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Mehndi , one of the most beautiful ways to wear temporary designs

Mehndi or Henna is a paste of powdered leaves filled in plastic cone ready for application.. Once it dries on skin ,it leaves behind a gorgeous colour  bright orange to reddish brown.It leaves a distinct smell initially which fades away within a day or two of application. 71 more words


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Top 5 Apps for learning Henna  (Mehendi) Design

​The name henna refers to the dye prepared from the Lawson plant and the art of temporary body art (staining) based on those dyes. Henna has been used since antiquity to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics.Dried henna leaves will stain the skin if they are mashed into a paste.Since it is difficult to form intricate patterns from coarse crushed leaves, henna is commonly traded as a powder made by drying, milling and sifting the leaves. 260 more words

These are the festivals which are celebrated by women in India

ఇవి మహిళలకు మాత్రమే ప్రత్యేకం!

పండగేదైనా మహిళల హడావుడి అంతా ఇంతా కాదు.. కనీసం వారం రోజుల ముందు నుంచే పండగ కోసం ఇంటిని ముస్తాబు చేయడం, కావాల్సిన సరుకులన్నీ తెచ్చుకోవడం, రుచికరమైన పిండి వంటల్ని తయారు చేయడం..continue

Vasundhara Kutumbam

Beneath the drapes of red 

Painted red, 
Draped in costumes of holiness. 
Nostrils catch zeal in air
Even in alcove of disarray. 

The feminine ‘tandav’
Banks on limited freedom 
Her unlaboring hands,  33 more words


Hartalika Teej

Hartalika Teej, a festival for women to impress Goddess Parvati who blesses them with a marriage like Shiva & Parvati, or healthy life of their husbands. 298 more words