Mehndi Designs

Top 51+ Full Hand Mehndi Designs

Medha Chawla, 25 May 2019

In a massive pool of brides scouting for minimalist mehendi designs, we know there are a lot of you, who wish to embrace traditional full hand mehndi designs. We are equally allured by the understated elegance of full hand mehndi designs and understand how they exude traditionalism like nothing else. So, after flooding you all with endless mehendi inspiration like mehndi designs for feet, mehndi inspiration for hands, simple mehndi designs, Arabic mehndi designs and so much more, today we end your search for the perfect full hand mehndi design. We searched through the profiles of our favourite mehndi artists and our esteemed vendors, shortlisted the best ones and compiled them in this blog to brim you with the best kind of inspiration.

So without any further delay, let's flood you with some of the most beautiful full hand mehndi designs. 

30+ Full hand mehndi designs for brides

1. An eye-pleasing mehendi design with lotus motifs

If you had this concept in mind that full hand mehndi designs are messy, then have a look at this absolutely gorgeous bridal mehndi design that will surely leave you mesmerised. This neatly drawn mehndi design is an epitome of grace, beauty creativity. Featuring voguish lotus motifs and clean checkered patterns, this full hand mehndi design is winning our hearts. A bride who wants to go neo-traditional with her mehndi design, this is one perfect example.

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2. A hearty tale

Bold is beautiful, and this striking mehndi design proves the same. Etched with bold and significant strokes, this full hand mehndi design is distinctive for reasons more than one. Be it the diverse patterns on the fingers, 3-D heart motifs or the unique silhouette detailing, there are so many elements to gush over in this full hand mehndi design. Furthermore, another special part about this mehndi design is that both the hands are etched with different patterns. Most brides usually prefer having identical patterns on both the hands, but these bridal hands etched with un-identical mehendi designs look equally great.

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3. The immense beauty of traditional strokes

We are totally astonished by the sheer gorgeousness of this traditional full hand mehndi design. The quintessential paisley patterns and lush blooms have drawn with utter symmetry make for an amazing bridal mehndi design. This gripping and decked-up mehndi design is created using repeated traditional strokes, and we must say, that it looks so lovely.

4. Full hand mehndi design with personalised elements

As you all know, personalised mehndi designs are trending big time. If you also want one, seek inspiration from this gorgeous personalised latest full hand mehndi design which features caricatures of a couple exchanging jaimala, travel story, bride sitting in a doli and a lot more. In this design as well, both the hands boast of distinctive patterns. The artsy motifs of peacocks, lotus and other dainty elements like paisleys and bootis are etched with admirable intricacy.

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5. The GOT-themed mehendi

And oh, all you Game of Thrones lovers out there, why not flaunt your endless love for this series in your bridal mehndi? Take a cue from this one. But wait, there is some more personalisation on the forearm that you must not miss out on. There is a logo of McDonald's, rings and their travel story mentioned with the henna. The abundant use of prominent floral motifs further makes this full hand mehndi design look appealing.

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6. Peacocks, flowers and the couple

This full hand mehndi design boasts of the beauteous peacock motifs on the palm. Peacocks are symbolic of fertility, and it is considered auspicious to have them etched in your bridal mehndi. The whimsical checkered patterns, rose motifs and multiple wrist mehndi bands exude sheer beauty. However, after the peacocks, the subsequent highlight of this artistic mehndi design is the caricatures of dulha and dulhan drawn on the forearms.

7. Neat & Chic

A simplistic yet extremely aesthetical full arm mehndi design is sure to win you endless compliments. This lovely mehndi design features a mandala enclosed in a diamond-shaped frame. All the fingers boast of identical patterns, and as one moves towards the wrist & forearm, varied bands are drawn that looks so beguiling. We love the band which consists of lotus blooms.

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8. Leafy patterns with shading details

We're totally sold at this surreal full hand mehndi design. This elaborate mehndi design is drawn with keen detailing and neat finish. That's what sets it apart from the rest. There are beauteous flowers, paisleys, delicate leafy trails, oh-so-pretty leaves and a plethora of checkered and encircled designs. 

9. Tennis Lovers

This couple flirted and fell in love at the tennis court, so the bride chose to embrace this special mehndi design which depicts their sweet memories.

10. All-decked up

Composed with the most traditional mehendi patterns like paisleys, florals, leaves and patterned lines, this full hand mehendi design has us hooked.

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11. A picturesque piece of art

Can we take a moment to adore this picturesque full hand mehndi design? The adjoined circled patterns spread across the fingers and the hypnotic checkered design on the tiny finger further paired with paisleys on the palms look so pinterest-y. But what we love the most is the ogle-worthy lotus trail flowing from the thumb to the wrist band on both the hands. Also, a significant travel story relevant to the couple is etched on the top. The travel story trend is another major hit in the bridal mehndi scene. So, if you also met your partner in some city or a special place where he popped the question, don't hesitate to infuse it in your bridal mehndi design.

12. Strings of hearts

This full hand mehndi design has our hearts for all the right reasons. The embossed heart motifs distinguish it from the rest of the designs. This multi-directional design is so perfect for the brides who want to go all OTT with their bridal mehndi and want it to be symbolic of love. 

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13. The lush blooms

Here's another full hand mehndi design that is dominated with pretty blooms. The lotus petals on the fingertips are something that we have never seen before. The jaalidaar patterns, mandalas in the centre and so many traditional elements are bunched together with utmost neatness.

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14. Modern full hand mehndi design

Who said all full hand mehndi designs are traditional? Check this one out. It is adorned with the couple's initials on one hand, and a beauteous portrait on the other. We are big time rooters of personalised mehndi designs, and this one is truly inspirational in that case. Not just on the palm, the personalisation factor flows up to the forearm as well which is well paired with traditional mehndi motifs.

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15. A minimalist mehndi design with portraits of Radha-Krishna

This is not exactly a full hand mehndi design, but you sure can take some cues from it. The minimalist brides who don't want to embrace an all decked-up design can consider this one. Simple portraits in the centre, surrounded by dainty bootis. And on the wrist and forearm, you can have uniformly spaced identical bands. 

16. Jaw-droppingly beautiful mehndi design

We can't stop obsessing over this full hand mehndi design which is exquisitely created with all traditional mehndi elements. Be it paisleys, checks, leaves or curvy sections- this design has it all. Also, remember that the application of full hand mehndi designs requires patience from both the bride and the artist so as to attain perfection. So, make sure you are ready for the time-consuming process and do not get cringy at the final moment. Otherwise, it can run your beautiful mehndi design.

17. The cutesy pet mehndi design

Another roaring trend in the bridal mehndi scene is the infusion of the pets. Your pet is your first love, and having its portrait etched on your hands is a great way to showcase your fondness.

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18. A gripping backhand mehndi design

The mehndi design on the back of your hand deserves equal attention. So, here we present you a simplistic yet elegant full backhand mehndi design. It features repeated leafy and circular strokes but boasts of a monument-like pattern in the centre.

19. Symmetry at its best

Gorgeous paisley patterns, lovely leaves and lush blooms flowing together in multiple directions look so damn surreal. Bedecked with the ethereal henna designs, each hand looks like a mirror image of the other. And we are loving every bit of it. Especially, the neatness with which it is drawn. 

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20. Bespoke simplicity

Take the not-so-mainstream road and embrace your bridal hands with this picturesque full hand mehndi design. This design is dominated with the spacey checkered patterns along with minimal floral motifs, and that's exactly what makes it stand apart from the rest. The half and half square frame replete with lotus detailing is another distinctive element of this unusual mehendi design.

21. An elaborate full backhand mehndi design

While a lot of brides prefer having a simplistic long bel on the back of the hand, here's something so surreal that will swoon you with its charm. An all decked-up mehndi design on the back of the hand comprising of so many basic but beautiful elements, this one is sure shot going to satisfy your soul.

22. Couple enclosed in a heart-shaped frame

We love half and half mehndi patterns; when the bride adjoins her hands and the design looks complete - the moment exudes sheer happiness. And have a look at this one which features a couple enclosed in the frame of love (heart). This full hand mehndi design further features picturesque leaf details on the fingertips, leafy checkered patterns on the wrist followed with a gripping floral henna band. But last but not the least, there are Jodhpuri elephant motifs concluding this pretty mehndi design. 

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23. A lotus and elephant-themed full hand henna

We understand your fixation with full hand mehndi designs, so here we flood you with all the inspo you need. This one is replete with mandalas, concentric circled bootis, lotuses, scalloped patterns and lastly, finished with quirky elephants–this mehendi design is pure goals.

24. A scintillating mehndi design with a cutesy elephant

With a doting elephant in the centre, this full hand bridal mehndi design is a new take on the ever-so-classic one.

25. Traditional never goes outdated

This traditional and symmetrical full hand mehndi design is proof that traditionalism never gets outdated. Adorned with multiple mandalas, flower patterns, leafy trails and checkered finery, this mehndi design looks so beauteous.

26. The captivating appeal of bold henna strokes

Beginning with a dainty mandala on each hand, this bridal mehndi design spread out beautifully with bold outlines filled with intricate strokes. This design has an Arabic appeal etched to it which is what is making it look so unique.

27. The cutesy henna doodles

Replete with personal elements like kids and gods portraits, the hashtags and dates, this mehndi design is overloaded with cuteness. Looks super pretty, doesn't it?

28. Personalisation Galore

Here is another exquisite full hand mehndi design which is replete with personalised elements. Right from caricatures of a prince and a princess to the portraits of the couple framed in pretty floral wreaths,  all of it is totally adorbs. Also, the couple's name, the doggo's portrait and the Sikh Khanda Sahib symbol depict all things that matter to the couple. 

29. Scintillating simplicity

When traditionalism and simplicity, the result is scintillating. And it would be an understatement to say that we are crushing hard over this extremely pretty full hand mehndi design. In fact, there are so many cutesy design elements you can steal from this one, like the swirling trail, silhouette floral sections and the clever use of bold strokes to accentuate the design.

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30. Innumerous circular

It is no news that when innumerous circular patterns adjoin together, the outcome is hypnotic. Same is the case with this full hand mehndi design which is replete with endless adjoined circular patterns and floral adornments. Also, if you want to break the monotony of the traditional mehndi designs and want to embrace a rather unique design, you can consider this one.

31. The Sindoor Moment

This glorious full hand mehndi design is such a gorgeous depiction of the soul-stirring sindoor moment.

32. Gobs of horizontal bands

Here is one delightful mehendi design comprising of oodles of horizontal bands on the forearm and diagonal patterns etched on the palm.

33. Intricacy at its best

Hats off to the mehndi artist who drew this impeccable full hand mehndi design with an unbelievable level of intricacy. This design features two adjoined roses enclosed in a whimsical world of checkered patterns. As the design moves towards the forearm, there is an exceptionally exciting play of light and bold strokes.


10 Rajasthani full hand mehndi design

1. Multiple bridal elements

Most Rajasthani mehndi designs comprise of caricatures of a bride and groom. And we totally adore this Rajasthani full hand mehndi design which includes elements like peacocks, lotuses, flowers and bride and groom portraits entwined so beautifully.

2. The intriguing appeal of empty spaces

We love it when mehndi artists cleverly create empty spaces so as to uplift the overall design. Peacock, the Rajasthani couple, Jhumkis, floral patterns and the Swastik symbol have been beautifully incorporated in this gorgeous mehndi design.

3. Can you spot the religious elements?

Created by one of our esteemed vendors, this Rajasthani full hand mehndi design definitely your attention. Also, can you spot the significant elements like Lord Ganesha, a Kalash on the bride's hands?

4. Elegance personified

The neatness of this spectacular full hand mehndi design has us totally floored. Unlike most Rajasthani mehndi designs, both the groom and bride are etched on one hand.

5. Astonishing intricacy

We are wowed with this elaborate Rajasthani mehndi design drawn with exceptional intricacy. The couple caricatures on the palms and bride and groom's entry etched on the forearms are such great elements to infuse in your bridal mehndi.

6. All things weddings

Right from the solo couple caricatures, to the jaimala moment–this extensive and intricate full hand mehndi design has so many elements to cherish.

7. Closely-knit patterns entwined beautifully

Here's a rather compact yet elaborate full hand mehndi design which is drawn with expertise.

8.A gorgeous depiction of Jaimala Ceremony

Here's another alluring full hand mehndi design that's beautifully showcasing the cheerful jaimala ceremony. The floral motifs, cutesy elephants and free-flowing leafy trials are perfectly complimenting the key design.

9. A treat to eyes

We simply adore the highlights and contours of this trending full hand mehndi design.

10. An adorable full hand mehndi design

Another captivating Rajasthani mehndi design you brides can embrace. This mehndi design also comprises of jaimala exchange moment, the Sindoor ceremony, the Doli moment and the couple's entry.


10+ Pakistani full hand mehndi design

1. Enchanting florals teamed with paisleys

We cannot stop ogling at this full hand Pakistani mehndi design because it is so damn gripping! The henna art on fingers is basic but the way the hand and forearm are etched with beautified paisley looks so stunning. Paisleys are an imperative part of Pakistani mehndi designs but here, they are surrounded with striking florals.

2. The auspicious mandalas

This circular patterned full hand mehndi design is super unique and perfect for the brides who wanna take an unusual route. While the fingers are adorned with V-shape artwork, several mandalas and henna bands follow till the forearm.

3. An intriguing bel design

There's an extensive versatility if you want to bedeck your hands with a Pakistani design. Take a cue from this one which features floral patches connected to with a leafy trail.

4. Snippets from the couple's love story

Pakistani Mehendi designs are best known for their intricate patterns. And here's a super tight yet extensive full hand mehndi design with some personalised elements like name of the couple, dates, proposal moment and more snippets from the couple's love story.

5. Floral Extravaganza

Multiple floral patterns individually placed at a certain distance till the forearm makes for such an amazing full arm mehndi design for the contemporary brides.

6. The playful light and bold strokes

This beguiling full hand mehndi design has our heart!

7. Breathtakingly Beautiful

This full hand mehndi design scores a perfect 100 in terms of design, neatness, creativity and beauty.

8. Some more florals

This bewitchingly stunning design with alluring florals and just the right amount of space to make the art pop up has spoilt us for our own!

9. Beauty at its best

That's how a full arm mehndi design looks when an experienced and extremely talented mehndi artist etches it on your hand. Book a mehndi artist for your wedding on ShaadiSaga.

10. Classic full arm mehndi design

A stunning blend of lines and florals with leafy tips, this full hand mehndi design is so graceful.

11. A mixed platter

This mehndi design features the hand divided into two sections–one of which has lined patterns with floral bootis whereas, the other one is nothing less than a piece of art with a strong silhouette play. The key highlight of this design, the forearm, it is absolutely mind-boggling. The forearm is laden with uniformly shaped and sized motifs and topped with a mixed platter of florals, paisleys and traditional lattice design.


Wasn't this compilation a treat to your eyes? Well, as you could see, there's a lot of scope of experimentation in the full hand mehndi designs as well. Even though you are a modern bride at heart, there are simplistic and not so elaborate designs for you as well.


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