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50+ Simple Mehndi Designs to Bookmark!

BY Apoorva | 31 Oct, 2023 | 278620 views | 14 min read

Looking for mehendi designs that are easy yet stunning for reference? Then, you've arrived at the right place! Whether you are looking for something trendy, minimal, simple or festive, here are mehendi designs that look amazing without too much work! Whether you plan to get it replicated for the occasion or attempt to put the henna by yourself, these are some trending mehendi designs that are bound to be loved and cherished. So, check out these modern, stylish simple mehndi designs that you can say yes to!

1. This treasure trove of simple designs

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2. Lotus Love!

Image via Brownhue Mehendi★ 5

Nothing beats simple mehendi designs with lotus motifs as their main theme. This mehandi design is minimal as well as super elegant!

3. Trending Jharokha Style Stylish Simple Mehndi!

Jharokha Style Mehndi Designs

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These jharokha style simple mehendi designs are trending everywhere and how!

4. Simple Mehendi Designs With A Box Style That We Are Loving!

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Something unique but in-the-box, this is one of those easy to apply mehndi designs that everyone loves. This one will ensure you don’t have to sit for 6 hours!

5. Delicate Rose Motifs!

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There is a certain beauty in bridal simple mehndi designs with floral patterns. Roses are a beautiful culmination of modern style with a dose of tradition.

6. Monogram Style!

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Go the monogram way with this bridal simple mehndi designs that are in such vogue at the moment!

7. Celebrity Bride Arpita Mehta Too Went Minimal!

Image via Arpita and Kunal

Even celeb brides are going the minimal way. Ace designer Arpita Mehta opted for this lovely mandala and bracelet style simple mehendi designs that is so gorgeous!

8. Stunning Jaal Design!

Image via Nurah's Henna

Simple mehendi designs don’t have to be small or miniscule, they can be minimal yet gorgeous, which is what this stunning bridal mehendi design is!

9. A Little Ellie And Parrot Love!

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This one has the cutest elephant and parrot motif detailing for simple mehendi designs, that we are so aww-ed by!

10. This Minimal Half Mehendi With That Stunning Rose Bracelet!

Who says bridal mehendi cannot be minimal yet bridal enough? Take a cue from this bride’s mehndi deisgn simple back design!

11. Crisscross Lovers!

Mehendi By: Raju Mehendi Artist GK★ 4.8

Delicate veils that criss cross each other at the back of this bride’s hand!

12. Gorgeous Henna Stain Style Mehendi!

If you don’t have the patience for intricate designs and detailing work for your mehendi, this is one of those DIY simple mehendi designs that you can be inspired by!

13. A Galaxy Of Stars

Image via Halima Nizami  

How gorgeous is this?

14. Go Old School With This Minimal Mehendi Design!

Image via Henna by Divya

Have you always dreamed of a simple and minimal mehendi design for your wedding day? Look no further than this design, which is nostalgic and easy to apply.

15. Victorian Style Delicate Mehendi Work Has Our Heart!

Intricate and delicate mehendi design always always steal the spotlight when it comes to minimal mehendi designs!

16. Aaj Chand Taare Zameen Pe Aagaye!

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If you are looking for different motifs than your usual florals and animals, these stars and moon motifs are perfect!

17. The Perfect Mix Of Traditional Indian Mehendi Design, Yet Minimal!

Image via Prune★ 4.5

How lovely is this?

18. Portrait Style Love!

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Don’t give up on your portrait style mehendi design dreams just because you want to go minimal. This bride did both things and it turned out spectacular!

19. Loving This Panel Mehendi Design For A Bridal Look!

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For brides who are looking for simple full hand mehndi designs, this panel-style mehndi design is the way to go!

20. For Brides Who Love Their Super Minimal Mehndi Styles!

Image via Henna by Alhana

This one is for a super minimal bride who wants something simple at the back of the hand mehndi design!

21. Give Us A Dainty And Floral Mehendi Design And We Are Sold!

Image via Rav B Jewellery

These simple mehndi designs along with that stunning cocktail ring, we are in love!

22. Rose Mehendi With Stain!

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Image via Arabic Mehendis

Stain style mehndi designs are coming back in vogue and how. We are totally drolling over how they mixed the two together here!

23. Corset Style Mehendi Design For The Bride!

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For brides who want something out of the box and unique, this corset style mehendi design is the one to bookmark!

24. Statement Leaf Motif With Minimal Mehendi Design For The Fingers!

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Want to go minimal at the back of the palm? Get inspired by such simple mehendi designs that we loved!

25. Minimal Mandalas!

Image via The Creative Lens★ 4.9

How adorable are these minimal mandala style easy mehndi designs that will hardly take the bride 15 mins to do!

26. This Lotus Motif Beauty Looks So Divine With The Spaced Out Design!

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Lotus has always been a bridal favourite and this design is such a lovely piece of art-on-your-hands!

27. Unique Leaf Motif Beauty!

Image via Brownhue Mehendi★ 5

Not a fan of florals? Go for this unique leaf motif then!

28. Mini Mandala Loving!

Image via Umamah

For brides who are not big fans of mehendi but want to get something small done for shagun, these mini mandalas are perfect for you!

29. Daisy Florals With Lace Glove Style Henna Design!

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Totally loving this intricate and delicate simple mehndi design that everyone will love!

30. Panelled Mehendi Design With Cascading Roses!

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We are so crushing over this one!

31. Love This Arabic Style Floral Bridal Mehendi!

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Looking for a bridal simple mehndi? This Arabic style mehendi design with floral detailing is such a great one for brides who want something simple and minimal!

32. Intricacy Queen!

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For brides who love intricate detailing in their mehendi, this Persian style mehendi design is the one to save!

33. Nothing like this simple half & half hand mehendi design with dotted motifs on one half of the hand and detailed swirls on the other

Image via Alankritaa★ 4.9

Instead of going after the trend of circular design in the middle of the palm, this detailed yet minimal mehndi design will get everyone’s attention. The dotted motifs on the palms of your hands makes this mehendi design look simple and the detailed design flowing down to the wrist from the fingers will compliment every piece of your hand jewelry in a perfect way.  This minimal mehendi design will not take more than an hour or two, which means you get to spend the night before your wedding partying with your lovely bride squad.

34. For the urbane brides who want to keep their mehendi minimal & understated, this mehendi design is just apt!

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Image via Henna by Divya

The brides who spent hours struggling to find the perfect bangles and other hand jewelry to complete their bridal look are no way to let the mehendi design take away the thunder of their beautiful jewellery. This minimal henna design is just perfect for those brides who want to keep it simple enough to let their jewelry stand out in the crowd.

35. In a mood for unconventional aesthetics? We found you this checkered minimal hand mehendi design topped with pretty floral motifs!

Image via Divya Henna★ 5

Peacock and leaf mehndi designs are too mainstream for our Gen-Z brides. This straight-out of Pinterest bridal hand mehndi design is something this season’s brides are going to love. The floral design on the fore-arms is totally unique. The circular design in the centre of the palm has been loved by all the brides since it came in trend. At last, the whole design is perfectly blending with the jaal design in the background which is making this design look the most unique and elegant yet simple easy mehndi designs.

36. This elegant bridal mehendi design curated with symmetrical swirls, dots, scallops and chain-like patterns is a sure shot win!

Image via @manraj_henna

All our beautiful brides out there who love mehendi but want to keep it simple for their intimate wedding, we found a perfect bridal mehendi design for you! Getting a full length of mehendi design can get really exhausting and we know that. Thus, this elegant-looking short-length mehendi design is here to save you. The beautiful detailed patterns starting from the wrist and running down till the end of the fingertips make this a great yet bridal simple mehndi.

37. Talk about minimal mehendi designs, and this one is the perfect representation of it!

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No bride can ever go wrong when it comes to this design. Circle in the centre of the palm and fill in tips with mehendi. This minimum henna design is so calming and subtle and in no time it will make your hand look so graceful. If you are a bride who does not want to spend so much time thinking about the design and then spending hours on it’s application, this is your go-to mehendi design!

38. Add a whiff of fresh air to your minimal mehndi design by including a groom portrait or a fun caricature into it!

Image via 1plus1 Studio★ 5

If you are the bride who wants to hop on to the new trends but still want to keep it minimal when it comes to your mehendi design, could there be a perfect design for you as this? The detailed patterns on the wrist and the fingertips with the groom portrait in the centre of the palm makes this bridal mehendi design simple with a touch of trend. This design won’t take more than an hour which makes it even more perfect for this season’s busy brides.

39. Mandalas can also make for a great option for your minimal mehendi design, and here's a proof!

Image via @hennabynedak

There’s something with mandala designs which keeps them in style forever. The swirls of mehendi turned into beautiful and subtle designs  patterns around a circle on the palm of your hand which is complimented with the evergreen jaal pattern makes this look even more beautiful. No one can say no to a mandala design because they are just apt for your bridal look.

40. Hearting over this dainty back hand mehndi design that is inspired from a hathphool!

Image via @henna_sheike

Why wear hathphool when you can get your mehendi design to look exactly like that? This hathphool inspired design will get all the attention from our minimal brides. Also, if you are planning to have an intimate wedding at your home amid the covid crises, then this minimal mehendi design will complete all your mehendi needs. 

41. Love how those concentric circles in the centre added truckloads of charm to this particular design!

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Who doesn't like to play with swirls and circles in their hand mehendi design? This minimal henna design is absolutely adorable for the brides who are planning to have a simple wedding. The one of the many amazing things about this design is that it won’t take more than an hour for it’s application! So you are going to be able to dance all night long with your loved ones. YAY!

42. Don’t want to go all out yet want something unique? How about this proposal mehendi that is limited to the palms and a little above them only!

Image via Clicksunlimited Photography★ 4.6

The unique concept in this henna design has our hearts! Where are all our unique brides? This simple mehendi design is just perfect for your mehendi ki raat. The mehendi design is so bridal yet doesn't have to be stretched up to your arm. You can definitely opt for this mehendi look if you want to keep it simple yet unique. 

43. This beautiful lotus inspired one that is giving us all the feels!

Image via @rosemehndi

Who doesn't love flowers in the mehendi design? But isn’t that too cliche now? Here’s a beautiful twist in your floral and minimal mehendi design, this lotus inspired mehendi design is definitely going to get a lot of attention at your big day. This unique design will be complimenting your accessories throughout the festivities. 

44. A little dose of bride and groom love on each palm!

Image via Anuprit and Akshita's Wedding

Who said it always has to be a mandala or circular patterns for minimal henna design? We got something out of the box for you! The portrait design. The baraat & the groom on one hand and A doli & the bride on the other and cute little patterns on fingers. Is this design beautiful? YES. Is it minimal? YES. Is it just perfect? YESS. 

45. While this might be long but its delicate and simple mehndi design along with empty spaces is perfect for a minimal-loving bride!

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Isn’t the picture just enough to explain how gorgeous and perfectly simple this mehendi design is? It’s love at first site with this mehendi design for us and we know it has stolen your heart already. We are too excited for you to get this done for your big day and get all the compliments.  

46. A little sun design with a wristband style design

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The design for the back of your hand is as important as the front side, no one understands this more than you. This sun design is absolutely going to get lots of love and attention by our brides this wedding season. Even if you are planning to have an intimate function, this design would still be perfect for a mehndi design simple back design. The suns and the chains and the detailed hand band everything in this concept is stunning, just like you.  

47. A little warli love

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We understand your love for warli designs. So here it is, your favourite but minimalistic warli design inspiration. You can definitely get this design for your mehendi ki raat. This minimal mehndi design simple back design is just apt for our brides who have a soft spot for the warli design. 

48. Floral mehendi with buttis

Image via Fotowalle - The Story Folks★ 4.9

This mehendi design screams MINIMAL in all ways possible. Planning to have an intimate wedding function and don’t want to skip the festivities of mehendi ki raat? You can keep your worries at the bay because we have got your back. The floral mehendi design at the edges of your palm, surrounded by beautiful bootis is just perfect for you. This is a very beautiful,  minimal and hassle free mehendi design that we totally adore. This can be a DIY simple mehendi designs too! 

49. This Simpsons-inspired with delicate floral design

Image via Simpsons Mehendi Feature

Did anyone ask for unique and trendy mehendi designs? Don’t worry, we got something for you. This simpsons inspired mehendi design is too adorable. We cannot wait to see you brides getting this done for your big day! It is not at all bridal and at the same time it is minimal and stylish simple mehndi designs.  We know you want to get this creative and simple hand mehendi design for your big day and set a trend. All we have to say is..GO GET IT GIRL! 

50. For all the brides who love jaali work, this simple mehndi design is just for them

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You brides can't deny their love for jaali design for their mehendi. The love for jaal design has only increased since it first became trendy. Especially when the mehendi artists are bringing new twists to these simple mehendi designs  every now and then. Yes, we are absolutely in love with this jaal mehendi design for back hand and we know that you are too. 

51. Only Fingers!

This minimalist mehndi design is perfect for brides who prefer simple mehndi  designs for their wedding day.

52. Lotus Motifs With A Lace Glove Style Mehndi Design!

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Give us a little bit of two worlds and we are happy as can be. This mehndi design does just that with its traditional lotus motifs with lace glove style design.

Now that you are sorted for simple mehendi designs for your hands. It's time to check out 20 minimalist mehendi designs for your feet.

And if you are a bride who likes all elaborate, traditional or personalised mehndi designs we have ideas for you as well!

Which minimal mehndi design will you pick in for your intimate wedding? Let us know in the comment section. 

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