Henna is also used to die other things like hair, fingernails and textiles (including leather). Many people color their hair with henna, giving it a beautiful and natural red color. There is also mehndi designs in different colors. Indigo, which is a blue hue is also a stain used for skin and other mediums. The Indigo tradition originates from the Celtic and is less popular than henna. Gilding and glitter are also types of mehndi and henna patterns. These two styles have emerged in the last decade and are growing in popularity.
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Great design for beginners
See the Bride and Groom in this henna design
Red henna and Gilding