Get ready for mehndi madness, Maharanis!  It's time for our annual Mehndi Maharani Contest where awesome mehndi artists submit their BEST henna designs and we feature them for all to admire! So who decides on the ultimate winner? That's a two-part job done by always-fabulous celebrity artist Ash Kumar and YOU! That's right, lovelies, we are leaving the final vote up to our beloved readers!

So, Mehndi Artists, here are some important dates and info on how to enter:

First, gather 8 to 10 images of your most sensational work. We will start accepting submissions on September 15th thru October 6th. More info on how to enter is coming up!

During our wildly wonderful "Mehndi Week" (October 20th through October 24th), we'll be showcasing 25 mehndi artists from around the globe, hand selected by Team MW. Our fantastic readers can vote for their favorite artist. Readers, when casting your vote, be sure to do so by leaving a comment because we can't track "likes" or multiple votes. 

Check out these incredible prizes provided by Ash Kumar, who will also be announcing the fabulous winners!!

First placeAK Henna Gift Basket worth $200.00 and a two-page spread in Maharani E-magazine!!!

Second place AK Henna Gift Basket worth $125.00 and a two-page spread in Maharani E-magazine!!!

Third placeAK Henna Gift Basket worth $75.00 and a two-page spread in Maharani E-magazine!!

Let the games begin and may the most lovely mehndi artist win! Submit your beautiful henna work to be crowned the Mehndi Maharani Artist of 2014 by clicking the link below! Make sure to hit Submit after you've completely filled out the form!

Link to Submission Form 

Mehndi Artists: Ash Kumar