Mehendi Artists Reveal: Bridal Mehendi Hacks Every Bride Should Know!
BY Sakshi | 15 Apr, 2021 | 1888 views | 3 min read
The bridal mehendi can be a cause of stress- you devote so much time, effort and money into getting that perfect design, but what if it doesn't turn as dark to show off all those pretty details? Can happen to the best of us, and no getting chemical mehendi that ensures a dark colour isn't really an option since its bad for the skin. So how does one ensure a dark colour payout for the mehendi? Here are some useful hacks!
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So here are the tips and hacks courtesy the top mehendi artists in the business!
Aditis Mehendi Art says:
- Don't let the henna get so dry on your skin that it absorbs the colour back.
- If you have hair on your arms, is very difficult to achieve the design you want.
Raju Mehandi Artist GK-1 says:
- To achieve a dark colour let the mehendi rest on your hands for at least 2 hours.
- Don't apply water on mehendi for 5-6 hours.
- Use mustard oil to remove the dry mehendi.
Deepa's Mehendi says:
- For dark colour she should apply mehendi 2 days prior to the main wedding day.
- In winters, one should apply mehendi during morning time as it becomes freezing cold in the evenings and it's difficult to achieve a good colour payout. So the bride should wrap her hands in something warm or wear woollen gloves before sleeping to get a good dark colour.
Hari Om Mehandi Artist says:
- Before booking the mehendi artist, trial is must. Trial will give the knowledge of mehendi artist's skill and the type of mehendi they will be using, and whether it suits you.
Bittu Mehendi Art says:
- Always ask mehendi artist to use fresh mehendi.
- Bride should not use any moisturizer and lotion before the mehendi.
- Take 10-12 cloves, put on the roti tawa heat them, take the clove fumes all over the dried mehendi . This gives more heat and hence darker colour.
- Apply red tiger balm after the removal of the mehendi to get darker colour.
- Waxing should be done 4 days prior to putting the Mehendi, as recent waxing can cause skin to itch while putting the mehendi.
Vinod Mehandi Artist says:
- Always go for herbal and organic mehendi. Chemical mehendi can cause skin itching and also dry the skin.