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Beautiful Monday: Mehndi

If you’ve been to India or to an Indian wedding event, you’ve probably had it done. If not, you’ve surely seen it in pictures. Mehndi is one of the loveliest and most intricate body beautification traditions ever performed and dates back as far as the 12th century. Although, its origin is unknown, some version of mehndi-type body art can be found in the artwork depicting the women of ancient Persia and Egypt. Even the Muslim prophet, Muhammad used henna to...