From Around The World: Henna Traditions

Henna

A bride’s Henna night is a very popular tradition in the Arab world and many countries around the world. Some traditions are different than others, so why not include your favorite tradition in your henna night or just share it with your guests? Read all traditions here!

Palestine: In Palestine, most brides choose floral patterns that match their dresses, as well as palm tree and leaf-like shapes.

Turkey: The bride’s family and friends dance around her and sing sad songs until the bride starts crying (as a good omen). They later decorate her hands with henna.

Saudi Arabia: In Saudi Arabia, one of the female relatives of the bride is the one who paints the bride’s hands with henna, but the relative has to be happily married or else she will bring bad luck to the bride.

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