LUCKNOW’S MOST POPULAR MEHNDI ARTISTES

Always envious of your friend’s mehndi? Worry not! We’ve got you covered this time with some of the best mehendi artistes in Lucknow:

SHABEENA RUBEENA MEHNDI STUDIO
This sister duo has done it all. From freelancing and collaborating with other salons to opening their own studio and having junior artists in their team, Shabeena & Rubeena leave no stone unturned when it comes to hard work. They specialise in mehndi figurines. Come Karva Chauth and these girls don’t blink an eye for 4 days at a stretch. Book a full bridal package with them for Rs.51,000 which includes bride and 50-70 other guests. Their team of 8 accompanies them for such occasions. 
Pricing: Starts at Rs. 300 for both hands to Rs.15,000 for Bridal
Location: Raj Chambers, Dainik Jagran Crossing, Jopling Road,
Contact: 7800009618, 9919286636

Sakshi Mehndi art

SAKSHI SHUKLA
Starting at a young age of 11, Sakshi has come very far in 10 years. Her portfolio now includes putting mehndi for Bollywood celebrities shooting in Lucknow. Usually freelancing, she is available at Batua in Janpath only around Eid. This free spirited artisite specialises in Hyderabadi Chunnari work, Black mehndi and Arabic Designs.
Pricing: Starts at Rs.75 to Rs.5100; Special charges for bridal mehendi
Contact: 7054639251

THE HENNA TATTOO ARTIST – ARTI VERMA
Indiranagar ladies, we have found something for you too! Portrait, Sanjhi, Warli, Kalamkari art brought to life beautifully by Arti Verma’s mehndi. Arti is also a government teacher
Pricing: 500 onwards
Location: 3rd floor, Mint Appartment, Near ICCMRT Sector 25 Chauraha , Indira Nagar
Contact:  9453390494/9264926527

Portrait mehndi by Arti Verma (left) and Guddu’s henna work (right)

GUDDU MEHNDI ARTIST
Guddu Bhaiya, as he is popularly called, is known for his acumen and speed in applying mehndi. He has hennaed school girls, brides and even tourists strolling the lanes of Ganj, thanks to his location in Love Lane.
Pricing: Rs.100 to Rs.2100 for bridal
Location: Sits outside Modman Showroom, Love Lane, Hazratganj
Contact: 9935263059

Neha Batham’s bridal mehndi

NEHA BATHAM
Specialist in Arabic and Bridal work, Neha freelances and does in-studio work at a salon on Kanpur Road. But all bookings are to be made at the salon itself. Like other mehndi artistes, outstation bookings require prior notice.
Pricing: Rs.300 – Rs.5000
Location: Kirti Jotwani Studio, Hind Nagar, Kanpur Road
Contact: 8127044333

Mehndi Artists are also available at the following salons:
Bhaavya Kapur’s Makeup Studio – Gokhale Marg
Buff Bar By Reena Sodhi – Mahanagar
Kuts’n’Kolors – Mahanagar

If you would like to add to the list, drop us a message in the comments section.

CURATED BY NL FEATURES WRITER
NUPUR NARULA