Here are some stunning mehndi designs on real brides.

The bridal beautification process for many traditional South Asian weddings begins with the mehndi ceremony. The guest of honour will typically sit for hours, having her hands and feet tattooed by a pro with henna. The end result is a gorgeous mehndi design that looks just as amazing IRL as it does in photos. If you’re prepping for your own mehndi party, here is a little inspo (courtesy of real Canadian brides) to get you excited for what’s to come on your big day.

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