Ready for the ultimate in mehndi marvels, Maharanis? Once again, we're partnering up with the master of mehndi himself, Ash Kumar, for a wondrous week-long look at some of the most talented henna artists around the world — who will have the opportunity to submit their best mehndi work in for a chance to be crowned Mehndi Maharani 2015, and for us to gush over! From October 26th, through October 30th, we'll be showcasing the cream of the henna crop, and you will have the chance to vote for your favorite artist! Check out last years winners below, and find all the details you'll need to know for entering and voting after the jump!

During our wildly wonderful "Mehndi Week" (October 26th through October 30th), we'll be showcasing 25 mehndi artists from around the globe, hand selected by Team MW. You, dear readers, will have the chance to vote for your favorite artist. Details on how to cast your vote will be given when we reveal the finalists.

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

First place: AK Henna Gift Basket worth $200.00 and a full page ad in Maharani E-magazine!!! PLUS, a ONE hour, one-to-one with Mr. Ash Kumar (via Skype) where you can ask him any questions henna-related! 

Second place:  AK Henna Gift Basket worth $125.00!

Third place: AK Henna Gift Basket worth $75.00!

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

Head over to the Mehndi Maharani Submissions Form and submit 8 to 10 images of your most sensational work. The deadline to enter is Monday, October 5th, 2015.

Submit your beautiful henna work to be crowned the Mehndi Maharani Artist of 2015! Good luck, Mehndi Artists, and let the games begin!


Images from top to bottomMendhi by Janni (1st Place), Lali Creations (2nd Place) and Sara's Henna (3rd Place)