Mehendi is the paste made of the leaves of the Henna plant. Mehendi powder is made from the dried leaves of the henna plant( Lawsonia inermis). Mehendi application is an ancient traditional art of India. Mehendi is used in cosmetics, hair dyes, and hair care products and as a dye for nails and hands. It can also be used on the skin as temporary “tattoos.” The Mehandi powder is made from the leaves of Lawsonia inermis. It is considered to be an excellent conditioner for hair. It may help control dandruff and clear the scalp well.