is just something we all know is difficult to hide!

But do you know apart from making a bride’s hands beautiful, what importance Mehendi or henna has?

No? Don’t worry! Without much ado, let’s embark upon this journey replete with amazing facts on Henna!

1. Apart from being used for body art and tattoos, henna is also used as a natural softener for the skin.

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2. The oil of henna’s flowers is used for relieving muscular pain.

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3. In fact, a large number of skin care products and hair tonics have henna since it does not have any side effects.

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4. We know how stressful a wedding weekend may get, especially for the brides! Hence, Mehendi is scientifically associated with cooling properties that can help calm the nerves of a bride-to-be.

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And last but not the least interesting thing about henna is…

5. It is believed that the smell of Mehendi and its dark colour on palms acts as an aphrodisiac for the couple.

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We hope our millennial brides and their comrades liked this piece of information on Henna application.

Do you think we missed out on something? Please let us know in the comment section below!

More to read on Mehendi:

1. 8 AWESOME IDEAS TO BEAUTIFY YOUR BRIDAL MEHENDI

2. PRETTIEST MEHENDI DESIGNS FOR EVERY BRIDE-TO-BE!

3. 10 BEAUTIFUL OUTFITS FOR BRIDES TO ROCK AT THEIR MEHENDI

4. BRIDAL MEHENDI DESIGNS FOR FULL HANDS!

 

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