Henna tattoos are one of the most popular tattoo designs in India. It is also known as Mehandi Tattoos and is also a tattoo style that emerges from ancient Mehandi art or Henna Art. Nowadays this tattoo design is chosen by women all around the World. From very ancient time this body art was used to symbolize the significance of women. So it is always associated with the Indian culture till this day. But the fact is that henna tattoos are very popular as a temporary tattoo design around the world and India.
Henna, which is also known as Hina is known for the Henna Tree or Mignonette tree which is also known as Egyptian Privet. This tree was actually used to create body art and to dye skin. It was used since very ancient time to create body art and various arts on finger nails, hair and many other parts of the body. Traces have been found that it is being used from the Bronze Age. Now being such an ancient part of human beings it has gained its large popularity. Henna is of different types such as black henna, which is used to create black tattoos again neutral
henna, which is reddish in color, is used to create reddish tattoos.
Henna is very important to different cultures. In some Indian cultures, Henna plays a very vital role. Like before marriage, the night of Henna ceremony is organized to celebrate the fertility of a young woman. It believed by the Hindus that Henna brings happiness, joy and good luck. It applies various patterns that are mainly applied during the bridal ceremony. But remember all these are temporary form of tattoos and gets removed automatically after few days. Mehandi is known to originate in India far before than it got began to spread over the world. So in some cases it is often referred as the Indian Tattoo Design. Even it is seen that henna tattoos are also done in men but it is mostly famous for women. So it has now become a very important element to different cultures around the world.
Traditionally when we talk about the designs, it is mainly done in both the hands but nowadays it is seen that people around the world are going with henna tattoos all over the body. Some tattoo artists use this henna tattoo designs to create permanent tattoo over the body. As it can be designed in various patterns there is great scope of creativity. It can include various patterns, styles and symbols. Nowadays the henna tattoo designs have become more and more modern and various meaningful elements and symbols are being included in the designs such as it can portray sun, moon, butterflies, flowers and much more. So you should know that any symbol can be included in the henna tattoo nowadays but that obviously should go with your personality.
Henna tattoos have various symbolic meanings attached with it. We have found that a henna tattoo portrays meanings such as rebirth, good luck, spirituality, fertility, good fortune, new beginnings, journey and fertility. So there is hardly any negative meanings associated with it, hence you can easily go with henna tattoos. But remember a thing that some cultures may offend such henna tattoos so before doing you should make a detailed research about the matter. And after making the designs, you should what your tattoo means and what it portrays. Here we have made a collection for you all as an inspiration for henna tattoo designs which will help you out in the selection of your new design. So have a nice time with your next tattoo.