Indo-Moghul Designs – A combination of Indian and
Moghul Arabic patterns with smaller shapes.
Traditional Indian Mehndi Designs – intricate designs
with fine lines, leaves, peacocks, mangoes, flowers, lace,
auspicious and religious symbols. These designs usually
cover the entire hands and feet.
Traditional Contemporary Mehndi Designs – Similar
to the traditional Indian designs but more spaced out
with a contemporary touch to it.
Arabic Mehndi Designs – large flowing patterns,
incorporating mangoes, swirls and flowers. Usually animal
motif, bird motifs and human faces are not used due to
Glitter Mehndi Designs – Popular to jazz up any
occasion using coloured glitter, gems or pearls to match
the colours of the outfits. Glitter mehndi lasts only
for the day itself.
Celebrity stars like Karen David and Konnie Huq have recently
had mehndi done by Khilna who created a fusion of the
east and the west.