The Lightsmiths
The Lightsmiths

The Mehndi ceremony is one function where the bride-to-be and her girlfriends have the most fun. The peppy Bollywood music, delicious food and drinks, photographers taking candid shots and the bright and beautiful décor ten-folds the joy and excitement of the nearing big day. Amidst all this fun and laughter, there’s something that both the bride-to-be and her bridesmaids are super serious about, and that’s the mehndi design.

And while the bride-to-be has already shown the mehndi artist her chosen design for full hands, it’s time you take your pick from these simple mehndi design for left hand for your bestie’s wedding. After all, it's the easiest to pull off, leaving your right free for everything else. Remember how they recommend it in the song 'Cutie Pie'?

1. Henna Rings

Image Courtesy: Mehndi Artist Hira

This simple mehndi design for left hand is absolutely stunning and eye-catching. The henna rings make up for not wanting to wear real jewellery, and we love the intricacy and neatness of this design. And if you think it is too plain, then get a detailed arc designed between your thumb and index finger.

2. The Floral Jaal

Image Courtesy: Henna By Divya

This detailed yet simple mehndi design for left hand is a winner. And even though you can never go wrong with a floral jaal design, ask the henna artist to add a beaded effect to it.

3. Haath Phool Style

Image Courtesy: Mehndi Artist Hira

Adorn your hand with a beautiful Haath Phool jewellery styled mehndi design. A design like this doesn’t take much time anyway, so you can quickly head back to dancing and posing with your girlfriends.

4. Handcuff And Tiny Flower Motifs

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A layered handcuff henna design paired with tiny flower motifs looks boho chic and goes well with all kinds of outfits.

5. A Bird Motif Mehndi Design? Yes, Please!

Image Courtesy: Henna By Divya

Our love for motif henna designs is endless, and this simple mehndi design for left hand is one of our favourites. The bird, the branch, and the flowers are the perfect depiction of nature and all the things we love about it.

6. Show Your Love For All Things Minimal With This Design

Image Courtesy: Henna Paradise

Rock a minimal yet intricate henna design while you are busy dancing your heart out at your BFF’s Mehndi. This design fanned over two fingers has all the perfect elements - a heart, a flower, a stunning finger ring, and even a tiny chadar design.

7. It’s All About The Intricacy

Image Courtesy: Henna By Divya

If you love full hand heavy henna designs but don’t want to steal the bride-to-be’s thunder, then this simple mehndi design for left hand is perfect for you. It has an intricate design, but at the same time it has some playful elements too which makes it a go-to design for a bubbly bridesmaid.

8. All Things Floral

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This breathtaking composition of leaves and flower motifs, a chadar design, and these gorgeous finger designs has our heart.  

9. Bold Strokes For A Bold (And Beautiful) Bridesmaid

Falguni Rajpara
Falguni Rajpara

This simple mehndi design for left hand is a classic; bold strokes with a hint of shading. Quite popular among bridesmaids, this design is simple and beautiful.

10. If You Like It Then You Shoulda Put It On Your Mehndi Design

Image Courtesy: Amrita Henna

We all love dreamcatchers, right? So how about you take this love affair up a notch by making them a part of your mehndi? Adorn your finger tips with miniature dreamcatchers and look like a dream.

11. Mandala? Mandala

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A mandala design makes for an easy and simple mehndi design for left hand. Pair it with a slightly heavy finger pattern and you’ve got yourself a design perfect for bridesmaids.

12. Wrap It Around Your Finger!

Alankritaa
Alankritaa

Not a fan of mehndi but have to put it because of BESTIE? Then, this design is just for you. It lets you be a part of her happiness and get out with a classy minimal design.

13: The Mandala Bracelet

Image Courtesy: Mehndi Artist Hira

When you don’t wanna get the plain Mandala pattern on the back or in the centre of your palm, opt for this Mandala bracelet design. A simple mehndi design for left hand with a pretty, beaded twist. It will look great on your hand, plus, you won’t have to stay away from the dance floor and the drinks for too long.

14. The Never-Ending Loop

Image Courtesy: Henna By Mahira Mohsin

Get this elegant never-ending leaf loop designed on the edge of your hand and an intricate finger design to complete the look.  

15. An Arch Full Of Swirls

Image Courtesy: Henna By Mahira Mohsin

It is kind of hard not to mention swirls when you are talking about simple mehndi design for left hand. They have always found their way, be it in a detailed Arabic henna design or a full hand bridal mehndi design. So it was only fair that we added this swirly design to our list.

16. Some Beauti(ful) Tips

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Ditch the oh-so-regular henna filled finger tips for this minimal floral design. This simple mehndi design for left hand is nothing but a mandala pattern, a floral jaal, and some bold henna strokes placed together beautifully.

17. Vine Pattern Bracelet

Image Courtesy: Amrita Henna

A vine pattern bracelet design screams ‘perfect bridesmaids mehndi design’ like no other. It is simple, classy, and not at all OTT.

18. Get That Dotted Effect

Image Courtesy: Amrita Henna

Get in the mood of celebration with this simple mehndi design for left hand. This dotted jaal design is tailor-made to ensure your ring gets the space to shine.

19: The Blooming Effect

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An Arabic rose mehndi design will never disappoint you. This simple mehndi design for left hand has a perfect balance of light and bold strokes of henna.

20. Fill Up Space With Bindi Design

Alankritaa
Alankritaa

Love the reverse Haath Phool styled mehndi, but want to fill up the available space on your palm? Well, worry no more. You can cover all that space with this Bindi design. This simple mehndi design for left hand is unique and looks great.

21. The Classic Peacock Motif

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If you want to avoid the heavily fanned out peacock design, then opt for this single-finger peacock motif. It’s minimal yet eye-catching.

When dancing, drinking, and getting photographed is high on your priority list, but the omnipresent tradition of getting henna applied can’t be ignored, choose from one of these 21 beautiful and simple mehndi design for left hand and have the most baller time at your best friend’s wedding. From designs that are all about florals to intricate Mandala patterns, there is something that will suit the aesthetic of a bubbly, moody, tomboyish, and an over-the-top girly bridesmaid.

Brides-to-be and bridesmaids, share it with your girlfriends and tell us which style they liked the most in the comments below.