Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

Everyone wants to look beautiful on her wedding day. For this, one has different options available like one can choose from different hair accessories, jewelry, apparels, footwear and most importantly make up. Nowadays the modern age bride is experimenting with different ideas for her look, but there are few traditional things which hasn’t changed and will not change for ages to come.

Similarly, the traditional Chandan designs painted to the bride’s forehead is surely a tradition which is ages old and still going strong. It is considered as auspicious for the bride. One can choose from different designs ranging from thick, bold and elongated upto chin, or a delicate and smaller version which ends below the eyebrow. It is traditionally painted around big, bold maroon or red Bindi, considering it as a base for all the other designs to follow. It is generally created with a help of a fine brush. The colors used are Natural Yellow of the Chandan itself and Red, Sometimes its White & Red. Here are few examples….

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

 

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

 

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

 

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

 

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

 

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

 

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

 

Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride
Chandan Bindi – The Bengali Bride

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