The Mehendi paste that is bought in a cone-shaped tube and is made into designs for men and woman. They apply it during Hindu weddings and Hindu festivals. They grind fresh henna leaves on grinding stones with added oil. Alta,alata,or mahur is red dye used similar to henna. They use this red dye to paint the feet of the brides.
This is one of the designs that they make on woman and men.
Mehendi red dye
This is one of the Mehendi red dye designs.
Mehendi cone filling
This picture shows how to fill the Mehendi cones.