Mehndi or Henna is a art of body painting. The material (mehndi) used for painting skin only lasts for couple of days. Mehndi gained popularity from South Asia and North Africa. In south Asia (India, Pakistan) application of Mehndi is a preeminent part of all weddings and eid celebrations.
Henna was used to decorate bride’s hands and palms, however now a days this art has become more popular in teenagers and children. They also wear mehndi on eid and wedding celebrations.