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Sonam Jain

Sonam is a fashionable foody. She writes reader-friendly, practical and engaging content. Her genres of writing include Fashion and Lifestyle, Motivational, Parenting, Health-Fitness and Personal Development streams. She is pursuing her Doctorates and is an M.Phil, M.B.A. and B.Sc. from Devi Ahilya University Indore (Madhya Pradesh). She has more than 8 years of experience in writing and editing. She also writes Hindi poems.

6 Bindi Designs You Must Try This Year!

Among the Solah Shringaars of women, Bindi holds the first place. In line with Manusmriti scriptures; the ritual of wearing a Red Bindi by a married woman is to defend her husband from an evil eye. Originated from a Sanskrit word Bindu, Bindi denotes blessing and fortune. It is a colored dot that women wear in between eyebrows. It may be at the center of their forehead or somewhere up. Red bindis are mostly preferred over others. However, to match with the outfit various colors are being used. Through this blog, SouthIndiaFashion brings you the information about Bindi and various bindi designs that you must try this year.

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One Bindi, Different Names

Being an Indian accessory it is worn in almost all the Indian states and so, it has different names. Assamese have named it as Phot, Bengalis call it Tip, and for Gujaratis it is Chandlo. In the region of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra where people speak Konkani it is known as Tilo. In some parts of Karnataka and Goa where Kannada speakers are found it is named as Kunkuma. The Marathi speaking people call it Kunkoo. For Tamils and Malayalis, Bindi is Pottu. Similar to it Telugu speakers call it as Bottu. And the famous Punjabis call it as Bindi.

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India’s neighboring country Nepal it is known as Tika.

Trending Bindi Designs

The respected India Culture is been followed in various countries. This has given rise to many other shapes and designs in which a Bindi can also be wear. Have a look at few trending Bindi designs.

The Bong Way

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This is the most normal way of wearing a Bindi. It is worn at the center of the forehead in Blood Red Color. The size depends upon the choice of the woman wearing it. Though the sticker binds are the easiest way of putting but many prefer to put using vermilion.

The Maratha Way

It is shaped like an upside down semi-curved moon. This Bindi design turned viral after the release of Bajirao Mastani. The Marathi women living in rural and coastal parts of Maharashtra puts Bindi this way.

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6 Bindi Designs You Must Try This Year

The Black Love

In some Indian states, even unmarried prefer to put this bindi design. Smaller in shape, this is mostly worn in Southern India. You can put it using a black eyeliner or a Kajal. Sometimes it even resembles a mole.  It is believed that Black Bindi saves you from evil eyes.

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The Persian Way

It is popularly known as the Paisley. It is a teardrop-shaped design with a curved upper end. Originated in Persia it is loved by Indian women as well.6 Bindi Designs You Must Try This YearLayer Them Up

Adorn your forehead by layering Bindi of multiple color and sizes. Place the bigger one in the first place and then put the one smaller in shape. Put them carefully marking the center point so that they may not look misplaced.bindi designs

Now Bindi is available in a number of colors, forms, and designs. The sticker bindis (BUY HERE) are easy to wear. Artists also use beads, stones, glitters, pearls, and sequins to design bindis.

Significance of Bangles in Indian Culture

A set of Bangles holds a significant place in defined “Solah Shringaars” of a married woman. They are a prime ornament in Indian Culture. Trousseau of any Indian bride would be unfinished in absence of red bangles. Rightly matched ones, prove to be a perfect accessory with Sarees, Lehangas, and Salwar-Suits. It is inauspicious for girls and ladies to be bare hands.

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SouthIndiaFashion through this blog enlightens the significance of Bangles and what has made them such a superior ornament for married and unmarried women.

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5 Ways To Re-Use Your Bridal Lehenga!

Wedding is a big day for all. The bride, the groom and the entire family wants to look at their best. But the center of attraction is always the Bride. What makes her look pretty and wow is her Bridal Lehenga. You spent so much of time and money to get the best Bridal Lehanga. You wear the Lehenga for your wedding. Later you find no such big occasions to carry it and look decent. Have you ever thought of re-using the same. SouthIndiaFashion brings you five ways to re-use bridal lehenga.

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5 Ways To Re-Use Bridal Lehenga

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10 Sarees You Must Have In Your Wardrobe!

Ladies dream of being the talk of the town. No matter where they are; at a party or after a party; they enjoy being the center of attraction. SouthIndiaFashion through this blog will talk about six-yard-long apparel. Draped with perfection and in various styles, this apparel is never out-of-fashion. Ladies look classy, elegant and ethnic in it. We are talking about Sarees be them silk sarees or chiffon sarees or any other!

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Mostly the party-circle friends remain the same, which is why you will need different kinds of sarees to remain at the center of attraction. Your wardrobe must have the below mentioned 10 sarees that can set you as the party star. These sarees make you look gorgeous for every party.

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