Picture from a Punjabi wedding , where the girl has got her mehendi done for the wedding.
Mehndi or Henna is a paste that is bought in a cone shaped tube and is made into designs for men and women. It is also derived from the Sanskrit word mendhikā. The use of mehndi and turmeric is described in the earliest Hindu Vedic ritual books.
This is a shot from a Dogra-Indian wedding.