Mehndi’s Cultural Relevance (and why it’s much bigger than the sun you got at the beach)

My happiness often peaked in the fall near Navratiri and Diwali season, dressed in gorgeous, draping red lehengas and beautiful jewelry, mehndi trailing up my arm in intricate designs. The small tubes were found at the Indian store and I’d breath in the smell as they traced floral designs to my inner-elbow, would stand stick-straightContinue reading “Mehndi’s Cultural Relevance (and why it’s much bigger than the sun you got at the beach)”