Best known for their free-flowing trails and modish appearance, Arabic mehndi designs have an unparalleled eye-pleasing charm. They are unsurprisingly one of the most loved and sought after kind of mehndi designs among women of all ages. Well, as the name itself suggests, Arabic mehndi designs originally hail from Arabian countries but have now paved their way to Asian nations and gained more popularity. Whether it is a wedding or some festival, Arabic mehndi designs are apt for all sorts of occasions. Girls in India and Pakistan also swear by these gorgeous mehndi designs to beautify their hands and feet.
Talking about their design elements, Arabic mehndi is majorly dominated with floral artwork, paisleys and free-flowing diagonal trails. These designs also include a lot of leafy motifs, architecture inspired patterns and neat checkered arrangements – all of them set together to cover the hand and feet in an edgy way. Also, Arabic mehendi is applied with bolder strokes and hence looks more prominent compared to other mehndi designs. There is also a significant role of empty spaces in this style of mehndi design, which makes it look classier and edgier. The distinctive floral patterns flowing freely and the leafy patterns entangled together, giving rise to another trail in Arabian mehndi design further lends it a lively appeal and makes it look like life is springing out of them.
Well, if you are on a spree looking for some amazing Arabic mehndi designs (for foot, hands, full hands), your quest ends here. Down here, we have enlisted 110+ best Arabic mehndi designs which will win your heart with their mesmerizing beauty. Whether you are looking for simple or elaborate designs, look nowhere else cuz we have covered them all!
Simple Arabic Mehndi Designs
Simple mehndi designs are great for beginners to hone their skills. These designs include simplistic trails and motifs with repetitive strokes which are quick and easy to draw. These designs also make for perfect options for the girls who wish to adorn their hand and feet with minimal mehndi designs.
1. Paisleys Patterns
How stunning is this Arabic mehndi design with prominent paisley patterns! The centre portion of the backhand is beautifully adorned with an intriguing design, whereas the fingers are also accentuated with statement Arabic style strokes.
2. Sheer elegance with lotus motifs
We totally love this mehndi design for its charismatic simplicity. Much like most Arabic mehndi designs, only of the fingers is beautified with henna and stunning henna art is done on the rest of the portion leading to a band on the wrist. The dainty lotus motifs with bold boundaries amidst the symmetrical lines are further adding charm to this mehndi design.
3. An intricate trailed pattern
Trailed diagonal patterns which are popularly known as ‘bel’ are an imperative part of Arabic mehndi designs. And this simple bel design with floral motifs, leafy patterns and dotted details looks so pretty.
4. The dual magic
The charm of the Arabian design doubles up when it comprises two distinct trails – each drawn with acute finesse.
5. Daisy trail on the backhand
Pretty, modern, classy and charming are the words that best describe this beautiful Arabic daisy trail drawn on the backhand.
6. Sheer elegance
This minimal and wide-spaced mehndi design is sheer elegance. The ring style patterns on fingers with leaf-dropping and the modish henna art on the wrists is worth swooning over.
7. Oh so minimal!
It is also quite common to have Arabic mehndi designs on the feet! And this one is a simplistic tattoo made of some playful strokes.
8. Leafy trails and intricate patterns on fingers
All the fingers are semi-laden with different patterns which look absolutely chic and edgy! The pattern on the middle finger is leading to a leafy trail with a floral motif in between. Also, the floral motif’s boundaries are note-worthy; they are highlighted with bolder strokes.
9. Gorgeous yet simple Arabic mehendi design
It is most common to have Arabic mehndi designs imprinted on the backhand, but that doesn’t mean they look any less beauteous on the palm! Have a look at this stunning design and you will be floored too. We love the hearty combination of symmetric checks with the signature Arabic patterns. Also, the V-shaped design on the wrist looks so sharp and sophisticated.
10. An Arabic anklet tattoo
This one is perfect for beginners to try their hand on Arabic mehndi patterns! This one is a simple Arabic henna tattoo drawn on the anklet. As you can notice, it has lots of curves, diagonal strokes and it is flowing like a trail.
11. A modish trail
This well-detailed Arabic trail on the front hand with a checkered prominence look great, doesn’t it?
12. Well-detailed checkered pattern with floral highlights
This mehndi design is majorly dominated with symmetric lattice design, which is inspired by the architectural accentuations formed by windows in Mosques! However, we love how the floral trails are paired with geometric checks and are adding so much oomph to this mehndi design.
13. An eye-catchy design
Dominated by circular patterns on the backhand, this Arabian mehndi trail is so gripping! And oh, that dainty detailing around the thumb’s nail is so cute.
14. A full-fledged peacock
Mini peacock motifs are a core part of Arabian mehndi design, but this particular design has a full-fledged peacock drawn on the backhand. It definitely looks stunning but is not as difficult to draw as it may seem to be.
15. Distant designs
Go for an unusual and contemporary mehndi design like this which is not a trail or all-about-paisleys! It has beauteous Arabian tattoos etched on a noticeable distance which make it look as interesting as a maze. And oh, the stunning patterns on the fingers are so drool-worthy.
16. Enchanting Blooms
Arabic mehndi designs are best known for being spacey! And this design is one such example with a lot of empty space and beautiful paisley and floral patterns.
17. Intricate swirls and minimalist florals
This elegant mehndi design is drawn with smartness! It is so beautiful to look at but is easier to draw. The fingers are gracefully adorned with flower motifs and dainty dots, whereas the key highlight of this design has repetitive swirls.
18. A quintessential Arabic bel
Traditional paisleys to flower motifs, this diagonally flowing trail has all elements of a quintessential Arabic mehndi design.
19. A basic designs with repetitive strokes
This Arabian mehndi design with a rose motif is undeniably beautiful and widely spread. But that doesn’t mean it is very difficult to draw. If you notice, this design has a lot of empty space and repetitive strokes which are beautified with some bold outlines.
20. When simplicity and prettiness combine!
A yet another beautiful Arabic trail made with simple strokes. The unique pattern on the finger-tips is totally steal-worthy. Also, can you spot the hidden alphabets in this mehndi?
21. The one with thicker strokes
This one is a rather unique Arabic mehndi design with thicker strokes which is lending it a 3-D appeal. This design is also a perfect concoction of modernity and traditionalism.
22. A beautiful play of light and dark strokes
The USP of this Arabic mehndi design lies in the breathtaking rose motifs drawn with light and bold henna strokes. They not only look playful but also look very artsy.
23. Hand Ornament
Doesn’t this pretty mehndi design on the backhand resembles a hand ornament? We heartily adore the simplicity of this design.
24. Simplicity at its best
Here, a simplistic Arabic bel is accentuated with striped stokes. The continuous stripes lend a chic appeal to this backhand mehndi design.
25. Sharp and Edgy
Unlike easy-flowing Arabic patterns, this mehndi design features a structural shape with sharp edges. There is an extensive use of lines, symmetry and light-dark strokes.
26. A pretty coiled design on the sides
Here is a yet another simple yet pretty Arabic mehndi design for the sides of your feet. This one features 3 coiled structures set next to each other which are further amped with patterned highlights.
27. Dimensional circular patterns
This Arabic backhand mehendi design features circular strokes and a very doable ring-style pattern on the fingers.
28. A coiled bel
The diagonal bels have always been a fad among girls when it comes to mehendi and this one with coiled patterns is sure to grab you a lot of compliments.
29. A trail so simple and stylish
For the ones who wish to make a style statement with simplicity, this minimal trail is a great option.
30. The design that looks like an accessory
We love how this elegant Arabic mehndi design looks like a modish accessory. The pearl and mesh detailing on fingers look great with the multiple floral festoons.
31. A swirly affair
Enchanting florals, lots of swirls and some paisleys combine together with neatness to form this lovely Arabic mehndi design.
32. A trail flowing from the middle finger
All the fingers are laden with henna but the middle one leads to a structural pattern that is further connected to the mehendi bracelet on the wrist. The half-empty space on the back of the palm looks so sassy.
33. Sweet and simple
A neat and intricate mandala design teamed up with dainty-pretty patterns on the fingertips.
This is one of the most simple Arabic mehndi designs. Draw basic curled-up lines and then structure them with swirly or circular patterns.
35. The one with multiple patterns
Right from circles, flowers to swirls and dainty dots, this mehndi design has it all.