How Mehndi Helped Me Embrace My South Asian Roots During the Pandemic


I started hating this tradition. In doing so, I ran from myself, more worried about whether my authentic self was acceptable. I would make faces and moan about how annoying the process of applying and removing Mehndi is – just like my British friends do now – while also secretly loving how beautiful and elegant my hands looked.

From Preachy
On August 30, 2021